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Pioneer Pump Solutions acquires UK pump rental company

Performance Pump provides a range of rental alternatives using tailored pump solutions from 2” to 12” bore configurations for mining, municipal, dewatering and industrial applications. Headquartered in Stowmarket, Suffolk, Performance Pump operates depots in Wigan, Somerset and Petersfield, UK. The company had sales of approximately £1.5 million in calendar year 2012.

Franklin Electric believes Performance Pump provides additional assets, customer relationships and market knowledge that enhance the Pioneer Pump Solutions operation in the UK.

Pioneer Pump Solutions chairman Dennis Mitchell said: “Pioneer Pump Solutions is committed to providing 24/7 pump hire and support to our growing list of customers in the UK. The addition of Performance Pump gives us a broader geographical base to service the needs of our customers.”

The Pioneer Pump Solutions specialist pump hire business serves the mining, construction and utilities markets from locations in Ipswich, Nottingham and Cardiff.