PEERLESS PUMP HISTORY:

Peerless Pump has a long, rich history of providing quality products and outstanding service.

1923
Peerless Pump Company was founded near Los Angeles, California. The first pumps manufactured by Peerless were designed to irrigate local orange groves. They later produced horizontal end suction pumps Models PB & PE from a Canton, Ohio facility.

1932
Peerless Pump Company was acquired by FMC Corporation (Food Machinery and Chemical), beginning a profitable and productive 44-year relationship that lasted until 1976. During FMC’s stewardship, many of the people who played key roles in the development of Peerless Pump products rose to prominent positions within the FMC Corporation.

1946
The current Indianapolis Plant was purchased from the US Army. Peerless enters the horizontal split case market with the A, TU & TUT pumps.

1962
Peerless begins production of its first Process Pump, Model CLE/CLO.

1965
The F & C Standard Horizontal Water Pumps were released which obsoleted the Peerless Models PB & PE pump lines over the next couple of years.

1976
Corporate head quarters are moved from California to New York City.

1981
Peerless official obsoletes the CLE/CLO Process Pump line.

1986
Peerless releases the first five sizes of the AE Split Case Pump which replace the A series pumps. Fifteen additional sizes were released later that year to complete the line offering.

1989
Peerless purchases Power “D” which is a replication of one of the worlds leading process pumps. Peerless release the Peerless 8196 ANSI Process Pump, 8175 Heavy Duty Slurry Pump and 8796 Self-Priming Pump.

1994
Peerless purchases LaBour Pump Company in Elkhart, Indiana. LaBour is a producer of Chemical Process Pumps known for their high alloy expertise world wide. By the fall of that year all production of LaBour products are moved to the Selma, Alabama and engineering is relocated to Indianapolis. Also in this year the California operation is moved from Montebello, California to Indianapolis consolidating all of the Peerless Product in one facility.

1999
Peerless Pump release a new Buildings Trade Pump (model BT) which is a scaled down version of the successful AE pumps.

2000
As we look forward to a new century of being one of the world leaders of Fire Pumps & Packages and Vertical Turbine Pumps, we can build on our 75 plus years of experience to meet any customer requirements. We are dedicated to servicing our customer and the market place through our network of Regional Sales Offices, Quick Response Centers (QRC) and Distributors.

2001
Peerless opens it's Singapore Office.

2002
Peerless opens a new European office near Geneva, Switzerland.

2004
Peerless opens a new office in Torino, Italy.
Peerless introduces the VETP (Vertical Turbine Pump), for the European markets.
Establishes Peerless Engineered Systems (PES)- Asia, located in Singapore.


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