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New Pioneer Pump Facility Opens in Australia

Contributed by: PumpScout Staff

Pioneer Pump, founded in 1998, designs and manufactures centrifugal and self-priming pumps. Cutting edge hydraulic engineering enables the company to offer highly efficient and reliable pump packages for a variety of industries around the world. The company recently opened a new 2000 square meter facility in Victoria, Australia, where it will manufacture, sell, and service diesel and electric driven pump packages.

“We recognize that mining industry experts in Australia have significant influence over the dewatering and pumping needs of mines worldwide,” says Paul Schlumpberger, Pioneer Pump Vice President. “Adding service and support in Australia positions us to address one of our key market segments where many of the decisions are made.”

The company has already experienced strong growth in the Southeast Asian mining market over the past two years. The new facility is well-positioned to support Pioneer Pump’s global expansion strategy. The Australian branch will serve all markets with initial specialization in mining and dewatering.

One of the regions leading pump suppliers, Brown Brothers Engineers, has distributed Pioneer Pumps to New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific Rim for the past ten years and will continue to do so following the new facility opening. Brown Brothers’ expertise and years of industry experience has been instrumental in establishing brand recognition for Pioneer Pump and introducing the company in the region.

Steve Bosnar is the Managing Director and Vic Tannin is the Operations Manager of the new facility in Victoria. Both have extensive knowledge and experience in the pump industry.

Pioneer Pump Holdings, Inc. is a Franklin Electric Company that operates internationally. The company offers centrifugal pumps for use in a broad array of industries, including agriculture, food production, oil and gas, mining, and paper manufacturing.

Brown Brothers Engineers Australia Pty Ltd, headquartered in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a Mace Group Company. The Mace Group of Companies was founded in 1952 and has varied interests in defense, marine, hydro power, energy, waste, pumps and manufacturing. Brown Brothers was founded in 1908 and is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected pump companies.


Source: Pioneer Pump