Electric submersible pump expert makes key acquisition

One of the robots from the PD Pumps range.

Pump Supplies, owner and operator of the largest hire fleet of electric submersible pumps and accessories in the UK, has acquired Stockport-based PD Pumps Ltd.

PD Pumps are a key pump distribution company for Robot and Landustrie pumps in the UK and Ireland and specialize in the supply of submersible pumps and dry-installed pumps. Its product range complements Pump Supplies’ existing business as a leading UK distributor of Flygt pumps and supplier of electric submersible pumps to a wide range of industries and applications. Pump Supplies is part of the Lakers AB group which was acquired by Vestum AB last year.

PD Pumps will retain its name and brand identity after the sale, but the operation and its staff will move to Pump Supplies’ existing operation in Winsford, also in Cheshire.

Commenting, Managing Director of Pump Supplies, Peter Lewington, said: “PD Pumps is well known for its submersible pumps and is well regarded for its utility and industrial wastewater treatment applications. It fits naturally into the Pump Supplies business. The partnership presents huge opportunities to further grow our business and we are all excited about the future.

Peter Down, owner of PD Pumps, added: “The acquisition is great news for the future of PD Pumps so that it can continue to grow and thrive.