Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
The Gorman-Rupp Company (“Registrant”, “Gorman-Rupp” or the “Company”) was incorporated in Ohio in 1934. The Company designs, manufactures and globally sells pumps and pump systems for use in water, wastewater, construction, dewatering, industrial, petroleum, original equipment, agriculture, fire protection, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (“HVAC”), military and other liquid-handling applications. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company acquired South Africa-based Pumptron (Proprietary) Limited (“Pumptron”) and Texas-based American Turbine Pump companies (“American Turbine”) which complement and broaden our existing pump portfolio and provide additional opportunities for global expansion of our major water markets and certain non-water markets. PRODUCTS The Company operates in one business segment, the manufacture and international sale of pumps and pump systems. ... More ...