Glendale, AZ branch installs a 20-inch test line to allow testing of the h30 pump, delivering flows to 20,000 GPM.
NPC acquires Bayou City Pump, to expand capabilities and services into the Marine Market. NPC & ATP Lubbock, TX & Fresno, CA branches consolidate operations. Lubbock expands tube and shaft operations.
NPC's vertical & submersible turbine pump bowl assemblies become certified to NSF/ANSI 61-G & NSF/ANSI 372 standards NPC acquires American Turbine Pump with locations in Lubbock, TX, Houston, TX and Fresno, CA.
NPC Glendale, AZ doubles facility size to accommodate growth in deep well and engineered market. MS Branch undergoes plant expansion and improvenents to meet growth requirements in agriculture and industrial markets.
NPC Glendale, AZ facility becomes ISO 9001 certified, and adds 4160V test capability. MS Branch undergoes office renovation.
NPC is acquired by The Gorman-Rupp Company to enter the Vertical Turbine Pump market.
NPC moves main office to a large 35,000 sq.ft. location in Glendale, AZ. A new test facility is built.
NPC acquires Golf Course Irrgation Services (GCIS), Olive Branch, MS to enter into the golf course packaged pump station and industrial markets.
NPC acquires Georgia Pacific pump company, Vienna, GA to provide customers with 4" & jet pump water systems products.
Roger & Allen purchase remaining shares from Powell Duffryn.
NPC headquarters returns to Peoria, AZ. Roger Jeschke, President, develops limited partnership with Powell Duffryn. New branches open in FL, TX, CA, GA, Ms
NPC headquarters relocated to Atlanta, GA to best serve the industrial market. Allen H. becomes president of NPC.
NPC & Saudi National Pump (SNP) joint venture created to manufacture column pipe, tube & shaft and assembles vertical turbine pumps to sell to local agricultural markets. Joint Venture lasted until 1996. The operation (SMI) still exists and is a major supplier to NPC today.
Peoria, AZ plant constructed and operated the first test facility, 4" & 12" test lines and up to 350 HP.
Powell Duffryn acquires NPC. Roger Jeschke joins NPC in Aug 1979. Allen Hobratschk joins in Jan 1980.
National Pump moves to Peoria, AZ Slim Oliver sells NPC to Irvin Spitler for existing assets and a Red Cadillac. Jerry Bennett becomes Exec. V.P.
Slim Oliver founds National Pump in Lubbock, TX. NPC purchases the original M8, M10, M12 & M14 pump designs.