News | November 10, 2020

Johnston Pumps Are Back

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Sulzer updates the Johnston pump brand for water and wastewater sectors

Acquired by Sulzer in 2004, Johnston Pumps is as a specialist range of vertical pumps that are recognized for their reliability and used extensively in the power and water industry throughout the United States. The trademark green color is also being re-introduced for the water and wastewater industries as a highly recognizable sign of engineering integrity and a quick way to spot a quality installation.

As a recognized leader in the municipal water industry, as well as irrigation and flood control, the Johnston Pump name is familiar to several generations of operators. Sulzer is equally well-known for its quality and extensive product range in the oil & gas and power generation sectors; so, with both benefitting from extensive service and manufacturing facilities in North America the brands sit well together.

The Sulzer management and operational teams are confident to provide reassurance that the attributes of high-quality engineering and reliability associated with Johnston pumps have been retained and refined over the past 16 years. Manufacturing standards within the current production facilities remain extremely high with extensive testing capabilities within Sulzer to ensure that every product is delivered to the exact specification required.

Randy Milton, Regional Sales Manager at Sulzer, comments: “We are really excited to be bringing such a strong brand back into prominence in the market. Even after 16 years, we have several staff members who are looking forward to seeing the product lines back in the traditional green color.”

The Johnston product range, which has been adopted by Sulzer globally, is renowned for its reliability and versatility. For the water and wastewater industries, the ability to engineer a base pump design to suit individual applications is very important. It ensures the essential design features are retained while the specifications match the operation, delivering an efficient and cost-effective solution.

Randy concludes: “Our customers will really get the best of both worlds now. A familiar brand with the dependability and quality of the Johnston products, together with the engineering and maintenance support available through Sulzer’s extensive service center network.”

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About Sulzer
Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2019, our 16’500 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.7 billion. For more information, visit

Source: Sulzer Pumps Solutions Inc.

Sulzer Pumps Solutions Inc.