May 1, 2007 - Little Giant Pump Co. Renamed Franklin Electric-Water Transfer Systems
May 1, 2007
Little Giant Pump Co. has been renamed Franklin
Electric–Water Transfer Systems after being acquired by Franklin Electric Co.
in April 2006.Little Giant Pump Co., a leading provider of commercial and
consumer water transfer solutions, has been renamed Franklin Electric–Water
Transfer Systems. The name change occurs in connection with the Little Giant
Pump Co. acquisition by Franklin Electric Co., Inc. in April 2006. Due to its
well-established brand equity, the Little Giant® brand name will continue to be
the lead brand for all Water Transfer Systems product lines.
R. Scott Trumbull, chairman and
chief executive officer of Franklin Electric Co., made this business identity
announcement. Franklin Electric, headquartered in Bluffton, Ind., is the
world’s largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a global
supplier of water pumping systems and fuel pumping systems. The Franklin
Electric–Water Transfer Systems business unit will be based out of the former
company headquarters in Oklahoma City, Okla.