2023 marks the 25th anniversary of Pioneer Pump®, a Franklin Electric brand. Manufactured from day one with a performance-driven mindset, the brand continues to push hydraulic pump technology forward, delivering pioneering technologies that provide superior reliability and durability. From mine dewatering and municipal wastewater collection to flood relief after major weather events, industrial distribution and rental fleet partners trust Pioneer Pump products to move water and get the job done.
Jerry Turner, alongside three co-founders, introduces Pioneer Prime vacuum-assisted self-priming pumps to the United States market.
The company starts to package and sell pumps in the United Kingdom. Soon after, they expand
Pioneer's growing success catches the attention of Franklin Electric which made a minority investment in the company.
The Discovery Channel releases the reality show Gold Rush, and Pioneer Pump products play a role in helping the real-life miners perform critical dewatering. This exposure adds to Pioneer Pump's growing popularity in the mining market.
Pioneer Pump's hydraulic engineering team designs a fourteen-inch pump that outperforms competitors' eighteen-inch pumps.
Pioneer Pump becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Electric. Today, the brand operates as Pioneer Pump, a Franklin Electric brand.
Success in the UK and South Africa lead to more expansion, this time into Australia. In total, the brand manufacturers pumping solutions in four facilities and manages three rental depots across the globe.
Pioneer launches an electric-driven package, which offers the expected high performance as well as a more sustainable solution for the future.