25 Years is Just the Beginning

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.

Pioneer Pump is Born

Jerry Turner, alongside three co-founders, introduces Pioneer Prime vacuum-assisted self-priming pumps to the United States market.

United Kingdom & South Africa Expansion

The company starts to package and sell pumps in the United Kingdom. Soon after, they expand

Franklin Electric Partnership Begins

Pioneer's growing success catches the attention of Franklin Electric which made a minority investment in the company.

Company hits “Gold”

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.

14" Pump Sets Records

Pioneer Pump's hydraulic engineering team designs a fourteen-inch pump that outperforms competitors' eighteen-inch pumps.

Franklin Electric Partnership is Official

Pioneer Pump becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Electric. Today, the brand operates as Pioneer Pump, a Franklin Electric brand.

Expansion into Australia

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.

ElectricPAK Launches

Pioneer launches an electric-driven package, which offers the expected high performance as well as a more sustainable solution for the future.

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