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, IN, 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, OK.