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  • We're Moving Up in ID's Big50!

    PP&S' parent company OTC Industrial has risen 3 spots in Industrial Distribution’s Big50 list of leading North American industrial distributors! Watch ID's video, download the list, and learn more about how PP&S customers benefit from this news...

  • PP&S is now a part of OTP Industrial Solutions

    PP&S has become a division of OTP Industrial Solutions, which provides technical equipment and service to the industrial automation, motion control, and fluid power industries. Read more about how this empowers us to serve you, our valued customers and partners...

  • Raising the Bar in Repairs

    PP&S’ Reliability Center in Charlotte, NC just completed a big upgrade – a new bridge crane that now enables mid-range repairs of process equipment. Installation of the 5-ton crane...

  • At PP&S, Preparedness is a Heartbeat Away

    As part of our ongoing 6S Program, the PP&S Engineering Services team participated in a First Aid, CPR + AED training on 8/30. The training session was delivered by an American Heart Association (AHA)-certified provider. Conducted on-site in the Charlotte Training Facility, the PP&S team learned...

  • PP&S achieves top honors from Flowserve

    PP&S ranked high in six categories at Flowserve's National Distributors meeting held in San Diego this May. Four awards in particular were achieved in the Growth category...

  • The Weir Group Selects PP&S as Authorized Distributor

    April 2016 – The Weir Group has selected Pumps, Parts & Service (PP&S, Inc.) as their official distributor in Virginia and the Carolinas for Weir Specialty Pump lines. Equipment lines include Roto-Jet®...

  • PP&S’ Howell presents distinguished award at financial industry event

    PP&S Controller Mark Howell presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Carolina Health System’s CFO Greg Gombar at last week’s CFO of the Year Awards hosted by Charlotte Business Journal.

  • Empowering Pumps sweeps through the new PP&S cleanroom

    Charli Matthews, ​founder and editor-in-chief for Empowering Pumps magazine recently toured the PP&S of Alabama facilities and was introduced to our newest ​investment in creating TLC through reliability - our class 100,000 cleanroom. Read Charli's article about her visit and the features/benefits of cleanroom assembly and repair:

  • PP&S to represent Flowserve’s newly acquired INNOMAG™line

    April 2014 - PP&S has been selected by Flowserve Corp. as the authorized distributor for INNOMAG™ equipment in Alabama, North and South Carolina and Virginia. Flowserve recently acquired Innovative Mag-Drive, LLC, the industry benchmark for sealless, non-metallic mag-drive pumps, expanding their portfolio to better serve core petrochemical, organic chemical and pharmaceutical markets.

  • PP&S Educational Series

    PP&S engineers are currently teaming with Flowserve Corp. to deliver a 5-part training series at Midrex Technologies, Inc. This pro-active program was tailored specifically toward engineering staff and is being conducted at the Midrex Research, Development and Technology Center, and at Midrex’s Corporate Office.



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industry news from around the net

We thought we'd share just a few of the articles we’ve been reading from trusted sources around the web. We welcome your input too – just email us links to news you've found particularly interesting or helpful, or even news about your company and we'll post your findings here:

Industry 4.0: The Future of Productivity and Growth in Manufacturing Industries,
bcg.perspectives, Boston Consulting Group

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling: the Key to Reliability Excellence,
Rx Today, Al Emeneker of Life Cycle Engineering

Spare Parts Inventory: An Exercise In Risk Management, Part 1, and Part 2,
Industrial Maintenance and Plant Operation (IMPO)

Recognize Human Equity,
Industrial Distribution

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