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Goulds Pumps History Brochure


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Goulds History Advancing technologies and fluid solutions for over 150 years

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The pump manufacturing business in Seneca Falls, New York began in 1839 when Paine and Caldwell began to build wooden pumps. A year later, Abel Downs began to make wooden pumps in an old cotton factory building, while Cowing and Seymour took over the old clock factory for the manufacture of their own line of wooden pumps. Paine & Caldwell went out of business. In 1844, Abel Downs and John Wheeler joined forces. Downs & Wheeler became Downs, Mynderse & Co. in 1846. In 1848, in Seneca Falls, a tiny village in upstate New York (later the meeting place for the first Woman's Rights Convention)....

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“Goulds has become the world’s largest manufacturer because it has refused to grow old, because we have continually looked forward, confident that we possessed in men, in manaagement, in materials, and in money, resources sufficient to meet the needs and demands of each successive generation.” … Norman J. Gould As true today as it was in 1938. In 1855, Downs and Company, with Seabury S. Gould I at its helm, built a new factory. In 1864 the company was incorporated in the state of New York. In 1869, the name of the company was changed from Downs & Company to Goulds Manufacturing Company....

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1848 Goulds first wooden pump banded with iron. 1849 First all iron water well pump introduced. 1885 Goulds introduces its first fire engine with its new deluge suction and lift pump. 1920 The first hard metal slurry pump is introduced. America's appetite for power leads to the expansion of coal exploration and mining. The first rubber lined slurry pump is developed and marketed to service this market. Introduced the first close-coupled pump. This pump used the motor shaft to directly drive the pump's impeller thus s mplifying the design and reducing the amount of space...

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All Goulds Pumps catalogs and technical brochures

  1. Goulds 7200SB

    12 Pages

  2. Goulds 3400

    11 Pages

  3. Goulds AF

    8 Pages

  4. IC i-FRAME

    24 Pages

  5. Goulds ICP

    8 Pages

  6. Goulds 3175

    16 Pages

  7. Goulds 3355

    7 Pages

  8. Goulds 3335

    4 Pages

  9. Goulds 3316

    12 Pages

  10. Goulds 3298

    20 Pages

  11. Goulds 3180

    20 Pages

  12. Goulds JCU

    8 Pages

  13. Goulds 3640

    8 Pages

  14. ICM

    8 Pages

  15. Goulds 3796

    11 Pages

  16. 3196 i-FRAME

    19 Pages

Archived catalogs

  1. Goulds 3910

    11 Pages