Industry Spotlight: Patterson Pump

Company: Patterson Pump
Located in Stephens County: 1989
Address:  2129 Ayersville Rd, Toccoa, GA 30577
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The Patterson Pump Company manufactures and supplies quality pumps for fire, municipal, industrial, flood control, plumbing, and HVAC markets. They serve customers worldwide in restoring and creating new pumps that are of quality and efficient flow power. Their larger pumps can empty an Olympic sized swimming pool of 660,000 gallons in roughly 30 seconds or less. The smaller pumps have half of that flow rate. 

Patterson Pump broke ground in Stephens County in 1989 near Currahee Mountain. The company was purchased by machinery company Gorman-Rupp in the fall of 1988. In 2016, Patterson acquired Morrison Pump Company, adding to their pump manufacturers. Patterson is also one of Stephens County's international companies, having a branch in County Westmeath, Ireland.

Recently, they secured a $70 million contract where they manufactured and supplied 17 pumps to New Orleans which were placed in the canals and levees. New Orleans received 10 large pumps and 7 smaller ones, read more about their 150 day accomplishment in this article and more in this article.They have also been instrumental in expanding pump stations in Texas and reconstruction in Iraq.

Patterson Pump is located at 2129 Ayersville Rd, Toccoa, GA 30577, and occupies a 350,000 sq. ft. building where they manufacture and ship their pumps. Patterson Pump currently remains one the largest private employer in Stephens County, employing around 400 people.

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