Cornell’s Energy Efficiency Can Pay back in Months

For more than 70 years, Cornell pumps have been among the most efficient in the industry. Our engineers take care in designing robust pumps with excellent hydraulics. The efficiency difference can be significant though—the Cornell 6RB pump, with 88% efficiency, has a Brake Horse Power of 124 versus another manufacturer’s pump at 78% efficiency and 139.9… Read more »

Memorial Day 2018

Cornell Pump Company will be closed on Monday, May 28th, in observance of Memorial day.

Cornell Pinewood Derby & Open House

May 5th was Derby Day in Kentucky; it was also Derby Day in Clackamas! The inaugural Cornell Pump Pinewood Derby was held for both children and adults, in conjunction with an open house to show off employees’ work place to their families. There were thrills, spills, fast cars, and elation. In the end, awards were… Read more »

Seal Replacement Video

Cornell’s new instructional video explains how to replace a seal on a pump with a threaded impeller. Useful in manure, as well as some industrial and mining applications, the video can be viewed in conjunction with many of the other instructional videos on Cornell Pump’s YouTube channel.  We cover a range of topics, from replacing… Read more »

Cornell Self Primers Work Well in Tomato Trash Wash

    Cornell self-priming pumps replaced electrical submersibles in a tomato processing plant. The pumps are used in the trash wash phase, where tomatoes are cleaned prior to being processed. This wastewater stream carries leaves, grit, dirt; stems, and other materials. The electric submersibles were unreliable, often failing, and backing up the wastewater into the… Read more »

Signaling the Future

Cornell Pump has new, illuminated signs on our building. Featuring the Cornell Pump logo, company name, and tag line Efficient By Design, the new signs replace signs that had been installed when Cornell moved into the building in 1999. The signs  glow with halo LEDs at night, making Cornell Pump more noticeable and easier to… Read more »

Wednesday March 14 – National Potato Chip Day

Crinkly, chunky, BBQ, salt & vinegar—there are many ways to enjoy potato chips. Cornell Pump helps in the irrigation, hydro transport, and frying of America’s number one snack food. Facts about National Potato Chip Day: Chips are rumored to have started in 1853 in Saratoga, NY.  A picky restaurant patron kept sending back his potatoes… Read more »

SP Series is Sweet in Hawaiian Sugar Plant

Much Better Up Time and $50K Flush Water Cost savings per year A sugar cane producer in Hawaii was having issues with previously installed slurry pumps, transporting wastewater through a production plant. The liquid was abrasive, and the customer used rubber-lined slurry pumps to deal with the sugar’s and plant fiber material’s tendency to scour… Read more »

Happy National Almond Day!

Cornell Pump supports National Almond Day on February 16, 2018!  Many of our pumps aid almond growers in California. According to the Almond Board of California, more than 130 million trees produced about 1.8 billion pounds of almonds in 2016. The 6,800 almond farmers grew nuts for the U.S., along with 90 other countries, and… Read more »

Cornell is Expanding; Hiring 11 new positions

  Our growth in 2017 was exciting! It has made many positions available here at Cornell Pump. All these positions are available: Operations Pump Assembler Band Saw/ Metal Machine Operator Buyer Test Lab Manager Test Technician Sales Parts Sales Inside Sales Market Manager Vertical Turbine Product Manager Engineering Project Engineer Engineering Technician   For more… Read more »