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Cornell Employees Celebrate at Oregon Zoo

At Cornell, we don’t monkey around. We take our fun seriously! For Cornell Pump Company’s summer party on August 4th, employees enjoyed a buffet lunch at the Oregon Zoo with hot dogs, hamburgers, and ice cream. Kids met a golden eagle brought out by zoo handlers, and in addition to the zoo exhibits, everyone had… Read more »

Happy 4th of July

We wish our customers and their families a fun and safe 4th of July holiday. Please note that the Cornell offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence day. Our office will reopen on Thursday, July 5th.

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 »