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Heritage Pump brands

AxFlow UK's list of Heritage pump brands. 

AxFlow UK's experienced engineers have a wide range of knowledge about Pumps. We can source parts or suitable replacements if your product is obsolete. 


Established in 1868 earning a reputation for high quality pumps and spares. Pullen were market leaders at innovative pump and packaged system designs. In 2004 they were purchased by Armstrong.


Established in 1883, as a company manufacturing pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic equipment.  They completed many installations in the UK and around the world.  It was then sold to  Armstrong Fluid Technology in 2004. 


Historic pump brand of centrifugal pumps, many of which were used in municipal waterworks across the UK. In 1969 it became a subsidiary of Studebaker-Worthington. In 2013 it became part of the Flowserve umbrella, Today Simpsons close coupled end suction pump types WB, WJ & WJE from part of Flowserves D range.


Founded in 1849 specialising in centrifugal pumps. After it dissolved in 1927, it continued under the ownership of Gwynnes Pumps Limited belonging to Fosters of Lincoln. Subsequent ownership was: W H Allen Sons & Co, Vickers then Almagated power engineering, before Gwynnes' individual identity disappeared in the 1970s. 


The business has firms globally, mainly focusing on large centrifugal pumps, In 2005 it became part of Wilo SE Germany. 


Vickers was an engineering conglomerate, starting as a steel foundry, building cars, church bells, propellers for ships, in a diverse range of industries. In 1867 as Vickers sons and co it’s started acquiring more businesses. Merging with Armstrong Whitworth in 1927.  


Founded in 1874, manufactures of pumps, presses, engines for electrics. They went on to do, petrol pumps, pumps for mining, industrial services and areas of steam and motor ships. In 1959 became a subsidiary of G & J weir holdings. 


SSP has a long and distinguished history, going  back to the Howard pump company, developing the rotary lobe concept. In 1958 stainless steel pumps ltd was formed and they then developed their own rotary lobe, when materials other than stainless steel began to be used, the company changed name to SSP Pumps. Alfa laval then aquired the company in 1987, SSP pumps ltd still boast's the largest selection of rotary lobe pupms.  



AxFlow UK experienced engineers have a wide range of knowledge about Pumps. We can source parts of heritage brands or find suitable replacements if your product is obsolete.



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