Baton Rouge’s Alpha Pump & Equipment soon to be owned by Florida company


Holland Pump Company, an independent specialty pump rental and dewatering solutions provider based in Florida, has acquired Alpha Pump & Equipment, Inc., based in Baton Rouge.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In a statement issued last week, Holland Pump President Win Blodgett said the acquisition will allow the company to service industrial facilities and expand its footprint in the greater Gulf Coast region.

Blodgett said the addition of Alpha Pump and its experience in the industrial pumping market will grow the engineering and service capabilities of Holland Pump—specifically in the petrochemical, environmental, mining and marine sectors.

Holland Pump was formed in 1978 and is involved in the manufacture, sales, distribution, rental, and service of dewatering pumps. Holland Pump manufactures, sells, rents, repairs, and services pumps for a wide range of applications, including construction, mining, agricultural, horizontal drilling and bypass pumping.

The company 65 employees in operations at six branch offices as well its corporate, manufacturing, and central repair facilities in West Palm Beach. Holland Pump maintains a large fleet including 600+ diesel-driven rental pumps deployed primarily in the southern United States including Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, and Florida.