Grundfos to Establish Global Competency Center For Commercial Buildings


Grundfos Pumps Corporation announced the creation of a new global business development competency center devoted to the commercial buildings market at the Grundfos CBS location in Brookshire, Texas.

OLATHE, Kan. -- The competency center will concentrate on business and product development globally, which until now had been located at the parent company’s worldwide headquarters in Bjerringbro, Denmark. With this expansion, Grundfos will add additional Global product management positions for its commercial buildings pumps lines and add further sales and support in North America.  

In 2010, Grundfos Pumps continued it’s commitment to the North American commercial buildings market with the opening of the new Peerless Engineered Systems (PES) building. The 45,000+ sq. ft. facility was built in Brookshire, Texas. is the to the PES division of Peerless Pump Company. The building shares land with Grundfos Commercial Building Services (formally PACO Pumps), and will focus upon the design and manufacture of pre-packaged fire pump systems.

“This demonstrates our continuing commitment to our North American customers,” says Jes Munk Hansen, Grundfos North America CEO, who adds, “The new competency center will also be servicing the company worldwide in the market of Commercial Building pumps. Just as the establishment of the Residential Groundwater competency center at our North American Headquarters in Kansas, the establishment of this global competency center in Texas aligns very well with our efforts to globalize our business and product development organization. It is a vital to our corporate strategy of taking a global approach with local proximity.”

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