- Joseph L. Abbott, Jr. Died 14 September 2010
Joseph L. Abbott, Jr.
- So well known in the North American pumping processes industry, Joseph L. Abbott, Jr., the National Sales Manager of Godwin Pumps died on 14 September.
- Joining the Godwin Pumps team in 1989, Abbott brought sales and manufacturing expertise to the company from the sewer rehabilitation industry.
- In the ensuing 20 years, he was the primary sales contact with consulting engineers, working on hundreds of large and small bypass operations - from installations of 100,000 gal/min to 300 million gal/day - for pumping process sewers as well as municipal treatment plants, pump stations and sewer systems. In addition, Abbott helped build Godwin's distribution network throughout the United States and Canada, managed product pricing and oversaw bids. Abbott had regular speaking engagements at trade functions throughout North America.
- A resident of Radnor, Pennsylvania, Abbott received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia. He served as a member, for more than 20 years, and also as a director of NASSCO. He was a member of the American Rental Association, the National Mining Association, the North American Society of Trenchless Technology, the Water Environment Federation and the National Utilities Contractors Association.
- Abbott is survived by his wife and their three children.
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