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What's New

What's New
We look out for our customers by providing you with the most current, up-to-date products, services and events available in the industry. Here are some of the latest releases from top name manufacturers. If you are interested in any of the following, please contact us , or fill out our Information Request form.
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Andy Dixon heads up our newly created Alaska Territory
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We are excited to announce that Andy Dixon is leading Beckwith & Kuffel's endeavors in the Alaska Territory. Andy has prepared for this position by training in pump applications, blower packages, and compressed air systems in our Seattle office. His background includes various roles in the rotating equipment world, where he served as Shop Forman and Inside Salesperson. Andy will increase B&K's responsiveness and presence as we support the oil and gas, mining, seafood, government, and military sectors in Alaska.

  Seth Short takes over B&K's Eastern Washington Territory   seth short 2 copy
Effective May 22, 2017, Seth Short became Beckwith & Kuffel's Eastern Washington Territory Manager. Seth has been with us since Jan 2, 2017. Seth has extensive experience in the rotating equipment world in Alaska and most recently was a partner at the Pro-Seal Service Group. He has designed and built numerous seal support systems and pump packages, ran the Alaska operations for the Pro-Seal Group, and has some experience with compressed air systems.
  Bobby Thompson is our new Territory Manager for Oregon  Bobby Thompson tiny
Bobby Thompson was named Oregon Territory Manager at Beckwith & Kuffel, effective March 1, 2017. Bobby joined B&K in 2016. He came to us from Arctic Slope Regional Corporation in Alaska, where he performed high pressure field pumping operations. Bobby is a welcome addition to our B&K family!
NW Food Processors Association 2017 Food Show in Portland 
2017 FOOD SHOW smallWe made lots of new friends at the NW Food Processors Association Show in Portland in January! The show had a record turnout, and we got to talk to some great people about their food processing needs and special applications. From seafood, to agriculture, to winemaking, our area's diverse resources demand innovative and creative solutions. It was exciting to share the latest in design and technology with the folks who stopped by.
  Nick Kuffel is named B&K's new General Sales Manager   Kuffel Nick
Effective Dec 1, 2014, Nick Kuffel was named General Sales Manager at Beckwith & Kuffel. Nick joined B&K in 2009. He came to us from Degenkolb Engineering, after earning a Master's Degree in Engineering from Stanford in 2005. Nick will also retain his responsibilities as Eastern Region Territory Manager for B&K, covering Eastern Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
  Our Seattle facility has moved!
After more than 30 years at our 1st Ave South location, we were bursting at the seams.  We purchased a big beautiful new building in nearby South Park at 1313 South 96th St., Seattle, WA 98108!  The transition was completed on January 21st, 2013.   Please check out our Seattle Move page for more details.  Our Vancouver location is still the same, at 1614 NE 99th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665.
  Goulds 3196 Pumps now featuring i-FRAME Patent Pending Intelligent Monitoring
Goulds i-FRAME Power Ends are the result of over 160 years of design experience, customer interaction, and continuous improvement. Customers get extended MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) and lower LCC (Life Cycle Cost)… guaranteed!  http://www.gouldspumps.com/pump_3196_i_FRAME.html

All performance curves are found using our free Pump Selection System (PSS) software. Click the following link, where you will register and gain immediate access to all of our up-to-the-minute performance curve information.

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  Franklin Miller TASKMASTER TM8500 series in-line grinder to meet EPA and DEC particulate discharge requirements for seafood processors.
Franklin Miller TASKMASTER TM8500 grinders set the standard for effective solids reduction, reliability, easy maintenance and exceptional durability. That's because these grinders employ patented "cutter cartridge technology." With these cartridges multitudes of individual cutter and spacer disks are replaced with a few one-piece multi-cutter cartridges that greatly enhance unit strength and performance.

TASKMASTER TM8500 grinders protect plant processes and equipment by finely reducing tough waterborne sewage solids such as rags, plastics, woods, mops, tampons, sanitary napkins and more.



LIQUIFLO meets the demanding needs of the chemical industry

Liquiflo specializes in the design and manufacture of high-alloy and gear pumps for the chemical processing industry. They offer corrosion and wear resistant materials, enabling them to engineer pumps capable of handling some of the most difficult and challenging chemical applications. These include:

    • Acids
    • Caustics
    • Corrosive salts
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    • Polymers
    • Hot or cold liquids
    • Highly viscous materials
    • Extremely thin solutions
    • Hazardous liquids
    • Other difficult chemicals
 Beckwith & Kuffel is happy to offer Liquiflo pumps to meet your chemical processing needs. 




WILDEN EZ-Install Diaphragms Reduce Downtime, Lower Costs

The Wilden line of EZ-Install Diaphragms is an advancement in diaphragm technology that:

  1. Reduces production downtime
  2. Lowers annual operating costs
  3. Increases ease of maintenance and installation


The EZ-Install Diaphragm's unique convolute shape makes switching diaphragms easier and much safer than conventional units.  They also give you optimal performance and maximum mean time between repair (MTBR). The choice is EZ.


DESMI now distributed by Beckwith & Kuffel

Beckwith & Kuffel has partnered with DESMI as the Pacific NW distributor for pumps and ballast water systems. 

DESMI Ocean Guard A/S has developed and type approved RayCleanTM   ballast water treatment system.

DOG RayCleanRayCleanTM  is designed to provide  desmi logo 400x266performance that meets the IMO and USCG requirements in all typical operational conditions, and at the lowest total cost of ownership. It employs highly efficient low pressure UV lamps with exceptionally long lifetime and low power consumption.

RayCleanTM  is tested and approved for use in all salinities and water temperatures, and approved for operation in dirty water with very low UV-Transmission. The operation of the system is fully automatic and can be completely integrated into existing ship automation systems.

RayCleanTM  can be delivered in modules for easy integration into existing vessels with very limited available space, or be delivered skidmounted for easy and compact installation on newbuilds and retrofits where the required space is available.

Goulds Pumps PUMPSMART®
The PUMPSMART® system utilizes a standard process pump in conjunction with ITT Industries' unique and patented PUMPSMART® Control System and Software.  
Integrating our knowledge of pump control with industry leading variable frequency drive systems, the PumpSmart PS200 and PS75 provide the greatest number of ways to improve pump reliability and decrease energy costs.  
  • Variable Speed Technology
  • 160 Years Pump Design and Knowledge
  • 14 US Patents
  • Most Advanced and Reliable Pump Control
  New products from Gardner Denver
  Goulds G&L Aquavar
  • Applications
  • Water Supply Boosting
  • Water treatment and Processing
  • OEM Systems
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Wash systems
  • HVAC Applications
  • Reverse osmosis and Filtration
  Vaughan Self Priming Pump
  • Guaranteed Non-Clogging Chopper
  • Pump Self-Priming up to 25'
  • Reprimes even without a Check Valve
  • New Higher Efficiency Chopper Impeller
  • Oversized Cleanout
  • Ductile Iron Housing, Casing and Bearing Frame
  • Adjustable Casing and Rotating Assembly
  • Oil Lubricated Thrust Bearings and Vaughan Cartridge Mechanical Seal
  Gorman-Rupp Introduces Super T Series™ Pumps
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With unique features that take performance and convenience to the next level.
  PS75Pump Control, Protection, and Right-Sizing in One Easy to Use Package.
The PumpSmart PS75 is a technologically advanced system that provides integral soft-starting, protection against pump failure due to process upsets, and the ability to Right-Size your pump in one easy to use package.

The PumpSmart PS75 qualifies for the PumpSmart 3-Year Reliability Challenge
  3 Year Reliability Challenge
Protect your Goulds pump with a PumpSmart product, and we'll GUARANTEE it against failure from process upsets for up to 3 years.

The PumpSmart 3-Year Protection Challenge is a guarantee against failure from dry running and cavitation when used with a properly applied and installed PumpSmart product. The program is designed to provide a competitive edge when selling PumpSmart and Goulds Pumps products. We believe it offers a real value to our customers and is a program of substance. Furthermore, we have made every attempt to make this a broad warranty program with very few exceptions and/or requirements.