Dewatering and sewage pumps are the world of manufacturer Tsurumi, which is celebrating its centenary in 2024.
First submersible pump from Tsurumi: The EP series was introduced in 1953. Its descendants are still being built today
Triumph of the submersible pump
It all started with vertical shaft pumps for agriculture. In 1953, submersible pumps were added - a product group that still dominates the market today. Company founder Jisaburo Tsujimoto's guiding principle for success was not to copy, but to develop new and better.
Osamu Tsujimoto is the third generation president of the family run company
1800 pump models
The main plant in Kyoto is considered the most modern and largest in the industry, with a capacity of one million pumps per year. Production also takes place in Yonago, Japan, as well as in Taiwan, China and Vietnam. Production is currently being expanded and the vertical range of manufacture increased. Tsurumi is pursuing a one-brand strategy, meaning that there is no second brand or licensed products with reduced price or quality. To protect against plagiarism, users are well advised to purchase directly from the manufacturer or its dealers. The sales and service network is dense, for example with over 250 stations listed in Germany alone. All pumps are also available directly, and many can be rented.
Specialist with a broad product range: Tsurumi has been manufacturing water pumps exclusively since 1924
Largest factory in the industry
The supreme discipline of mining and tunnelling: Pumps from the manufacturer can be found in most major construction projects in Europe
Tsurumi produces more submersible pumps than any other manufacturer, told Daniel Weippert, Managing Director of Tsurumi Europe. A nice milestone to have reached in 2024, the year of the dragon according to the Japanese zodiac calendar. The company is well positioned for the future. Tsurumi is growing in the major business areas of mining, tunnelling and civil engineering, the industrial and energy sectors as well as in municipal water and wastewater applications, not only with pumps but also with efficient submersible aerators for biological wastewater treatment. The company is well listed with residue dewatering pumps for fire brigades and there are numerous other models for use cases elsewhere. Tsurumi´s new technology for remote monitoring and control is so "smart" that it also works with third-party brands.
One of Tsurumi's technical specialities is pumps that can handle highly abrasive pumping media
Instant delivery from stock
Tsurumi's 2023 balance sheet shows an annual turnover of the equivalent of 353 million €. Asia, North America and Europe are the major key regions for the manufacturer, which employs 1300 people. According to the still family-run company, whose name is also borne by a river in Japan, there is no country in the world where there are no Tsurumi pumps.