US Marine Corps Awards $85.1 Million Pump Contract to W.S. Darley & Co.
Itasca, IL – July 3, 2012 – W.S. Darley & Company, trusted worldwide since 1908, is excited to announce that today they were awarded a contract from the US Marine Corps to provide trailer mounted pumps to protect our troops.
The pumps will be used for fuel and potable water transfer to Marines in combat. They are mounted on a two-wheel chassis mounted and are capable of pumping 600 GPM at 150 PSI. They are powered by a diesel-engine driven.
Under the contract, Darley will deliver up to 1505 pump systems to the USMC over the next 5 years. The Darley model LE600 ordered by the USMC is shown below.
About W.S. Darley & Company
Since 1908, Darley has been dedicated to serving the world’s Fire and Emergency Services. Darley’s corporate headquarters are located in Itasca, Illinois, and our manufacturing, engineering and research and development operations are in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and Toledo, Oregon. The Ohler Pump Division in Janesville, Iowa was acquired by Darley in 2007. Ohler manufactures fuel and water pumps and has several military contracts.
Darley remains a family owned and operated business. The entire Darley company is committed to customer satisfaction. Darley is dedicated to excellence and offers a diverse line of quality products and services through progressive design, manufacturing and distribution.