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ITT's Goulds Pumps brand hosts fourth annual World of Pumps Quiz

    11/10/2014

    The latest edition launches at worldofpumpsquiz.com


    Nov. 10, 2014, SENECA FALLS, N.Y. – ITT Corporation's (NYSE: ITT) Goulds Pumps brand is launching the fourth annual World of Pumps Quiz, an online pump knowledge game that has attracted industry contestants from more than 150 countries. The latest version of the quiz begins today, and will run until midnight on March 29, 2015, offering new sets of basic and expert level questions on a biweekly basis.

    The new edition of the World of Pumps Quiz will feature additional interactive elements, including expert videos, infographics and product simulations. Question topics range from pump history and operational facts to pump design and best maintenance practices. The fourth installment of the quiz will also include an Expert Challenge question level, an additional set of questions for players who want to test their knowledge to a higher technical degree and which encourages them to submit their own questions for inclusion in future quizzes.   

    The World of Pumps Quiz is the kick-off event leading up to the annual Pump Appreciation Day industry celebration. Observed on the second Tuesday in April, Pump Appreciation Day recognizes pumps as "the heart of industry" and features awards highlighting outstanding organizations and industry professionals across the globe.

    "Year after year, we're pleased to promote activities that recognize the invaluable role pumps play in manufacturing," said Aris Chicles, president of ITT's Industrial Process business. "Pumps truly do serve as the heart of industry, and ITT Goulds Pumps' World of Pumps Quiz program appeals to industry professionals who pride themselves on the technical knowledge behind this equipment that's absolutely essential to our modern way of life."

    To enter the quiz, participants can go to www.worldofpumpsquiz.com. Once they answer the basic question correctly, quiz-takers can sign up to receive automatic notifications when the next basic question is posted. Over the course of the quiz, participants can answer as many or as few questions as they like.

    For more information on this year's World of Pumps Quiz game, visit www.worldofpumpsquiz.com or follow hashtag #WOPQ from the @ITTGouldsPumps Twitter handle.
     

About ITT

ITT is a focused multi-industrial company that designs and manufactures highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions. Our customers in the energy, transportation and industrial markets depend on us to solve their most critical problems, and we focus on partnering with them to find solutions to their unique challenges. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries. The company has sales in approximately 125 countries and generated 2013 revenues of $2.5 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com.
 

About ITT's Goulds Pumps brand

ITT's Goulds Pumps brand is a leading manufacturer of pumps for a wide range of industrial markets – including chemical, mining, oil and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, and general industry. As the first manufacturer to make digital monitoring standard on every process pump, ITT's Goulds Pumps brand continues to lead the industry in both mechanical pump design and the adoption of smart technologies.
 

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Margaret Gan
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Margaret.Gan@itt.com

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