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FLWIB Press Release


APRIL 26, 2021
Contact: Michael Woloson
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board recognizes ITT Goulds Pumps as its
“Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week.”

Geneva, New York – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB) announces today that ITT Goulds Pumps of Seneca Falls, New York is “Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week”. Finger Lakes Hires promotes businesses in need of workers by promoting their workforce culture and opportunities. “The Finger Lakes region offers excellent career opportunities for working families,” said Lynn Freid, FLWIB Director. “Finger Lakes Hires” is designed to highlight the unique stories and business cultures of companies in the Finger Lakes every day for one week.  “ITT Goulds Pumps is a company this program is designed for,” Freid added.

ITT Goulds Pumps History
Goulds Pumps Inc., based in Seneca Falls, New York, began in the mid-19th century as the world’s first manufacturer of iron pumps and has grown to become one of the world’s largest industrial pump manufactures, serving many markets including the chemical industry, the petroleum industry, and the pulp-and-paper industry. 

Goulds Pumps joined ITT Industries, Inc., a global diversified manufacturing company based in White Plains, New York., in 1997 and is part of the larger ITT Industrial Process organization. ITT recognizes the need for a healthy balance between work and life. To reward employees for giving their time, energy and dedication, they provide employees and their families with programs that enhance their well-being and support their personal commitments. Some of the Work Life Programs include: Employee Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program and Health Club Discounts (in most business units).  Currently they have approximately 10,000 employees in 35 countries. ITT employees are the rewarded for their education, expertise and experience. Current openings range from Machinist to Application Engineer/Product Specialist to Assemblers and many more. 

Senator Pam Helming said, “ITT Goulds Pumps has been an integral part of our local and regional economy for more than 170 years, and is the largest pump manufacturer in the world. We are so proud of the company’s history of innovation and investment in the community, and we are grateful for the rewarding career opportunities this affords area residents. ITT Goulds Pumps is part of the fabric of Seneca Falls, Seneca County and the Finger Lakes region. Thank you, ITT Goulds Pumps for your continued leadership and commitment!”

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