ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) announced today that Goulds Pumps’ third annual World of Pumps Quiz has reached more than 141 countries to date. Now in the 13th week of a 20-week run, it has attracted more than 6,200 participants to an online, biweekly set of questions, each designed to educate players about the vital role pumps play in various industries around the world.
In celebration of Heart Month, from February 3-16 the quiz will feature a pair of heart-related questions focused on the most important pump of all—the human heart.
The World of Pumps Quiz is the kick-off activity leading to Pump Appreciation Day, an annual program celebrated the second Tuesday in April. Pump Appreciation Day honors pumps as “the heart of industry” and features awards for outstanding organizations and individuals in the field, as well as activities to promote heart health.
To enter the quiz, participants can visit www.worldofpumpsquiz.com. Basic and expert questions will be posted every two weeks until midnight on March 30. Quiz-takers can answer as many questions as they’d like and sign up to receive automatic notifications when a new question is posted.
About ITT and ITT Goulds Pumps
ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for growing industrial end-markets in energy infrastructure, electronics, aerospace and transportation. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 30 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2012 revenues of $2.2 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com.
Goulds Pumps, a flagship brand of ITT, is the world’s leading manufacturer of pumps for a wide range of industrial markets — including chemical, mining, oil & gas, power generation, pulp and paper, and general industry. As the only manufacturer to make digital monitoring standard on every process pump, Goulds Pumps continues to lead the industry in both mechanical pump design and the adoption of smart technologies. For more information, visit www.gouldspumps.com.