Bowie Pumps of Canada Ltd.’s roots extend back to 1951 when Bowie Industries, Inc. began operations in Bowie, Texas.
Bowie Industries, Inc. started out with a vision of becoming a globally recognized manufacturer of reliable, high performance rotary gear pumps. Over sixty years later, that vision has become a reality thanks in large part to the determination and expertise of the people who’ve worked behind the scenes throughout the organization.
In 1983, Bowie Industries, Inc. and Rice Engineering and Operating Ltd. joined forces and introduced Bowie Pumps of Canada Ltd. as the Canadian manufacturer and supplier of Bowie pumps to the Canadian marketplace.
Bowie Pumps of Canada Ltd. is actively involved in developing new products and proprietary technologies. Our Canadian design and engineering teams have been responsible for a wide range of game-changing innovations. Many are the direct result of our close involvement with customers in the Canadian oil and gas industry. As customers’ needs have evolved, Bowie Pumps of Canada Ltd. has kept pace with pump technologies designed to better handle a variety of fluids in a host of demanding operating conditions.
From the beginning, we have maintained an unwavering commitment to producing high performing and dependable pumps that deliver the best value and lowest cost of ownership for our customers. Guided by extensive research and development, our product offering has grown to become one of the broadest in the industry.
1983 Company was incorporated in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
1985 Delivered the first Bowie pump through the Bowie Dealership Network.
1987 Launched the revolutionary 4” rotary gear pump for greater flow volume.
2000 Introduced the ‘Extended Duty’ models of pumps.
2003 First in the industry to install a five axis machining centre for manufacturing complex helical gear shapes and to maximize product quality.
2004 Introduced the first generation of helical steel gears.
2005 Launched the multi-sealed, all-bearing Ultra-Seal Series.
2007 Introduced the first bi-directional pressure relief plate to the fluid transportation industry.
2008 Released the second generation ‘progressive’ helical steel gear.
2012 Launched the leak-resistant, bushing-style Eco-Seal Series of pumps.
2013 Introduced the Dura-Seal Series of pumps with an advanced combo seal and bearing design.
With our proud track record of continual innovation, you can count on Bowie Pumps of Canada Ltd. to add more and more milestones to this list as we move forward.