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Beckwith and Kuffel is pleased to announce that John Wallace is joining our family as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

John comes to us with years of diverse experience in the rotating equipment industry. For the past 13 years, he served in sales and sales leadership positions at Wilden (PSG) and Flygt (Xylem). Prior to his sales roles he held various field service roles for two large equipment OEMs and brings plenty of hands on experience with the rotating equipment we sell and service.

John leads our overall sales effort, aimed at creating new connections and deepening our current customer relationships. He also actively manages our vendor partnerships.

We look forward to John’s contributions as we strive to be of maximum service to our customers.

Beckwith & Kuffel is now an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for Hoffman & Lamson Multistage Centrifugal Blowers. Services include:

  • Regional Capability to Repair On-Site or at a Local Authorized Service Center
  • Local Staffing of Field Service Technicians for Quick Deployment
  • Localized Inventory of Certified OEM Parts
  • Blower Repair and Refurbishment to Factory Standards
  • Rotor Alignment and Rebalancing
  • Laser Alignment



Beckwith & Kuffel is excited to announce that we can now offer mixed and axial flow pumps from Cascade Pump Company for industrial applications.

Why we’re excited: Cascade is the largest exclusive producer of Axial Flow and Mixed Flow pumping equipment in the world. They are USA designed, engineered, produced, and tested, and comply with the Buy American provision of the ARRA requirements.

What it means for our customers: Applications include mining, pulp & paper, cooling tower, desalination plants, fish hatcheries, circulating water, irrigation, drainage, wave pools, theme parks, fountains, dry docks, golf courses, food processing, hydro turbines, shrimp/fish farms, airport/highway drainage, water tunnels for marine labs and many more.

Find out more: Click here for more about Cascade Pump. This new partnership complements our wide spectrum of products, and allows us to offer even more diverse choices when designing creative solutions for you!

Beckwith & Kuffel, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition

Nicholas Kuffel and Matthew Kuffel take over the reigns at Beckwith & Kuffel, Inc.; Mike Pierson remains on management team.

Matthew Kuffel has agreed to accept the position of President, Beckwith & Kuffel. After earning his MBA from the University of Washington, Matt took a position as supervisor at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR. He came to Beckwith & Kuffel in 2011.

Nicholas Kuffel will fill the position of Vice President, Sales at the company. Nick, with an MS in Civil Engineering from Stanford, started at Beckwith & Kuffel in 2008, after three years in the position of Designer at Degenkolb Engineers, San Francisco, CA.

Mike Pierson will stay on the management team as a partner and a member of the Board of Directors. Pierson has been with the company for over 28 years.

“This is one of many positive changes in this New Year,” said Pierson, “We are fortunate to benefit from Matt and Nick’s diverse experience and proven leadership – not only within our own corporations, but also in North America and within our industry.”

Lou Kuffel and Gary Beckwith started Beckwith & Kuffel in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood in April 1979, and the company has grown to over 50 employees in four locations.