Gardner Denver Receives $12 Million Order

Gardner Denver, Inc. announced that it has received a substantial order for drilling pumps from Helmerich & Payne, Inc. The amount of the order is in excess of $12 million and requires deliveries throughout the remainder of 2001 and mid-2002. The Gardner Denver PZ-11 pumps, rated at 1600 horsepower, will be used on Helmerich & Payne's expanding fleet of oil and gas drilling rigs for operations requiring pressures of 5000-7500 pounds per square inch.