Volk & Associates, Inc. is a pump consulting and training firm. Founded in 1982, the company is committed to providing comprehensive services to engineers, users of all pump types, and to pump manufacturers.

The firm’s president and principal consultant, Michael Volk, is a registered professional engineer, holds Masters of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business, and has more than thirty years of practical engineering experience in the field of pumps and pump systems. Prior to founding his own firm, Volk had experience in pump system design for a large engineering consultant, held various engineering and marketing positions for a major pump company, and managed a pump repair center.

He is the author of Pump Characteristics and Applications, Third Edition, (ISBN  978-1-4665-6308-7), published in December, 2013, by CRC Press. (Click here to order.)

Contact Volk & Associates for any of the following services:

  • Pump Training Seminars
  • Expert Witnessing and Consultation for Pump Litigation
  • Pump System Design Review
  • Pump Specification Development
  • Witnessing Pump Shop Tests
  • Pumping Equipment Evaluation, Trouble Shooting, and Field Testing
  • Pump Market Research
  • Acquisition and Divestiture Consultation and Brokerage


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