Miss Sports? Check Out This Pump Packing Competition!

pump packingPump packing is always on our minds. However, the last couple months have been, in a word, challenging. Between the economic issues, social distancing, mask-wearing, constant hand washing, and slow reopening of businesses, life is far from “normal.” There is one thing in particular that most of us have all missed — sports.

Sports is a common subject everyone can relate to, even if they’re supporting different or opposing teams. But according to a recent article from CNN, sports may not return to normal for a year because of COVID-19 and its aftermath. This is what led to SEPCO’s first-ever pump packing competition.

The Pump Packing Competitors

Chuck Tanner, director of market development; Steve Hall, Southeastern regional manager; Mike Evers, plant manager; and Bobby McNeal, braiding manager, vied for the title of fastest and most efficient pump packer. CEO, Chris Wilder, timed the packing competition, and Lori Ditoro,  content marketing manager, played host.

The Competition Video

So, if you’re missing sports and competition during the COVID-19 quarantine, check out our first Packing Competition video to get your fix!

About the Author
Anna Claire Howard is a contributing writer, editor, and content marketing specialist for Sealing Equipment Products Co. Inc. (SEPCO) and has been since Spring 2019. Before those two big life changes, she was the content marketing specialist for Fluke Accelix; assistant editor for Grand View Outdoors, publisher of Bowhunting World, Predator Xtreme, Whitetail Journal, Tactical Retailer, and Shooting Sports Retailer; managing editor for Media Solutions, Inc., publisher of Gear Solutions, Wind Systems, and Thermal Processing magazines; assistant editor for MSI; and the editorial intern for B.A.S.S., LLC, publisher of Bassmaster Magazine and Bassmaster.com. In these B2B/B2C roles, Anna Claire developed an appreciation for the industrial sector, as well as the operators and technicians who make up the workforce. You can find her on LinkedIn at bit.ly/ACHowardLI.