Benzie, Crystal and Interlochen Pumping Service

History
Testimonial

"We have been customers of Benzie, Crystal & Interlochen Pumping Service since 1978 and have always been satisfied with their service."

- Mary & Bob A. - Beulah, MI

Testimonial
History

History


1975

While working as a sanitarian at a local orchard, Kim Geetings (age 21) purchases Benzie Pumping Service from Bob Rayle, which includes a 1968 pump truck and a small client base. Kim continues to work elsewhere while running Benzie Pumping Service part-time.

1982

Seven years later, Benzie Pumping Service has a strong clientele. Kim purchases a 1973 truck with a 2,000 gallon tank capacity.

1988

Benzie Pumping Service expands territories. Kim purchases Crystal Pumping Service from Dan Pelky, forming Benzie & Crystal Pumping Service.

1993

Benzie & Crystal Pumping Service purchases our first brand new pump truck. This Ford L9000 Cummings truck has a 3,300 gallon tank capacity.

1998

Benzie & Crystal Pumping Service purchases our second brand new pump truck - a Ford Louisville with a Catepillar motor and a 3,300 gallon tank capacity.

2005

As our client base grows, our name grows too. Benzie & Crystal Pumping Service acquires the Interlochen area, forming Benzie, Crystal & Interlochen Pumping Service, Inc.

2006

Benzie, Crystal & Interlochen Pumping Service, Inc. purchases a new 2006 freightliner truck with a 3,500 gallon tank capacity.

2007

Benzie, Crystal & Interlochen Pumping Service, Inc. purchases another new freightliner truck, a 2007 with a 3,500 gallon tank capacity.

2010

This year, Benzie, Crystal & Interlochen Pumping Service, Inc. has been in business for 35 years. We have also purchased our 4th truck, a 2010 Ford freightliner with a 4,000 gallon tank capacity. As the business has grown, so has the demand to haul more loads at once. We continue to run the 2006 and 2007 pump trucks in addition to the new 2010.

 

History