About IndustryUptime:

IndustryUptime was founded in February, 2000 to improve the reliability and efficiency of pumps in the process industries. Since then, we have improved the reliability of over 2,500 pumps and increased the MTBF of populations by 40+%. We have helped our clients obtain millions of dollars in funding for reliability improvements, and have helped these facilities increase safety, environmental performance, and plant uptime. We also provide rotating equipment application support to Dupont Corporation for Vespel® CR-6100, which is a non-metallic wear material that improves pump reliability and efficiency. IndustryUptime clients include refineries, chemical companies, water districts, power plants, and equipment manufacturers. IndustryUptime’s work has been published by the European Sealing Association, Hydrocarbon Processing Magazine, the Process Plant Reliability Conference, Dupont Corporation, and Pumps and Systems Magazine.

George Dierssen - Principal

Process pump expert George DierrsenGeorge is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years experience specializing in rotating equipment in many industries. George has a comprehensive knowledge of machinery systems stemming from 6 years with a large pump OEM and 8 years experience as a Project Engineer and Senior Reliability Engineer at two California refineries. He has an extensive background improving pump reliability and efficiency, as well as meeting modern emissions requirements with mechanical seals. George earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.

Joe Hanley - Senior Field Engineer

Rotating Equipment and Process pump expert Joe HanleyAlthough he started his career in petroleum refining, Joe spent 15 years in the aerospace industry where he designed new processes and retrofitted existing production lines to meet and exceed quality and production demands. He performed initial set-ups, and designed maintenance and reliability programs for critical production equipment. He obtained a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Humboldt State University.

Jason Bradshaw - Regional Sales Manager

Regional Sales Manager Jason BradshawJason comes to IndustryUptime with more than 10 years of business management and operations experience, having served in industrial management and sales development positions with ThyssenKrupp and Unico Mechanical Corporation. As the Regional Sales Manager for Northern California, Jason is focusing on developing the Royal Purple, Summit Pump, AESSEAL, Bel-Ray and Thordon Bearings lines. Jason received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from CSUC, and is ISO 9001 certified.

Laura Dierssen - CFO/ Process Enginneering

Rotating Equipment and Process pump expert Laura DierssenLaura has worked for 15 years in the Refining and Chemical industries, holding positions from Engineering Tech Service to Operations Manager.  Laura was instrumental in helping Safeway Inc. develop their retail gas station network, building it from 7 to 350 stations and piloted a project using biodiesel as part of Safeway's truck fleet fuel.  She brings her technical and business knowledge to IndustryUptime, holding degrees in Chemical Engineering from UC Davis, and an MBA from Hayward State University.

Coleen Cole - Customer Relations Manager

Rotating Equipment and Process pump expert Coleen Cole MorrisonWith 20 years of sales and marketing experience, including 10 years as a buyer/department manager at Frederick & Nelson's in Seattle WA, and Macy's CA, plus 7 years as a national sales manager in the specialty foods business, Coleen brings a passion for customer service excellence to IndustryUptime.  Coleen's degree is in English/Secondary Education, from the University of Washington.

Serving Fluid Process Industries that rely on pumps to keep operations running, such as: Water, Chemical, Power, Steel, Pipelines, Shipping, Refining, Paper / Pulp, Food Processing