Founded in 1981, Anchor Pump has been supplying Quality Products to Industrial Customers with an emphasis on service.  In 2006, we acquired Kriebel Engineered Equipment to increase our customer base, expertise, and product offering.  In 2009, we added Pumping Equipment Company (PECO) in NJ to our growing firm.  We now offer the largest, most experienced field sales team in our market of Western PA, NJ, Metropolitan NY, and DE.

Anchor Pump is dedicated to providing service you will appreciate.  We have increased staffing, doubled our inventory, moved to a new centrally located warehouse, and computerized all of our operations.  Through our commitment, experience, and expertise, Anchor Pump strives to establish a business relationship with our customers that will be mutually beneficial.

Anchor Pump distributes Peerless Pumps, as well as many other Industrial Pumps,Variable Frequency Drives, Seals, Laser Alignment Systems, Reliability Management Services (RMS), Deaerators, Heat Exchangers, Thermal Oxidizers, Scrubbers, and Related Engineered Equipment.  We provide service and also conduct training seminars throughout the year.


2014 Grundfos Industry Partner
of the Year


2013 Grundfos Industry Partner
of the Year


2007 Peerless Pump
President's Award Winner

Meet Our Team:
Jim Tallia, P.E.

Jim started his career working for a major petroleum refiner,  moved to a lubricant distributor, and eventually became an owner in an architectural product manufacturer that he sold to a Fortune 500 company.  Jim acquired Anchor Sales Associates, Inc. in 2003, Kriebel Engineered Equipment Ltd. in 2006, and Pumping Equipment Company in 2009.  In 2014, the consolidated companies were renamed Anchor Pump and Engineered Equipment . Jim is a licensed engineer and received his B.E. and M.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology , his M.B.A from the University of Southern California, and is currently working on a D.B.A..

Doug Kriebel, P.E.

After almost 20 years as sales engineer and regional manager with one of the world’s largest pump manufacturers, Doug started Kriebel Engineered Equipment, Inc., in 1989.  Now, after 40 years of industrial equipment sales in the Greater Delaware Valley, Doug combines his experience in large projects and pump instruction to assist engineers at consulting firms, chemical and pharmaceutical corporate headquarters and refineries. Doug has a B.S.Ch.E. degree from Michigan Tech, is a licensed engineer, a member of AIChE and the 2011 Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year.Doug has been an instructor at the Pump Users Expo sponsored by Pumps and Systems Magazine. For more information, visit www.pump-zone.com.

Charlie Hunter

Charlie’s first meaningful job was with A-C Supply Co. from 1963 through 1981. A-C Supply specialized in power transmission, material handling, motors, pumps and air compressors.  Charlie was a founding member of Anchor Sales Associates in 1981. He served as President, Board Chairman, and most rewardingly as Sales Manager. Our first major lines were Peerless Pump.As Anchor has expanded over the last seven years, Charlie has served as one of our specialists in pumps and VFDs providing training and sales support as well as handling key accounts. Charlie has a total of over fifty years of industrial sales service in the Delaware Valley.

Ralph Messersmith

Ralph was born and raised in NJ and still here.  He Graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in engineering. Immediately after graduating Ralph went to work for Ingersoll Rand. He took time out for active duty, 2nd Lt. Army Engineers and ended up at Ft. Dix building rifle ranges.When returning to the civilian work force he went to work for Layne & Bowler NYC in sales for 6 years.  His career path then took him to Pumping Equipment Co. (PECo) NJ as VP and eventually President and owner.  With the merger with Anchor Sales Ralph covers North/Central New Jersey & NYC Territory Key Accounts and Manager.

Lisa Walton, P.E.

Nine years of engineering for a major A/E consulting firm provided Lisa with a strong base in process system design, along with equipment specification and evaluation. Since joining in 1997, her ability to analyze installations has provided an added benefit to our northeastern PA clients. Lisa received her B.S.M.E from Valparaiso University and her M.S.M.E. from Drexel.  She is a licensed engineer, and was honored in 1996 as the Young Engineer of the Year by the Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia. She is a member of NSPE, PSPE and serves on the executive board of the Lehigh Valley SWE section.

Frank Srogota

Along with covering Philadelphia and the surrounding counties for all our equipment Frank is our lead Nederman salesman.  His over fifteen years of sales experience including two working directly for Nederman enable him to analyze, define and solve our clients’ dust and fume problems.  Frank has a B.S.B.A from Widener University and spends weekends tinkering with his current classic car and is on the board of the Philadelphia American Welding Society (AWS).

Bob Tallia

Bob Joined Anchor Sales in April of 2011. He provides sales and technical support to Northern New Jersey, the southern counties of New York State as well as the 5 boroughs of New York City. Bob brings a very successful sales history to Anchor mostly in a Chemical Specialty technical sales capacity. Bob’s sales efforts have assisted major manufacturers of paints, coatings, inks adhesives, plastics and personal care in new product formulations and enhancements.Bob’s educational background was strongly rooted in the Biology and Chemistry fields and he plans to pursue his MBA once he successfully expands and supports sales for Anchor Sales in his territory.

Rob Bubeck

Raised here in the Delaware Valley, Rob came to the team in 1994 fresh out of West Virginia University. Now as the office and inside application engineering manager, Rob offers solutions and answers to customers’ needs and coordinates activities between customers and our outside sales force. Rob received a B.S.I.E. from W.V.U. and is putting his Eagle Scout rank back to work as an active leader in his local Boy Scout troop.

Gerry Miller

Gerry joined Anchor Sales in August of 2007. His primary focus is sizing and quoting pumps for customer’s conditions. Gerry has over 40 years of experience in the industrial equipment industry having worked for ProMinent as regional manager and owning his own pump rep firm.
Gerry grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Penn State with a degree in Civil Engineering. In his spare time, Gerry plays golf and spends time with his family and enjoys traveling to Hawaii annually with his wife.

Devin Haviland

Devin joined Anchor Sales in August of 2010. His primary focus is sizing and quoting Variable Frequency Drives as well as customer service for pumps and parts. Devin has years of motor, VFD, alignment and vibration experience having worked for local motor shops in both sales and service.In addition to going to school for learning computer networking systems in his spare time, Devin repairs computers and spends time with his family.

Jamie Bubeck

Jamie joined Kriebel Engineered Equipment Ltd in 2002 part time to keep the accounts receivables and payables in order. With the merger of Kriebel Engineered Equipment, Ltd. and Anchor Sales she was put in charge of the billing and collections of both companies. Now a full time member she is responding to our customer inquiries on shipping and accounting information.Jamie has an Associated Degree in Business, is a Public Notary, and certified in Quickbooks. When she is not busy keeping the company running in the right direction she is taking classes at Albright College to complete her Accounting degree.

Mike Johnson

A resident of Doylestown, PA, Mike has been with Anchor Pump since March of 2017.  His work ethic and positive interactions with customers has made him an asset to the Anchor Pump team.  Mike is skilled in serving customers and is always ready with a solution to any complaint.  He makes it a point to be as available to Anchor Pump customers as possible, and does so day in and day out.  Outside of Anchor Pump, Mike is a personal trainer who focuses on positive lifestyle changes.

Rachel Young

Rachel hails from Willow Grove, PA, and has been a member of the Anchor Pump team since 2016.  She graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelors in Business Communications.  Rachel is known for her professional courtesy and helpfulness, and uses these traits to ensure quality customer service.  Her degree in Business Communications has made her extremely knowledgeable in the proper ethics required to keep Anchor Pump operating smoothly.

Mike Shafer

Mike joined Anchor Pump in June of 2017 as Service Manager. Mike has been working on industrial equipment for over 30 years and brings extensive pump knowledge to Anchor Pump.  He will supervise pump repairs in our new shop as well as perform installations, repairs, alignments, and preventative maintenance at customer sites.  Mike grew up in and still lives in Bucks County, PA with his wife and two sons.  Mike enjoys fixing cars and hunting in his spare time.

Steve Roberts

Steve joined Anchor Pump in July of 2017 as south-central PA Regional Manager. Steve has 15 years of industrial product sales experience in and around the York, PA area.  He will service Anchor’s existing customers in his territory as well as introduce our complete product line to new industrial businesses and engineering firms. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Lebanon Valley College where he played football and ran track in his spare time.  Steve lives in the York, PA area with his wife and three daughters. Steve and his wife are active members of the York Area Down Syndrome Association.  Steve also enjoys hunting, fishing, and traveling with his family.

Nick Polcha

Nick is our new Western PA Regional Manager. Anchor Pump has been asked to expand into western PA by many of our principals and he will be working to develop the region.  Nick joined Anchor Pump in October of 2017.  Mentored by his father, Nick literally has grown up in the pump business and plans to apply his knowledge to the growth of Anchor Pump.  He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University and grew up in the mountains of Somerset County.  He now resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife and young daughter.