Pete Scantlebury

Pete Scantlebury is Vice President of Development for Finish Thompson, Inc. He has more than 40 years’ experience in several technical positions with the company and is the company’s go-to resource about the nuances and applications of industrial pump systems. Finish Thompson designs and manufactures pumps for the safe transfer of a wide variety of corrosive fluids. Products include seal-less centrifugal magnetic-drive pumps, mechanically sealed pumps, vertical mag-drive pumps, multistage pumps, drum/barrel pumps, and air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps. For more information, visit


Pumps October 18, 2023

The 10 key ways magnetic drive pumps maximize plant reliability

The innovative design of magnetic drive pumps provides 10 distinct advantages. Operations that employ these pumps benefit from enhanced reliability and productivity

By Pete Scantlebury
Corrosive chemicals are fluids that will attack and destroy the materials they encounter. Metals, stone, glass, elastomers, and even some types of plastics can be susceptible to corrosion from various fluids like acids, bases, and solvents. Courtesy: Finish Thompson Inc.
Pumps November 11, 2022

Seven must-know pieces of information about transferring harsh chemicals

Select the right centrifugal pump for fluid transfer applications.

By Pete Scantlebury
Anodizing system batch: an application where multiple chemicals (used for pickling, agitation, filtering, rinsing and waste treatment systems) require transfer to and from multiple tanks to facilitate the process.
Sensors, Actuators April 12, 2022

Why mag drive pumps are chosen for corrosive chemical transfer

Mag drive pumps are becoming the standard for corrosive chemical transfer because of their reliability and durability.

By Pete Scantlebury
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