Grundfos Pumps sponsors USATH's daily coverage of IHF World Championships

Jan. 16, 2009, 10:32 a.m. (ET)
USA Team Handball is proud to announce Grundfos Pumps as the sponsor of its daily coverage of the 21st IHF World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia.

Grundfos Pumps, a supporter of handball worldwide, is a long-time partner of the IHF and official sponsor of title competitions such as the 2007 World Championships in Germany and France as well as the championships in Croatia and China this year.

Grundfos Pumps Corporation, part of the Grundfos Group, is a global pumps and pumping systems leader serving the residential, commercial building and process industry markets, as well as being a major supplier to the water supply and water treatment industries. Grundfos is known for advanced products, technology and brands including: Peerless, PACO, Alldos, Hilge and Yoemans. Producing over 10 million pumps each year, Grundfos strives to improve reliability and energy savings, and to exceed customer needs wherever water moves. Grundfos is focused on innovative, sustainable solutions while maintaining the highest ethical standards. Founded in 1945 in Bjerringbro, Denmark,
the Grundfos Group is a worldwide enterprise that employs more than 16,000 people in 67 countries with North American headquarters in Olathe, KS.

From Jan. 16 to Feb. 1, 24 teams from all over the globe will compete in the new Zagreb Arena, the largest hall built for the IHF World Championships. Squads, including Germany, the defending champions, and France, Gold Medal winners from the Beijing Olympics, will face their competition in front of more than 15,000 spectators. Strong European entries from Hungary, Spain, Sweden, Romania and Slovakia as well as Pan American representatives Argentina and Cuba will be battling on the court. Australia is the lone English-speaking representative in the competition.

Check daily for updates on the IHF World Championships, brought to you by Grundfos Pumps, throughout the tournament.

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