Industrial Utility Efficiency

Cullum & Brown Celebrates 135 Years

Cullum & Brown, a leading industrial equipment distributor and service provider in the Midwest, is celebrating its 135th Anniversary. In 1886, Cullum & Brown started as a small family-owned water well drilling business serving the Kansas City area. It later expanded into the company you know now, supplying air compressors, blowers, and pumps across western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Cullum & Brown has a rich history of helping customers find the right equipment they need for their manufacturing businesses and providing them with the services to keep equipment up and running.

 135 Years

Cullum & Brown is celebrating 135 years of keeping manufacturers up and running! 

“The celebration of our 135th Anniversary is a result of our commitment to providing customers with world-class service and the best products on the market. Our longevity has been accomplished through our employees’ commitment to making a difference for our customers, ensuring manufacturing equipment is operating at peak performance, so they never miss a day when it comes to running their business. We are the ultimate source for compressors, blowers, pumps and vacuum!” said Drew Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, Cullum & Brown of Kansas City.

When it comes to quality, Cullum & Brown guarantees its team of experts is ready to provide exactly what its customers need to succeed. The business provides comprehensive air audit reports and service agreements that keep customers’ equipment running for the long haul, as well as repair services that go beyond expectations. 

Employing a staff of 37 (and counting), Cullum & Brown’s factory trained and certified technicians service, repair and maintain compressors, PD blowers, centrifugal blowers, regenerative blowers, vacuum pumps, liquid pumps, air dryers, nitrogen generators, piping, receiver tanks and controls from all brand and manufacturers.

Cullum & Brown is an authorized distributor of Gardner Denver, FS Elliott, Elmo Rietschle, Hoffman & Lamson, Tuthill, Crane Deming, Travaini vacuum pumps, Graco, Dean Pumps, Grundfos, Powerx, and Great Lakes.


About Cullum & Brown

Cullum & Brown is an industrial equipment distributor and service company. Dating back to 1886, Cullum & Brown started as a family-owned water well drilling business that expanded into pumps, air compressors and blowers over the years. Today, we distribute products, pumps, air compressors, blowers and related ancillary equipment in the western half of Missouri and eastern Kansas. With 134 years of industry experience, Cullum & Brown is your reliable solutions provider with locations in Kansas City and Springfield. For more information, visit