About Us

Western Pump serves fueling and transportation infrastructure facilities. We are the only fully integrated construction, service, maintenance, compliance, and equipment distribution company in Southern California. Our mission is to exceed customer expectations. And we’ve been doing it for over 70 years. Our customers range from retail fueling stations to car washes and convenience stores. We also serve government agencies and many commercial transportation facilities. 

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Our Mission

Our mission is to exceed customer expectations. We care deeply about our partners’ success and share their sense of urgency. We build long-term relationships with our customers because they know they can count on us. When it comes to providing our customers with the very best service, we abide by a shared mantra: quality, trust, and integrity. 

Quality

Quality is not a token word for us at Western Pump. Exceeding customer expectations by delivering exceptional service fuels our passion. A high-quality end product is the ultimate mark of a job well done. And quality that is built to last maximizes our customers’ ROI. That is why we always deliver quality that stands the test of time.

Trust

Trust is the bedrock of the long-term relationships we have built with our customers. Our customers know they can count on us. We care deeply about our customers and their success. As such, we try to exceed their expectations. If we ever fall short, we will make it right every time. We instill confidence in our customers and provide them peace of mind. With Western Pump on the job, you can trust the work will get done right.

Integrity

Integrity is an essential ingredient for consistent delivery of high-quality work. It is also essential for creating trusted relationships with our customers. We always do the right thing. We are honest, forthright, and trustworthy in all our endeavors. All our employees are respectful, well-trained, and consummate professionals.

Our History

We have been doing business for over 70 years.

Western Pump was founded in 1948 as a service station maintenance company. The company changed ownership twice before 1988, at which point Dennis and Jan Rethmeier acquired Western Pump and further developed the business to include construction, vehicle service equipment, and compliance testing. In 2013, Dennis and Jan retired, and their son, Ryan Rethmeier, became president. Today, Western Pump is a full-service provider for fueling and transportation infrastructure facilities. Western Pump remains a family-owned and -operated business with strong, traditional family values interwoven throughout the fabric of the company. 

 Our People

Trained

Western Pump’s number one asset is our people. We hire, train, and retain the best managers and technicians in Southern California.  

Certified

We invest in our team. All Western Pump technicians are current in their factory training and receive ongoing manufacturer training and ICC certification.  

Permitted

Our technicians hold all relevant federal and state permits. We provide the highest-level experts for every job in order to deliver the highest-quality service while complying with all state and federal regulations. 

Our Culture

Our culture is an essential ingredient for providing unmatched customer service and value. Western Pump is family owned and has always had traditional family values at the heart of its culture. All Western Pump employees and customers are part of an extended family. Six core values describe all the employees at Western Pump:

Community Involvement

We are passionate about helping our customers achieve success. We are equally passionate about making a positive impact in our local community. This commitment to community not only benefits our neighbors and other local businesses but helps our employees be better leaders both at work and in their own communities.

Dependable

Always do the right thing

Accountable

Respectful

Collaborative and helpful

Responsive