At Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, a recent project posed a significant challenge: replacing a failed, corroded metallic centrifugal pump that was crucial for their seawater intake system. Mote, a renowned research and educational institution, required a reliable and efficient pump system to support their marine organism collection and research efforts. MDM Pumps, a leading manufacturer of non-metallic centrifugal pumps, stepped in to provide a tailored solution that exceeded Mote’s expectations.

Understanding Mote’s Needs:

MDM Pumps recognized the importance of comprehending Mote’s existing systems and requirements to deliver an optimal solution. The seawater intake system, responsible for collecting and filtering seawater, needed a pump system capable of reliably distributing water to 12 different holding tanks. With this understanding, MDM Pumps embarked on a journey to provide Mote with a customized solution that would enhance performance and longevity.

Choosing the Right Pump: Genesys® Pump by MDM:

After careful evaluation and consultation, MDM Pumps determined that their Genesys® Pump was the ideal choice for Mote’s project. The Genesys® Pump, known for its non-metallic construction and advanced design, offered superior resistance to corrosion and increased efficiency. These qualities were essential for Mote, as they aimed to mitigate the risks associated with corrosive seawater and optimize their pump system’s performance.

Delivering Results:

MDM Pumps meticulously engineered and supplied the Genesys® Pump, tailored to Mote’s specific requirements. The pump was seamlessly integrated into the seawater intake system, providing a reliable and efficient solution. Mote’s staff quickly noticed the enhanced performance and durability of the new pump, allowing for smooth operations and improved functionality.

Benefits of the MDM Genesys® Pump:

  1. Corrosion Resistance: The non-metallic construction of the Genesys® Pump ensures resistance to corrosive seawater, reducing maintenance costs and extending the lifespan of the pump.
  2. Increased Efficiency: The advanced design and hydraulics of the Genesys® Pump result in improved energy efficiency, reducing operational costs for Mote.
  3. Reliability: Mote can rely on the Genesys® Pump to consistently deliver seawater to their holding tanks, supporting their research and display purposes without interruptions.
MDM Genesys Pump System installation at Mote Marine Laboratory close up view

Client Satisfaction:

The success of the project is exemplified by the satisfaction expressed by Mote’s staff. The new pump system provided by MDM Pumps has met and exceeded their expectations. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium can now focus on their vital research and educational endeavors, knowing they have a dependable and durable pump system in place.


MDM Pumps’ collaboration with Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium showcases their commitment to delivering tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of their clients. By supplying the Genesys® Pump, MDM Pumps has demonstrated their expertise in providing non-metallic centrifugal pumps that excel in demanding marine environments. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium can now continue their important work with confidence, thanks to the reliable and efficient pump system provided by MDM Pumps.