United Pumps Australia (UPA) is an Australian owned (by its employees), specialist manufacturer of American Petroleum Institute (API) pumps, for the petroleum industry. These pumps are used in oil refineries, offshore oil platforms, pipelines, gas processing and petrochemical plants. UPA, the only manufacturer of these pumps in Australia, is located in Sunshine, Victoria and it supplies pumps throughout Australia, New Zealand and regions of S.E. Asia. UPA has the design and manufacturing flexibility to tailor designs and features to customers^ (eg. Exxon Mobil, Shell, BP, Caltex, Santos, Woodside etc.) specific requirements and has complete performance testing facilities.