What's up Dec 01, 2013 SPP Pumps celebrates decade with KBL Kirloskar Brothers (KBL) celebrated a historic decade with SPP Pumps UK. It was ten years ago on 7 November 2003 that KBL acquired SPP Pumps. Prior to the acquisition, the two companies had traded for almost four decades. The celebration was attended by the entire staff of SPP Pumps and other stakeholders. Today SPP operates out of two sites in the UK, with an office based in the city of Reading and the manufacturing facility based in Coleford, Gloucestershire.