The Board of Directors of The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE Amex: GRC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of 10.5 cents per share on the common stock of the Company, payable September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record August 13, 2010. This marks the 242 nd consecutive dividend paid by The Gorman-Rupp Company.

David P. EmmensCorporate SecretaryThe Gorman-Rupp CompanyTelephone 419-755-1477NYSE Amex: GRC

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