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 December 10, 2010, to shareholders of record November 15, 2010. This represents a 4.2% annual increase over the amount paid during 2009 and marks the 243 rd consecutive dividend paid by The Gorman-Rupp Company.

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

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