Pattons Opens New US Headquarters

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New location to provide larger footprint for continued growth.

Pattons, a leading distributor of industrial compressed air systems and services and a subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Limited, today announced it recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the company’s new location in Charlotte, NC.

The ribbon cutting event, held last Friday, November 20th was attended by Pattons employees and included speeches by David Puck, President, ELGi North America and Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, ELGi Equipments Ltd. Puck and Dr. Varadaraj cut the ribbon to celebrate Pattons’ relocation from South Blvd. to an expanded space at Entrance Drive.

Founded in 1945, Pattons is an industrial distributor offering compressed air solutions for the textile, packaging/plastics, pharmaceutical, food processing, general engineering and automotive industries. In 2008, Pattons Medical was established to design, manufacture and market a medical gas equipment and services to the US medical and laboratory industry. Its custom air compressor and vacuum systems are packaged in their new Charlotte facility.

“Our recent ribbon cutting ceremony marked a banner day showcasing how we have persevered through one of the most difficult business landscapes. We are proud to be recognized for our excellent service and after sales support for our clients’ industrial compressor needs, and for keeping local jobs intact as we navigate these uncertain times,” said Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, ELGi Equipments Ltd.

“Today is a great day as it highlights our success and growth. We continue to remain focused on our core business and delivering superior products and services to our customer base. Our ribbon cutting and Pattons 75th anniversary has provided time to reflect on our past accomplishments helping us to shape our future path. We are positioned well going forward.” said David Puck, President, ELGi North America.

About Pattons
Patton’s Inc. (Pattons), a distributor of industrial compressed air systems and full line service provider was established in 1945, is now owned and operated by ELGi North America. Pattons has seven branches across five states providing a full line of reciprocating, scroll and rotary screw air compressors, vacuum systems and air system accessories such as dryers, filters piping and condensate management systems. Pattons services include preventative maintenance programs, emergency breakdown services and full system auditing capabilities.

Pattons Medical was founded in 2008 and caters to the medical and laboratory market, manufacturing high quality, customizable medical air compressors, medical vacuum pumps and medical gas pipeline equipment. For Medical Air, our packages use Scroll, Reciprocating and Rotary Screw technology. Using Scroll compressors, we are able to design for ease of maintenance, small footprint and quiet operations and are the smallest medical air packages on the market complete with desiccant dryers, filters, dewpoint monitors, and CO monitors.

About ELGi North America
ELGi North America, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Limited, a leader in compressed air solutions, for over 60 years. Established in 2012, ELGi North America, in conjunction with its subsidiaries, Pattons, Pattons Medical, and Michigan Air Solutions, offers a comprehensive range of compressed air products and services. Our product offering includes oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw and reciprocating compressors, dryers, filters, and ancillary accessories. ELGi’s expanded offerings include the distribution for the Rotair range of portable air compressors throughout North America, technical support provisions, system analysis, energy audits, parts, and services. ELGi and its subsidiaries serve multiple industry verticals spanning medical applications, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, construction, manufacturing and infrastructure. For further information please visit

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