Pattons Recognizes its Past, Celebrates its Present and Looks to the Future on its 75th Anniversary

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Since 1945, Pattons has built a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service in compressed air systems and services

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Pattons, a leading distributor of industrial compressed air systems and services and a subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Limited, announced today they are celebrating 75 years in business. Pattons is a trusted name for the supply and service of air compressors, with multi-brand parts and service supporting thousands of satisfied customers. The company recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new main office location in Charlotte, NC.

“The celebration of our 75th anniversary is a testament of our ability to endure regardless of economic and market conditions. It is truly an incredible milestone for the organization. Pattons longevity has been accomplished through the dedication of employees who exemplify a continued commitment to improve compressed air solutions and provide value for our customers,” said David Puck, President, ELGi North America. “As we celebrate 75 years, Pattons will commemorate our past and solidify plans for future success.”

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. Pattons, acquired by ELGi Equipments Limited in 2012, has eight branch locations throughout the southeastern US and California with additional satellite locations. In 2008, Pattons Medical was established to design, manufacture and market medical gas equipment and services to the US medical and laboratory industry. Customized air compressor and vacuum systems are packaged in the new Charlotte facility.

“Since our inception, Pattons Medical has strived to provide customers with best in market products, unparalleled service, and innovative ideas to ensure we deliver state-of-the-art equipment and integrated solutions to the medical gas market,” said Greg Hood, Vice President, Pattons Medical. “We are excited to celebrate Pattons anniversary and take the opportunity to reinforce our commitment to this critical market sector.”

Pattons will be celebrating its anniversary by broadcasting a virtual event across eight branch locations, recognizing our employees in the company’s #Pattons75RaisingtheBar campaign, and offering special sales incentives and promotions.*

*Terms and conditions apply. Contact Pattons for details.

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 eight branches across six 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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