Elgi Equipments opens new North America HQ

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 24 Nov 2020

Coimbatore-based Elgi Equipments, which is one of the world’s leading air compressor manufacturers, has recently opened its new, expanded North American headquarters, located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The event was held on November 20 and was attended by Elgi employees and included speeches by David Puck, president, Elgi North America and, Dr Jairam Varadaraj, MD, Elgi Equipments. Puck and Dr. Varadaraj cut the ribbon to officially mark the business’s relocation from Continental Boulevard to a larger space on Entrance Drive.

“2020 has been a year of change for so many companies. For Elgi, our forward momentum has never wavered and it meant spending time relocating to a facility that would allow us to further expand our air compressor business and create additional jobs in the community,” said David Puck.

“ELGi has worked diligently to be at this juncture, requiring more facility and manufacturing space, even in the light of business effects the pandemic has brought to the country. We are excited to be here, on the cusp of ELGi’s 60th anniversary moving into a large, expanded space where we can further facilitate the manufacture and delivery of air compressors,” said Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, MD, Elgi Equipments.

The company is a leading player in compressed air technology with presence across 120 countries, Elgi offers a complete range of compressed air solutions from oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw compressors, oil-lubricated and oil-free reciprocating compressors and centrifugal compressors to dryers, filters, and downstream accessories.

With state-of-the-art manufacturing units and a product portfolio of over 400 compressed air systems, Elgi is a key partner for companies for over 2 million installations globally. In 2019, the company won the Deming Award for excellence in Total Quality Management, becoming the first global air-compressor manufacturer, to have won the prestigious award in over 60 years.