News & Updates

News & Updates

Dealers & Service Partners Wanted for BAC Compressors

31 October 2018

BAC Compressors is a leading manufacturer of air compressors located in Coimbatore with 38 years of manufacturing excellence. With all under one roof facilities like foundry, machine shop and assembly, BAC Compressors is proud to call itself as a manufacturer of air compressors . . . Read More

ELGi launches oil-free compressors in the US

11 October 2018

Air compressor manufacturing major ELGi Equipments introduced its range of oil-free air-compressors at Chicago recently. Anvar Jay Varadaraj, Global Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, said the . . . Read More

Youth dies in Air Compressor Blast, yet again

23 September 2018

Bareilly: A 19-year-old youth was killed in an air-compressor blast on Saturday. The youth was buying spare parts from a cycle shop when the air-compressor at the shop went off . . . Read More

Elgi to make motors; invests in new plant

18 September 2018

Elgi Equipments will commission a production facility for motors, probably in the first quarter of next financial year. Managing director Jairam Varadaraj told that the machinery had been ordered and the location finalised. ELGi would invest . . . Read More

ELGi acquires Sydney-based Pulford Air & Gas for for ₹56 crore

02 August 2018

Coimbatore-based air compressor company Elgi Equipments has acquired 100 per cent shareholding in Sydney-headquartered Pulford, one of the largest distributors of industrial air compressors in Australia, in an all-cash transaction valued at . . . Read More

Elgi Equipments forms company in Australia

19 July 2018

Elgi Equipments Limited has formed a new Company in Australia by the name: "INDUSTRIAL AIR . . . Read More

ELGi Walk-in Drive 2018 details:

07 June 2018

New Job opening at Elgi Equipments Limited for the role of Engineer / Sr. Engineer - R & D having qualifications as B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech and 2 to 4 years of relevant experience . . . Read More

ELGi to double turnover by 2020 with 40% foreign revenues: MD Varadaraj

The Hindu : 17 May 2018

Elgi Equipments, which is targeting to double its turnover by 2020, is looking at acquisitions out of home country - India as part of its growth strategy, according to a top official. “We are up there on technology, we need to acquire . . . Read More

CompTech Air Compressors is seeking Dealers & OEMs all over India

07 April 2018

CompTech Equipments Limited (CEL) is a Leading manufacturer of Air & Gas Compressors and provides Total compressed Air Solutions for various Industries. CEL has an experience of over 50 Years in . . . Read More

Elgi eyes global top slot in energy efficiency

The Hindu : Business Line : 02 April 2018

Elgi Equipments Ltd is looking to make its air compressors the best in energy efficiency in the next couple of years to tackle global competition. The Coimbatore-based company’s air compressors have . . . Read More

Prank with Air Compressor goes wrong, man loses life in Delhi

20 March 2018

NEW DELHI: A 40-year-old worker at a plywood factory was killed when a prank went horribly wrong on Thursday. A colleague had playfully inserted a pipe from an air compressor into Ravinder’s anus when he bent down to pick up a block of wood at a factory in . . . Read More

Roteck Air Compressors : Dealer wanted Pan-India

13 March 2018

Roteck is a growing compressed air solution provider company pioneer in north region. With products and accessories, ROTECK has offered customers the most reliable products at the lowest ownership cost. The ROTECK team consists of self-driven people who are vibrant, open to . . . Read More

Gardner Denver acquires Finland-based firm for $93 million

03 March 2018

Gardner Denver has purchased a Finnish manufacturer Runtech Systems, manufacturers turbo vacuum technology systems for a net purchase price of $93 million. Gardner Denver, a manufacturer of flow control and compression equipment has about 6,400 employees working at more than 38 manufacturing plants and more than 30 service and repair center . . . Read More

ELGi is seeking dealer partners to grow presence in Mumbai, Vapi, Daman and Silvasa regions

09 January 2018

ELGi is a global compressed air solutions provider with 2 million compressors across 70 countries. For 60 years, with over 400 products and accessories, ELGi has offered customers the most reliable products at the lowest ownership cost . . . Read More

Dombivli Air Compressor Blast: Owner and Supervisor booked

23 November 2017

The Manpada police in Dombivli booked a case against factory owner and supervisor of Alu Fin. Both persons were booked for negligence with regards to their work in the factory, said . . . Read More

Recip Air Compressor Blast in Dombivli factory near Mumbai, workers injured

By Harveer Chawla : 20 November 2017

Another Piston Air Compressor Blast. Two workers of Alu Fin company in Dombivli MIDC have suffered serious injuries after a blast in an air compressor in the factory at 10.30 am on Monday. Sources said the blast was triggered by air pressure generated in the . . . Read More

ELGi joins hands with Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF); to save on energy cost

The Hindu : Business Line : 13 November 2017

Energy conservation has become a focus for textile mills in view of the rising energy cost. Interestingly, the most expensive component in the total cost of compressed air is energy, says . . . Read More

ELGi's Board of Directors Meeting to be held in November, 2017

11 November 2017

Ref: Clause 29(1)(g) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations - 2015.

Sub: Intimation about the date of Board Meeting - reg.

This is to inform you that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company is scheduled to be held on . . . Read More

ELGi Equipments looks to double turnover in 3 years to compete with American and German rivals

3 October 2017

The Coimbatore-based listed company air compressor manufacturer ELGi Equipments is looking to double its turnover in the next 3 years, betting big on exports and localising products in markets like the US and Europe. The company . . . Read More

Elgi Equipments to sell compressors with IoT technology as a standard feature

IANS : Chennai : 13 September 2017

Compressor major Elgi Equipments Ltd is hoping to log 15 per cent growth this fiscal and has launched a SIM-based Internet of Things (IOT) service that informs its customers on strategic, analytical and operational data about their compressors, said a senior official . . . Read More

Father & son die after air compressor tank explodes

Courtesy : Times of India : 4 September 2017

Alwar, Rajasthan: A 38-year-old man and his 22-year-old son died on the spot after an air compressor tank exploded in Alwar's NIB area on Sunday evening. Their bodies were shattered into pieces and scattered all over the area. The police have identified the deceased as . . . Read More

Compressor industry seeks TN government support for GST reduction

26 August 2017

The Coimbatore Compressor Industries Association has met Kerala Finance minister Thomas Isaac seeking his support in getting GST on air compressors reduced from 28 per cent to . . . Read More

Elgi launches it’s first-ever silent portable compressor at Rig Expo 2017

Courtesy : Economic Times : 23 August 2017

Elgi provides reliable compressed air solutions to the water well segment for more than four decades. For DTH drilling, the compressors should meet the critical requirements of . . . Read More

Hitachi to add Sullair's products to its existing catalog

By Harveer Chawla : 31 July 2017

Sullair, a long-established manufacturer of air compressors and accessories in Northwest Indiana, has been purchased by Hitachi. Mayor of Michigan said the city has been assured Hitachi is committed to the city and the company hopes to expand the operation . . . Read More

Gardner Denver Acquires LeROI Compressors

12 July 2017

Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. has acquired LeROI Compressors. The US$20 million deal expands Gardner Denver’s gas compression and vapor recovery portfolio and introduces a wider distribution network and . . . Read More

Change of Name of a Wholly-owned subsidiary of ELGi

5 July 2017

We wish to inform you that ELGi's Wholly Owned Subsidiary incorporated in . . . Read More

Elgi Equipments ensure the Indian flag is flying high

Courtesy : The Times of India : 8 June 2017

Chennai: The limping national flag atop many a flag mast including the one in Delhi's Connaught Place or the Wagah border will be a thing of the past, if researchers at Coimbatore-based air compressor maker Elgi Equipments crack air flow patterns and make a capsule like fitment to the mast so that . . . Read More

Re-branded Elgi Equipments targets $1 billion revenue in five years’ time

7 June 2017

Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Rebranding itself, air compressor major Elgi Equipments Ltd is looking at acquiring distributors overseas to increase its market share at a fast pace and also set up assembly lines abroad, a top company official said . . . Read More

With ref to Coimbatore Metro - Coimbatore Compressor Industries’ Association appeals to Ministry to reduce tax on compressors to 12%

Courtesy : The Hindu : 30 May 2017

The State Government will take steps to start works for the metro rail project for Coimbatore by next financial year, Municipal Administration and Rural Development Minister S.P. Velumani said on Saturday . . . Read More

ELGi Board approves dividend for the year 2016-17

17 May 2017

The Directors have recommended a dividend of Re. 1/- (Rupee One only) per equity share (on a face value of Re. 1/-) for the year ended 31st March, 2017. The Dividend Warrants, upon approval of . . . Read More

Death of a 14 year old boy by an Air Compressor in Punjab

By Harveer Chawla : 12 May 2017

A 14 year old boy died under mysterious circumstances in a workshop in Dugri area on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Avinash Kumar aka Aman. Mother of deceased alleged that coworkers at factory have killed the victim by pumping air with an air compressor machine. The young boy suffered a heart failure and was rushed to hospital where his heart beat was recovered but few minutes later . . . Read More


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