ELGi Equipments eyes the US market with Michigan Air Solutions acquisition

With this acquisition ELGi gains access to a significant customer base and opportunity for further expansion in North America.

Charlotte, Coimbatore, December 17, 2019: 

ELGi Compressors USA, Inc., a global supplier of compressed air solutions, has announced acquisition of Michigan Air Solutions, one of the largest independent air compressor distributors in Michigan. This acquisition is an important step that ELGI has taken to expand its presence in the US and strengthen its position as a leading player in the global compressed air industry. 

Dr Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, Elgi Equipments Ltd., said, “At ELGi, we focus on being the customer’s preference. World class products with the lowest life cycle cost (LCC), best-in-class uptime, robust warranty programs and cost leadership achieved through technology and innovation are just some of the factors contributing to our growth and success in the USA, in a short span of 5 years. Michigan Air Solutions complements ELGi’s global growth strategy, and brings significant market reach and scale, that will add further value to our product offerings and go-to-market plans across the region.”

David Puck, President, ELGi North America, said, “ELGi’s acquisition of Michigan Air is a continuation of our strategy to invest in select, inorganic opportunities to gain presence in the North American market. With ELGi’s robust product portfolio and Michigan Air’s customer centricity, we are confident of building a strong foundation for market growth in the Midwest.”

“On behalf of the Michigan Air team, I am excited for this new journey with ELGi,” said Lisa Lewis, General Manager, Michigan Air Solutions. 

Through this acquisition, ELGi gains access to a significant customer base and establishes a foundation for further expansion in North America. Michigan Air Solution’s market leadership will provide ELGi with a significant territory from which to grow.

Michigan Air Solutions, established in 2009, served the markets in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula with compressed air expertise, a wide range of products, and responsive after-sales support.  Its product portfolio encompasses all compressed air needs from compressors, dryers, filtration, piping, vacuum pumps, blowers, and more. 

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