Sullair is prominently featured in the May 2019 issue of Rental magazine. The article is titled "Building a Profitable Air Compressor Fleet," written by Nav Sharma, Senior Product Manager - Rental & Infrastructure at Sullair. The article discusses the diesel portable air compressor families -- small and medium air and big air -- and five ways to help rental companies build more profitable businesses.
Sullair is working to inspire the next generation to explore career paths in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Sullair is the first company in LaPorte County to team up with Edge Factor, a resource for educators providing teaching resources for students, to introduce local 3rd-12th graders to career opportunities in industrial settings.
Sullair, an industry leader in innovative compressed air solutions since 1965, hosted its 2nd Annual Zorn Brew Fest and Charity “Pie Your Boss” Event, raising $5,055 for Hey U.G.L.Y. – Unique Gifted Lovable You. Hey U.G.L.Y. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the lives of youth who are suicidal due to bullying.
Sullair was among 65 Indiana companies and organizations honored by Governor Eric J. Holcomb during an event at the Indiana Statehouse on March 21, 2019. The governor presented each business with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Award in recognition of each company’s longevity and service to its employees, community and the state.
Sullair announced it has partnered with Center of Workforce Innovations to enhance the Adult Learning Center of its managed WorkOne Center in La Porte. As part of this announcement, Sullair has donated 20 computers – 15 laptops and five desktops – from its facility to the organization.
Sullair announced it is donating a 185 Tier 4 Final Portable Air Compressor to the ARA Foundation Charity Auction and Reception. The compressor, which has special ARA Foundation branding, will be exhibited in the Sullair booth.
In an interview with Plant Services magazine, Manhar Grewal, R&D product manager, discusses how IoT and Big Data are helping new engineers and technicians get up to speed in the compressed air industry.
Rental Management magazine interviewed Sullair President and CEO Jack Carlson about what the combination of Sullair and Hitachi means for the air compressor industry. In July 2017, Sullair became a Hitachi Group Company and now is part of the Hitachi Industrial Equipment System Co.
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The February 2019 issue of Compact Equipment includes the article "Air Supply: Maintenance Musts and Best Practices to Keep Compressors Working" written by Navendu Sharma, senior product manager of rental and infrastructure at Sullair.
Sullair employees raised $5,593 for the Marine Corp Toys for Tots program. Following the fundraiser, the company announced it will match the Toys for Tots employee donations dollar-for-dollar and donate an additional $5,593 to Family Advocates.
Rental Equipment Register (RER) magazine has selected the Sullair OFD1550 portable oil free rotary screw air compressor as the top winner in the Compressors/Air Tools equipment category of its 2018 Innovative Product Awards.
Plant Engineering magazine has selected the Sullair OFD1550 portable oil free rotary screw air compressor as a 2018 Product of the Year Finalist. 2018 is the 31st year of the Plant Engineering Product of the Year award program.
The October 2018 issue of Compressed Air Best Practices covered Sullair and its recent one-year anniversary of becoming A Hitachi Group Company. The celebration drew more than 1,200 Sullair and Hitachi employees and family members, Hitachi executives and dignitaries from Michigan City and the state of Indiana.
Sullair launched the LS160 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressor. The LS160 expands the innovation and performance of the Sullair LS series – first introduced in 2017 – to the next horsepower range, delivering 200 hp and 160 kW.
Compact Equipment magazine features the article "Air Tools - And Where There Are Air Tools There Are Air Compressors," which informs readers of how to select the appropriate air tools and size the appropriate portable air compressor for their needs.
The July/August 2018 issue of Plant Engineering magazine discusses Sullair and Hitachi's development of a service platform utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced digital technologies to automatically propose optimal repair work for various types of industrial machinery.
Sullair hot air balloon pilot Shawn Raya was recently named the overall winner of the 2018 Flag City BalloonFest Championship and the Great Lakes Regional Championship, an event managed by the Balloon Federation of America (BFA).
Sullair announced its address is changing for only the third time in its 53-year history. Effective immediately, the Sullair Michigan City campus address becomes 1 Sullair Way, Michigan City, Indiana 46360.
Several Sullair 185 and 400H cfm portable air compressors have been spotted working on the New NY Bridge Project. Sullair compressors are providing power for bridgework.
The New NY Bridge project is located less than 20 miles north of New York City. The project will replace the 63-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge that connects Rockland County to Westchester County over the Hudson River with a new 3.1-mile twin-span, cable-stayed bridge to be named the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.
Sullair has expanded the sales and service territory for Blake & Pendleton, an independent Sullair distributor, to include North Carolina, Northern Mississippi, Eastern Arkansas and the greater Memphis area of Southern Tennessee.
Compressed Air Best Practices features the article “Great Plains and Air Capital Equipment Monitor Great Savings,” which shows how a plant air audit saved the company money by optimizing the performance of the compressed air system.
Precision Air Systems, Inc. has been appointed the authorized distributor for Sullair commercial and industrial products for Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties in California, a territory that previously had no assigned distributor.
The day before our company’s 52nd birthday, Sullair officially became A Hitachi Group Company. The combination of Sullair and Hitachi represents a uniquely attractive opportunity for Sullair, its distributors and its end customers.
Sullair has opened a new, state-of-the-art training center in Michigan City, Indiana with a larger, hands-on training area; a brand-new virtual reality (VR) compressor training room; and a more convenient location.
Sullair announced the launch of its brand new Certified RECON program, a hassle-free way to maintain their equipment and keep it running at maximum efficiency, for its large portable air compressors.
Sullair announced a multimillion-dollar investment to purchase seven state-of-the-art machines for use in its rotor shop located in Michigan City, Indiana. The enhanced machinery will increase efficiency and safety on the factory floor, replacing 30- to 40-year-old equipment.