BAY MINETTE, Ala. – Quincy Compressor has acquired the assets of four National Pump & Compressor (NPC) branches in the state of Illinois. Formerly operating as Cochrane Compressor and acquired by NPC in 2009, the acquired company has been a Quincy distributor for more than 60 years.
“Our manufacturing business began in Quincy, Illinois nearly 100 years ago in 1920. This acquisition allows us to focus on sales and service in the Midwest,” said John Thompson, President Quincy Compressor. “We have established strong customer relationships in the region and intend to strengthen our market presence, building upon the solid customer base established by NPC’s Chicago-based team.”
Forty-three employees in a variety of sales and service roles joined Quincy Compressor from NPC. The acquired branches now form Quincy’s direct sales and service center in Illinois, which ranks as the United States’ fifth largest economy. As a key industrial and manufacturing hub of the American economy, it serves a broad range of manufacturing sectors including chemical, electronics, food and general industry.
Headquartered in Bay Minette, Alabama, Quincy Compressor is a leading designer and manufacturer of reciprocating and rotary screw air compressors, from one-third to 350 horsepower; vacuum pumps and a full line of air treatment components. Quincy also operates facilities in Quincy, Illinois and in Kunshan, China with more than 600 employees worldwide. Its products are sold through multiple channels, including a network of distributors, commercial retailers, online and company-owned stores.
About Quincy Compressor
Quincy Compressor is a leading designer and manufacturer of reciprocating and rotary screw air compressors, vacuum pumps and a full line of air treatment components. In business since 1920, Quincy has built its reputation on quality and rugged reliability, building tough air compressors for the most demanding applications. The Quincy brand is synonymous with quality, delivering "Performance You Demand. Reliability You Trust." To learn more, visit www.quincycompressor.com.