Rotork announces the acquisition of Fairchild Industrial Products
Company, a manufacturer of high-precision pneumatic controls and power transmission products based in North Carolina, USA.
Fairchild’s product range includes a full range of market leading regulators, boosters, relays and transducers, used in a wide variety of applications that require precision control of pneumatic devices and motion control equipment.
Fairchild manufactures these products for use in diverse industrial environments from oil and gas, pharmaceutical and biomedical equipment, tyre manufacturing machinery and robotics to food processing and chemical manufacturing applications. The company has offices in China and India with local presence in Mexico, Russia and Brazil.
Fairchild’s acquisition is in line with Rotork’s strategy of strengthening its presence in the global flow control market. A new division, Rotork Instruments will focus on developing further opportunities in the flow control market, particularly for products associated with flow and pressure control, and diagnostic and information gathering technology. Fairchild will be the first company within the Rotork Instruments division.
Rotork Group Chief Executive, Peter France observes that the acquisition of Fairchild will strengthen their presence in the global flow control market with Rotork Instruments helping to broaden the scope of the Group’s activities.
Fairchild’s sole distributor for the Australian Sales Territory is Rotork Australia that operates a network of five regional offices.