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 products include a full range of market-leading regulators, boosters, relays and transducers used in diverse applications that require precision control of pneumatic devices and motion control equipment.
Fairchild’s products address applications in various industrial segments from oil and gas, pharmaceutical and biomedical equipment, tyre manufacturing machinery and robotics to food processing and chemical manufacturing. The company has offices in China and India with local presence in Mexico, Russia and Brazil.
Fairchild’s acquisition will strengthen Rotork’s presence in the global flow control market, according to Rotork Group Chief Executive, Peter France. The Group’s new division, Rotork Instruments will focus on developing further opportunities in the flow control segment, especially 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 Australia is Fairchild’s sole distributor for the Australian Sales Territory, operating a network of five regional offices.