ROSS CONTROLS announces the acquisition of Pneumatrol

12 August 2019

ROSS CONTROLS® announces the acquisition of Pneumatrol Limited (Pneumatrol) as of July 31, 2019. Established in 1921, ROSS is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and is ISO certified. ROSS designs and manufactures pneumatic valves, control systems, and is universally recognized as a global leader in fluid power safety solutions and poppet valve technology. ROSS provides standard products and customized ROSS/FLEX® solutions for machinery and automation. Selling to original equipment manufacturers and end-users throughout the world, ROSS reaches its global customer base through manufacturing and distribution facilities located in the United States, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Japan, China, Brazil, India, and Canada. In addition to its direct sales team, ROSS markets its products through a worldwide network of more than 100 distributors. 

Pneumatrol, founded in 2013, has a rich history dating to 1963 with RGS Electro-Pneumatics Limited. Pneumatrol designs and manufactures hazardous and safe area pneumatic solenoid valves with international approvals including ATEX, IECEx, FM, and NEPSI at its Lancashire, England facility. In addition, Pneumatrol has a range of bespoke pneumatic cylinders, linear valve actuators and control systems that are designed to operate various types of rising stem valves.

The acquisition of Pneumatrol expands ROSS’ product portfolio and its presence in the U.K., while generating new opportunities in the Process, Rail, and General Automation industries. Integrating the business will be transparent to current Pneumatrol customers and market channels, as ROSS will continue to design and manufacture Pneumatrol’s product portfolio in Lancashire, England.