With our Coventry head office based in the heart of the British motor industry, we understand that to produce a high-quality vehicle, you need only the best equipment.

With more than 30 manufacturers building more than 70 models of vehicle across the UK, the automotive sector is one of the most important with focus on growth and development.

We are able to tailor our compressed air systems to suit your application, so whether you’re manufacturing the next top-model vehicle or servicing vehicles to keep them safely on the road, we can help you.

Typical uses of compressed air in the automotive industry include:

  • Product finishing
  • Air operated robots
  • Air tools
  • Paint shop applications
  • Breathing air
  • Tyre inflation
  • Pick and place

From car and engine assembly to welding robots and paint processes, our specialised knowledge delivers efficient turnkey installations within a sector with high-production demands and a unique set of challenges.


Air Compressors

We can provide a variety of different types of compressors to suit your application. Oil lubricated compressors are the reliable backbone in many automotive processes today, while oil-free compressors provide high quality air for painting and coating processes.

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Air Quality

All employers have a duty of care to their employees to ensure that the breathing air they are supplied with is adequate for the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) they are using and safe to breathe.

Compressed Air Quality Testing

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We offer complete compressed air solutions including design, installation, servicing & WSE inspections.


We consider your entire compressed air system from the compressor to downstream equipment & pipework.

Industry / Sector

Whatever the industry and whatever the application, there's a growing demand for higher-quality compressed air.