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Quincy Compressor Acquires Four National Pump & Compressor Midwest Branches

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Approximately 45 employees in a variety of sales and service roles will join Quincy Compressor from NPC.

Quincy Compressor has agreed to acquire the assets of four National Pump & Compressor’s (NPC) branches in the state of Illinois. Formerly operating as Cochrane Compressor and acquired by NPC in 2008, the company has been a Quincy distributor for more than 60 years.

"This acquisition allows Quincy to return to Illinois where our business began nearly 100 years ago in 1920," said John Thompson, President Quincy Compressor. "We have established strong customer relationships here and intend to strengthen our market presence, building upon the solid customer base established by NPC’s Chicago-based team."

Approximately 45 employees in a variety of sales and service roles will join Quincy Compressor from NPC.

The acquired branches will form Quincy’s direct sales and service center in Illinois, which ranks at 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.

NPC is a pump and compressor distributor with locations throughout the USA, headquartered in Beaumont, Texas. NPC is a major a distributor of Quincy and will continue to offer its products through some of its remaining branches.

This acquisition is expected to close at the end of April 2013.

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, Ill., 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.