News2018-08-16T17:49:54-05:00

NEWS

COVID-19 Company Update

Here at Sullivan-Palatek, we take the current worldwide health crisis very seriously. These are trying times not only for our nation, but the entire world. We want our customers to know, that due to our services being deemed essential and necessary during this pandemic, we are here to support you and will remain open to serve all you compressed air needs.

Per and earlier release from The Department of Homeland Security on critical industries:

As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 16th, the President issued
updated Coronavirus Guidance for […]

March 24th, 2020|

JTG DAUGHERTY RACING ANNOUNCES 2020 DRIVER, CREW CHIEF LINEUP

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to pilot the No. 47 Chevrolet, Ryan Preece driving the No. 37 Chevrolet

HARRISBURG, N.C. (December 2, 2019) – JTG Daugherty Racing announced today the official driver, car number and crew chief lineup for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will take over the No. 47 Chevrolet, adding crew chief Brian Pattie to the organization. Ryan Preece will be at the helm of the No. 37 Chevrolet with crew chief Trent Owens.

Pattie joins JTG Daugherty Racing from Roush Fenway Racing where he was the crew chief with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. the past three seasons. A […]

December 2nd, 2019|

Sullivan-Palatek Anniversary

This year marks a major milestone for the Sullivan-Palatek family, celebrating our 25/35 Anniversary, an exciting time for all who are currently working and those who have worked to make the company the success that it is today. What does 25/35 mean you might ask? We are beyond excited to share:

Thirty-five years ago, the landscape of compressor manufacturing in Michigan City, Indiana was drastically changed forever. Several employees had left compressor giant, Sullair, at the same time and had started companies like Vanair Manufacturing, Boss Industries, and Dekker Vacuum Company, which are all thriving companies headquartered in Michigan City to […]

August 27th, 2019|

RYAN PREECE TO HONOR MODIFIED RACING LEGEND

RYAN PREECE TO HONOR MODIFIED RACING LEGEND, TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY
CUP SERIES WINNER RON BOUCHARD AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY

No. 47 Kroger Camaro ZL1 team pays homage to 1984 No. 47 car

HARRISBURG, N.C. (AUGUST 16, 2019) – For Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year contender Ryan Preece, his first Darlington Raceway throwback weekend means more than a new paint scheme. Preece and the No. 47 Kroger team will tribute Ron Bouchard, who not only raced the No. 47 in the NASCAR Cup Series from 1981-1987, but also raced for Bob Judkins, Preece’s grandfather […]

August 19th, 2019|

Sullivan-Palatek’s product line has grown…

Mike Kropp, David Smith, David Raffin, Bruce McFee, Steve Van Loan, Jason Radliff and Brian Stober at the Sullivan-Palatek booth (left to right).

Sullivan Palatek’s product line has grown to an impressive range of lubricated (5-450 hp) and oil-free rotary screws (75-350 hp). I recommend visiting their new website, www.sullivan-palatek.com to see these plus their electric contruction, portable, and offshore product lines. President Steve Van Loan also mentioned their OEM air end business is very solid. Good for them!

By Rod Smith, Compressed Air Best Practices® Magazine

August 5th, 2019|

Supporting Michigan City’s New Air Compressor Academy

Michigan City High School, Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC), and local businesses are partnering up for a project set to prepare students in the area for careers in the thriving compressor industry. Dubbed Air Compressor Academy, the program’s goal is to create a hiring pipeline for an industry that houses over 2,000 jobs in La Porte County.

Air and gas compressor manufacturing is a major component of the Michigan City and La Porte areas. Clarence Hulse, Executive Director for the EDCMC, highlighted the inspiration and hopes for the program.

“The air compressor study was the motivation behind the creation of the […]

October 31st, 2018|

UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. Industrial Basic Air Compressor Knowledge & Maintenance Skills Training

    September 28 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Portable Diesel Air Compressor Technician Training

    October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Groundwater Week (NGWA)

    December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Compressed Air Best Practice Expo

    November 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm