Moving past COVID

As we are coming out of COVID, Sullivan-Palatek has a new vision for its partnerships with distributors. We believe most sales of compressor products should go through distribution or a trained OEM because compressed air systems are complex. End customers should obtain substantial benefits by having a local trained professional participate with them in the product selection, installation, operation, and ongoing post-sale needs.

A the manufacturer, our role is to fully support the distributor through quality products and support. Our support team includes inside salespeople to help with product ordering, service people to help with warranty and technical issues, and a […]

July 13th, 2021|

Greenbacks for Going Green by Stan Maddux

(Michigan City, IN) – The winds of cash savings for going green are blowing toward the maker of industrial air compressors outside Michigan City.

Sullivan-Palatek on Wednesday was presented with an over $15,000 check from NIPSCO.  The amount represents a projected one-year savings on their electric bill from a project to conserve energy at the plant on U.S. 20 near Hitchcock Road, said Kirby Dipert, Field Engineer for TRC.

TRC, a professional services provider with regional offices in St. Louis, manages programs designed to reduce energy consumption for NIPSCO and […]

April 30th, 2021|

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 your compressed air needs.

Per an 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|

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|


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