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Compressed Air & Starting a Microbrewery

Raymond Batkay, Channel Partner Manager East Region In the last 20 years, independent microbreweries have popped up throughout the United States from Portland, Oregon to Brooklyn, New York.   With the same revolutionary spirit, independent brewers are looking to stake their claim in the coveted American beer market. According to the National Beer Wholesalers Association, Anheuser-Busch […]

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Solving Demand Side Issues to Maximize Compressor Efficiency

Gary Panttila, Channel Partner Manager West Region Demand-side issues in industrial compressed air systems are overlooked and underestimated. The awareness of energy consumption is a crucial piece of the puzzle. In recent years, there has been a greater focus on resolving issues related to this to maximize compressor efficiency. The energy consumed by a compressed […]

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Summer-ize your compressor

Summer is quickly approaching. With it brings warm weather, no school, barbecues, swimming pools and fun in the sun. But, for many manufacturers, the hot summer months bring to some not-so-fun challenges for compressed air systems. Just like any appliance, compressors require regular maintenance. Furnaces need a tune-up before the winter hits, and air conditioners […]

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How to Select the Best Pipe for your Air Compressor Lines

DeAnna Hagen, Channel Partner Manager – Midwest Region When considering installing a piping system for compressed air, there are many options and important factors to consider. Learn more about different piping systems and their applications. Factors to Consider Know your installation & ambient conditions. Consider the environment the piping system will be installed in. Many […]

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Variable Speed Drive & Variable Frequency Drive Applications – Back to Basics

Gary Panttila, Channel Partner Manager West Region Today’s compressor technology has evolved greatly for the controls of the rotary screw compressor. Most notably is the introduction of variable frequency drives (VFD) and variable speed drives (VSD). Although there are differences, both types of controls work to conserve energy. When utilized properly, they are very energy […]

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FS-Curtis Commitment to our Employees and Customers During COVID-19 Outbreak

During this time, FS-Curtis continues to focus on employee safety to safeguard essential operations as we strive to be the most trusted and dependable compressed air system provider in North America.  For our production groups, we have implemented additional actions to protect the health and safety of our team.  Outside of production, we transitioned all […]

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Understanding the Importance of Air Compressor Maintenance

Bruce Davis, Manager, National Accounts-OEM Business Development Sales Everything in our lives requires a check-up, and in most cases routine maintenance. This ensures proper functionality when needed most. Human health certainly requires regular check-ins and vital requirements like eating, hydration, and sleep. Our vehicles, homes, and almost every other system in life require routine care. You […]

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Grand Opening of FS-Curtis India Factory

On February 18, 2019 FS-Curtis India opened it’s doors to guests to inaugurate the new factory in Chakan, Pune. Guests were treated to a plant tour where they were introduced to several products including screw and centrifugal compressors. Guests were also introduced to the Nx, NxHe and the SEm during a FS-Curtis India product launch. […]

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Smart and Sophisticated: The Features of NxHe Rotary Screw

Our award winning Nx series two-stage rotary screw air compressor has been ranked as the most efficient air compressor on earth! The unique features of the NxHe ensure that companies continue quality production in a cost efficient and timely manner. Not only is the NxHe designed to extend its component’s life, but it’s also energy […]

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Which Reciprocating Air Compressor Do I Need?

Which Reciprocating Air Compressor Do I Need? The good news is you have plenty of choices for almost any application. The bad news is, you have plenty of choices for almost any application. Making the right decision seems overwhelming, but it’s not. Let’s break it down and simplify. An excellent reference resource to introduce you […]

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