Our Story

Old-curtisIn 1854 FS-Curtis began the tradition of producing high quality, world-class industrial equipment in the U.S. heartland, St. Louis, MO.

FS-Curtis built the first Masterline air compressors in 1897, setting the gold standard for superior engineering and design for all future generations of compressors.

For more than 160 years FS-Curtis products have been passed down from generation to generation, proving their recognized value to our loyal customers. Our Masterline Compressors remain unmatched in terms of durability and performance, along with our rotary screw and oil-less compressor series.

FS-Curtis has earned the reputation for building the most rugged industrial-duty compressor you can buy. Our professional engineering staff and factory-trained distributor network are committed to supplying you with a complete offering of the very best in compressed air equipment.

To purchase one of our world-class air compressors, contact an Authorized FS-Curtis Distributor in your area!



A Global Company

Fusheng Group

Founded in 1953, Fusheng Group is the parent company to FS-Curtis that specializes in manufacturing a broad range of products from air compressors to golf club heads to semiconductor lead frames.


FS-Elliott is the premier global provider of efficient compressed air systems with a network of local partners to deliver the highest level of product support. Building on a 50-year tradition of excellence, our team works with manufacturers providing value to their facility through rugged and reliable centrifugal compressors designed to increase productivity and lower system operating costs.

ALMiG Kompressoren GmbH

ALMiG is one of the leading compressed air technology system providers and has almost 100 years of experience delivering premium products in the compressed air sector – made in Germany. Companies all around the world trust in the customer focused solutions, quality, innovation and flexibility. Constant research and development form the essential foundations for the efficiency of every system manufactured by ALMiG. The latest technologies combine excellence with the quietest possible running performance, optimal energy efficiency and particularly careful conservation of resources.