Let us start with a brief introduction to air compressors before going into the manufacturing units. A brief discussion is required to give the reader a short explanation of their topic of interest.

What are Compressors?

Compressors are mechanical components that work on the principle of reduction of the gas volume for increasing the pressure of the gas. Many compressors are developed in the market and one of which is the air compressor. This is also known as a gas compressor. Here, the gas volume is reduced by compressing the gas as most gases are compressible. The main part of it is a pump where the primary function is for pressurizing and moving liquids although some can be compressed.

The air compressor is one of the mechanical components which is very high in demand across the country and around the world. The Compressors are increasingly seen to be prevalent. There are so many advantages of the air compressor like their adaptability, affordability, and viability, that is why they are increasingly being utilised in many industries nowadays. Hence, there is a huge demand for air compressors in the market and this demand keeps on increasing. There are so many manufacturers in India that have their manufacturing centers, and testing facilities for quality and performance to meet this ever-increasing demand. The manufacturers can produce a wide variety of air compressors and are ready to meet the needs of different sectors or industries. However, in this, we will look at some of the top air compressor manufacturers in India.

In the next section, we will take a look at the top 10 air compressor manufacturers in India which not only manufactures but supplies the manufactured products either locally, nationally, or internationally. The list of the top manufacturers in India air compressors are listed below in the table and the next section will give us a brief introduction to the various manufacturers, their products, and so on. This will help the readers to easily get an insight into the interested manufacturer.

Table 1: Top 10 Air Compressor Manufacturers in India

  1. Indo Air 

  1. MK Engineering

  1. BAC Compressors

  1. ELGI Equipment

  1. Paras Compressors

  1. Mark Compressors

  1. Deep Pneumatics

  1. Pryes Compressors

  1. ZEN Air

  1. FS-Curtis

1- Indo Air

The Indo Air company is one of the many conglomerates having the same name and obtained its start in the year 1977. This company had only OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) as its customers when it started this company. In no time, they started to sell compressors and vacuum pumps branding their company in the later year, i.e.,  in the year 1998. After this, the company grew so much and started gaining recognition and popularity to new heights due to its excellent products. The air compressors they made are well-known and have received certification from many. Good quality and performance are their aims and their products are acceptable and guaranteed by many as they were able to meet national and international standards.

2- MK Engineering

The main goal or vision of this company is to provide customers with the best equipment that is possible. M.K. Engineering has a wide range of industrial compressors that clients can choose from based on their applications in the industry. This company has gained popularity and has become well-known among many as its products are top-notch and are certified according to national and international standards.

3- BAC Compressors

In India, one of the leading air compressor manufacturers and suppliers is the BAC Compressors which was started back in the year 1979. The company has an experience of 5 years now. Their products are excellent, efficient, affordable,  small, and unique. They have a wide range of products ranging from modest air compressors important for small businesses to heavy-duty air compressors for large-scale projects.

Also, read: List of Major AC Compressor Manufacturing Companies in India

4- ELGI Equipment

For some clients who are more into creativity and technologically advanced products, ELGI Equipment is the best. They have a wide range of products that one can choose from based on their needs. This company also supports customized air compressor systems that a client needs, and the client can easily approach them through their main website. Moreover, the company can supply the clients with either a rotary air compressor or a reciprocating one. They provide the best air compressor in India that can also be oiled or unoiled depending on the clients’ needs. The company as of now is working to produce around 400 various related products.

5- Paras Compressors

This is also one of the leading companies that are there in India and the most prominent air compressor manufacturer. The company has worked for almost 20 years to meet the demands of the clients. In the two decades, the company also has gained so much experience and knowledge about the products and their existence had been an immense success not only for the company but for the dealers, clients, and so on.  Some of the compressors manufactured by this company are

  1. Water-cooled and air-cooled reciprocating air compressors
  2. Rectangular air compressors
  3. Lubricating and non-lubricating reciprocating air compressors

Paras air compressors are small in size, and easy to use, making them available not just for commercial use but for domestic purposes as well.

6- Mark Compressors

This is also a well-known air compressor manufacturer. Various types of air compressors are manufactured by them. These have been in the business of manufacturing for a long time.  It has more than 50 years of experience. New products are coming up every single day due to the ever-changing needs of the customers or clients.

7- Deep Pneumatics

This company is located in Ahmedabad, India. After several years of research and development, the company named ” Deep Pneumatics” was founded and it started in the year 2009. They have their factory which is located in Gujarat (Ahmedabad). This manufacturing unit and other firms under the group have an experience of more than 25 years and hence can cater to the needs of the customers smoothly. This company was started by a team of engineers and technocrats. A wide range of designs of compressors are there and the company can produce them at their manufacturing facility that is located in Gujarat to satisfy the requirements of the customers. They provide air compressors that are innovative not only in India but across the world. Their products are very efficient, and reliable.

8- Pryes Compressors

Another manufacturing company is the Pryes Compressors which is one of the leading air compressor manufacturers in India. This company has served clients in around 50 states and has successfully gained their trust. The products are well-known for their versatility, and durability, and also they consume very less power. Air compressors from this company are easily obtained and the company delivers them on time. Their products have reached and obtained the standards that are nationally and internationally based.

9- ZEN Air

This is another manufacturer of air compressors. The company first starts by providing replacement parts that are needed by several OEMs. This company was founded in the early 1970s. The first time it came to the market was in the year 1995. This firm then began to produce air compressors, vacuum pumps, and many other related parts. However, these are still under some other name. The company then finally started, and it became a Private Limited Company in the year 2005. Then slowly and gradually it started distributing its products to the customers under their company’s name the "ZEN AIR." The quality of the products is excellent and the products and the services they delivered are satisfying to most consumers.

10- FS-Curtis

The first-ever air compressors (master line) are manufactured by the FS-Curtis in the year 1897. The main goal when they manufactured them was to utilize all the engineering knowledge and to exceptionally design them for the good of later generations of compressors. Whatever types of compressors they manufactured are very durable and efficient with good performance. The company has trained and skilled employees and with the hard work and dedication of the entire team, they were able to reach their dreams, vision, and goal. This is also one of the most trustable companies which provides all the requirements of the consumers.


Given above are some of the top manufacturers of best air compressors that not only manufacture but supply and export them to various regions in India and across the globe. Most of these companies have built and gained popularity even in the international market because of the production of high-quality products and good performance.

FAQs: Air Compressors

Q. What is a good size air compressor for use in a home garage?

Ans. A good size air compressor for a home garage is around the 2.6-gallon to 20-gallon range. This will do the job smoothly.

Q. What are the four types of compressors?

Ans. The four types of compressors are Rotary Screw Compressor, Axial Compressor, Reciprocating Air Compressor, and Centrifugal Compressor.