Cooper Powers Up

    Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper) has acquired the Turbocharger Division of Archrock Services (Archrock). It marks the fifth acquisition for Cooper since Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE) sold its Reciprocating Compressor Division to Arcline Investment Management, a private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, California, and New York, New York, USA (see “A Return To Independence,” September 2019 Gas Compression Magazine, p. 62).

    Archrock will join Cooper’s Salina, Kansas, USA, turbine specialties team to form a new turbocharger division, Turbocharger Solutions International (TSI). “We’re very pleased today to bring these two fine turbocharger teams together. We’ve been spirited competitors for many years; together, we will drive value and improve the customer experience,” said Mitch Opat, head of the new TSI division. The new division will focus on providing new and repaired turbochargers for ABB, Caterpillar, Clark, Cooper, Delaval, Elliott, and other brands.


    When Archrock expanded its McPherson, Kansas, turbocharger facility in 2018, it added 26,750 sq.ft. (2485 m2 ) of workspace and 15,000 sq.ft. (1394 m2 ) of warehouse and inventory space (see “Continued Growth For Archrock,” October 2018 Gas Compression Magazine, p. 40).

    The McPherson facility has been operational for nearly 30 years. Today, it focuses on manufacturing, remanufacturing, repairing, testing, return, and exchange of industrial …


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