Efficient, clean, and dependable compressed air is a crucial element for nearly all industrial and manufacturing operations.
Since the early 1970s, Control Gear has been providing our customers with the assurance that their compressed air systems are reliable.
We are a leading distributor of Atlas Copco, but our team is equipped to service, repair, and maintain any brand of compressor and related equipment.
Air Compressors & Parts in Merthyr Tydfil
We understand that compressed air is vital to your business, and our engineers are always available to assist. We provide a wide array of service packages, ranging from sporadic repairs to comprehensive total responsibility contracts.
With decades of experience, our technical team can conduct a thorough audit of the equipment currently in use at your site and suggest improvements to your compressed air distribution system.
Our highly trained engineers offer a broad range of service packages, including 24-hour coverage, and can also cater to more sporadic needs if necessary.
Merthyr Tydfil and Compressed Air
Merthyr Tydfil is synonymous with many as the home of Hoover, the electrical appliance company. Opened in 1948, the factory produced washing machines and vacuum cleaners. The Hoover factory finally closed in 2009. Today, Control Gear works with a wide range of companies based in the Merthyr area.
In addition to fluid power products and services nearly all require clean, efficient compressed air for their particular process. Our engineers can undertake complete in-depth health checks and on-site audits in order to ensure the machinery and pipework meet the standards required.
There is also a considerable demand for gas generation systems such as nitrogen for industries including food and beverage and laser cutting. Companies in the Merthyr area include General Dynamics, O P Chocolate, Stephens & George Print Group, Sekisui, Simbec Research and Kasai UK.
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From Iron Hamlet to Industrial Powerhouse: The Transformation of Merthyr Tydfil
Iron is what transformed Merthyr Tydfil from a small rural hamlet to the largest town in Wales and the centre of the world’s iron making industry. The town’s four ironworks – Dowlais, Cyfarthfa, Penydarren and Plymouth propelled Wales’ transition from a rural to an industrial economy.
Throughout the late 19th century and early 19th century Merthyr Tydfil was a crucible of innovation and at the very forefront of Britain’s industrial revolution. Henry Cort’s puddling method for making wrought iron was championed in the town and gained international acclaim.
The town’s iron industries also spurred invention in other fields. Richard Trevithick developed his celebrated ‘Pen-y-Darren’ locomotive – a milestone in the progress of the steam powered railway.
Today Merthyr Tydfil has a wide range of manufacturing sectors including industrial machinery, automotive, food and beverage, MOD and pharmaceutical. All of these require clean, efficient compressed air as part of their process.