Davidson, NC - Aug. 10, 2009 (NYSE:IR) - Ingersoll Rand's compressed air technology was ranked first in a Reader's Choice Survey recently conducted in Chemical Processing magazine. The survey asked respondents to enter the name of the company they believed was the technology leader within 44 different categories. Ingersoll Rand received 33 percent of the responses for compressed air, well above the second place company which garnered 15 percent of the vote. This year's Reader's Choice Survey had nearly 1,000 respondents - the highest number of respondents in its six-year history. Chemical Processing magazine is targeted to plant engineers and technical personnel in the chemical processing industry.
"This type of recognition from our customers illustrates Ingersoll Rand's commitment to innovation, technology and performance," said Brian Freeman, Business Manager for Ingersoll Rand's Industrial Technologies Sector. "Results like this show we are succeeding in providing our customers with the most innovative products and services to enhance their efficiency and productivity."
Ingersoll Rand's Industrial Technologies Sector offers a broad array of compressed air systems including oil-free centrifugal, rotary oil-free, rotary contact-cooled and small reciprocating as well as tools, pumps, material and fluid handling systems and environmentally friendly microturbines.
To read the complete article and learn more about the Reader's Choice Survey, please visit http://www.chemicalprocessing.com/articles/2009/133.html
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