About Elgi Sauer

Established in the year 2008, ELGI Sauer Compressors Ltd is the joint venture between Elgi Equipments Ltd, Coimbatore, India and J.P. Sauer & Sohn, Kiel. The joint venture brings together Elgi’s decades of experience in the Indian industrial and defence market and Sauer’s experience as a Global leader in the manufacture of High pressure air compressors for Navy, Shipping & Industry. ELGI Sauer conglomerate focuses on consolidating the engineering, indigenization and product support capabilities of both the constituent entities, to build state-of-the-art products and provide customized solutions for the Defence, Shipping, Industrial and Offshore markets in India.

Elgi Sauer - Leading Induustrial Compressor Manufacturer in India

Elgi Sauer Compressors Ltd has a modern & state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Coimbatore, India. The facility is spread over 50,000 sq. ft. in Kallappalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

It manufactures high-pressure air & gas compressor packages for the Naval, Industrial, Commercial Shipping and Offshore markets. It also houses an Engineering Support Centre for global new product development and prototype testing standing testament to our commitment to innovation and excellence.

With this new facility, we will continue to provide high-quality compressors and accessories to our important markets – Defense, Shipping, Industry, and Offshore in India.

The successful collaboration between the two leading companies has lead to numerous achievements that include,


Centralized & dedicated air system for new shipbuilding and retrofitment projects of Indian Navy

  • The first indigenously built aircraft carrier INS-Vikrant is with our high & medium pressure compressor system.
  • Successfully Installed on board in Destroyers, Corvettes, Mine sweepers, Oil tankers, NOPVs, FPVs, LCUs, etc.
  • Comprehensive solutions with Pressure Reducing Stations, virtually maintenance free Integrated Membrane Driers, Customised Control Panels and Air Bottles.
Worldwide Reference
  • 62 Navies
  • 194 Naval Programs
  • Over 80% of market share in Naval Projects.
Other Defence Applications
  • Supplied for ARRV for Indian Army
  • Trolley Mounted & Stationary Dockside Air Solutions
  • Proven compressors for Power segment – Hydro/ Nuclear/ Engine or Gas Turbine Driven Generators
  • Proven track record in Steel , Research Institutes, Pressure testing, Automobile segments
  • Ocean-going shipping has stringent quality and reliability requirements. Sauer Compressors has been fulfilling them for more than 130 years. Not only are our starting- and working-air compressors among the most modern and most economic compressors available on the market; they have proven their reliability under the most demanding operational conditions.

Air compressors for starting air and instrument air for commercial shipping and fleet operators

The range comprises of products that are internationally accredited and approved by International Association of Classification Societies(IACS),

  • MISTRAL Series (air cooled)
  • PASSAT Series (air cooled)
  • TYPHOON Series (water cooled)
  • TORNADO Series (air cooled)
  • HURRICANE Series (air cooled)
  • 5000/6000 Series (water cooled)
  • G Series (air cooled, gastight)
  • ComSilent/ ComBooster Versions/ ComDryer
  • Sauer control family
  • Customized solutions among others

Apart from providing wide range of compressors that are inevitable for the industry, ELGI Sauer compressors also offer product support to customers, instantly through its excellent sales and service network across India.

  • Upstream
  • Midstream
  • Downstream
  • Auxiliaries