Chicago Pneumatic Compressors and Pneumatech appoint Ellen Steck as President

Ellen Steck

Chicago Pneumatic Compressors and Pneumatech have jointly announced the appointment of Ellen Steck as President of both organizations.  Steck will be based out of Chicago Pneumatic’s Rock Hill, S.C. office, and will be responsible for delivering both organizations’ renowned customer service and product offerings across the North American compressor and quality air markets.

Chicago Pneumatic Compressors produces a comprehensive range of compressed air solutions including the RCP piston and QRS rotary screw compressors, air drying solutions and quality air accessories, while Pneumatech is an established and innovative manufacturer in the compressed air system engineering market with unparalleled custom-design capabilities.  Both companies have production facilities located within the continental United States.

Steck joins the Chicago Pneumatic and Pneumatech teams after more than a decade in other leadership roles with parent company Atlas Copco. Steck previously served as the Vice President, Communication & Branding – Compressor Technique for the Atlas Copco Group out of its Antwerp, Belgium office, where she was responsible for driving customer loyalty in over 60 countries and creating communication structures across 23 brands in more than 170 markets.

Prior to that, Steck served as the Vice-President of Marketing for Prime and RSC Equipment Rental, then wholly owned subsidiaries of the Atlas Copco Group. At RSC, Steck led the marketing and eBusiness efforts for the more than 400 locations, $1.5B USD commercial equipment rental company.

For more information about Chicago Pneumatic and their products, or to find a distributor near you, please visit For more information about Pneumatech and their products, or to find a distributor near you, please visit

About Chicago Pneumatic

Since 1901 the Chicago Pneumatic name has represented high-performance tools and equipment designed for an extensive range of applications. Today, Chicago Pneumatic has a global reach, with local customer centers around the world. Chicago Pneumatic tools and air compressors are tailored to the needs of the industrial, vehicle service, and construction markets. Every day we develop and manufacture new products that are meant not only to meet your demands today, but tomorrow as well.

To learn more about our extensive range of tools, hydraulic attachments, industrial and portable compressors, accessories and workshop equipment, please visit

About Pneumatech

Founded in 1966, Pneumatech is a leader in compressed air system engineering, offering a large range of air drying equipment while providing unparalleled custom-design capabilities and first class customer service around the world. Pneumatech specializes in Refrigerated Dryers, Regenerative Dryers, Landfill and Biogas Dryers, Drains, After-coolers, Filters, Water Chillers, Nitrogen Generators and Closed Loop Coolers. To learn more about Pneumatech and our products, or to speak to the distributor nearest you, please visit

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