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Chicago Pneumatic appoints Redstar Equipment as portable compressor distributor in Australia


International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has appointed Redstar Equipment as its authorised national distributor of diesel powered portable compressors in Australia.

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With a highly skilled and experienced team and a well-established customer base, the company is a great fit for Chicago Pneumatic and will support the brand in expanding its share of the Australian construction equipment market.“We are really pleased to welcome Redstar Equipment to our global distributor network,” says Chicago Pneumatic’s Vice President for Business Development Andrew Cope, “we believe our products truly offer high levels of reliability and performance, and Redstar Equipment allows us to reach Australian customers more efficiently and effectively. Their knowledgeable team can successfully provide customers in the construction, mining, rental and associated industries with practical and cost effective compressed air solutions.” 

Based in Rocklea, Queensland, Redstar specialises in importing and distributing diesel compressors, generators and welders for the Australian industrial, mining and construction sectors. With a wide range of versatile and reliable portable compressors, Chicago Pneumatic has proven a great choice for the company, which prides itself on finding the best possible solutions for its customers’ diverse needs. “We are excited to have been appointed as an authorised Chicago Pneumatic distributor,” says Redstar Equipment General Manager, Kevin Ennis, “Chicago Pneumatic products offer excellent value for money which fit in line with the ‘Designed and Built for Reliable Performance’ philosophy of the brand”. As part of its agreement with Chicago Pneumatic, Redstar will also provide customer solutions for a variety of compressor applications, including handheld construction tools. 

Thanks to their robust German design and key features, including straightforward control panels, outstanding fuel capacity, steady design and state-of-the-art screw element technology, the Chicago Pneumatic portable compressors are extremely easy to maintain and operate, reliable, durable and adaptable. With a variety of models, also available in support and trailer-mounted variants, they are fitted with everything needed to deliver power wherever is required. They are suitable for a variety of applications, ranging from general site work and road maintenance to blasting and drilling, and designed for jobsite-tough durability and long-lasting performance. The CPS 70 - CPS 185 range is able to generate air flows between 71 cfm (2.0 m³/min) and 187 cfm (5.3m³/min) and is ideal to drive a variety of pneumatic tools. The CPS 275 - CPS 375 models have air flows between 279 cfm (7.9 m³/min) and 415 cfm (12 m³/min) and are generally used to drive pneumatic tools and for abrasive blasting. The CPS 560 – CPS 950 portable compressor range generates compressed air between 568 cfm (16.1 m³/min) and 954 cfm (27 m³/min) and can be used for abrasive blasting, water well drilling as well as drilling of small holes on construction sites and mines.