In 1954, Robert C. Wolf developed the first metal diaphragm compressor in the US and founded Pressure Products Industries. He then founded Fluitron in 1976 and extended the company’s range of high-pressure equipment. Fluitron earned a proven track record of developing safe and reliable solutions for hydrogen gas handling.
ARA Partners acquired Fluitron in 2022 as the first step in building a hydrogen platform to address the energy transition. ARA Partners then acquired Bethlehem Hydrogen, a company established by Tom Joseph in 2009 with offices in the US and Kerala, India, to provide manufacturing solutions across the hydrogen refueling system. The addition of Bethlehem Hydrogen to Fluitron added valuable business expertise in the hydrogen field and key systems packaging capability.
In the first quarter of 2023, Fluitron moved into a 150,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Hatboro, Pennsylvania. This new facility allows Fluitron to up-scale our end-to-end business processes to ensure we exceed our customers’ expectations in the areas of delivery, quality, and pricing.
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Safe & Reliable Solutions
We pride ourselves on our proven track record of developing safe and reliable solutions for hydrogen gas handling. Our experts have representation in importance codes committee like NFPA 2 -TC (member) , CGA (Chair), and ICC.
Fluitron’s centrally located manufacturing plant in PA enables vital collaboration with our clients as needed. In general, all engineering, machining, inspection and assembly of our equipment is done in our plant.
As a thin and thick wall pressure vessel manufacturer, our capabilities range from basic pressure vessel fabrication consisting of pipe and standard heads, to highly engineered aerospace pressure vessels.
Our ASME engineers and design & fabrication experts are here for your most mission critical custom solutions. A complete facilities list is available for your review.