Pattons invests in experienced leadership to accelerate the company’s growth and ambitions in providing best-in-class products and services.

Pattons Appoints Scott Sutton as VP and GM
Scott Sutton

Charlotte, NC: Pattons, a leading distributor and service provider in the Southeastern US for industrial compressed air systems and subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Limited, a global industrial air compressor manufacturer, today announced the appointment of its new Vice President and General Manager Scott Sutton. In this role, Scott will lead Pattons’ continued growth as a trusted name supporting thousands of satisfied customers for the supply and service of air compressors across Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

“We’re excited to have Scott join the Pattons team. Scott’s extensive experience and demonstrated success leading sales, service, and operations in a variety of industrial businesses will greatly accelerate our growth strategy. With a skilled workforce, superior service, and ELGi’s energy efficient products, Pattons is well positioned to be a leading compressed air provider in the Southeast,” said David Puck, President, ELGi North America.

Scott joins Pattons with comprehensive management and leadership experience in sales, service, and operations in various industrial businesses, including compressed air, commercial HVAC, elevators, and life safety technology and services. Most recently, he was the North America Sales Operations Leader with Carrier Corporation, where he was responsible for commercial service and aftermarket sales across the US and Canada. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Carolina University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame.

“The Pattons name has been synonymous with quality compressed air solutions for over 75 years. It’s an honor to be the next Vice President and General Manager of this industry-leading company,” said Scott Sutton, Vice President and General Manager, Pattons. “I see an incredible opportunity for Pattons to expand its presence and footprint in the Southeastern US over the next several years. I look forward to the challenge of spearheading the next phase of growth for the company.”

About Pattons
Patton’s Inc. (Pattons), a distributor of industrial compressed air systems and full line service provider was established in 1945, is now owned and operated by ELGi North America, a global industrial air compressor manufacturer. Pattons has seven branches across Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia providing a full line of reciprocating, scroll, and rotary screw air compressors, vacuum systems, and air system accessories such as dryers, filters, piping, and condensate management systems. Pattons services include preventative maintenance programs, emergency breakdown services, and full system auditing capabilities. For information on Pattons product offering and services, visit

In 2008, Pattons expanded into the medical and laboratory market with the establishment of Pattons Medical. Pattons Medical designs and manufactures medical and laboratory gas equipment including medical air compressors, medical vacuums, medical air dryers, laboratory air compressors, and laboratory vacuums suitable. Pattons Medical products meet or exceed NFPA 99 and CSA standards and are UL approved for hospital and laboratory use. Pattons Medical units can be custom designed to meet specific applications and spaces. To learn more, visit

About ELGi North America
ELGi North America, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Limited, a leader in compressed air solutions for over 60 years. Established in 2012, ELGi North America, in conjunction with its subsidiaries, Pattons, Pattons Medical, and Michigan Air Solutions, offers a comprehensive range of compressed air products and services. Our product offering includes oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw and reciprocating compressors, dryers, filters, and ancillary accessories. ELGi and its subsidiaries serve multiple industry verticals spanning medical applications, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, construction, manufacturing, and infrastructure. For further information, please visit