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Prior Diesel Appointed Sullair Distributor in UK

By Stephanie Roberts - Released on February 17, 2020
Ian Cass and Victor Arnold of Sullair with James Rix of Prior Diesel

Sullair, an industry leader in innovative compressed air solutions since 1965, is pleased to announce Prior Diesel has been appointed an authorized distributor for Sullair commercial and industrial compressed air solutions in the United Kingdom. As an authorized distributor, Prior Diesel will provide full customer sales and support for Sullair equipment, parts, service and warranty.

“Sullair is pleased to welcome Prior Diesel as our newest distributor in the UK,” said Ian Cass, International Key Account Manager with Sullair. “This is yet another stepping stone in our strategy to grow our market share and expand our distributor base across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior Diesel will play an important role in these endeavors, and we are confident their exceptional sales and service capabilities will help ensure Sullair customers continue to receive the best compressed air solutions for their application.”

Prior Diesel, which specialize in the supply of diesel engines and specialist equipment, will operate under an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) dealership agreement to sell and service Sullair stationary compressed air solutions, spares and lubricants.  Prior Diesel will carry the full line of Sullair stationary CE oil flooded rotary screw compressors. This includes the ShopTek® rotary screw air compressors from 4 to 110 kW; the LS Series of lubricated rotary screw compressors from 90 to 110 kW; and the recently launched DSP line of oil free rotary screw air compressors. 

“Our partnership with Sullair is a perfect fit and is a great opportunity for us to better serve our customers,” said James Rix, General Manager at Prior Diesel. “This will allow us to service our customers with market leading products at extremely competitive pricing. Having a partnership with Sullair will also allow us to package renowned Sullair air ends into Offshore DNV ATEX packages, with the quality and pricing our customers have come to expect.”

Prior Diesel is headquartered in Great Yarmouth and is part of the Suretank Group. For more information about Prior Diesel, visit

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