RIX Industries manufactures a wide range of pneumatic energy storage and transfer system solutions, including reciprocating piston compressors and gas generators and liquefiers for industrial gasses and breathing air. RIX specializes in applying oil-free technology to high-pressure applications and other highly demanding environments. RIX has been in business since 1878 and has been proudly serving our US Armed Forces for over 120 years. With a solid industry reputation that is second to none, RIX is the established leader in American-made compressor engineering and manufacturing.

A company built on trust, experience, and a solid client base of over 80% repeat customers, RIX is dedicated to making clients for life, both domestically and globally. RIX Industries' compressors and generators are used by an extensive list of customers including industrial gas companies, refineries and chemical plants, offshore oil platforms, commercial diving, OEM's, SCUBA tank filling, and Government Agencies, all of which increases RIX's global role in strategic deterrence, homeland defense, and industrial innovation.

In addition to the RIX legacy of standard compressor products, RIX Industries supplies pneumatic solutions for custom applications. RIX maximizes on innovation by providing customers with exclusive access to new products and improved technologies that support evolving pneumatic applications. RIX’s ever-expanding, innovative product line makes RIX the premier choice for air and gas compressor and generator solutions.

RIX's 60,000 sq. ft. headquarters & manufacturing plant in Benicia, CAThe RIX Industries 47,720 sq. ft. headquarters and manufacturing plant located in Benicia, CA
RIX's 60,000 sq. ft. headquarters & manufacturing plant in Benicia, CAA bird's eye view of the RIX headquarters and manufacturing plant
RIX's 61,000 sq. ft production facility in Sparks, NevadaOur 53,300 sq. ft. production facility in Sparks, NV


RIX Industries has earned top certifications and partnerships with major industrial leaders, OEMs, engineering firms, the Department of Defense, and other Government Agencies.

  • ISO 9001 qualified
  • Military Specification (MIL SPEC) manufacturer
  • AS9100 qualification


  • Praxair
  • Boeing
  • Air Products
  • NASA
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Dept of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Navy Special Warfare Command
  • Air Liquide
  • AirGas
  • Matheson Tri-Gas
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Dept of Energy
  • Military Sealift Command
  • U.S. Diving and Salvage


  • Shipyards
  • Steel Mills
  • Glass Plants
  • Paper Plants
  • PSA Manufacturers/Oxygen Generators
  • O2 Bottle-Filling


  • Stanford SLAC
  • Battelle
  • NDAA
  • NASA
  • Hughes Aerospace
  • Lawrence Livermore Lab
  • Brookhaven
  • Sandia


  • Refineries and refinery pilot plants
  • Industrial facilities -high-pressure oil-free air users
  • Nitrogen producers (PSA or membrane, for oil-free boost)
  • Hydrogen production plants - air separation plants
  • Cylinder filling plants for breathing air or industrial gases
  • Navy ships and dockside