United Kingdom

About ROSS Pneumatrol

ROSS Pneumatrol is a specialist manufacturer accredited to ISO 9001. Operating from its headquarter in Lancashire, England, ROSS Pneumatrol provides engineered pneumatic solutions for use within hazardous and non-hazardous environments.

For over 60 years ROSS Pneumatrol has developed the technical and manufacturing expertise together with the market knowledge necessary to meet the demands of the Process, Rail, Energy and Industrial market sectors.

ROSS Pneumatrol designs and manufactures a wide range of pneumatic and electro-pneumatic products – standard or bespoke – to meet its customers’ needs and requirements.

Engineering & Design

We have a highly competent and experienced team of design engineers who are able to design both standard and bespoke cost-effective solutions, adding value for the benefit of our customers. Over the years, the company has developed a depth of experience within different market sectors allowing solutions to be designed to meet the needs of our customers and conform to the industry specifications. Using the very latest design and analysis modelling software allows us to produce innovative designs prior to commencement of any manufacturing.


Our manufacturing plant includes a wide range of CNC and conventional machine tools, paint shop, assembly and testing facilities to enable us to produce our full range of products, from the smallest component, up to cylinders of over 1000 mm diameter. Our planning control system manages all customer orders and schedules material and purchasing requirements.

Customer Service

We work closely with our customers to ensure we provide them with the level of service they require. We are flexible and open minded in our approach, and we aim to build long term relationships and partnerships with our customers.

Quality Management

Continuous improvement forms a corner stone of our quality philosophy to ensure our customers, suppliers and other key stakeholders benefit from effective and efficient business processes. ROSS Pneumatrol is accredited to ISO9001. Full material traceability, Test Certificates and other documentation is available on request.

ROSS Pneumatrol’s History

Over 60 years of engineering expertise in the Process, Rail, and General Industrial market sectors.


Established in 1963, RGS Electro-Pneumatics Limited designed and manufactured pneumatic and electro-pneumatic products specifically for the process industries.

RGS’s core product range of hazardous and safe area pneumatic solenoid valves is available in Namur, remote mount, sub-base, or manifold mount arrangements; in 3/2, 5/2 or 5/3 configurations and in sizes from 1/8” to 1”.

In addition to the solenoid valve range, RGS maintains an active business in the design and manufacture of non-standard pneumatic cylinders.


Headquartered in Plymouth, Davis Pneumatic Systems Limited was established in 1983. It was a designer and manufacturer of specialised fluid power components and systems.

They supply bespoke products to various niche markets including the railway, valve actuation, food, and other general industries.


Davis acquired Baldwin. Baldwin Fluid Power Limited was founded in 1966 and operated in Dartford.


Davis relocated to RGS premises in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.


RGS and Davis merged, becoming RGS Davis Ltd.


ROSS Pneumatrol was founded on 4th April 2014 after purchasing the assets and intellectual property rights of RGS Davis Ltd. The management team remains unchanged and ROSS Pneumatrol continues to manufacture and supply the complete RGS Davis product range from the existing Oswaldtwistle facility.


ROSS acquires Pneumatrol Ltd. (UK) to expand its combined market position in Hazardous Area and Safety technologies in the Process Industry.