RIX Industries

RIX Industries Provides Mission Critical Support to Military

The men and women who preserve our freedoms internationally deserve the very best compressor technology the industry can provide. At RIX Industries we are driven to design and produce systems that provide reliable, safe, and economical benefits to our customers. With a reputation as a leader in military pneumatic systems and pneumatic applications that support maritime and weapons ejection science, reliability, innovation, and experience has been, and continues to be, our standard of excellence for all our Military customers and products.

About RIX’s Central Tire Inflation System:

For over 140 years, RIX Industries has delivered vital, mission critical equipment to the US air, sea, and land forces. RIX’s Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) is no exception. This product has been enabling the military to complete mission critical operations in many extreme and dangerous circumstances. But this system it does much more than that. The RIX CTIS supports both military and commercial vehicles to improve traction and increases mobility. With a compact, lightweight, and reliable design, the CTIS aids in the traversing of some of the most extreme off-road conditions or difficult terrains, which in turn, enhances safety and survivability, productivity, and even extends the life of the vehicle’s tires. The diverse markets RIX serves includes:

  • Military Branches
  • Government Agencies
  • Fire and Rescue
  • Ambulances and Utilities
  • NSCV
  • Oil and Gas Industries
  • Off Road Racing

RIX’s Other Products Pave the Way in Innovation:


RIX’s other ground vehicle and aerospace compressor systems create solutions for a variety of vital missions.

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 gas generation and compression capabilities include:






System Design

Motor & Compressor Design

Test Planning & Management

RMS Analysis

Power Distribution

System Analysis & Modeling

Advanced Seal Design & Testing

Test Documentation


Cable & Harness Design

System Integration & Testing

Thermal Management

Test Equipment Design & Manufacturing

Safety Analysis

PLC System Design

System Simulation

Structural Analysis & Design

Test Readiness Review




Fluid Conveyance

Environmental Testing



About RIX Industries:


The RIX Industries Building
The RIX Industries 47,720 sq. ft. headquarters and manufacturing plant located in Benicia, CA.

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.

RIX’s Certifications and Qualifications:

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

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