Robert Shaffer founds Air Squared in Cincinnati, OH, with the goal of developing and licensing scroll technology in various market areas.
Air Squared releases first scroll design:
Compact Oil-free Scroll Compressor for Medical Oxygen Concentrator
Air Squared awarded first patent:
Improved Scroll Tip-Seal Design Configuration
Exhibit at first trade show:
Develop the first two-stage scroll vacuum pump:
Robert Shaffer and Mike Mansdorfer found Air Squared Manufacturing, Inc. as the manufacturing arm of Air Squared, with the purpose of supplying Air Squared’s clients and customers with high-quality scroll compressors and vacuum pumps.
Air Squared successfully tests the largest scroll ever designed:
Move into first manufacturing facility in Broomfield, CO and begin production.
Exhibit at the Fuel Cell Seminar for the first time, showcasing the:
P32H58N2.25 Fuel Cell Scroll Compressor
Develop smallest scroll refrigeration compressor ever designed:
Manufacture first unit for an aerospace application – the Airbus A380:
P19H38N4.0 Scroll Compressor
Develop the first water-cooled scroll compressor:
P18H36N4.25 Scroll Compressor
Develop tritium vacuum pump while researching working with new fluids:
Awarded patent for the first scroll design to achieve pressure and vacuum on the same scroll.
Develop Air Squared’s first scroll expander for commercial use:
Establish highest pressure ever achieved by a scroll compressor at 200 psi(g):
Develop 12,000 RPM co-rotating scroll vacuum pump.
Establish highest vacuum ever achieved by a scroll pump with development of first three-stage scroll vacuum pump:
Develop one of the smallest scroll compressors ever designed:
Develop 12,000 RPM co-rotating scroll compressor.
Air Squared expands current facility in Broomfield, CO – doubling assembly square footage and adding office space.
Featured in Machine Design for developing the V12T22N4.0, the first three-stage vacuum pump:
Air Squared Manufacturing adds quality certification:
Expand manufacturing operations for the second time in 2 years, relocating facility and adding three times the square footage.
Featured in Machine Design for developing P6H8N3.0 Miniature Scroll Compressor:
Purchase second Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine.
Purchase Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine and Coordinate-Measuring Machine (CMM) to begin in-house scroll machining, improving quality and streamlining manufacturing process.
Air Squared relocates into stand-alone 23,000 square foot Broomfield, CO facility, doubling total square footage.