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A Company That Looks To The Future - Over 135 Years and Counting

Manufacturing premium-quality, engineered fans and custom blowers has allowed NYB to become a world leader in the industrial and OEM marketplace. NYB is able to engineer individual, flexible, customized solutions that meet the specific requirements for unique applications. Our heavy industrial product line and consistent axial development has helped us to expand to markets such as boilers, locomotive, nuclear and mining. Our extensive investment in technology and people allows us to process repair, upgrades and rebuilds of any of our competitors' equipment.

The New York Blower Company carries one of the most complete product lines in the air- movement industry. From axial fans to centrifugal fans, rebuild or replacement jobs, we are constantly adding to our product portfolio and increasing our capabilities. Our extensive operations include over 490,000 ftof manufacturing space in the United States, and over 200,000 ftinternationally. We also own the largest indoor AMCA accredited laboratory in North America.

NYB products are distributed through an extensive worldwide network of over 300 experienced and knowledgeable representatives. We have 5 manufacturing facilities in the United States, and 6 manufacturing facilities in Australia, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and New Zealand. Our sales representatives are in 15 countries around the world, and we are constantly adding to our network.

Today, nyb is a dynamic, modern company that fosters a forward-thinking attitude and always looks to the future.

Legacy Brands

2016 - Current

Aerotech was acquired to expand international manufacturing. Located in Melbourne Australia, Aerotech fabricates both centrifugal and axial industrial fans. Serving a variety of industries including but not limited to cement, pulp and paper, chemical, pharmaceutical, oven and burner, oil gas, and pollution control, they have expertise in aerodynamics, rotor dynamics, acoustics, stress analysis and vibration analysis.

HDA Fans

HDA Fans, Inc. originally began as Aerotech, a fan manufacturer with facilities in St. Charles and Joliet, Illinois. They mostly manufactured axial high temperature plug fans and wheel balancing units. In the early 1990's, the company's focus shifted, mostly producing fans for RTO (Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer) and high temperature applications. These fans were commonly used in the glass industry and in other applications where customized fans were the only solution.

While HDA Fans, Inc. is no longer operational, nyb has all of HDA's order acknowledgements and drawings and is still able to provide service to these fans and build replacement units or parts. By using drawings from old orders, and other methods of engineering analysis, nyb can decide to replace, repair, or retrofit HDA fans.


AirEng expanded nyb’s product offering of heavy duty, custom process fans into the Australian market. Specializing in both custom axial and centrifugal fans, AirEng provides fans tailored to meet specific application and customer needs in a variety of industries including: mining (main and auxiliary shaft ventilation), dust collection, sugar refining, waste water treatment and more. In addition, they provide a variety of engineering services including shaker tests, model analysis, finite element analysis, sound testing and system calculations.

2014 - 2015
J.P. America

J.P. America is acquired by nyb in 2014 and incorporated into the nyb product line in 2015. They are a global manufacturer of silencers, dampers, flexible connectors, rainhoods and sound enclosurers. This allows expedited service of these products to nyb's customers. 

2014 - Current
Windsor Engineering Group PTY LTD

In 2014, nyb partnered with its long standing licensee in New Zealand, Windsor Engineering Group PTY LTD, an engineering firm providing air moving solutions in New Zealand and lumber drying kilns throughout the world.

2012 - Current
Air Trade Systems LTD

In 2012, nyb partnered with its longstanding licensee in Singapore, Air Trade Systems, LTD, a manufacturer of heavy duty fans focusing on the marine industries.

2009 - 2017
MAS Air Systems, LLC

MAS Air further expanded the nyb product offering, specializing in high temperature fan applications and mechanical draft fans for heavy process industrial applications. In 2017, they were incorporated into nyb, and in 2018 the newest facility focusing on custom products was opening in New Castle. It is now the fourth nyb production facility located in the United States.

2008 - 2013
Alphair Ventilating Systems, Inc.

Alphair added to nyb's process fan portfolio with their heavy-duty axial and centrifugal fan lines, mostly sold to industrial sectors like mining, pulp and paper, ultilities, power generation, and cement, steel, and petrochemical production.

2003- 2013
TLT Babcock, Inc.

TLT Babcock, Inc. specializes in custom engineered blowers specific to electric power generation and pollution control systems. The acquisition allowed nyb to enter into new custom market niches.

1987 - 2002
Barron Industries

Barron Industries, a company strong in the service side of the fan industry, is acquired. Its products included fans, dust collectors, dampers, air locks, and their installation.

1972 - 1984

CECO was purchased in 1972 to build gas make up air units. Due to high prices for natural gas in 1975 business declined and CECO was later sold in 1984.

1938 - 2017
Mechanovent Corporation

The Mathis Brothers is renamed Mechanovent Corporation, a subsidiary originally used to sell unit ventilators mainly to schools. They were incorporated into nyb in 2017, with a focus on manufacturing quality air-handling equipment for select OEM markets and customers.

1904 - Current
The New York Blower Company

The New York Blower Company, a fan manufacturer founded in 1893, is purchased by the Mathis Brothers, a Chicago sheet metal contractor and purveyor of pneumatic tube systems. Original product offerings included heavy-duty fans, steam engines, and ductwork.

Expansions & New Facilities

2018 - New Castle, Pennsylvania

nyb begins expansion on a new facility in New Castle, Pennsylvania to better focus on serving the heavy industrial fan market. The 30,000 square-foot building is in addition to the existing 15,000 square-foot building right down the road.

2015 - LaPorte, Indiana (Laboratory)

nyb expanded their laboratory air and sound testing capabilities by building a new, state of the art facility. The new facility has six airflow test chambers of various flow and pressure capabilities and two reverberant sound rooms. The laboratory brochure has a complete overview.

2012 - Leitchfield, Kentucky

nyb opens the Leitchfield plant, running in addition to the La Porte and Effingham facility. The plant will help to better serve customers in the Southeast and allow nyb to be more competitive and responsive in the global marketplace.

2001 - Effingham, Illinois

nyb purchases and opens a manufacturing facility in Effingham, IL. The first production facility outside of La Porte, Indiana since 1918.

1979 - Plant 3

Plant 3 is constructed to aid in the manufacturing of larger blowers in LaPorte, Indiana.

New Product Line Releases


Monitoring devices enable fans for machine to machine communications (M2M) and/or to collect data to be used for operational monitoring, maintenance planning, and failure analysis. nyb will continue to expand it's offering of industrial internet of things (IIoT) fan sensor systems. 


Vaneaxial Adjustable Pitch Fans are expanded to larger sizes, in 66, 72, and 84" diameters.

Vaneaxial Fixed Pitch Fans are now available with new easy access design, making maintenance easier by allowing direct access to the shaft, bearings and v-belt drive. Clamshell construction ultilizes a single or double door (depending on size) to easily remove the wheel without removing the fan from the ducted system. Swingout construction permits the entire rotating assembly (wheel, shaft, bearing and drive) to swing out of the fan housing when the access door is open. 


Vaneaxial Adjustable Pitch Fans are available with new hub ratios of 0.45 and 0.54. The new hub ratios are intended for applications requiring higher flows and lower pressures than the current 0.60 hub radio design. They are available in half solidity for additional performance flexibility.

Industrial Duct Fans are belt-driven, designed with short compact housing to accomodate tight installation requirements and includes an aerodynamic belt-well for high efficient operation. Three wheel designs include a one piece cast aluminum (OPC), a multiple piece cast aluminum (MPC) and a steel fabricated (STG) wheel design.


Vaneaxial Adjustable Pitch Reduced Solidity Fans utilize a half solidity wheel (the number of blades is reduced from 12 to 6) to enhance the VXAP's flexibility, making it easier to select the correct fan for your specific application requirements.


Vaneaxial Adjustable Pitch (VXAP) Fans are designed and constructed for high-pressure applications found in heavy industrial-process applications such as air-assisted flares, combustion air, process supply and exhaust.


Surge Limiting Pressure Blowers help nyb to continue to better serve the heavy duty industry a unique wheel and housing design that minimizes surge without the need for auxiliary equipment or accessories.


Vaneaxial Fixed Pitch Fansl are designed for high-pressure ventilation. nyb Vaneaxial Fixed Pitch (VXFP) Fans are ideal where axial and space is at a premium.


nyb has implemented a new Limited No Fault Warranty for 20 HP and lower motors, purchased and supplied by nyb. This policy covers all claims excluding gross negligence or physical damage to the motor not as a direct result of a manufacturing defect. For more information, please contact your local sales representative.


nyb announces the release of the Open Style Pressure Blower Steel Wheel. They are ideal for efficiently handling material that might otherwise get caught up on a shrouded wheel.


nyb celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the company.


nyb announces the release of the Backward Curved (BC) Pressure Blower. This addition makes NYB's pressure blower line the most complete on the market today.


A new Plenum fan line is introduced, with many new features. The FA/EZ Plenum fans unhoused, compact configuration combined with the choice of four airfoil wheel designs provides the utmost in quiet and efficient operation.


nyb expands high capacity fans line with RTS Fans and AF Fans in larger sizes designed to accommodate greater capacities.


nyb and Mechanovent add a line of Square Fans to the portfolio, further enhancing the position of the company in the air-movement industry.


Three new models of AF Fans are introduced. The AF-30 for pressures to 30" WG, the AF-40 for pressures to 46" WG, and the AF-50 for pressures to 50" WG. 


The first line of fiberglass fans is launched.


nyb introduces its line of Pressure Blowers. They are NYB's most successful product ever.


The Type HP Pressure Blower is designed for pressures to 85" WG, flows to 10,000 CFM, and temperatures to 600°F. The Acoustafoil airfoil blower wheel is also introduced to the market.


nyb launches the standard General Purpose Fan and begins standardization of all product lines.


Comet Steam Unit Heaters with a STEELfin heating element was introduced in 1924. Unit Heaters with STEELfin coils are still in production today.

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