Press Releases


VMAC Celebrates 25 Years Of UNDERHOOD™ Air Compressor Innovation

Aug 31, 2022
VMAC is celebrating the 25th anniversary of UNDERHOOD™ air compressors. The first UNDERHOOD70 air compressor was shipped in the fall of 1997, and since then, VMAC has sold over 25,000 UNDERHOODs for Ford, RAM, GMC, Chevrolet, International, and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter service vehicles.


VMAC Puts The “Air” In Lincoln Electric’s Air Vantage® For 20 Years

Sep 28, 2021
Lincoln Electric’s Air Vantage® system is a critical piece of equipment for many operators in tough terrain, offering a welder, generator and air compressor. But the Air Vantage wouldn’t exist without VMAC, a mobile air manufacturer that provides compact yet powerful air compressor technology.


VMAC Hits Milestone With 40,000 Air Compressors Shipped

Jan 22, 2020
VMAC hit yet another milestone, shipping its 40,000th air compressor system. This specific air compressor system was shipped to VMAC Authorized Dealer Summit Truck Bodies in Wathena, Kansas, to be upfitted on a new truck build.


VMAC Throttle Control Upgraded For Faster Setup & Easier Use

Dec 16, 2019
VMAC has upgraded the throttle control on all new UNDERHOOD™ and Direct-Transmission Mounted (DTM) air compressor systems from an analog system to a digital system, which has significant benefits for installers and operators.

VMAC To Host Celebration Luncheon & VIP Tour In September 2019

Aug 13, 2019
VMAC is hosting a celebration luncheon and VIP tour at their facility in Nanaimo, B.C., on Friday, September 13th, 2019. The event is to celebrate VMAC recently being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and receiving Great Place To Work certification.


VMAC Adjusts Plans for United Kingdom

Jul 23, 2018
VMAC announced today the termination of its distribution agreement with Original Ltd to represent the VMAC brand of mobile compressed air equipment in the United Kingdom, effective July 14, 2018.

VMAC Launches New Interactive Vehicle Application List On

May 29, 2018
VMAC is pleased to launch a new interactive vehicle application list for dealers and customers on This latest innovation features many improvements over the previous application list, including the integration of a searchable application database.

VMAC to Join Summit Truck Bodies at the World Of Concrete Show, January 23-26

Jan 3, 2018
VMAC will be joining Summit Truck Bodies at the World of Concrete Show January 23 – 26, in Las Vegas. The Summit Truck Bodies booth #C7127 will feature Summit’s Ford F550 7 Series Service Trucks, one with a VMAC G30 Gas Engine Driven Air Compressor, and one with a VMAC Hydraulic Driven Air Compressor.


VMAC Appoints Jim Hogan to CEO, Tod Gilbert to President

Dec 11, 2017
VMAC today announced changes to the organization of its Senior Management team, appointing former President Jim Hogan to Chief Executive Officer, and Tod Gilbert, former Executive Vice President to President.

VMAC Named Finalist in Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Dec 4, 2017
VMAC has been named a finalist in Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2018. This prestigious business awards program was established in 1993 and recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies for their management abilities and practices.

VMAC Wins 2017 BC Export Award in The Manufactured Products Category

Nov 29, 2017
VMAC has won the Manufactured Products Category at the 2017 BC Export Awards. The prestigious BC Export Awards are presented annually by the Business in Vancouver Media Group, with support from the Government of British Columbia, and the BC Division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.

VMAC Releases the New G30 Gas Engine Driven Air Compressor With Honda Gas Engine

Aug 28, 2017
VMAC has released the new G30 Gas Engine Driven Air Compressor, now powered by a Honda GX390 gas engine. The G30 offers up to 30 CFM at 100% duty cycle, making it the best choice for operators using air tools for light duty applications, including mobile mechanics, tire service technicians, and light duty contractors.

VMAC promotes Stuart Coker to Director of Operations

Mar 30, 2017
Responsible for providing leadership and management of VMAC’s production, execution and planning of manufacturing operations, the Director of Operations position will empower Stuart to play a vital role in VMAC’s journey for continuous improvement.


VMAC Adds New Sales Rep to Growing Region

Jun 17, 2016
VMAC is pleased to welcome Mr. Dean Gary to our Outside Sales team. Dean will be serving Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota and Montana.