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Our Story

The company was founded in 1937 as Transmission Engineering in San Francisco as a supplier of gear reducers, clutches and brake components. Twenty years later, Transmission Engineering started to distribute pneumatic components.  Distribution of fluid power components became our sole focus as we grew.

In 1976 we changed our name to TECO Pneumatic to avoid confusion with transmission products.  We purchased our headquarters in Pleasanton in 1991, and acquired a second facility in Reno, Nevada in 2008.  To better serve our customers in the Pacific Northwest, we incorporated a third warehouse in Tualatin, Oregon in 2011.  TECO offers local support to customers throughout Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California North of the Kern County line.  

TECO provides assemblies and components to the semiconductor, material handling, life science, energy, instrumentation, transportation, agriculture, mining, and woodworking industries.  We are a full line supplier of fluid and motion control products and systems.  When it comes to automation, fluid power, high purity process control, and filtration, we offer the products you need and the expertise to apply them properly in your application.