E.L.I., Inc., operates as a manufacturer’s representative and distributor. We are a heat transfer and rotating machinery house that handles engineered process equipment. The original business was founded in 1933 by Walter Cooke and eventually became John B. Elstrott & Associates in the 1950’s. Finally, in 1979, E.L.I., Inc., (Elstrott-Lindberg-Irwin) was incorporated.
Since 1933 we have represented the following accounts
Standard Xchange/Xylem, Inc. – Formerly ITT Standard and American Standard Heat Transfer Division
Gardner Denver Nash– Formerly Nash, Siemens, Garo, Nash/Elmo, Nash Kinema
Siemens Energy – Formerly Dresser-Rand Company, Terry, Coppus, Murray, Turbodyne, Worthington, Tuthill
We also have 30+ combined years of experience representing the following accounts
Heat Exchanger Design
Southern Heat Exchanger
Spencer Turbine Co.
Three Owners Who Handle Inside And Outside Sales
Timothy Irwin – Sales Since 1984
Carl LaForge – Sales Since 1992
John LaForge – Sales Since 1996
Stephen Joubert – Sales Since 1982
Amy McMahon – Sales Since 2008
Trey LaForge – Sales Since 2019
Heather Wood – Office Manager/Accountant Since 2013
We assign territorial areas to each salesperson to ensure full coverage, however, all salespeople handle all of the product lines we represent. Our office includes a warehouse where we maintain an inventory of select heat exchanger items. We also have in-house design capability to run quick thermal ratings, turbine sizing, etc.