Why Swagelok?

Innovation, customer focus, and quality.

Driven by our core values

Swagelok is a values-based company committed to innovation, customer focus, integrity, respect, continuous improvement, and quality

Swagelok Northern California is one of 225 independently owned sales and service centers for Swagelok Company, a $2 billion company headquartered in Ohio that provides high-performance fluid handling components, assemblies, and related services to customers in 70 countries.

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One global team of thousands

Swagelok strives for an exceptional customer experience. In large part, that experience is created by our people—our sales and service center principals, corporate leaders, and associates worldwide. These individuals go to extraordinary lengths with the customer in mind.

Quality standards

The Swagelok Quality System (SQS) is a business management system enabling sales and service centers to systematically manage and improve processes throughout their supply chains. Swagelok Northern California is evaluated on SQS implementation by an independent third-party. Our center is also certified to ISO 9001 quality management standard. We get a full ISO audit every three years, and partial audits every year.


From alternative fuel to semiconductors, Swagelok components are trusted in a range of industries worldwide, including:

  • Power (nuclear and fossil fuel)
  • Oil and gas exploration and transport
  • Chemical and refinery operations
  • Semiconductor tools and fabs
  • Transportation and alternative fuels (onboard vehicle & infrastructure)


Swagelok makes 10,500 standard parts (Make to Stock or MTS) plus Assemble to Order (ATO), Make to Order (MTO), and Engineer to Order (ETOP) products. Swagelok Northern California ships over 1 million parts per year from our Bay Area warehouse, and has a 99% ship-to-promise track record.


Behind every Swagelok product, assembly and solution is the Swagelok Limited Lifetime Warranty—widely regarded as the industry's strongest. 


From assembly services to training seminars, Swagelok provides services designed to optimize fluid system effectiveness. As One Swagelok, we are able to address a broad range of issues for our customers, like:

  • Building assemblies, enclosures, and panels
  • Reducing energy costs, emissions, and leaks
  • Addressing safety issues
  • Training our customers’ workforce
  • Solving logistical challenges
  • Quantifying benefits of choosing Swagelok

Financial statement

Swagelok achieved its fourth consecutive year of record growth in 2014, with an average yearly growth rate of more than 7% since 2003. Notable figures from 2014 include:

  • $2 billion in annual revenue
  • 3:1 assets-to-liabilities ratio
  • 10:1 annual shareholders’ equity-to-debt ratio

Social responsibility

Swagelok is on a mission to make the world a better place. In our manufacturing operations, we divert 60% of the waste that would otherwise go to landfills. We work to reduce energy consumption and we reuse or recycle precious resources such as water, oil, and metal cuttings. We also give back to the communities that generously support us, donating $3.5 million each year to more than 100 charities through our charitable foundations and trusts. In addition, Swagelok corporate associates serve on over 70 local nonprofit boards.

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Swagelok sales and service since 1963

Since 1947, Swagelok Company has designed, developed, and manufactured high-quality, general purpose and specialty fluid system products. Today Swagelok is a $2 billion company with approximately 5,400 associates, 20 manufacturing facilities, 6 global technical centers, and a network of 225 sales and service centers in 70 countries employing about 3,600 sales and service associates. Swagelok Northern California is the sales and service center serving 58 counties of northern California and northwestern Nevada.

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