About the Garlock Family of Companies
The Garlock family of companies provides solutions that seal the most demanding fluid-handling equipment and processes, with more than 100,000 sealing solutions for a diverse range of industries world-wide:
• Chemical Processing
• Food & Beverage/Brewing & Bottling
• Oil & Gas
• Power Generation
• Primary Metals
• Pulp & Paper
• Water/Waste Water
The Garlock family of companies is part of EnPro Industries. The companies in the Garlock family feature a distributor network covering 75 countries, employ more than 1,900 workers in 16 global operations and operate total of 12 manufacturing facilities to produce the broadest range of fluid sealing products specifically for industrial applications. The Garlock companies also operate the most extensive testing facilities in the industry.
Leaders in Sealing Solutions Since 1887
The year was 1886 when Olin J. Garlock devised a better way to seal piston rods in industrial steam engines. First established in 1887 in Port Gibson, New York, the Garlock Packing Company relocated in to Palmyra, NY, 1889. By the early 1900s Mr. Garlock’s company began establishing facilities at what is now the current world headquarters for the Garlock family of companies.