The History of Ray Engineering Inc.

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1915

Thomas Arthur Ray became agent for Rockwell Edward Valves. Today known as Flowserve Edward Valves.

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1921

Ray Engineering Company was formed by Thomas Arthur Ray on Milk Street in South Boston.

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Mid 1940's

Ray Engineering moved to 287 Congress Street, Boston, MA

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1946

  • Ken Ray joined Ray Engineering Company.
  • Ray Engineering started selling and still does sell Flexitallic Gaskets.

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Late 1940's

Bert Ray Joined Ray Engineering for a short time period

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1948

Ted Ray joined Ray Engineering Company

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1949

Ray Engineering was Incorporated in the State of Massachusetts

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Early 1970’s

Ray Engineering Moved to South Street, Boston, MA

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1977

Thomas E. Ray joined Ray Engineering as the THIRD generation

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1983

Ray Engineering moves from South Boston to Burlington MA.

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1986

Phyllis Ray joined Ray Engineering Company.

1987

Ray Engineering signs on with HBE Engineering.

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1992

Bill Ray joined Ray Engineering as the FOURTH generation.

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1993

Ray Engineering moves from Burlington, MA to Boxborough, MA.

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1993

Dan Boudillion joins Ray Engineering.

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1996

Todd Ray joined Ray Engineering as the 2nd fourth generation

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2002

Ray Engineering moves from Boxborough, MA to our current location in Westford, MA.

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2003

Getting into Biomass, Ray Engineering signs up with Rader for wood handling equipment. Rader would be bought by Jeffrey, which was then all bought by TerraSource Global

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2004

Ray Engineering makes a move from Sterling DA to the Crane Environmental Company.  Known as Crane Water, selling DA’s and water treatment.  Today they go by “Cochrane by Newterra”. 

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2005

Ray Engineering signs on with Wahlco, Inc. out of Santa Ana, CA with Aqueous & Anhydrous Ammonia systems plus urea to ammonia systems (U2A)

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2006

  • Ray Engineering rejoins the fan industry with a return to Twin City Clarage.
  • Marlon Leavitt is hired as the Northern New England outside sales man.
  • Thomas Ray retires after 28 years.
  • Ray Engineering changes Heat exchanger companies to Yuba Heat Transfer, which shortly after added Ecolaire condensers.  Today, they are owned by SPX Heat Transfer.
  • Phyllis Ray joins Thomas gladly in retirement after 20 years.
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2007

Ray Engineering signs up with Diamond Power International and Allen Sherman Hoff

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2008

  • Jack Mulone was hired to bolster our inside sales especially with Diamond Power and Allen Sherman Hoff (ASH).
  • Lisa Maniatis was hired as administrative assistant.
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2011

Ray Engineering starts working with Arcor Epoxy, Inc.

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2012

Ray Engineering signs on to represent wet cooling towers with EvapTech and shortly after adding Evapco-BLCT, dry cooling, to complete the Evapco Power portfolio.

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2014

Ray Engineering now represents Global Power – Braden Manufacturing and Consolidated Fabricators line of gas turbine inlet and exhaust systems

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2015

PowerPhase becomes part of the Ray Engineering companies represented. 

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2016

  • Ray Engineering signs on with Integra Services for in field machining of flanges, pipe cutting & beveling, torqueing and tensioning of studs along with other specialty in field services.

 

  • Ray Engineering expands its coverage into eastern NY and Northern NJ, hiring Scott Herland to cover this new territory.
  • Kelvion (formally GEA Heat Transfer) is added as a new line selling plate and frame heat exchangers and finfan coolers.