On May 1, Amarillo Gear Co., Amarillo, Texas, purchased Chittom International Inc., Tulsa, Okla. The new company is identified as Amarillo Chittom AirFlow, a division of Amarillo Gear Co., and will operate out of the Tulsa location.

The company manufactures fans, louvers, pneumatic actuators, fan shafting, hail screens, bug screens and complete fan packages for the air-cooled heat exchanger, industrial radiator and cooling tower industries.

Amarillo Chittom AirFlow's emphasis is to grow market share through superior customer service, the manufacture of quality products and expansions into new products.

William Immell, who served as vice president of engineering for Chittom International, was named general manager of the new company, which has 30 employees.