Pressure Controls, Inc. was acquired by RIDE Technologies in 2021

Our Company

Pressure Controls, Inc. was founded in 1966 in Belleville, NJ. In the early days, the company focused on building durable components while exploring the needs of different industries. As word of the high quality spread, PCI established itself as a dependable switch manufacturer delivering high quality products anywhere in the world.

In 2021, Pressure Controls, Inc. was acquired by RIDE, Inc, a leading engineering firm located in West Greenwich, RI. RIDE is an industry leader in the development of shock isolators and power transmission components for use in harsh environments.

The acquisition by RIDE has provided an increase in knowledge and resources which have laid the groundwork for PCI to continue to flourish well into the future. Our staff now includes several degreed engineers focused on problem solving, quality manufacturing and customer service.

Our Capabilities

Housed in a 10,000 square foot facility, Pressure Controls, Inc. has all of the necessary tools to build state-of-the-art switches. We have advanced design software (CAD / FEA) that we use to visualize new ideas and assess their effectiveness. And by collaborating closely with your team, we're able to customize our switches to your particular system requirements.

Once an idea is approved, our team has a shop full of manufacturing tools and equipment to bring your concept to reality. We have access to an abundance of materials which allow us to develop samples quickly for evaluation and testing. And when a switch concept moves to production, we have state-of-the-art inspection equipment to ensure your Pressure Control switch works reliably each and every time it's used.

Our Products

Pressure Controls, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacture of pressure, flow, vacuum and absolute switches. These products are extremely versatile and designed to withstand some of the harshest conditions on Earth. With decades of real world data, our switches have proven to last in critical applications for over 40 years, no matter what conditions they face.

Our Customers

We have had the pleasure of working with companies from around the world, who require an innovative design that cannot be found anywhere else. Our products have been in use in aerospace, nuclear reactors, public utilities and much more.

  • Aerospace / Defense
  • Fire Suppression
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Medical Devices
  • Nuclear Power
  • Oil & Gas
  • Semiconductors
  • Utilities

Need help with a problem or issue that's hindering your operation? Don't settle for subpar components, get in touch with Pressure Controls to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Pressure Controls can deliver standard, semi-custom and custom switches for your application

Need Customized Switches?

Customers in a variety of industries around the world rely on PCI's expertise to deliver standard, semi-custom and custom designed switches. With a long background in engineering, our team thrives on providing customized solutions to support your manufacturing processes every day.


Pressure Control's stock switch designs have been tested over the last 55+ years and we can vouch for their reliability and performance under pressure.


Need to tweak one of our existing switches? We can make edits, substitute materials and update tolerences to deliver functional switches quickly and keep your process moving along.


Need a completely new switch for a project that you're working on? Our engineers love to solve problems and will collaborate with your team to design, test and manufacture the unique parts that you need.