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QuickConnect: October 2012

News from NAHAD Members

Ronnie Allen

NAHAD Member Companies announce a promotion, a new catalog, an acquisition and a new product.


SPIR STAR Ltd. is proud to announce the promotion of Ronnie Allen to Sales Representative.  Ronnie joined SPIR STAR in 2007, starting in Production and rapidly advancing to a Hose Assembly Technician.  With Ronnie’s extensive knowledge of their product line, he was promoted to Sales Representative earlier this year.

“As a Sales Representative, Ronnie’s primary duty is to uphold the high level of customer service our customers have come to appreciate.  Ronnie’s commitment to this goal makes him a great fit for the SPIR STAR sales team,” states Joe Derzapf, Vice President of SPIR STAR.


Hi-Tech Duravent is pleased to announce the release of their new 2012 catalog, including new products and their expanded line of Core Products. The exciting new catalog spotlights over 50 of their high quality flexible hose and ducting products in an easy to read format.

To receive a copy of the 2012 Hi-Tech Duravent catalog, please call 1-800-348-6500 or visit their website www.hitechduravent.com.

McGill LogoMcGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. of East Longmeadow, MA has announced the acquisition of RNB-Richardson, Inc., located at 199 Anthony Street in East Providence, RI. The combination of RNB’s talent, extensive selections of industrial and hydraulic hose and fittings with the added capabilities and services of McGill Hose will provide customers with the most complete and local source for products and services for safe fluid handling. This new location will service the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts markets.

For over 50 years, McGill Hose & Coupling has been specializing in the fabrication and distribution of a comprehensive line of flexible hose, fittings, fluid handling components and NAHAD and UL-recognized industrial hose assemblies. In addition to a full selection of industrial, hydraulic, metal and Teflon hose and plastic tubing and hose, we stock quick couplings/disconnects, metric hose, fittings and tubing. Complementary products include hose accessories, products for spill containment, overfill protection, hose protection products and protective clothing. Services include made to order hydraulic hose, fittings and adaptors, as well as pipe and tube bending. More information on the company can be found at www.mcgillhose.com.

Ryco LogoAs RYCO continues to complete their range of Isobaric Hydraulic Hose Series, they are pleased to announce that they have achieved “Another Worlds First” in releasing their H6032, 2” ID, 6,100 PSI pressure rated hose. 

The H6032, 2” Internal Diameter, 6,100 PSI rated hose was tested to over 1,000,000 impulse cycles and carries an impressive 15 ¾” minimum bend radius, making this hose the most flexible 6,100 PSI rated hose on the market today.  It is also avaliable in RYCO’s various covers including Avenger, Diehard and Slider.

Customers can find this hose and the entire range of RYCO Isobaric hoses in their newly released Mining Products Catalog which can be viewed on their newly improved RYCO website at www.ryco.com.au. For more information on RYCO Hydraulics Isobaric hoses or their new Mining Products Catalog, please call 1-866-821-RYCO (7926).


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