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NAHAD Companies Celebrate Anniversaries

Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., an industrial rubber products distributor headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida celebrated their 65th year in business in February. 

Goodyear Rubber Products opened for business on February 10th, 1948 on Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg near their current headquarters. Founded by Brooklyn NY transplants Murray and Jackie Jacobs, the company is owned and operated by their son, Robert "Bob" Jacobs, with a strong commitment to maintaining their high standards of integrity and loyalty to customers, vendors and employees alike. 

Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc. has grown to six locations on the West Coast of Florida including the primary St. Petersburg location and five ParkerStores in Tampa, Clearwater, Bradenton, Ft. Myers and Naples. According to company General Manager & V.P., Eric Von Kaenel, the company will continue growing in the future by adding additional branches and new product lines. Currently, the company offers Industrial and Hydraulic hose and Couplings, Conveyor and Power Transmission Belts, Sheet Rubber and Fluid Sealing products including Expansion Joints along with Rubber Dock Fenders, Floor Matting and Protective Clothing.

Reliance Industrial Products Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Reliance Industrial Products Ltd. has just celebrated their 20-year anniversary. The celebration drew in more than 750 attendees and showcased their new 120,000sq facility in Nisku, AB. Reliance would like to thank all of their vendors, customers and staff for contributing to 20 years of success.

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