Press Releases

Motion Launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions Brand
06/02/2022

Motion Launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions Brand

The distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, announces the formation of its fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).

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NAHAD Regional Training Returns June 27‒28 to Chicago
05/17/2022

NAHAD Regional Training Returns June 27‒28 to Chicago

The two-day program, designed for fabrication and sales personnel, promotes an understanding of HSI guidelines and best practices in hose design, manufacturing, and fabrication.

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Continental Partners with WarehouseTWO to Provide Inventory Sharing for Distributors
04/15/2022

Continental Partners with WarehouseTWO to Provide Inventory Sharing for Distributors

Inventory sharing boosts value of distributor network by making inventory available to peer members.

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CECO Environmental Acquires General Rubber
04/14/2022

CECO Environmental Acquires General Rubber

Since 1950, General Rubber Corporation has been at the forefront of innovative rubber expansion joint design. Legacy brands include Maxi-Joint, Flex-Valve, and SoundZorber.

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Kurt Hydraulics Expands Braided Hose Coupling Line
04/14/2022

Kurt Hydraulics Expands Braided Hose Coupling Line

Kurt Hydraulics announced the vast expansion of its braided hose coupling line to over 743 styles and sizes. These compression-style hydraulic hose fittings feature RoHS-compliant plating that makes them ideal for a variety of industry applications and deliver superior performance, durability, and quality.

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Omni Services Reports Record-Breaking 2021, Promotes Lauren Witter
04/14/2022

Omni Services Reports Record-Breaking 2021, Promotes Lauren Witter

The Massachusetts-based founding member of NAHAD has recently overseen two building expansions and invested in robotics.

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Coxreels Introduces Extreme Duty XTM Series Spring Rewind Reel.
04/01/2022

Coxreels Introduces Extreme Duty XTM Series Spring Rewind Reel.

The XTM Extreme Duty Reel combines the ultimate features into a robust reel solution.

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SBP Holdings Acquires Hydrafab
03/02/2022

SBP Holdings Acquires Hydrafab

The Green River, Wyoming-based company provides repair services, fabrication, and sales for all types of hydraulic products including pumps, valves, and cylinders.

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NewAge Industries’ Redesigned Website Showcases Tubing, Hose, and Company’s Unique Culture
02/18/2022

NewAge Industries’ Redesigned Website Showcases Tubing, Hose, and Company’s Unique Culture

Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries of Southhampton, Pennnsylvania recently relaunched its website with a fresh, uncluttered design. The site features intuitive navigation, a clean look and feel, and pages that focus on specific markets.

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JGB Enterprises Rebrands to Echelon Supply and Service
02/16/2022

JGB Enterprises Rebrands to Echelon Supply and Service

JGB Enterprises, Inc., a leading supply chain management and logistics service provider of industrial hose, fluid power products and hose assembly solutions to industrial and government end markets, announced it is rebranding to Echelon Supply and Service, effective March 1, 2022.

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JGB Enterprises, Inc. Expands Executive Team with Two Key New Hires
02/10/2022

JGB Enterprises, Inc. Expands Executive Team with Two Key New Hires

Vice President of Industrial Sales Benjamin Judd and Vice President of Government Services Michael Hawn Join Supply Chain Management/Logistics Service Provider

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Hose Master Celebrates 40 Years in Business
02/04/2022

Hose Master Celebrates 40 Years in Business

What began in 1982 as a small manufacturing company in Cleveland, Ohio with just five workers has grown to four locations across the country with nearly 500 employees.

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Introducing Motion Automation Intelligence
02/04/2022

Introducing Motion Automation Intelligence

MotionAi offers tech-savvy, methodical approach to custom needs.

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SBP Holdings Sells Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. to Altamont Capital Partners
02/01/2022

SBP Holdings Sells Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. to Altamont Capital Partners

SBP Holdings completes the sale of Houston-based Bishop Lifting Products, Inc (BLP) – a group of value-added distributors of lifting products and specialty rental equipment. Following the transaction SBP Holdings will be comprised of two divisions with significant organic and acquisition growth opportunities: Industrial Hose & Rubber and Fluid Power & Automation. 

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McGill Hose & Coupling Celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2022
01/08/2022

McGill Hose & Coupling Celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2022

In 2022, Massachusetts-based McGill Hose and Coupling celebrates 60 years of fabricating and distributing some of the highest quality products in the hose and coupling industry.

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HCI Equity Partners-Backed JGB Enterprises, Inc. Acquires All-Serv Industrial, LLC
01/07/2022

HCI Equity Partners-Backed JGB Enterprises, Inc. Acquires All-Serv Industrial, LLC

JGB Enterprises, Inc., backed by HCI Equity Partners, announced it acquired All-Serv Industrial, LLC on December 31, 2021. JGB is a leading supply chain management and logistics services distributor of industrial hose, fluid power products, and hose assembly solutions. All-Serv is JGB’s second add-on acquisition since HCI’s platform investment. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Harbour Group’s Stainless Hose Fittings Acquires OmegaOne
01/07/2022

Harbour Group’s Stainless Hose Fittings Acquires OmegaOne

OmegaOne, based in Willoughby, Ohio, is a leading manufacturer of metal hose braid bands and stainless-steel fittings and adapters serving hose distributors and manufacturers. The company was founded in 1987 and has continually expanded its manufacturing capabilities, product offerings, and quality programs.

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Motion Completes Acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group
01/04/2022

Motion Completes Acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, has completed the purchase of Kaman Distribution Group for a purchase price of approximately $1.3 billion in cash, effective January 3, 2022.

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Singer Equities Acquires OB&E Rubber
01/04/2022

Singer Equities Acquires OB&E Rubber

Singer Equities, Inc. has acquired OB&E Rubber Company, headquartered in Jeffersonville, Indiana. OB&E Rubber provides heavy-duty conveyor belts, accessories, and field services including installation and conveyor maintenance out of their Indiana location. OB&E serves multiple markets including power generation, aggregate, recycling, and resell.

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Abbott Rubber Moves to New Itasca, Ill. Facility
01/03/2022

Abbott Rubber Moves to New Itasca, Ill. Facility

Abbott Rubber is pleased to announce it has completed its company’s move to a new 112,000 square foot facility in Itasca, Illinois.  Located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, the company celebrated it’s 70th    year in the hose industry in 2021. 

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Coxreels Shipping Program
12/21/2021

Coxreels Shipping Program

With more than 80 SKU’s included, Coxreels Ship Ready Program ship all confirmed orders the next business day after you place your order, and if at any time we can ship it the same day, we’ll do our very best to make this happen.  The maximum that can be ordered on a Purchase Order is 10 per SKU per order. 

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SBP Holdings to Acquire Watts Steam Store/Watts Machine
12/03/2021

SBP Holdings to Acquire Watts Steam Store/Watts Machine

SBP Holdings has acquired Watts Steam Store and subsidiaries on Wednesday Dec 1, 2021. Watts Steam Store will operate within the fluid power / automation platform (Dakota Fluid Power) for SBP Holdings. The fluid power / automation platform is the third business vertical within the holding company along with its Industrial Rubber vertical (Singer Equities) and its Rigging and Rental vertical (Bishop Lifting Products). With this addition, SBP Holdings will increase its North America footprint to approximately 100 locations with over 1,300 employees.

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American Bureau of Shipping Certifies Penflex EX Series Exhaust Expansion Joints
12/02/2021

American Bureau of Shipping Certifies Penflex EX Series Exhaust Expansion Joints

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded Product Design Assessment certification to Penflex EX Series Expansion Joints, further verifying conformance with recognized industry standards and applicable ABS rules.

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Motion Industries Names Vice President of Operations Integration
11/16/2021

Motion Industries Names Vice President of Operations Integration

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of John Watwood to Vice President of Operations Integration, effective immediately.

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Patricia Rauch Appointed CFO of Davlyn Group
10/19/2021

Patricia Rauch Appointed CFO of Davlyn Group

For Immediate Release

Davlyn Group has announced that Patricia Rauch has joined the company as CFO. Her experience spans multiple industries including manufacturing, distribution, and retail.

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PT's Newest Product: In-Line Coupler Strainers
10/19/2021

PT's Newest Product: In-Line Coupler Strainers

PT’s newest products: In-Line Coupler Strainers are perfect for straining liquid media and for slurry applications that have a potential for clogging hoses and causing damage to fittings, equipment, tanks, or storage containers.

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Balflex is on Track to Start Producing Hose at their New, European Industry 4.0 Hydraulic Hose Factory
10/06/2021

Balflex is on Track to Start Producing Hose at their New, European Industry 4.0 Hydraulic Hose Factory

For Immediate Release

The new factory is located in Sao Pedro do Sul, Portugal, and is designed from the ground up to utilize the latest and greatest technological advancements for software and hose-making equipment.

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Hose Master Staffing and Committee Changes
10/06/2021

Hose Master Staffing and Committee Changes

For Immediate Release

We are proud to share that Hose Master's Corporate Trainer and Major Market Specialist, Frank Caprio, has joined the CSA Technical Subcommittee for CSA/ANSI NGV 4.2/CSA 12.52 as Committee Chair.

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Southeastern Hose Introduces New Sales Specialist Duane McPeak
10/06/2021

Southeastern Hose Introduces New Sales Specialist Duane McPeak

Hose and expansion joint industry announces new industry expert

Southeastern Hose, a leader in the hose and expansion joint industry, is excited to announce its newest team member Sales Specialist Duane McPeak.

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Texcel Celebrated 40 Years in Business this Year.
08/06/2021

Texcel Celebrated 40 Years in Business this Year.

Texcel celebrated 40 years in business this year. They began as a small hose and rubber supplier in 1981. Through the years, they have added more quality products to their portfolio, more warehouse locations, and more experienced staff. When NAHAD began, Texcel joined as a founding member and hosted the first meeting in Houston in 1984. Texcel prides itself on being a company that sets a standard in excellence. They built the company upon the idea of providing impeccable customer service, and they are honored to serve the industry and their customers, year after year.

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Kuriyama Announces New Products
05/07/2021

Kuriyama Announces New Products

For Immediate Release

Kuriyama is pleased to announce the addition of the following new products to their product line to provide more “Kuriyama Value” to their valued distributors.

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GEIB Industries Opens New Distribution Plant
05/06/2021

GEIB Industries Opens New Distribution Plant

Immediate Release

GEIB Industries is pleased to announce the opening of a new hose assembly and distribution plant in Appleton, WI.  The geographic expansion to the Wisconsin market will provide our customers with fast, and reliable service for all types of hose and fitting products 

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Campbell’s NEW Expanded Line of Sanitary Tri-Clamp Products
05/06/2021

Campbell’s NEW Expanded Line of Sanitary Tri-Clamp Products

Immediate Release

Campbell Fittings is thrilled to introduce its newly expanded line of sanitary tri-clamp products. Campbell is the leader in hose systems technology with Crimpnology™, the best system for the safest hose assemblies in the industry.

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Amazon Hose and Rubber Company Completes the Acquisition of The Hose Connection
04/30/2021

Amazon Hose and Rubber Company Completes the Acquisition of The Hose Connection

Immediate Release

Amazon Hose & Rubber Company, a leading provider of Industrial and Hydraulic hoses and fittings today completed the purchase of The Hose Connection in Riviera Beach, Florida.

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NewAge® Industries Welcomes Three New Directors
04/29/2021

NewAge® Industries Welcomes Three New Directors

Trio Brings Years of Experience to the Employee-Owned Company

As NewAge Industries has grown, so too has its need for additional personnel. The day-to-day tasks of operating a successful, growing business have warranted new positions at the company, which manufactures plastic and rubber tubing used in industries such as medical device, food and beverage, chemical, industrial, biopharm, and pharmaceutical.

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Flexaust Strategically Moves 4 Facilities
04/28/2021

Flexaust Strategically Moves 4 Facilities

With four strategically located (MA, NV, NC and IN) facilities Flexaust has positioned itself to provide their distributors with fast, reliable service for a complete line of flexible industrial and commercial hoses.

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