Press Releases

Coxreels Introduces Industrial Duty LED Lights for C Series Model
09/12/2022

Coxreels Introduces Industrial Duty LED Lights for C Series Model

Coxreels is proud to introduce a new line of three industrial duty LED lights now available on the C (Dual Purpose) reels.

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SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Catawba/Coastal
09/06/2022

SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Catawba/Coastal

On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, SBP Holdings joined forces with Catawba Industrial Rubber Company, Inc. and Coastal Hose & Rubber, Inc. Catawba/Coastal will operate within the Singer Hose and Rubber Division of SBP Holdings. With this addition SBP Holdings will increase its North America footprint to approximately 78 locations with over 1,000 employees.

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SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Mattson Distribution Company
08/03/2022

SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Mattson Distribution Company

On Monday August 1, 2022 SBP Holdings joined forces with Mattson Distributing Company. Mattson will operate within the Fluid Power & Automation Division of SBP Holdings. With this addition SBP Holdings will increase its North America footprint to approximately 70 locations with over 1,000 employees.

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Motion Announces Senior Vice President Appointment
08/01/2022

Motion Announces Senior Vice President Appointment

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement part is pleased to announce that Lisa Solomon has been promoted to Senior Vice President – Corporate Accounts.

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UNIFLEX Introduces New SC 12 i 370-Ton Workshop Crimper
07/14/2022

UNIFLEX Introduces New SC 12 i 370-Ton Workshop Crimper

With a crimping force of 370 tons, the new SC 12 i is the most powerful workshop crimper for R15 industrial hoses up to 3 inches and high-pressure hoses up to 1 inch. With its large opening and a maximum crimping range of up to 139 mm (5.47"), the SC 12 i can also crimp 4-inch Camlock industrial fittings and even 90-degree fittings with a long or short arm with ease.

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Coxreels Announces New Addition to Safety Line: High-Visibility Safety Hose Reels
07/11/2022

Coxreels Announces New Addition to Safety Line: High-Visibility Safety Hose Reels

Featured on P, SH, and T series, Hi-Vis hose is hybrid bright yellow hose with a white glossy stripe available in ⅜” and ½”.

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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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