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May 2, 2018
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Dantec has launched a digital configurator for composite hoses in an effort to improve online service for customers. The company says that users are able to create and compare millions of possible hose combinations, without needing to look through numerous data sheets and brochures. The composite hose manufacturer, based in the UK, supplies sixty-six different hose types... [Read More]

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Jan 26, 2018
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The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) approved the company’s Seaflex marine hoses 24 January. The industry's standards are set out in the forum’s 2009 Guide to Manufacturing and Purchasing Hoses for Offshore Moorings. Yokohama's subsidiary, PT Yokohama Industrial Products Manufacturing Indonesia, has been shipping the hoses in compliance with... [Read More]

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Aug 29, 2017
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Trelleborg has supplied a suite of products from its marine systems operation to Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility, the largest offshore facility ever constructed. 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and constructed with more than 260,000 tons of steel, Shell’s Prelude will extract and liquefy natural gas from a site in North-West Australia. Trelleborg is supplying... [Read More]

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Nov 2, 2015
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Ratos subsidiary GS-Hydro, a global non-welded piping solution provider, is to acquire First Hose, a hose and related component provider located in Aberdeen, UK. The purchase price for First Hose, who services the oil and gas industry in the UK North Sea, consists of an initial payment of approximately £4.5 million (€6.3 million) enterprise value plus a maximum... [Read More]

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Mar 10, 2015
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The Yokohama Rubber Co.'s marine hoses employed for offshore crude oil transfer have been certified by the American Petroleum Institute as conforming to API Specification Q1 9th Edition (API Spec Q1). API Spec Q1 specifies the quality management system requirements for manufacturing organisations involved in the oil and gas industries. In response to demands from some... [Read More]

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Jan 8, 2015
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US company Kurt Hydraulics has introduced its new push-on hose and push-loc hose couplings for low pressure applications. The push-on design allows for an easy and tight fit with no need for special crimping tools. Kurt's oil resistant push-on hose contains a specially-designed spiral polyester material inside to lock onto the fitting of the coupling, allowing for strong... [Read More]

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Jan 6, 2015
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Dunlop Oil & Marine has reportedly invested $26.8 million (€22.5 million) in the construction of a new hose manufacturing facility in Macaé, Brazil. The soon-to-open ContiTech Dunlop Oil & Marine Brazil was completed in October 2014, and will be ready to supply hoses in the first quarter of 2015. Reports say the investment was made in response to increasing... [Read More]

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Nov 18, 2014
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SKF recently introduced the SKF Hose connection control (HCC) for monitoring lubrication lines on construction machines. Designed to check for ruptures in lubricant hoses, this unit alerts the machine operator immediately if there is a fault in the main line from the pump or in the feed lines to the lubrication point. Economically priced and easy to operate, the HCC can... [Read More]

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Nov 3, 2014
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Venair, a manufacturer of industrial hoses and special pieces in silicone, recently presented what the company claims to be the first conformable silicone hose in the market. The Vena MF/MF-L can be shaped manually and it is able to maintain its shape under extreme operating conditions. The product has been developed by Venair's R+D team to meet the most demanding needs... [Read More]

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Jul 21, 2014
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US company MG Newell has partnered with silicone hose manufacturer Venair to offer flexible silicone tubing for clients requiring sanitary grade hoses for conveying liquid or semiliquid products. All of the Venair silicone hoses are platinum cured in accordance with FDA standard 21 CFR 177.2600 and USP Class VI standard. The elastomer is fully non-toxic, stable, odourless,... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 2014
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Trelleborg, a global engineering group focusing on polymer technology, has finalised the acquisition of the privately owned Superlas Group. The company develops and manufactures medium/low pressure industrial hoses for a range of industries, including construction and civil engineering, processing, industrial cleaning and tanker transportation. Superlas has manufacturing... [Read More]

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Apr 29, 2014
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Hydrasun, a specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the global energy market, has invested more than £600,000 (€727, 430) in new specialist equipment and inventory for the completion of high-pressure, long length specialist hose assemblies for subsea intervention operations. The investment equips Hydrasun with the technology... [Read More]

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Mar 4, 2014
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Abilene, Texas-based McCarty Equipment Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Houston-based GHX Industrial and The United Distribution Group, has acquired the assets and operations of the Bakersfield, California location of Alternative Hose. The location has been operating for 7 years, focusing primarily on the upstream business. Alternative carries a number of world-class... [Read More]

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Jan 24, 2014
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Austrian industrial product manufacturer Semperit plans to invest around €10 million ($13.6 million) in a hose production expansion project at its Semperflex Optimit plant in the Czech Republic. The project is already underway and, when completed, is planned to increase production capacity by 30% by the Q2 2015, the company says. No further details on the project... [Read More]

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Dec 17, 2013
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Coxreels, a US manufacturer of industrial-grade hose, cord and cable reels, has announced it has re-engineered a series of its reels for improved performance. The 1195 Series, the company says, now comes standard equipped with an in-line swivel and a remodelled low profile outlet riser offering full-flow characteristics and an increased operating PSI rating up to 1000... [Read More]


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