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Goodall® Introduces the DuraCrimp® Coupling System for Steam Hoses

New coupling system is optimized for use with the Goodall® Inferno and Super Inferno steam hoses to provide superior reliability, safety, and cost savings PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2016—Goodall® has introduced the DuraCrimp® coupling system, an exclusive and innovative crimping system for the next generation of Goodall steam hoses. Specially designed for the Goodall Inferno ISO6134-2A [...]

Lewis-Goetz (Industrial Company) Turns 80

The year was 1935. The world was recovering from the Great Depression. World War II was just beyond the horizon. That May, Babe Ruth collected the final three home runs of his career at Forbes Field in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. Later that year and less than four miles away in Downtown Pittsburgh, Ben [...]

Lewis-Goetz Celebrates 80 Years

Industrial company’s Pittsburgh location a staple since 1935 PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2015 —Lewis-Goetz is celebrating its 80th anniversary in Pittsburgh. Today’s company is significantly larger and more diverse than the Ft. Pitt Boulevard storefront founded by Ben Gooding, Sr. on Dec. 11, 1935. Goodings’ Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Company started as a hose company [...]

Lewis-Goetz Opens New Major Facility Operation

Distribution, production and service center in western United States strengthens company’s geographic reach and exceptional customer service          SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 17, 2015 —Lewis-Goetz has opened a new distribution, production and service center in Salt Lake City, underscoring the company’s commitment to exceptional customer service and satisfaction. With more than 40 [...]

How Gasket Suppliers Can Help Customers Manage Parts

Flange leaks due to improper installation that are based on product selection and/or fastening techniques can be expensive and unsafe. 75% of gasket failures are due to improper installation. With thousands of standard flanges in your plant, any time reduced to bolt up a flange is an efficiency gain back to you, which means a [...]

Refining Hazards Your Gasket Supplier Should Make You Aware Of

Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride (AHF) is used as a catalyst in the reaction that combines C3 and C4 olefins and isobutane to produce alkylates, an important component of gasoline. AHF readily reacts with any available moisture to create the corrosive and toxic Hydrofluoric Acid. So hazardous is this material to humans that OSHA lists the Permissible [...]

Selecting the Right Conveyor Belt Supplier Checklist

Your conveyor system is one of the most important elements of your operation so it’s critical that you work with a partner that understands just that. The simple truth is that you need a supplier that understands your operation, needs and knows conveyor systems like the back of their hand so that you don’t have [...]

Does Your Industrial Hose Supplier Know the Hazards of Steam Hose?

As steam hose season approaches and you inspect or replace the products that you have in place, your industrial hose supplier should be aware that tube erosion (typically called the popcorning) in steam hose is most pronounced in hoses on the market which have an inner liner of EPDM rubber. Tube erosion will destroy a [...]

Does Your Gasket Supplier Know the Importance of Gasket Stress?

For a great marksman, hitting the center of a target is not a problem. You set up a target, and he can hit it. In fact, he can hit it all day long; because this is what he does. However, all his skill and confidence won’t help him a bit if he’s presented with two [...]

Lewis-Goetz Expands Services within Tire Industry         

Company to Leverage Current Resources,  Forge New Partnerships PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24, 2015 — Lewis-Goetz is pleased to announce an initiative to further expand its services within the tire industry, a sphere the company is uniquely positioned to serve with its industry experience and infrastructure. “We continue to look for better ways to serve this industry and believe that [...]