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FACILITY RENOVATIONS
NEWS : HIGHLIGHTS
NewAge Industries AdvantaPure Begins Renovations
NEW LEADERSHIP
Motion Industries Names New Vice President of Operations Integration Motion Industries , Inc . has announced the promotion of John Watwood to Vice President of Operations Integration , effective immediately . Mr . Watwood moves to this position from Vice President / Group Executive for the Southeast , to which he was promoted in 2019 . In his new and expanded role , he will be responsible for Motion ’ s Distribution / Fulfillment network , Branch Operations Support and Enterprise Excellence .
NEW DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP
In October , the preparation of floors , ceilings , exterior walls , electric service , and plumbing lines were underway at NewAge Industries AdvantaPure ’ s new Warrington manufacturing facility . With the operational infrastructure approaching completion , additional clean room construction can move forward swiftly to help reach the goal of making and shipping tubing . The 90,000 sq . ft . building , sitting on seven acres , will house several individual clean rooms for extruding AdvantaSil ® high purity silicone tubing and braid reinforced hose and AdvantaFlex ® biopharmaceutical grade thermoplastic elastomer ( TPE ) tubing . Most finished tubing will be transported to NewAge ’ s Southampton operations , just a fifteen-minute drive away , for post-production work involving Single-Use tubing assemblies .
DPA Adds Royal Brass & Hose as Industrial Distributor
NEW BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP
Mobicon Systems Utilizes Hydraulink Hoses
The DPA Buying Group has welcomed 14 new distributor members to its industrial and contractor supply division , including Royal Brass & Hose . The 14 new distributors , sans Royal Brass & Hose ( Knoxville , TN headquarters ), are : Contractors Supply of Central Florida , Inc . ( Belleview , FL ); Corbitt Safety Surplus ( Sylacauga , AL ); CW Supply and Logistics , LLC ( Canal Winchester , OH ); Darrell Ifft ( dba Fairbury Fastener & Supply ( Fairbury , IL ); Eastman Products ( Indianapolis , IN ); Empire Hardware & Machinery Co . ( Auburn , NY ); Metro Products , Inc . ( Fridley , MN ); Pioneer Products , Inc . ( Mineola , NY ); Radco Supply ( Louisville , KY ); Savage Surplus ( Savage , MN ); Southwestern Supply Company ( Chandler , AZ ); Stanley Industries , Inc . ( Clawson , MI ); Tri-J Tool and Fastener , Inc . ( Grapevine , TX ).
Mobicon Systems , a container handling machinery specialist company , has decided to use Hydraulink ’ s hydraulic hoses to innovate new equipment designs for improved efficiency and process reliability . Hydraulink , which is a supplier of Gates , are providing the hydraulic hose and fittings necessary for all Mobicon projects .
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