For Release March 15, 2021
McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. receives
IDCO – outstanding member award
Custom Hose Fabricator honored as IDCO Member of the Year Finalist. Overcomes challenges of 2020 with positive growth.
East Longmeadow, MA— 10:00 AM — McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. announced today their nomination for IDCO (Industrial Distributor Cooperative)’s, Dixon LeGros Member of the Year Award, given to a member who over the past year utilizes IDCO’s supplier network to its fullest, enriches their employee’s industry knowledge through IDCO University, and maintains a high level of customer and supplier satisfaction.
Successful 2020 Rooted in Employee Dedication, Customer Relationships
“McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc’s success in 2020 was the result in large part due to our employees believing in our processes and direction.
Knowing that we would support them, they felt comfortable pivoting their schedules, work locations, priorities, as well as being flexible with other last-minute changes. I would also be remiss not to mention the strong relationships with our customers, new and old, that have been built on trust.
Customers were comfortable with us handling their business with little to no interruption, as they knew we could be flexible during difficult times in 2020.”, added Alex McGill.
“To have our efforts and commitment recognized by this great organization, is a true honor.,” said Alex McGill, VP of Sales & Operations at McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc.
Founded in 1962, McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. has consistently been a fluid conveyance industry leader in the Northeast and is a single source for the most complete line of custom fabricated assemblies built from flexible hose, fittings, and fluid handling components.
Founded in 1993, IDCO (Industrial Distributor Cooperative) is the premier co-op for independent distributors serving the industrial community with hose, fittings, gaskets, rubber materials and related products.
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Marketing Manager – McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc
Director of Marketing Services – IDCO
During the global pandemic and fight against the COVID-19 virus, keeping surfaces and facilities disinfected has become a key component in maintaining business continuity. Eaton’s team of chemists and materials science technicians have completed research and put together a list of recommendations on compatibility between common cleaning chemicals and Fluid Conveyance products that we are eager to share with you.
The list includes a number of anti-viral chemicals proven by the EPA to kill COVID-19 and other viruses.
Please take a moment to read a letter from Alex McGill regarding our response to the COVID-19 virus.
McGill Hose Recognized as a Continental DistributorMcGill Hose and Coupling, Inc. was recognized by ContiTech as a STAR Distributor for the 15th year in a row. We are proud of this distinction as it shows our dedication to fabricating the highest quality hose assemblies, using the highest quality products. We cherish the partnership with we have with a company like ContiTech. They are very supportive of our needs as a distributor, and share in the passion for ensuring the product that the end user has at their fingertips is assembled correctly and with the best materials.
Great relationships are grounded in mutual respect and trust. And, that is exactly what Endorsed IDCO 1st Supplier Flexaust and IDCO member McGill Hose & Coupling have built their business partnership on.
Flexaust has been a long-term supplier to McGill, particularly through the firm’s Amesbury, MA, location. Having a local manufacturing facility near McGill’s headquarters in East Longmeadow, MA has been a significant benefit for the IDCO member because Flexaust has been able to provide on-site technical support for McGill’s outside sales force and customers over the years. Together, they have been able to solve a number of ducting problems for McGill’s customers, including hi-temperature applications, transferring abrasives and venting chemical fumes. In addition, Flexaust provides everyday products to McGill that are used in lawn care by homeowners and small and large contractors, which are common in the region. (more…)
McGill Hose & Coupling, in a strategic growth move acquired more than 20,000 sq ft of local warehouse space in East Longmeadow, MA. By moving their remote warehouse from Ludlow to East Longmeadow, they have increased delivery flexibility and expanded their “Fast-Flow” program by being able to house ready-made hose assemblies for immediate availability.