Category Archive: News

McGill Hose Launches Updated Brewery Hose Website

Brewery Hose website on a computer screen

Newly Updated beerhose.com for brewery hose & sanitary fittings

McGill Hose recently launched a newly designed website for their brewery hose and sanitary fittings website beerhose.com, a subsidiary of McGill Hose & Coupling. With customer experience as its first priority, the new version allows customers to choose a variety of sanitary fittings for the top quality hose brand products in the brewing, winery and distillery industries.
photo of brewery hose sold by McGill Hose on beer hose.com

Continental Contitech Brewery & Beverage Hose

Continental has been a top food grade beverage hose choice for breweries, vineyards and distilleries. Beerhose.com offers top Continental hose products such as; PLICORD® EXTREMEFLEX™ BEVERAGE RED, PURPLE SNAKE® HOSE and VINTNER™ RESERVE HOSE

Sanitary Fittings

Using the proper sanitary fittings will improve the sanitary process in brewing, winery and distillery applications and also will also reduce time needed to care for equipment. Beerhose.com offers high quality sanitary; Adapters, Clamps, Tees/Crosses, Elbows, End Caps, Gaskets, Reducers Sight Glasses, Valves and Pumps.

McGill Hose & Coupling Featured in NAHAD

screen view of NAHAD article featuring McGill Hose

McGill Hose Featured in The Association for National Hose & Accessories Distribution (NAHAD) News

McGill Hose & Coupling is honored to be featured in a recent NAHAD news article, highlighting our 60th year in business and the expansion to our new facility…

The article highlights the history of the company, originally named H.A. McGill Company, and it’s progression that “established the company as a specialized fabricator of flexible metal hose and PTFE assemblies who serviced their customers and worked with them to solve their problems.”

Read the full article at:
https://www.nahad.org/aws/NAHAD/pt/sd/news_article/414914/_PARENT/layout_details/false

FILL-RITE Pumps now available!!!

Fill-Rite Pumps Now Available at McGill Hose!

FILL-RITE Fuel Transfer Pumps and Filters
FILL-RITE Transfer Pumps and Filters

McGill Hose is proud to now be carrying Fill-Rite dispensing products. In listening to our customers and their fluid dispensing needs, our decision was a no-brainer to carry this product. Fill-Rite’s reputation for designing and manufacturing rugged and reliable fuel transfer pumps, meters, and accessories is unmatched in the industry. You can find them on our shelves in East Longmeadow MA and East Providence RI, or by contacting us directly today.

About Fill-Rite Pumps

This video highlights the FR112 and FR152 hand pumps that are compatible with a gasoline, diesel, biodiesel (to B20), light hydraulic oils, and other fuels for applications where there is no power available, or for smaller fueling needs. The FR112 is a rotary pump, and operates by cranking the handle. The FR152 is a piston pump that operates by pumping the handle up and down.

 

Enjoy your retirement, Patti!!!

HAPPY TRAILS TO A WONDERFUL LADY!!!

After 20 years at McGill Hose & Coupling, we say so long to Patti Vangsness! Patti has been an integral member of our Accounting team since 2001, and we here at McGill Hose & Coupling wish her the very best in the next chapter of her life!

She is excited to spend more time with her husband, Peter, as well as her children and grandchildren!

Although we will miss her terribly, we are excited for her to enjoy all that retired life has to offer!

Best wishes, Patti!!!

IDCO Award Finalist

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 PTFE & flexible metal 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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For more information, press only:

Justin Greenia

Marketing Manager – McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc

413-530-3977

marketing@mcgillhose.com

www.mcgillhose.com

Melissa Woodley

Director of Marketing Services – IDCO

256-485-6788

melissa@idco-coop.com

www.idco-coop.com

COVID-19 Cleaning Chemical Compatibility Chart

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.

McGill Hose & Coupling recognized as a STAR Distributor – 15 YEARS IN A ROW!

Continental STAR hose distributor award

McGill Hose Recognized as a Continental Distributor

McGill 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.

#IDCO Success Stories: Flexaust + McGill Hose & Coupling

 

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…)