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United Flexible Expanding Product Sales to Current Customers

United Flexible’s Aero Engine company “Kreisler” has been supplying rigid tubes and complex components to Engine manufacturers for over 50 years. Combining this long-term relationship and United Flexible’s expanded product offering and design capability, it was no surprise that when a leading Engine Manufacturer had an extremely challenging time sensitive requirement for high temperature hybrid flexible hose assemblies, that they…



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Kreisler Signs Long-Term Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

Romeoville, IL, December 14, 2017 – United Flexible, Inc. (“United Flexible”), a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners is pleased to announce the signing of a Long-Term Agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation. The agreement, concluded between United Flexible’s subsidiary, Kreisler Manufacturing, located in Elmwood Park, New Jersey signifies a milestone in the strong relationship…



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Scotia Technology Recognized as Top Performing Supplier for 2016

LACONIA, NH—Scotia Technology, a United Flexible Company, was recognized as a top performing supplier in 2016 by Fort Worth, Texas based Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. Scotia is part of the elite top 2 percent of a supply base of 1,400 suppliers for Lockheed. This award recognizes suppliers providing consistent “on-time delivery” & excellence in product quality. Scotia, which joined the…



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Scotia Technology Recognized by Boeing for Superior Performance

The Boeing Company congratulated Scotia Technology for achieving superior supplier performance. Scotia Technology has maintained a minimum Silver composite performance rating for each month of the performance period from October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2016. Based on this outstanding achievement, Scotia Technology has earned recognition as a Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) recipient for 2016. This marks the fifth…



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United Flexible Expands Aerospace Portfolio—Acquires Scotia Technology

WASHINGTON, DC, December 21st, 2016 – United Flexible, Inc. (“United Flexible”), a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners announced the acquisition of Scotia Technology (“Scotia” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Laconia, NH, Scotia is a leading designer and manufacturer of small-diameter precision fixed tubular components for the aerospace and defense industries primarily to transfer fuel, oil, air, water, and hydraulic…



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United Flexible to Exhibit at Farnborough International Airshow

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Stop by United Flexible's exhibit at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK. You can find us in Hall 4, Stand FT 3. The Farnborough International Airshow gives vendors an unparalleled opportunity to connect with leading companies in aerospace, and to see and experience innovations in the industry. This year's event, held 11-15 July 2016, features more than 1,500…



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US Hose Turns Up the Pressure

An aerospace company needed to increase the system pressure on their high-pressure test stands. Previously, US Hose Corporation had solved a similar problem for this company when they increased pressures in their 3” lines from 800 psi to 1200 psi. Subsequently the company found the increasing demands of the market required more stringent and higher pressure testing. So once again,…



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Keeping Old Aircraft New

Cubs, Clippers, Stearmans, and Staggerwings! Know what these names have in common? If you do, you’re a vintage aircraft aficionado (like us). Meanwhile, novices or casual fans might only hear these names during an air show or see them in a passing glance on a nametag in an air museum. To the people who know and love these special antiques…



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Watch Videos of NASA Astronaut Terry Virts at US Hose Corporation

NASA Astronaut Terry Virts visited and spoke at US Hose Corporation in Romeoville, Illinois. US Hose created a custom made twenty five foot flexible metal hose to assist astronauts in the International Space Station in adding a new module to the station. The football field size space station uses US Hose hoses to carry nitrogen and oxygen so astronauts can…



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NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Visits US Hose Corporation

Colonel Terry Virts of the US Air Force visited US Hose Corp Romeoville on April 4, 2013, as part of the Space Flight Awareness Program in conjunction with The Boeing Company. Virts was the pilot of the Space Shuttle Endeavor Mission STS-130 and will be part of Expeditions 42 and 43 to the International Space Station in November 2014. On…