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United Flexible at the forefront of the Next Gen AETP with Pratt & Whitney

When Pratt & Whitney was selected by the USAF to receive more than a one billion dollar award for the sixth generation Adaptive Engine Transition Program, United Flexible Engineering design teams have been able to provide their experience in advice and consistent design protocols to the evolving designs of their client. United Flexible’s Aero Engine Engineering Teams based at their…



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United Flexible Recipient of 2017 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

United Flexible is pleased to announce its Aero Systems location, in Laconia N.H “Scotia Technology” is a recipient of the 2017 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually in recognition of suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Scotia Technology maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 2016 to…



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United Flexible Solves a Nuclear Dilemma

EDF Energy (https://www.edfenergy.com/ ) owns and manages a fleet of 8 nuclear power stations within the United Kingdom, generating over 9,000 Megawatts of electricity. Each of these stations is equipped with a nuclear camera that allows intimate inspection of the nuclear core by means of an umbilical based around a corrugated/braided flexible metallic hose assembly. United Flexible’s UK operation has…



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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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U.S. Hose Corp. earns AS 9100 certification

To demonstrate its ongoing commitment to producing products that meet the highest quality and safety standards, U.S. Hose Corp. recently obtained AS 9100 certification through BSI of America. The yearlong certification process required lengthy documentation and several company audits to achieve what might be called the “gold standard” in the aerospace industry. Officials at U.S. Hose, a division of United…



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Standing Up to Hydraulic Fluid: Hose for Engine Test Stands

Students of the scientific method know how important it is to have only one variable at a time when conducting testing. Sometimes that “single” variable is a complex machine, but faulty or inadequate components should never be a variable when developing high-tech engines. Automotive, aeronautic, and aerospace engines go through extensive testing not only to verify that they function, but…



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Beating the Heat: Engineering Hose for Steel Mill Application

Even in our era of advanced technology, robotics, and air-conditioned control rooms, the operating equipment in steel mills must be rugged and sturdy to withstand exposure to heat, metal debris, and coolant chemicals. One of the critical machines in a steel mill application is the pinch roller, which moves molten steel material between milling devices. Because such transport is critical…