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LNG-Fueled Marine Engines

Turn on your kitchen stove, hot water faucet or the furnace that heats your house. For most people in North America the fuel that cooks your food, warms your home, and (in some places) creates the electricity that lights your night is the same natural gas that helped power the ancient Oracle of Delphi and drives some of the most…



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Corrugated Hose—Look At What You Don’t See

Corrugated hose withstands pressure. This is due to the stainless steel wiring use which is braided over the hose. Either single-braiding or double-braiding is used depending upon the working pressure involved. Not only is pressure containment important but chemical compatibility as well as flexibility is equally important in the design of these high-end hoses. Pressure containment means the hose is…



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Composite Hose—What’s In It?

Corporations requiring composite hose for hydrocarbons, chemicals, ship to shore needs should partner with a manufacturer that has invested their expertise in the development of the right plant and the right products. Handling vibration in industrial applications is critical and where composite hose are the choice to get the job done. For purposes of in plant suction and discharge transfer;…



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How does the drop in oil prices affect long term investments in the oil drilling industry?

Weekly and sometimes daily oil market shifts can be daunting even to a seasoned investor. Continual drops in oil prices certainly intrigue investors to purchase stocks in oil and drilling service companies. Sector mutual funds lean towards investing in energy-related stocks as well. With the volatility and downward price shifts, investors are not counting on quick returns rather needing to…



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Arlington Capital Partners Announces the Acquisition of United Flexible Group

WASHINGTON, DC, January 5, 2015 – Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”), a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of United Flexible Group (“United” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, United is a global leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of performance critical flexible engineered solutions for the transfer of fluids…



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UC Credit Rating GOLD

Habia Teknofluor AB recieves the UC credit rating GOLD which is the highest rating you can get from these rating agency. See more information about the rating criterias at:



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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…



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Flexible Metal Hose on International Space Station

US Hose Corp has developed special braided metallic flexible hose assemblies for use on the International Space Station. The hose will be part of the Nitrogen-Oxygen Recharge System, or NORS, which generates oxygen and nitrogen and stores them for later use. Oxygen and nitrogen, which are necessary for crew consumption as well as system operations and experiments aboard the space…