PITTSBURGH, PA — ERIKS North America-owned companies Lewis-Goetz, EVCO House of Hose, and Valley Rubber & Gasket, announced that they are rebranding as ERIKS, effective June 1.
Ben Mondics, President and CEO of ERIKS North America, said the three companies are rebranding as part of a strategic initiative to better serve existing and potential customers in an array of industries.
“Independently, Lewis-Goetz, EVCO House of Hose, and Valley Rubber & Gasket have been trusted as reliable sources for certain products, with rich histories in different areas of the country, totaling 59 locations,” Mondics said. “Over the years, these various acquisitions have contributed to ERIKS North America’s growth and reputation as a leading industrial service provider. Today marks a new day for our entire company as we combine our core strengths, expand our offerings, and unite as ERIKS in North America.”
The rebranding initiative reinforces ERIKS North America’s commitment to providing a full range of industrial products and engineered solutions, while delivering unparalleled customer service to OEM and MRO customers. From 140 locations across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, ERIKS North America offers innovative and customizable solutions in a variety of product groups, including industrial and hydraulic hoses, flow control systems, seals and polymers, gaskets, and conveying systems.
ERIKS North America was No. 20 on Industrial Distribution's 2017 Big 50 List and is the North American segment of Utrecht, The Netherlands-based ERIKS, which has been an international industrial distributor of mechanical engineering components since 1940. ERIKS NA has 140 locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, while ERIKS has more than 300 locations across 20 countries overall.