WINDSOR, CT – Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (Kaman) announced today that it has been awarded Goodyear Engineered Products’ Star Distributor status by Veyance Technologies (Veyance) for industrial hose assemblies and services. Veyance manufactures and sources Goodyear Engineered Products branded industrial hoses, conveyor belts and power transmission products exclusively under license from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
As a STAR distributor, Kaman’s Engineered Rubber Products Center in Richfield, Wisconsin has been independently audited by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) to verify it follows the NAHAD Assembly Guidelines, Goodyear Engineered Products’ Industrial Hose Crimp Specifications, has proper equipment, and uses Goodyear Engineered Products’ Hose Trakker™ Program to track every hose assembly throughout its life cycle.
“We are very pleased to have achieved this recognition from Veyance Technologies,” said Joe Haen, Manager, Rubber Products for Kaman Industrial Technologies. “Kaman continues to invest in people and facilities to better serve the needs of our customers with not only premium products but value-added services as well. Adherence to the standards associated with being a STAR Distributor for Goodyear Engineered Products help us to ensure that we provide dependable hose assemblies and reliable service to our customers across North America.”
With this authorization, Kaman joins an exclusive network of STAR distributors and is better positioned to serve the industrial hose assembly needs of our customers nationwide through consistent, dependable and high-quality facilities, equipment, training and knowledge. Kaman’s investment in time and resources dedicated to achieving this certification is a further demonstration of our commitment to being a partner that customers can depend on for service beyond the parts.