Louisville's Air Hydro Power Acquires Alabama's Total Hose Inc.

The move gains Air Hydro Power locations in Decatur and Huntsville, AL. Total Hose brings more than 34 years of experience as a distributor of hydraulic and industrial hose products.

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LOUISVILLE, KY — Air Hydro Power Inc. (AHP) of Louisville, KY has acquired Total Hose Inc. of Decatur and Huntsville, AL.

Total Hose Inc. brings more than 34 years of experience in the hydraulic and industrial hose fields, as well as the accessories market. They currently represent Parker Fluid Connectors, as well as other Parker lines, and have two Parker Stores. With the addition of Air Hydro Power’s product lines, Total Hose will have complete automation, hydraulic, pneumatic and hose and fitting offerings.

“This is a great step forward for providing more products and services to our hundreds of customers," said Scott Castleberry, Total Hose vice president.

Matt Ott, Co-Owner of Air Hydro Power added. “It is our goal to aggressively grow in this region and develop the Total Hose team and integrate the AHP sales force fully in this growth area of Alabama.”

Air Hydro Power currently has locations in Birmingham and Montgomery, AL and is looking forward to having locations in Decatur and Huntsville, AL. Air Hydro Power hopes to grow their customer base and retain the strong relationships of current Total Hose customers. This will bring total employment in Alabama to over 25 people supporting our customers in Alabama.

Air Hydro Power is an industrial distributor serving Kentucky, southern Indiana, and Alabama specializing in hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical automation and hose and fittings for more than 50 years. Owned by Tom McGuire, Matt Ott and Dick Beaven, AHP now has 12 locations totaling 180 employees, including product specialists and a technical engineering staff.

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