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GHX is an innovative value-added distributor of a full range of industrial gaskets and hoses. Our extensive inventories include rubber, metal, composite and hydraulic hose assemblies fabricated at all GHX locations. Gasketing materials, covering the broad spectrum of flange applications in the process and other industries, are made to order as customer needs arise. Packing’s, expansion joints, O-rings, hose fittings and textile products enable GHX to provide outstanding service to our customers, no matter how large or small their sealing needs.

Extensive product knowledge and manufacturing expertise, in conjunction with comprehensive inventories and strong working relationships with major quality manufacturers, provide GHX customers the assurance that they are being served by one of the best in the industry.

To facilitate the movement of customer orders through the GHX Business Management System and to meet the challenges of today’s MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) marketplace, we have installed state-of-the-art computerized systems to maximize efficiency and assure on time delivery.

GHX welcomes the opportunity to demonstrate how we can serve your fluid sealing and transfer requirements as a quality driven, value-added supply partner. We are “The Expert Fit” for your business needs.

This is GHX Industrial Integrated Management System Policy

GHX Industrial is committed to achieve the highest performance in Operational Excellence, this will be achieved through demonstration of leadership, ethical behavior, and compliance to regulatory and statutory requirements.

GHX Industrial is performing its operations in a manner that protect the community, environment and maintains the integrity of the company’s human, assets and financial resources.

Consistent with the Integrated Management System Policy, GHX Industrial will:

  • Consider Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment as first priority while performing any task.
  • Seek continual improvement in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment taking into consideration the interested parties inputs.
  • Exchange Best Practices with joining forces companies and customers with an aim at Operational Excellence.
  • Demonstrate personnel commitment toward the prevention of employee injury, and non-productive time.
  • Follow legislation, regulation, standard and other applicable requirements including customer requirements.
  • Engage and empowering staff throughout the organization.
  • Develop, maintain, and continually improve an Operational Excellence Management System.

This Policy is enforced and implemented at all GHX Industrial locations.

Approved By
Rich Potero
President and CEO

GHX Industrial, LLC was formed in 2007 by The CapStreet Group and management. GHX then acquired the assets of the following select group of premier hose and gasket operations with histories going back as far as 1927.

CV Harold – This New Orleans based company was founded in 1927 by Claude Harold and his brother to serve the industry and process plants along the Mississippi River in the greater New Orleans, Louisiana area.

Houston Gasket and Packing – This Houston, Texas based company was founded in 1938 by Herb Crawford. Mr. Crawford would fabricate gaskets at night in his garage and make deliveries on his bicycle by day.

Bayou Gasket and Hose – This Beaumont, Texas based distributor was founded in 1961 by Herb Crawford as he began to expand his operations eastward and to serve this important market area for process plants in the Beaumont – Port Arthur, Texas area.

Corpus Christi Rubber – This Corpus Christi based company was founded in 1968 by Herb Crawford as he continued to expand his operations along the Gulf Coast and to serve this important market area for process plants in the Corpus Christi, Texas area.

Bayou Gasket and Hose of Louisiana – This West Lake Louisiana company was founded in 1987 by Herb Crawford as he continued to expand his operations along the Gulf Coast and to serve this important market area for process plants in the Lake Charles, Louisiana area. This operation was also a leader and innovator in the vendor city, or vendor managed inventory program with a major Fortune 500 customer.

Bear Hydraulics – The assets of Bear Hydraulics were acquired in 1995 as a second location in Houston, Texas to serve the West Houston Market.

Specialty Rubber and Gasket (SRG) – The assets of SRG’s Pasadena, Texas operation were acquired in 1997. This location of SRG was primarily a distributor and fabricator of metal hose supplied to the power industry.

Since the formation of GHX Industrial in 2007, we have continued to grow and expand both through acquisition and by opening new branches.

All Hose and Specialty – This Broussard, Louisiana based value-added distributor of oilfield hoses joined forces with GHX in late 2007. All Hose provides greater geographic coverage in South Louisiana, and adds a significant amount of oil field expertise.

Sykes Supply or SSC – This Pensacola, Florida based value-added distributor of sealing products and mechanical seal repair joined forces with GHX in late 2007. SSC provides wider geographic coverage in the Florida panhandle and also in Mobile, Alabama where another store is located.

Robsco – This Houston, Texas based value-added distributor of high pressure rotary drill hoses joined forces with GHX in late 2008. Robsco provides additional services and opportunities to serve the upstream oilfield market.

Hose Line Industrial – This South Williamsport, Pennsylvania based value-added distributor of oil field hoses joined forces with GHX in 2010. Hose Line provides strategic geographic coverage in the heart of the rapidly developing Marcellus Shale activity.

Trident Supply – This Jacksonville, Florida based value-added distributor of hoses joined forces with GHX in 2010. Trident Supply provides coverage in the Northeastern part of Florida and Southern Georgia. Trident also adds a significant amount of marine expertise as many of their customers are in the marine industry.

In 2010 GHX opened new locations outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Geismer) to better serve those strategic customers along the Mississippi River in and around Baton Rouge and in the Southwestern part of Pennsylvania in Uniontown to better serve our customers in that area of the Marcellus Shale.

Delta Rubber – This Stockton, California based value-added distributor of hoses, material handling, and power transmission products joined GHX in December 2010. Delta Rubber serves customers in California and Nevada from seven locations including Fresno, Modesto, Sacramento, Salinas, and Stockton California, as well as in Sparks and Elko, Nevada.

McCarty Equipment – This Abilene, Texas based Oilfield and Industrial Warehouse joined GHX in 2011. McCarty Equipment operates as a stand-alone division of GHX Industrial, that provides products such as belts, hose, valves and many other items to service Oilfield and Industrial Supply stores.

Key City Warehouse – This Abilene, Texas based Oilfield and Industrial Warehouse joined GHX in June 2012. Following the acquisition, Key City Warehouse was merged with McCarty Equipment.

Express Hose & Fitting II – The assets of Phoenix based Express Hose & Fitting II were acquired on Dec 5th, 2012. Express Hose specializes in the distribution of hose, fittings, and other products to customers primarily in the Arizona mining industry.

GHX continues to grow by opening new branches and is always looking for good companies that want to grow with us and be a part of GHX.

GHX’s extensive nationwide distribution network ensures we are there when you need us. By partnering with us as a national account, you gain access to our robust infrastructure, including strategically located warehouses, optimized logistics, and a dedicated fleet, guaranteeing prompt and reliable delivery to your customers.

  • Unmatched Scale and Capacity: We have the scale and capacity to handle high-volume orders and meet your growing demands. By leveraging our extensive resources and expertise, you can confidently scale your operations, expand into new markets, and seize lucrative opportunities without worrying about logistical constraints.
  • Comprehensive Product Portfolio: Our national account program grants you access to an extensive and diverse range of products from various manufacturers and suppliers. GHX’s comprehensive product portfolio ensures you can source all your needs from a single, reliable partner, simplifying your procurement process and reducing administrative overhead.
  • Strategic Partnerships and Exclusive Benefits: By becoming a national account with us, you join an elite group of valued partners, gaining exclusive access to a range of benefits and opportunities. From preferred pricing and volume discounts to dedicated account management and collaborative growth strategies, we are committed to building a long-term partnership beyond the transactional.
  • Industry Expertise and Insights: With years of experience, we possess unparalleled expertise and in-depth knowledge of market trends, consumer behaviors, and industry dynamics. As a national account, you can tap into our wealth of insights, receiving valuable guidance and strategic recommendations to help you make informed business decisions.
  • Technology-driven Solutions: We are committed to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. As a national account, you benefit from our investment in state-of-the-art systems and platforms, enabling seamless order management, real-time visibility into inventory levels, and access to robust analytics and reporting tools that empower you to optimize your operations and drive efficiency.
  • Personalized Support and Service: Our dedicated team of professionals is passionate about providing exceptional customer service. As a national account, you will have a designated account manager who understands your unique requirements, providing personalized support, proactive communication, and prompt resolution of any issues or challenges that may arise, ensuring a seamless and positive experience throughout our partnership.
  • Supply Chain Optimization: We recognize the importance of a streamlined and efficient supply chain in today’s competitive landscape. By partnering with us as a national account, you can leverage our expertise in supply chain management to optimize inventory levels, reduce lead times, minimize stockouts, and enhance overall operational efficiency, resulting in cost savings and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Reputation and Trust: Our reputation as a trusted and reliable partner sets us apart from the competition. We are committed to upholding the highest integrity, professionalism, and ethical business practices.

Partnering with us as a national account unlocks a world of opportunities for your business. Experience the benefits of our nationwide reach, unmatched scale, industry expertise, and personalized support as we work together to achieve your growth objectives and ensure your continued success.

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