The Harbour Group has recently acquired Stainless Hose Fittings (SHF Inc.). Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations focused company based in St. Louis, Missouri. They also own Reelcraft, a global manufacturer of hose, cord, and cable reels.
SHF is a distributor of stainless adaptors, fluid power fittings, instrumentation fittings, and valves. As a supplier of repair and maintenance parts to a variety of end markets, including marine, industrial, chemical, and oil and gas, SHF stocks high-quality, hard-to-find parts in metric and imperial sizes. The company, based in Pasadena, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Chapman, who will continue in his capacity as president.
The Harbour Group companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution across diverse industries including condition monitoring devices, machine control solutions, wireless control solutions, fence and gate hardware systems, interior wallcoverings and fabrics, LED lighting, flow control, scientific products and lab ware, thermal management solutions, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment. Since its founding in 1976, Harbour Group has acquired 211 companies in 47 different industries.
“We are excited to have SHF join the Harbour Group family,” Jeff Fox, Harbour Group’s chairman and CEO, said. “With the combination of SHF and Harbour Group, we expect to accelerate SHF’s growth in both current and new markets.”
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