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Tribute Customer Spotlight: F.B. Wright of Cincinnati


F.B. Wright of Cincinnati (FBWC) will celebrating its 50th year in business in 2019. A provider of industrial solutions, FBWC has two locations in the Cincinnati, Ohio area with additional locations in Evansville, IN, Charlotte, NC, and central Florida, plus a sales office in Louisville, KY.


F.B. Wright of Cincinnati has many years of fabrication experience working with plastic, rubber, high-temperature insulation and metal, and has the unique capability of designing, engineering and fabricating a number of products and systems from these materials to solve many industrial problems.

Providing Solutions to your Hose & Fittings Needs

Servicing the power generation, steel, chemical and O.E.M. industry, FBW of Cincinnati supplies all types of hydraulic and industrial hose assemblies and fabricates rubber and metal gaskets up to 190” in diameter.  Their Eaton Aeroquip Express Storein Cincinnati provides quality Aeroquip branded hoses, fittings and adapters for all your hose and fittings needs.

They also specialize in fabricating lightweight conveyor belt by Forbo Siegling. Another key discipline is the utilization of a number of types of extremely high temperature materials for blankets, curtains, sleeves, etc.

Focus on Fabrication of Belting, Gaskets, Seals and More


Fabrication capabilities include gasket cutting with CNC tables, plastic machining with CNC routers, belt slitting, and expansion joints. 

All of the FBWC dies and patterns are made in-house by FBW employees. Also available are inventory management programs as well as failure analysis, audits, and surveys. 


 F.B. Wright of Cincinnati’s supplier base has always been one of the strengths of the company, which include:  Eaton Aeroquip, Thermoid, Dixon Fittings, Flexaust, Parker Hose, Hose Master, Flexitallic, Garlock, and Loctite.

They also carry Forbo Siegling Light Weight Belt, Quadrant Industrial Plastics, General Rubber Expansion Joints, Hose Master Metal Hose and Expansion Joints, McAllister Mills High Temperature Fabrics, Hitco Carbon Composites, and many others.

Success Due to Talented & ISO Qualified Workforce


Crediting their years of success to their talented workforce, FBWC president Art Colburn says they are very fortunate to have a group of long term dedicated employees throughout the corporation, some that started as interns in high school. This team practices continuous education to ensure quality products.

As a result, in 2017, the Quality Management System of F.B.Wright of Cincinnati attained ISO 9001:2015  certification by Eagle Registrations Inc., Dayton, Ohio for the Manufacture and Distribution of Hose, Gaskets, Belt and Plastic Assemblies and Associated Products.

FBW has been using the Tribute Software system since 1996 to run their business efficiently. A member of The National Association of Hose and Accessories Distributors (NAHAD) and the International Sealing Distribution Association (ISD), FBWC is looking forward to the next 50 years.

F.B. Wright of Cincinnati
4689 Ashley Dr.
Hamilton, OH 45011

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