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Tribute Customer Spotlight: Hose/Conveyors, Inc.

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Established in 1971 and based in Eagan, MN, Hose/Conveyors Inc. has become a premier distributor/manufacturer of hose/conveyor products and precision machined/die cut parts in the upper Midwest.

Providing State of the Art Hose & Belting Fabrication to the Upper Midwest


Hose/Conveyors Inc. is a state-of-the-art belt fabrication and hose assembly shop ready to serve clients with all fabrication needs. Whether it’s a large OEM production run of thousands of hose assemblies manufactured, boxed and crated or it’s a walk-in construction site with a dozer part needing to be made, they’re ready to serve. 

A 70,000 square foot facility allows them to maintain extensive inventories by world class manufacturers. This commitment to inventory, value added and quality enables Hose/Conveyors to service the JIT/MRP demands of OEM’s as well as the MRO and user markets.

Affiliated with the Top Manufacturers in the Industry

Hose/Conveyors Inc. is proud to be associated with the top manufactures in the world – Boston, Eaton, Flexco, Gates, Goodyear, Intralox, Kuriyama, Parker, and many others. Over half of their OEM business is with a custom designed and labeled belt or hose for that specific OEM with the widest range of clientele in the industry from Sand&Gravel to Food, Agriculture to Road Construction, Medical to Plastics.


Their newest product is the Sani-Flex Sanitary conveyor, a multi functional unit accommodating any food processing conveyor belt, especially useful for the food and beverage processing and packaging market.


With a full capacity belt fabrication shop for both rubber and thermo-plastic belting, Hose/Conveyors is capable of providing the widest range of cleat arrangements, perforations, and splicing for specific belting needs. Their die cut capability has a wide range of applications, from punching holes/perforations in conveyor belting and specialty machine belting to OEM production die cut runs.

Packaging Automation Division Proivides Automated Conveying & Packaging Systems

Complementing the distribution side of the business is their impressive manufacturing and machining division - Packaging Automation, Inc.With in-house mechanical/electrical engineering and manufacturing capabilities, they are able to meet most conveying, packaging and robotic palletizing needs. The CNC Machining Department not only supports their manufacturing needs, but precision turning/milling for prototypes and short OEM production runs as well.


Packaging Automation is an authorized integrator of Fanuc Robotics and has considerable experience in the design and manufacture of innovative packaging automation solutions in a variety of industries. Because of their location in the nation’s food-belt, they have developed a unique expertise in addressing the packaging automation needs of the food industry.

Packaging Automation supports local educational efforts to promote engineering. Hosting a local engineering & science club, students get a taste of automation in the packaging industry. Their favorite part was the hands on learning with a robotic palletizing system.

Using TrulinX since 2008 to Grow the Company

A Tribute, Inc. customer since 2008, Hose/Conveyors utilizes TrulinX software to run their business efficiently and successfully. A member of the TrulinX Program Priority Assignment Board, Hose/Conveyors gives input into the direction of TrulinX software.

A member of NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute, NIBA – The Belting Association and PMMI - Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, Hose/Conveyors, Inc. remains the best and most sought after provider of hose/conveyor products and precision machined/die cut parts in the Upper Midwest.

Hose/Conveyors, Inc. 
2725 S. Hwy 55
Eagan, MN 55121
(800) 328-3737

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