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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
www.hosecon.com