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Distribution, production and service center in western United States strengthens company’s geographic reach and exceptional customer service  

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Nov. 17, 2015 —Lewis-Goetz has opened a new distribution, production and service center in Salt Lake City, underscoring the company’s commitment to exceptional customer service and satisfaction. With more than 40 employees, the campus is designed to help customers achieve peace of mind by meeting their needs and resolving pain points.

“At Lewis-Goetz we have the most valuable and knowledgeable associates in the industry who work every day to help our customers reach their goals,” said Don Evans, president and CEO of Lewis-Goetz, an ERIKS Company. “This new facility marks a physical space designed to help our associates achieve that mission through best-in-class equipment, practices and processes.”

The service center brings three Lewis-Goetz category leaders, Valley Rubber and Gasket, Evco House of Hose, and Advanced Sealing, together on one campus.  The campus is comprised of two facilities: a 53,000 square-foot facility with 24 employees; and a 56,000 square-foot building with 17 employees. Operations between the two buildings include a distribution center, metal hose shop, laser engraving station, custom hose fabrication, large- and small-bore hose fabrication, hydrostatic testing, over-the-counter sales, gasket manufacturing, and an industrial sew shop.

About Lewis-Goetz
Since 1935, customers have trusted Lewis-Goetz to tailor solutions to meet their mission critical hose, sealing and belting needs. North America’s largest industries rely on the unsurpassed know-how of the company’s long-time tenured specialists to troubleshoot industry challenges and identify problems before they become emergencies. Lewis-Goetz is one of North America’s largest industrial distributors and is the largest company owned by ERIKS North America, which was recently ranked 19th on MDM’s 2015 list of Top 40 Industrial Distributors. You can visit for more information.

Founded in 1940, ERIKS is a leading international industrial service provider offering a wide range of engineering components and related technical and logistics services. ERIKS’ current product range is divided into five core activities: flow technology, sealing and rubber technology, industrial plastics, power transmission and bearings, and tools, maintenance and safety products. ERIKS currently consists of more than 60 companies with 450 branches in 27 countries, serving over 200,000 customers in the MRO, OEM, and project distribution business. In 2014, ERIKS generated net sales of approx. €2.0 billion (USD 2.7 billion) with approximately 8,000 employees. ERIKS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., a family-owned multinational with net sales of €14.9 billion (USD 19.7 billion) in 2014. For more information visit

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Katie Oswald Clark