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Comprehensive program is designed to improve plant productivity and safety

PITTSBURGH, February 7, 2017 –ERIKS North America–owned company, Lewis-Goetz, has announced that its Industrial Hose Maintenance Management Program has saved customers $9.7 million over three years, according to a recent study.

Lewis-Goetz, which operates under the name ERIKS Industrial Services in Canada, designed the Industrial Hose Maintenance Management Program for plants to increase productivity and improve safety, while also reducing the total cost of ownership for hoses and related coupling products. The comprehensive program includes regular hose surveying and testing, as well as safety, maintenance, and inspection training sessions.

Eric Hoffman, product business unit leader for industrial and hydraulic hose at ERIKS North America, said his company has built a reputation for being more than a product provider.

“The ERIKS family of companies value our customer relationships,” Hoffman said. “Our Industrial Hose Maintenance Management Program is just one example of how we provide best practices and process improvements designed to lower our customers total cost of ownership and increase their uptime. Through the program, our trained representatives are able to use their extensive know-how to evaluate, recommend, and implement customized solutions that are proven to have a positive impact on a plant’s bottom line.

“We have fabricated industrial hoses for decades, and guarantee 24/7 support and fast delivery times from nearly 90 locations across the U.S. and Canada.”

To learn more about our Industrial Hose Maintenance Management Program, as well as related products and services, visit and download the brochure.

About Lewis-Goetz, an ERIKS Company
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 20th on Modern Distribution Management (MDM) magazine’s 2016 list of Top 40 Industrial Distributors.  Visit for more information.