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Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is hiring, thanks to recent growth, and decided to engage a different strategy: video. The company hired a production crew to interview and film current and retired NewAge team members talking about the benefits of their ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), job satisfaction and other advantages such as wellness programs, volunteerism days and being part of a green company. The video offers a good sense of NewAge’s culture and teamwork approach to business. - June 08, 2019
NewAge Industries’ BrewSavor hose line introduces a new crush and kink resistant hose. The butyl-lined, monofilament reinforced hose is engineered to return to its original shape after compression. Other features include a smooth liner to reduce bacterial entrapment, full vacuum capabilities, and availability from stock in standard 10, 25 and 50 foot lengths with fittings attached. BrewSavor product line is at CBC and will be shown at Homebrew Con. - April 11, 2019
BrewSavor tubing and hose products are a new line focused on the fluid transfer requirements of craft and home brewers. The products include tubing, reinforced and multi-layered hose, and assemblies. They are engineered for hot brewing processes, such as mash vessel and brew kettle transfers, as well as cold transfer needs like moving wort to a chiller and dispensing finished beer from a tap. BrewSavor products will be exhibited at CBC and Homebrew Con. - March 31, 2019
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries recently welcomed Senator Bob Casey for a plant tour and round table discussions on the many benefits of employee ownership. Team members talked about the impact of being employee-owners and how it makes them work differently than before. The Senator toured NewAge’s recently-completed, multi-million dollar expansion, where silicone tubing, Single-Use molded tubing products, and reinforced silicone hose are clean room manufactured. - January 25, 2019
2019 marks NewAge Industries’ 65th year in business. Started in 1954, the company distributed plastic tubing for industrial uses and today manufactures dozens of tubing styles for markets such as biopharm and pharmaceutical, medical, food, appliance, chemical and for various applications involving fluid and gas transfer. NewAge is employee owned and prides itself on providing customers with high quality products, good selection, quick delivery, old-fashioned personal service and a fair price. - January 10, 2019
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries made a third donation of laptop computers to the Caramanico School in Ratanakiri, Cambodia. NewAge employs many team members originally from Cambodia and is honored to help the country’s students in this remote location. The school powers the computers with solar energy. It serves students up to twelfth grade and helps provide clean water, meals and housing. NewAge is involved with schools and students in the Southampton area as well. - November 30, 2018
New from NewAge Industries’ Food and Beverage division is an educational brochure written to help brewers of beer with tubing and hose selection. Topics include temperature resistance, flexibility, quality, reuse, and solutions for beer spoilers and off-taste. Choosing the wrong tubing for a brewing process can result in a bad batch. These tips aim to avoid that and assist brewers with producing great tasting beer. - September 29, 2018
NewAge recently completed renovation of 43,000 sq. ft. of existing space at its headquarters near Philadelphia, PA. The renovated area now houses several new ISO Class 7 and 8 clean rooms for silicone tubing production, molded component operations, quality inspection and packaging for its AdvantaPure high-purity products. Newly constructed warehouse space was included in the renovation. The project took nearly two years from demolition to completion and cost $10 million. - August 24, 2018
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries on Monday, May 14, 2018, to talk about employee ownership and how the practice can be promoted throughout the state. The Governor attended roundtable meetings with current and retired NewAge employee-owners and with CEOs of other PA. ESOP companies. A plant tour of NewAge’s newly-renovated facility showed Governor Wolf how engaged the employee-owners are and how the successful manufacturer continues to grow. - May 19, 2018
NewAge Industries, manufacturer of plastic tubing and AdvantaPure high purity products, has released the second edition of its sustainability report. Coming out four years after the initial release, the updated report features information on the company’s continuing efforts on environmental, social and corporate responsibility including the installation of an electric vehicle charging station, on-demand generators to keep the company operational during power outages, and increased recycling. - October 13, 2017
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries announces that it is now a zero-waste facility. Waste is recycled, reused or disposed of through an energy-from-waste (EfW) system. The company has made sustainability a focus in recent years and determined that achieving landfill-free status was an important part of its green initiatives. NewAge recycles cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and metal. Non-recyclable waste is burned and, through an EfW system, results in electricity. - September 01, 2017
Steel girders and walls are going up at NewAge Industries in Southampton, Pa. The company is renovating 40,000 square feet of space to house new clean room manufacturing suites, product inspection rooms and warehousing. The need to expand came about primarily because of the success of NewAge’s AdvantaPure(R) high purity products division, which specializes in tubing, hose and fluid flow products for the biopharm industry. Anticipated completion of the renovations is within the next few months. - February 10, 2017
Recently a group of students from Neil A. Armstrong Middle School of Fairless Hills, Pa., visited plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries. The purpose of their visit was two-fold: to learn about advanced manufacturing careers and to shoot video for a contest. The students toured NewAge’s silicone and plastic tubing manufacturing areas and molding rooms, learned about product testing and quality assurance, and had a chance to talk with employees about their jobs and educational backgrounds. - December 23, 2016
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries grew significantly over the past 15 years. The company introduced a high purity line of products for the biopharma industry, doubled its number of employees, and became an ESOP corporation. Its leadership and strategic planning needs grew as well, leading to the additional of three new members for its Board of Directors. This experienced team will help plan NewAge’s continuing growth. - December 04, 2016
NewAge manufactures plastic tubing and rubber hose and also supplies a variety of fittings and clamps. In this white paper, the types of fittings the company offers are compared using text, images and a reference chart. The report notes facts such as each fitting’s performance features, typical applications, materials, installation requirements and tubing materials that each fitting works best with. Clamps – Oetiker(R), worm gear and nylon double bond – are also reviewed. - September 15, 2016
At 60 years old, Vardex reinforced PVC hose is one of NewAge Industries’ mainstays. Its decades of reliability, durability, crush resistance, and kink resistance have enabled it to endure the demands of fluid and air transfer in industries such as food and beverage, OEM and chemical. Vardex continues to be a versatile hose that provides full vacuum capabilities, flexibility and light weight. - August 11, 2016
The employee-owners of plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries now own even more of the company. Ken Baker, CEO and majority shareholder, recently sold another nine percent of NewAge to its ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), bringing the plan’s total ownership to forty-nine percent. The ESOP is a retirement plan designed to reward employees for their hard work and dedication. It helps avoid a competitive buyout and ensure the succession of NewAge. - July 08, 2016
In June NewAge will note the fifth anniversary of its rooftop solar array and green energy system. The company went solar primarily to help the environment, set a good example and save money. The array provides half of the manufacturer’s electricity needs, and additional power is purchased from green energy providers. NewAge has also greened many aspects of its building – windows, motors, trash and recycling systems, lighting – and continues to look for more ways to improve. - June 03, 2016
Clearflo Ag-47 antimicrobial tubing is now stocked in 17 sizes including 3/4” and 1” I.D. Customers had expressed a need for sizes above 1/2" I.D., and NewAge is now able to meet that requirement. The NSF-51 listed tubing contains antimicrobial ingredients throughout the tube, not only on the inside, and protects liquids from harmful bacteria that can transfer odors and taste. Applications include processing needs for beverages, food, dairy products, water and other clean fluids. - April 01, 2016
NewAge Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen McDevitt to Inside Sales Manager. Prior to this change McDevitt was the company’s Assistant Inside Sales Manager. The promotion was made following the retirement of another employee. McDevitt has been with NewAge for thirteen years and is now responsible for supervising the firm’s team of inside sales representatives who cover product lines for both NewAge and its biopharma Single-Use division, AdvantaPure(R). - February 29, 2016
NewAge Industries is celebrating its tenth year as an employee-owned company in 2016. Its ESOP–Employee Stock Ownership Plan–was established as a way to reward team members in retirement and as a succession plan for the corporation. The company’s share price has seen a six-fold increase since the ESOP’s inception in 2006. Employees view the plan as increased incentive to always keep the customer top of mind, to perform their jobs exceptionally well, and as a path to retirement. - January 15, 2016
Over the past several months, tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has expanded its engineering department with Design and Test Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, an Engineering Project Manager and an Applications Engineer with a PhD in Plastics Engineering. The reason? To enhance its technical expertise regarding processes, equipment and testing options in order to better serve its customers. NewAge sees this as a key step in continuing to grow its business. - December 11, 2015
Superthane(R) polyurethane tubing and Urebrade(R) reinforced polyurethane hose were both introduced in 1975. NewAge brought on the products for applications such as fuel and grease lines, oxygen transfer, control instrumentation, robotics and cable jacketing. Superthane and Urebrade are still used for these applications today, thanks to their flexibility, durability, oil and chemical resistance, and ability to withstand a variety of weathering situations such as moisture and U.V. radiation. - November 20, 2015
New from NewAge Industries are hoses lined with Butyl and Nitrile for food and beverage processing. Both styles offer smooth liners for problem-free fluid flow, plus reinforcement for pressure and vacuum applications. The hoses meet FDA and other standards and will impart no taste or odor to products flowing through them. Applications include potable water, juices, wine, beer, milk and dairy products, oily or fatty foods, dry bulk foods, and non-alcoholic beverages. - November 01, 2015
Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has promoted two team leaders, Michael Allard and Robert Volk, to executive positions. Their new roles involve the overseeing of multiple departments and more voice in the running of the company. Work teams have been realigned to help integrate job functions and improve internal communications. NewAge manufactures plastic and silicone tubing for industries such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical, appliance and industrial. - September 04, 2015
NewAge Industries, the manufacturer of plastic and rubber tubing and reinforced hose, has joined the American Beverage Association and the Brewers Association. While both organizations serve beverage markets, the ABA represents the non-alcoholic industry; the Brewers Association serves craft and homebrewers. NewAge joined the associations to learn more about their members’ applications and determine how to best service them with the company’s comprehensive line of fluid transfer products. - August 13, 2015
Silbrade(R) Platinum braid-reinforced silicone hose provides a higher degree of purity along with reinforcement for flexibility with increased pressure capabilities. Applications include those where medical, biological fluid handling, hot fill, food handling, beverage and dairy service and electrically-associated equipment is involved. Silbrade Platinum is NSF-51 listed, will not support bacteria growth and handles temperatures up to 400°F/204°C. - August 01, 2015
Clearflo Ag-47 antimicrobial PVC tubing is now available from NewAge Industries. Applications include fluid transfer for food, beer and alcoholic beverages, dairy products and clean liquids such as those used in medical, laboratory and water-wastewater environments. The tubing, which is made with Silver Ion technology to protect fluids from harmful bacteria, is NSF-51 listed and does not contain phthalates. - June 07, 2015
NewAge Industries announces the promotions of Mary Marcus to Director of Quality and Mary Vander Neut to Finance Director. Marcus, an American Society for Quality member and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, directs a team of nine and is responsible for the company’s quality program. Vander Neut started with NewAge in Sales, then moved to Accounting where she now heads both that team and Human Resources. Her duties include maintaining the company’s finances and serving as an ESOP trustee. - February 20, 2015
NewAge has promoted Lawrence Morano to Global Sales Manager for its AdvantaPure product line and Stephen McDevitt to Assistant Inside Sales Manager. Morano will be responsible for managing AdvantaPure’s worldwide distribution network and developing plans for continued growth. He has extensive knowledge of Single-Use process components used in the pharma and biopharma industries. McDevitt will aid the Inside Sales Manager with management responsibilities and will assist with special projects. - January 17, 2015
Zelite(TM) linear low density polyethylene tubing from NewAge Industries is now available to meet the application demands of both food and industrial uses. It offers ingredients that conform to FDA standards, is chemically inert and provides increased elasticity over other polyethylene tubing formulations. Applications include air and fluid transfer, food and beverage processing, wire jacketing and pneumatics. Zelite is lightweight and relatively low cost. - November 13, 2014
Michael R. Allard has been promoted to Director of Sales for NewAge Industries, Inc. Previously Allard was the company’s Global Sales Manager for its AdvantaPure(R) high purity products. In his new role, he will work with other department directors to plan, prioritize and attain NewAge’s goals. Allard will also be responsible for managing and staffing the sales team, establishing and achieving departmental targets and working with key customers and distributors. - October 16, 2014
AdvantaPure welcomes Lawrence Morano III to its team. He brings with him many years of experience recommending and selling bioprocess and laboratory equipment, with Single-Use systems as a specialty, and will help the company better service its customers and distributors of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products. As Eastern Regional Sales Manager, Morano is responsible for accounts in several U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. - September 27, 2014
PTFE, FEP and PFA tubing from NewAge Industries is now at normal stock levels after shortages of the raw materials required to manufacture it. Fluorspar, a key ingredient, first experienced decrease production, then increased production but with export restrictions. This led to a worldwide shortage. Production and exports have now returned to normal levels, as has NewAge’s stock of fluoropolymer tubing in straight styles, as well as special versions that give the product added flexibility. - September 20, 2014
NewAge Industries, a Pennsylvania tubing manufacturer and an ESOP company, hosted Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick for a meeting on the benefits of ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans). The Congressman met with NewAge employee-owners to discuss their ownership roles and their outlook on how they and the company’s customers benefit. The group also talked about ESOPs as an option for other small business owners who are looking to sell yet retain their employees’ livelihoods and American jobs. - July 31, 2014
Tubing manufacturer and ESOP company NewAge Industries recently welcomed State Senator Stewart Greenleaf for a discussion on the benefits of ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) corporations and for a comprehensive tour of its manufacturing facility. The Senator met with several of NewAge’s employee-owners to learn how they view and value their ownership roles and how being an ESOP company benefits not only themselves but the company’s customers. - July 02, 2014
Container closures made not only from silicone but now from AdvantaFlex TPE are available from high purity tubing manufacturer AdvantaPure. Called BioClosures, the products provide a sure seal for containers used in biopharmaceutical and other critical industries. TPE offers advantages over silicone such as lower absorption rates, along with the benefit of being free of silicone oils. When used as single use components, TPE BioClosures reduce contamination risks and cleaning requirements. - June 25, 2014
Flexible PVC hose that resists crushing and kinking is available from NewAge Industries. The hose, called Vardex(R), is constructed of chemical-resistant PVC that encompasses spiral steel wire, enabling it to withstand tough handling and environments. Vardex offers smooth surfaces and, unlike rubber hose, is transparent for visual contact with the flow. The hose may be used for both fluid and air transfer in pressure and full vacuum applications. - May 01, 2014
High purity tubing manufacturer AdvantaPure now stocks its overbraided PTFE hose in four styles: smooth core, convoluted core, silicone-jacketed smooth core, and silicone-jacketed convoluted core. Called APFOS, the hose offers the purity, smoothness, and non-stick properties of PTFE fluoropolymer with kink resistance and the durability of stainless steel overbraiding. Primary applications for APFOS hose are for fluid transfer in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and chemical industries. - April 17, 2014
AdvantaPure(R) introduces the AdvantaPass system, a technology developed to reduce contamination risks and ensure room isolation for critical fluid transfer processes. AdvantaPass applies to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing where large volumes of fluid must be transferred from one clean room to another. This unique system employs a wall portal through which multiple lines of Single-Use tubing can be serviced. Seals, gaskets, end caps and clamps ensure isolation of the portal. - March 16, 2014
NewAge Industries, a leading manufacturer of plastic and rubber tubing, marks the sixtieth anniversary of the company’s founding. NewAge started as a distributorship and later began manufacturing its products. Today the company makes tubing and reinforced hose for a wide range of industries including biopharmaceutical, chemical, industrial, medical, food and beverage and has a global customer base. A corporate-wide team member celebration will take place later in 2014. - March 13, 2014
Medical-grade silicone tubing and reinforced hose is now available in three styles. Silicone is best known for its flexibility and temperature range, making it useful for applications such as medical devices, pharmaceutical processing, peristaltic pumps, respiratory machinery, biological fluid handling, electrically-associated equipment, and food and beverage transfer. The company offers peroxide-cured silicone tubing and reinforced hose, plus platinum-cured tubing. - February 28, 2014
NewAge Industries announces the appointment of Michael L. Yakes as its Midwest Sales Manager, a new position developed to help better serve the company’s current customers and to increase business. Yakes has over 20 years of sales experience with a background that includes tubing and fabricated plastics. He will serve the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and eastern Wisconsin while being based near Chicago. - February 20, 2014
AdvantaPure, a manufacturer of high purity tubing, now offers its APSPG silicone pump tubing in a new size to help meet customer demand. The tubing, which is USP Class VI approved, is stocked in .313” I.D. x .500” O.D. as well as ten other sizes. APSPG is specially formulated to withstand the rigors of peristaltic pump operations and offers other benefits such as no animal-derived ingredients, resistance to bacteria build-up, translucency, and documented lot traceability and quality control. - December 19, 2013
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has released its first sustainability report. It highlights the company’s ideas and actions that have helped it save energy, reduce waste and become a better neighbor. NewAge now produces half of its electricity through a solar panel array on the building’s roof, and other projects have impacted its recycling, heating and cooling, lighting and production efficiencies. The company also hosts food, toy and blood drives to benefit the local community. - November 14, 2013
NewAge Industries now offers its polyurethane tubing in three versions: unreinforced tubing, braid reinforced hose and a type developed specifically for pneumatics. Each offers the performance properties for which polyurethane is known including natural flexibility, durability, good chemical resistance and superior functioning in weather-related conditions. Both ether and ester tubing formulations are stocked, and the pneumatic style is available in eight colors for easy line identification. - October 26, 2013
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is highlighted in a new report from The Hitachi Foundation focusing on successful companies. Titled "Doing Well and Doing Good," the report features employers that place great emphasis on employee training, advancement, retention and satisfaction. The practices boost morale, productivity and prosperity and give the employers a competitive edge. - October 10, 2013
The Verigenics division of NewAge(R) Industries has received U.S. Patent Number 8,519,846 for its GammaTag(R) RFID technology. The GammaTag system uses durable RFID (radio frequency identification) tags, labels, and reader-writers to track and identify components requiring gamma irradiation for the purpose of sterilization. Industries that use such technology include medical device, pharmaceutical, bioprocess and others involved with critical and patient-related applications. - September 27, 2013
High purity tubing and single use systems manufacturer AdvantaPure has appointed Tony Butler to a new position focusing on single use systems for pharmaceutical and biologics manufacturing. The position arose because of the company’s continued growth in the industry. Butler brings experience including process integration and improvement, project management and quality assurance to this new role and is available to consult with AdvantaPure’s customers and distributors worldwide. - September 11, 2013
High purity tubing and single use systems manufacturer AdvantaPure will exhibit at several upcoming trade shows. The company’s products are made for pharmaceutical, bioprocess and other clean applications and meet many industry standards. Events include the BioProcess International Conference in Boston; ILMAC in Basel, Switzerland; and China-Pharm in Shanghai. Other regional shows on the east coast of the U.S. will also be covered. - August 08, 2013
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