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Plastic and silicone tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries installed a rooftop solar array in June 2011 and has been using the sun’s energy for ten years. Over 4,000 solar panels supply a good portion of the company’s electricity needs. The same sustainable energy source is being considered for NewAge’s Warrington, Pa., facility, which is undergoing renovations. As a Certified B Corporation, the company works continuously on its green initiatives. - June 12, 2021 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
NewAge Industries announces the appointments of Maurice LeCompte, Sonia Schwantes and Rick Zijadic. LeCompte is now Director of Manufacturing Development, and Schwantes is Director of Product Management, both new positions. Zijadic replaces a retiree in the role of Director of Manufacturing. Business growth – much of it related to tubing and Single-Use systems for COVID-19 vaccine production – helped fuel the need for these appointments. - May 01, 2021 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Plastic and silicone tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries announces that it has achieved Certified B Corporation status. The certification assures customers, prospects, vendors and other business associates that NewAge meets verified standards for environmental performance and social practices that benefit others. B Corps(TM) like NewAge focus on customers, their communities and employees while producing quality products and remaining profitable. - April 02, 2021 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Lawrence Morano and Sean Lynch of NewAge Industries now have new roles within the company. Morano was promoted to Executive Director of Sales, Marketing and Product Development; Lynch is now Director of Product Development. Both Lynch and Morano have been with NewAge for several years. The company is a plastic and silicone tubing manufacturer that provides products to a wide and varied market including medical device, pharmaceutical and biopharm, food and beverage, and industrial. - January 29, 2021 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
It’s been fifteen years since plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries took one of its first major steps to becoming employee owned. Headquartered in southeastern Pennsylvania, the company is now 100% owned by its team members. NewAge’s ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan – is designed to provide incentives for employees to work with a primary focus on the customer and to reward long-term employees at retirement. - January 14, 2021 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Ken Liszewski and Tony Szoka of NewAge Industries have been promoted to new positions with the company. The tubing manufacturer announced that Liszewski is now Global Sales Manager for its AdvantaPure(R) brand of high purity products, and Szoka is National Sales Manager for NewAge fluid transfer items. Both men have been with the company for many years and have the leadership skills to head their respective teams and move the company forward. - December 17, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
NewAge Industries recently increased storage space for the plastic and silicone tubing its team members manufacture. The warehouse space, previously leased to a tenant, is within its headquarters in Southampton, PA., and now houses bulk tubing inventory. Plans involve shifting inventory of other products to allow room for additional cleanroom manufacturing areas. Due to its growth, NewAge now utilizes the entire building, which was purchased twenty years ago. - December 03, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is expanding again and in the process of hiring several dozen employees. Most positions involve the manufacture of products for its AdvantaPure division, but the company is also hiring for its Engineering, Quality, Sales and Warehouse teams. NewAge anticipates that its benefits package, which includes employee ownership for long term team members, profit sharing, a 401(k) plan, paid time off and health insurance, will attract new team members. - November 07, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries-AdvantaPure has begun renovations on a recently purchased property in Warrington, Pa., acquired for expansion. The company is partnering with CleanSpace Modular and Genesis AEC on clean room design and construction within the building. The clean rooms will be used to manufacture high purity silicone and TPE tubing for COVID-19 vaccine development and production and for other biopharm, pharmaceutical and medical products. - November 01, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries purchased two building units near its southeastern Pennsylvania headquarters in the spring and recently bought the remaining unit within the building. The company now owns the entire property, which will be used to manufacture silicone and TPE tubing and molded parts. The products are part of NewAge’s AdvantaPure high purity division and are used in pharmaceutical and biopharm processes, including those involving COVID-19 vaccines and therapies. - October 16, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Silicone tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries recently began working with ECO USA, a company that recycles silicone waste into silicone oil suitable for industrial applications. Thousands of pounds of tubing scrap are generated at the start and finish of the company’s tubing extrusion runs. The scrap is shipped to the recycler and, through a multi-step reclamation process, converted into silicone oil. Recycling silicone tubing waste adds to NewAge’s green project portfolio. - August 26, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
NewAge Industries, an employee-owned manufacturer of plastic and silicone tubing, recently named Jim Henderson and Andreas Georghiou to its Board. The group will help to strategically plan the years ahead for NewAge, its employee owners, and its customers as the company grows and expands. NewAge’s products are used in a variety of applications including high-purity biopharm and pharmaceutical for the fight against COVID-19, beer brewing and dispensing, medical, and general industrial. - June 26, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries recently closed a deal to buy two building units near its Pennsylvania headquarters. Following renovations at the site this year and next, NewAge will install new equipment to extrude tubing and perform injection molding, mainly for its AdvantaPure(R) high purity products. The additional location will increase manufacturing capacity and serve security-of-supply purposes. Product will be inventoried and shipped from the new site. - May 28, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
NewAge Industries has been extruding plastic tubing and hose for nearly 30 years. The company recently replaced a few of its extruders to avoid a catastrophic breakdown and to stay current with machinery and software. The replacements were made before problems with the extruders could become commonplace and lead to potential production and inventory problems. - April 17, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
BrewSavor announces a redesign of its website at www.brewsavor.com. The new site presents tubing and reinforced hose for craft brewing, home brewing and beverage dispensing. Product styles include antimicrobial, non-phthalate, NSF listed and those with oxygen and CO2 barrier properties. Hardware, hose cutting tools and custom options are also highlighted, along with a blog and the company’s sustainability practices. - April 09, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
New from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is Clearflo 70 tubing that contains no leachable phthalates such as DEHP or BPA. The tubing was developed to meet customers’ requests for phthalate-free fluid transfer products, as certain studies suggest that phthalates may be harmful. Clearflo 70 meets USP Class VI requirements and is NSF-51 listed. Its non-toxic ingredients also conform to FDA standards. NewAge stocks the product in 50 sizes. - January 24, 2020 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
NewAge’s new BrewSavor brand now offers two butyl lined, reinforced hoses for craft brewers who focus on beer flavor. One style has wire reinforcement for kink resistance and improved flexibility, while another is monofilament reinforced for crush resistance – it will rebound to its original shape after impact. Both types are designed for the rigors of brewery production floors and handle suction or discharge. They’re made in USA and meet FDA, USDA and Canadian Food Inspection Agency standards. - September 27, 2019 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is now 100% owned by its employees through an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). The ESOP is a retirement benefit that gives employee-owners a true stake in their futures. Ken Baker, CEO, sold portions of the business to the ESOP in three stages over the past thirteen years. September 2019 saw the completion of a decades-long plan to help ensure the continued success of the company and avoid a competitive buyout. - September 08, 2019 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
Duraflex, Inc., leading high tech engineers and manufacturers of metal bellows components and full assemblies, are proud to announce the recent purchase of their latest expansion facility in Cary, Illinois USA. - July 20, 2018 - Duraflex, Inc.
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, Inc.
Plastiflex is proud to announce that as of April 11, 2018, all Plastiflex pool products manufactured in both its Statesville, NC and Tijuana, MX plants will be 100% free of chemicals deemed toxic under the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 - Proposition 65/Prop 65.
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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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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, Inc.
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, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
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 - NewAge Industries, Inc.
The Dramm Corporation will be featured on an upcoming episode of Home Factory, Airing July 25 at 9:30 pm CST. - July 09, 2015 - Dramm Corporation
Duraflex, Inc. announces the recent acquisition of Windy City Sales, Ltd., a leading domestic OEM supplier & distributor of Flexible Stainless Steel Braided Hose Connectors for HVAC & Plumbing applications. - June 17, 2015 - Duraflex, Inc.