A belief that our industry thrives with cooperation and support is at the core of NAHAD. Connecting industry leaders from around the globe creates unique opportunities to learn, innovate, and grow. NAHAD fosters community connections throughout the year with unique networking opportunities for all members.
The Women in NAHAD (WIN) Program was created to provide a forum for women in the hose distribution industry to network with their peers and discuss key issues facing women in the marketplace today. WIN offers additional insights throughout the year to help support the professional development of women in the hose and hose accessories business and offer insights for companies to attract top level female talent.
NAHAD is committed to supporting and nurturing our industry's emerging leaders, like you! If you are a NAHAD member, age 40 or under, this is the place for you!
You don't need to be an executive with your company any upandcomer, future leader, young professional, etc. interested in connecting with likeminded professionals will benefit by participation in the events and activities offered each year.
Let's bring an end to the water crisis!
Why charity:water? It's a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. charity: water funds sustainable water projects in areas of greatest need and works with local partners to implement them.
The members of NAHAD banded together in the fight to provide clean, safe drinking water to people in need all around the world. Together we've raised over $20,000 but we can still do more. For those who have yet to contribute it's not too late please consider making a tax deductible donation and help bring an end to the water crisis. NAHAD members are encouraged to donate because 100% of public donations are sent straight to the field.
George Wilson Carver, a founding father and third president of NAHAD, served the association, and the industry, with dedication, grace and distinction.
NAHAD is proud to honor George’s memory, his spirit and his quiet, firm commitment to team work and excellence through the George W. Carver Outstanding Commitment to Industry Excellence Award, presented annually to a deserving current or former NAHAD member.
Earlier this year, Midland Industries, in conjunction with Wynnchurch Capital, announced the rebranding of its industrial distribution platform. Today, the company released a video entitled, ‘Show the World’ which expands on the purpose and opportunities presented by the new brand.
The platform is comprised of Anderson Metals, Midland Metal Mfg., Buchanan Rubber, and Mid-America Fittings. Midland Industries is a leading North American distributor and manufacturer of fittings, valves, hoses, couplings, and related products. The new family of companies is driven by customer needs and industry demands, with an emphasis on technology-driven solutions across all markets. With global and domestic manufacturing capabilities and an industry-leading e-commerce platform, Midland Industries is reinventing the entire category it serves.
"Formerly known PT Coupling Company is excited to share important news regarding the future of their company. As of May 1, all business operations owned by the Parrish family are now unified under a single name “PT.” With the update, PT continues to provide excellent customer service and quality products. PT’s current featured products are the Abrasion Resistant product line, Hose Drainer®, Hose Tool, Safety Lock® and Safety Bump®."
Kuriyama is pleased to announce the addition of the following new products to their product line to provide more “Kuriyama Value” to their valued distributors. Kuriyama introduces its new Full Flow Swivel Couplings for use in mulch, bark wood chip and other lawn surfacing applications. The full flow interior prevents material build-up due to the absence of an interior hose shank. Instead, the coupling screws easily and securely over the outside of the hose to provide full flow. Available in a 4” ID size.