LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 30)—Maclan Corp. will expand its Flex-Hose Division a year after the unit made its first rubber suction and discharge hoses for the mining, sand and gravel industries. A company spokesman said the Flex-Hose division was originally part of the firm´s rubber lining shop, but has grown so rapidly the company is transforming storage space at its 45,000-sq.-ft. plant to accommodate production. Three new employees and two new hose machines will help to produce the 3- through 30-inch diameter hoses. Maclan has been in the urethane and rubber applicator business for more than 25 years. It employs 65 workers who help serve the amusement, citrus, aerospace and chemical industries while the urethane division is a major supplier of Uniroyal Chemical polyurethane products.
Maclan to expand hose unit
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