BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (March 26)—Thermoid/HBD Industries Inc. acquired the industrial hose line of Lima, Ohio-based BRP Manufacturing Co. March 23, according to a company release. Cost of the acquisition was not disclosed. After a transition period, BRP´s hoses used in industrial, automotive, marine, commercial and military applications, will be manufactured at Thermoid´s Salisbury, N.C., and Oneida, Tenn., locations. BRP will continue to produce sheet rubber and rubber accessories, the firm said. Thermoid/HBD makes automotive hose, ducting, belting, V-belts, rubber bands and rubber and silicone rolls at its seven locations in Bellefontaine; Oneida; Salisbury; Chanute, Kan.; Elgin and Greenville, S.C.; and Spartanburg, S.C.