CADILLAC, Mich. (May 19)—Kuriyama of America Inc. has purchased the assets Piranha Hose Products Inc.
Piranha Hose will become a subsidiary of Kuriyama and will continue to operate independently in the production and sale of its products, a company spokesman said.
The firm is a manufacturer and supplier of medium and high-pressure reinforced thermoplastic hoses for a variety of industrial markets. It also produces urethane and thermoplastic elastomer hose covers. Its brand line of hose primarily is used in the sewer cleaning, airless paint spraying and hydraulic industry market segments, the spokesman said.
Schaumburg, Ill.-based Kuriyama—which is part of Kuriyama Corp., headquartered in Osaka, Japan—is beginning its 37th year of manufacturing, marketing and distribution of industrial hose and accessories for the U.S. market. Today, the Kuriyama of America Inc. group of companies includes eight subsidiaries and six distribution centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.