Posted February 27, 2018

Triad Technologies acquires Cincinnati Hose & Fittings

Triad Technologies has acquired Cincinnati Hose & Fittings and its subsidiary Kentucky FluidAir.

Cincinnati Hose & Fittings is an authorized Parker Hannifin full-line fluid connector distributor with two ParkerStore locations. The company has served customers in Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky for over 35 years.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Mike and Neil Smith and their team. Our organizations have similar cultures and share an unwavering commitment to customer service," said Doug Wissman, president and chief executive officer of Triad Technologies, a distributor of fluid power and automation products. "This is another important step in our strategy to build scale and to offer customers one-stop shopping for all their motion and control need19 locations in all.”

“My brother, Mike, and I have enjoyed working with our father, Merle, president and founder of Cincinnati Hose & Fittings and Kentucky FluidAir, since the inception of the company," said Neil Smith, co-owner of Cincinnati Hose & Fittings. "We all believe this is a great opportunity for both companies and all our employees. It will better position us to meet the needs of our customers and will make more growth and development opportunities available to our employees as they join a much larger organization.”

Mike Smith added, “We are truly excited about expanding our product and service offering, and we look forward to joining the Triad team.”