The Inaugural BHS Distributor Meeting was held April 24-25 in Fort Wayne, IN. Representatives from Comoso, ESP International, Gallagher Fluid Seals and PSP Seals were in attendance. The open discussions were a favorite of the group in addition to hearing success stories and of course the networking. BHS General Manager, Jody Stafford, presented distributors with an "Authorized Distributor" crystal globe to thank them for the wonderful sales growth experienced in 2018 and for the great first quarter of 2019.
FORT WAYNE, IN, March 27, 2019 — Meri Bunsold has joined Black Hawk Seals International, LLC, in a newly created position, as Business Coordinator. A native of the Chicago area she graduated from Huntington North in Huntington, IN. Meri brings over 16 years of experience in quality control, internal auditing, shipping & receiving as well as working with manufacturers globally. Her knowledge of seals, materials, working with customers and global suppliers is a welcome addition to the company.
Product Manager Brian Cater states “We are happy to have Meri join the team at Black Hawk Seals, as our business continues to grow Meri’s support will allow us to continue providing excellent service to our customers”.
FORT WAYNE, IN, February 28, 2019 — Vedsystem Industria e Com has been selected as the Black Hawk Seals Authorized Distributor for Brazil.
Having started as a seal distributorship in 2006 after having been in the seal industry since 1998 the business has grown to service 4000 customers throughout all of Brazil, including over 20 international companies. Based in the Sao Paolo area, Vedsystems is ready to move into a new building to house its large inventory of seals and kits along with 10employees.
Ricardo Bispo, CEO "As an innovative company we are first to share new designs and quality hydraulic seals with our customers in Brazil. We know Black Hawk Seals is one of the essential innovative companies to work with.”
"We are excited to have Ricardo and his staff at Vedsystem join the Black Hawk Seals distribution network as our first distributor in South America! They employ a vast amount of experience and knowledge of the sealing industry. They are a highly respected seal distributor with three generations of customer relationships. We look forward to being a part of the solution by bringing exceptional value and customer support to the forefront. Welcome!" Jody Stafford, Black Hawk Seals’ General Manger
Gallagher Fluid Seals, Inc. (GalligherSeals.com) has been selected as the Authorized Distributor for Black Hawk Seals for the Northeast USA and Eastern seaboard, from Maine to South Carolina. This marks Black Hawks seventh distributor in North America.
Having started as a seal distributorship in 1956, family owned Gallagher is a premier supplier of fluid sealing products to both OEM and MRO customers while providing custom gasket fabrication. The company is both ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified, serving a number of markets including chemical processing, fluid power and heavy equipment.
Chris Gallagher, CEO of Gallagher Gallagher Fluid Seals is extremely excited to begin our partnership with Black Hawk Seals. Black Hawk brings an incredibly strong focus on material innovation and product expertise. The level of quality, innovation and customer focus align with Gallagher Fluid Seals’ goal of continuing to add best in class product offerings to our customer base.”
"We are delighted to have Gallagher Fluid Seals join the Black Hawk Seals distribution network to support the Eastern Region of the US. Gallagher Fluid Seals employs a vast amount of experience and knowledge of the sealing industry. They are a highly respected seal distributor with three generations of customer relationships. We look forward to being a part of the solution by bringing exceptional value and customer support to the forefront. Welcome!" Jody Stafford, Black Hawk Seals’ General Manger