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MERI BUNSOLD JOINS BHS  — 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”.


VEDSYSTEM INDUSTRIA E COM  (Vedsystem.com.br) 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 Piracicaba, in the São Paolo area, Vedsystems is ready to move into a new building, under construction, to house its large inventory of seals and kits along with 10 employees.Brazil - Vedsystems Industria

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


NEW AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR - GALLAGHER FLUID SEALS, INC.

FORT WAYNE, IN, September 18, 2018 — Gallagher Fluid Seals, Inc. 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, "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


NEW AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR - CONTROLLED MOTION SOLUTIONS

FORT WAYNE, IN, September 12, 2017 — Controlled Motion Solutions, Inc. (Comoso) has been selected as the authorized distributor for Black Hawk Seals in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah. As a fluid power specialist, Comoso provides motion and control technology systems and engineering services for a wide variety of commercial, mobile and industrial markets. Comoso has ten locations with numerous fluid power, connector, automation, pneumatic, electrical, motion control and seal product specialists.

Greg Finn, Seals & Engineered Materials Product Manager with Comoso: “We are very pleased to partner with the highly esteemed, experienced, and innovative Black Hawk Seals team. Together we are developing advanced and competitive solutions for the increased standards, warranties (MTBR), and severe service challenges of our OEM, maintenance, repair and aftermarket customers. “

Jody Stafford, General Manager states “We are honored to have Comoso join the Black Hawk Seals team to support the sales growth and service in the California and Southwestern region. Comoso brings exceptional value to its diverse group of customers and we look forward to collaborating to develop innovative sealing solutions that further improve their overall value position.”


BLACK HAWK JOINS SEAL PRODUCTS & PRO SEAL AT FORT WAYNE TINCAPS BASEBALL

FORT WAYNE, IN, June 28, 2017 — Employees of Black Hawk Seals joined it's authorized Indiana distributor Seal Products along with Pro Seal & Plastics to enjoy an evening of watching TinCaps baseball at the highly rated Parkview Field in Fort Wayne. Come visit and we'll "take you out to the ballgame."


SEALING INDUSTRY VETERAN BRIAN CATER JOINS BLACK HAWK

FORT WAYNE, IN, April 17, 2017 — Brian Cater has joined Black Hawk Seals International, LLC as Product Manager. He brings over 25 years’ experience with seal & bearing products used across industrial, automotive and aerospace markets. His global career included engineering, manufacturing, sales and distribution management with Parker, Chemflex and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. A graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne with a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Jody Stafford, General Manager states “This is an excellent opportunity to work with Brian again and have his expertise to immediately support Black Hawk’s rapid expansion.”


Exhibiting for the first time at the CONEXPO - CON/AGG - IFPE in March, 2017 was considered a great success based on the needs shared by visitors to the exhibit from around the world.  In addition to end users, a number of distributors approached BHS as the company only sells through a few select distributors. Requests to BHS have been sent to the applicable distributor for follow up.  

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