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How the Tylox SuperSeal Gasket from Hamilton Kent Changed Everything Picture this. You’re a contractor down in the trench, installing a 36-inch sanitary pipeline alongside a dusty rural road in the heat of summer. Before fitting each pipe together, you must install an o-ring gasket, applying a gooey lubricant to the o-ring to create what you hope will be a […]

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Pipe and Precast Producers Embrace HK’s SuperSeal Gasket There is a simple reason why the Tylox SuperSeal gasket from Hamilton Kent sets the standard for sealing concrete pipe and box culverts: quality. Concrete pipe and precast producers that stake their reputations on quality will match the SuperSeal with their products to ensure a successful installation. Specifiers seeking a 100+ year […]

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Safety is our #1 priority – and we are always excited to highlight successful safety projects across our organization. With this in mind, we are proud to announce an award win from Hamilton Kent that showcases our safety-first culture! In early February, the Association of Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) awarded Hamilton Kent’s Winchester, Tennessee facility with an ARPM Innovation Award […]

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By Ivan Stiehl Hamilton Kent, President and General Manager Like many of you, we are facing an interesting time with a wave of retirements impacting our businesses at all levels, accelerating career changes and learning curves for all.  Hamilton Kent, and our global parent company Aliaxis, are no different.  To that end, I have accepted a new position with Aliaxis […]

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Starting the New Year in a ‘Very Good’ Place By Ivan Stiehl Hamilton Kent, President and General Manager While there is still a lot of uncertainty clouding the construction outlook, this year already looks different from 2022, and, in my opinion, in a good way. Record customer demand in 2021 faced off against significant supply chain shortages globally, leaving the […]

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Release Date: February 16th, 2023 Hamilton Kent would like to announce an organizational change within our US sales group. After 16 years of dedicated service with Hamilton Kent, Alan Siebenthaler will be embarking on a new career journey. Effective February 28th, Alan will represent Hamilton Kent LLC as an independent representative through his company AS3 Precast Sales. In this new […]

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By Randy Reimer Director of Sales and Marketing Uncertainty and Optimism As we look ahead to 2023, a common theme among our customers is “uncertainty.” There is a lot of concern about recession, but also signs that it may not be a deep or extended downturn, but more of a slowdown or a soft landing. Rising interest rates have cooled […]

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Alan Siebenthaler, Hamilton Kent’s U.S. sales manager, has been elected to a 3-year term on the National Precast Concrete Association Board of Directors. Alan has been a member of the Hamilton Kent sales team for 16 years and has worked in the industry for 26 years. “We are excited to work with Alan and to see the impact he will […]

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Hamilton Kent is pleased to announce that Luis Santana joined the Hamilton Kent sales team as a territory manager on Jan. 2, and is now responsible for the western region of the United States. Luis will provide customers with technical and sales support while expanding HK’s business in the concrete pipe and precast concrete industries.

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