Lewis-Goetz, Advanced Sealing, and Leader Gasket Technologies to Display Sealing Technologies and Solutions at AFPM Reliability & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition

Advanced Sealing also will co-present a professional development seminar during the event

PITTSBURGH, PA - April 14, 2016 – Lewis-Goetz will join Advanced Sealing and Leader Gasket Technologies—all members of the ERIKS group—to exhibit a full offering of proven sealing solutions for the refining industry at booth #546 during the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers’ (AFPM) 2016 Reliability & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition. The conference will take place from May 24–27, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Advanced Sealing also will co-present a professional development seminar, entitled, “ERRIC-Based Sealing Protocols for Leak-Free Performance.”

Lewis-Goetz will display a variety of innovative sealing technologies and other value-added solutions for the refining industry, including Advanced Sealing’s ALKY-ONE™ gasket. First introduced in 2011, the ALKY-ONE™ gasket is the industry’s leading technology for combatting flange erosion and corrosion in hydrofluoric acid alkylation units (HF units), one of the most critical sealing applications in the oil-refining industry.

“ERRIC-Based Sealing Protocols for Leak-Free Performance” is a professional development seminar that will be co-presented by David Clover, Advanced Sealing; Dave Reeves, Sealing and Bolting Technologies LLC; and Mark Ruffin, Chevron USA, Inc. Clover’s presentation will discuss the ERRIC Sealing System–based protocols for leak-free performance, and covers the root causes of flange leakage, as well as the simple engineering principals, material, and procedural changes that can provide leak-free performance. The seminar provides participants with the tools and resources to quickly incorporate these improvements into their facilities.

For more information on all value-added solutions offered by Lewis-Goetz, stop by booth #546 or visit www.lewis-goetz.com.

About Lewis-Goetz
Since 1935, customers have trusted Lewis-Goetz to tailor solutions to meet their mission critical hose, sealing and belting needs. North America’s largest industries rely on the unsurpassed know-how of the company’s long-time tenured specialists to troubleshoot industry challenges and identify problems before they become emergencies. Lewis-Goetz is one of North America’s largest industrial distributors and is the largest company owned by ERIKS North America, which was recently ranked 19th on Modern Distribution Management (MDM) magazine’s 2015 list of Top 40 Industrial Distributors.  Visit www.lewis-goetz.com for more information.

Founded in 1940, ERIKS is a leading international industrial service provider offering a wide range of engineering components and related technical and logistics services. ERIKS’ current product range is divided into five core activities: flow technology, sealing and rubber technology, industrial plastics, power transmission and bearings, and tools, maintenance and safety products. ERIKS currently consists of more than 60 companies with 450 branches in 27 countries, serving over 200,000 customers in the MRO, OEM, and project distribution business. In 2014, ERIKS generated net sales of approx. €2.0 billion (USD 2.7 billion) with approximately 8,000 employees. ERIKS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., a family-owned multinational with net sales of €14.9 billion (USD 19.7 billion) in 2014. For more information, visit www.ERIKS.com.

For information, contact:
Katie Oswald Clark



ERIKS North America Headquarters

650 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Phone: +1 (412) 787-2400
Fax: + 1 412-341-7192

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