2020 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards: Hydra-Flex Inc.: Product Innovation of the Year
December 19, 2020
By Elizabeth Millard – Contributing Writer - MSPBJ
Hydra-Flex tackles the unmentionables. When representatives from Savage-based fluid-handling engineering and manufacturing company Hydra-Flex Inc. sat down with customers at MacQueen Equipment, they expected to walk away with new insights on topics like production and distribution. Instead, they heard about gunk — and plenty of it.
HYDRA-FLEX, INC., HOFFMAN CAR WASH, INC., AND INNOVATEIT CARWASH EQUIPMENT, LLC RESOLVE PATENT INFRINGEMENT DISPUTE
October 23, 2020
Hydra-Flex, Inc., Hoffman Car Wash, Inc., and InnovateIT Carwash Equipment, LLC today announced that they amicably resolved all differences regarding Hydra-Flex’s U.S. Patent No. 8,887,743 for a chemical delivery system and platform, with regard to past sales of InnovateIT’s “dispenseIT System,” as well as similar systems used by Hoffman Car Wash, as of October 9, 2020. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Albany, New York regarding the matter has been dismissed.
Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, announced the worldwide expansion of the Reaper jetting nozzle to offer a 1” size. Cutting into the sewers, the 1” Reaper extends the current product line to offer Municipalities and Contractors with a superior cutting nozzle for higher flow sewer jetting applications.
Hydra-Flex Announces New Industrial Cleaning Nozzle
June 3, 2020
“The development of this nozzle continues to raise the bar for our industrial marketing and showcasing our successful history in not only technology for digging but for cleaning as well."
Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, announced the worldwide release of a new industrial cleaning nozzle designed specifically for long distance cleaning applications. The Marksman is an addition to Hydra-Flex Inc’s industrial cleaning market, and more specifically takes the patented nozzle technology, to produce a more accurate and direct stream to support municipal, industrial cleaning efforts.
At Hydra-Flex, we are dedicated to continuing to service our clients, even during these difficult times. Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As such, Hydra-Flex teamed up with with the nation’s largest private-independent equipment finance company Ascentium Capital and will begin offering financing opportunities for any customers. Allowing you to upgrade to our Aqua-Lab dispensing system along with our new 20 or 40 GPM Grundfos pumps today while paying it off over the course of the upcoming months.
We would like to update you on how the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent State of Minnesota “stay-at-home” directive are impacting our operations.
During this period of time, Hydra-Flex has leaned in on our core values to sustain us as a company. We are committed to our employees safety, quality and production. Our customers are currently experiencing no delays on orders thanks to our inside and outside teams as well as our tech support. Everyone is giving 110% to make it through this period of time – especially our production team. They are the definition of GRIT. Their determination and resiliency is an inspiration to our whole company. We are PROUD of our employees and wish you all the best.
It is our commitment to keep the lines of communication open and continue to be highly productive during this time of uncertainty while ensuring the safety of our staff.
As we navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, our top priority is ensuring the health and safety of our staff, clients and project partners while continuing to provide exceptional, uninterrupted services. The success of Hydra-Flex is defined not just in the products we make, but in the people, who are making them. It is who we are. It is what will help us persevere. Therefore, the livelihood of our staff and clients depends on all of us working through this together.
HYDRA-FLEX, INC. RECEIVES FAVORABLE DECISION IN PATENT DISPUTE
February 27, 2020
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a favorable decision in its ex parte reexamination of Hydra-Flex’s U.S. Patent No. 8,887,743 for a chemical delivery system and platform
Hydra-Flex, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a favorable decision in its ex parte reexamination of Hydra-Flex’s U.S. Patent No. 8,887,743 for a chemical delivery system and platform.
Written by Hydra-Flex, Published by New England Car Wash Association in Fall/December 2019 Newsletter
Winter weather is upon us and for some car washes it is the busiest time of year, and for others a slowdown. Nonetheless, monitoring chemicals is key during the upcoming months. Two great forces to consider: industry standard increase of chemical concentrations and colder temperatures. Unfortunately, they do work against each other and it is important to understand how to maintain even flow and consistent applications for your customers.
By Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Feb 2019
Manufacturer Hydra-Flex Inc. returns to the Fast 50 List at No. 26 this year with revenue growth of 66.23 percent since 2016. Last year, the Savage-based company reported revenue of about $20.1 million.
Hydra-Flex announces the worldwide release of a new line of jetting nozzles designed specifically for jetting applications – the Reaper™ Rotating Jetting Nozzle. With its improved impingement and stream quality, these nozzles allow the operator to complete the job, on average, 2x faster than with competitor nozzles.
Hydra-Flex Named A Fastest Growing Private Company in Minnesota on MSPBJ's Fast 50
October 11, 2018
By: Hydra-Flex, Inc.
Hydra-Flex, Inc. jumped to the No. 23 rank for rapid revenue growth, bold innovation, and its entrepreneurial spirit by earning a spot on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Fast 50, a list of the region’s fastest growing private companies.
Hydra-Flex a Finalist in Two Categories at the Minnesota Manufacturing Awards
July 16, 2018
By: Hydra-Flex, Inc.
Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, has been named a top three finalist in two categories in the 2018 Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards. The two categories include Community Impact and Best B2B Product.