Press Release

January 08, 2019 — For Immediate Release

NewAge® Industries Celebrates Its 65th Anniversary

NewAge Industries Celebrating 65 YearsSouthampton, PA — NewAge Industries has reached another significant event in its history: 2019 marks the company's 65th year in business.

What began in 1954 as a small distributorship selling a few types of plastic tubing has transformed into a multi-million-dollar manufacturer that offers dozens of tubing styles, as well as custom molded parts and hose assemblies. Industries that use NewAge's products range from high purity biopharm, pharmaceutical and medical device; to beer, food and dairy; and to appliance, chemical and general industrial.

Ken Baker, CEO, noted that "The transition from being a reseller to making products was a huge leap. It took years of research, a lot of new people, and dedication and perseverance to carry through with the plan."

According to Baker, NewAge could have continued business as a reseller. "It was customers who helped push us in the direction of manufacturing," he said.

The reason was two-fold: Customers wanted higher quality products, and they wanted them modified for specific applications.

"We already had knowledgeable sales team members in place, and customers liked working with them. They valued the relationships, and they trusted us. In turn, we put our trust in our customers to help steer us in the right direction," said Baker.

Thousands of customers have remained loyal to NewAge over the decades, and there are several hundred who've been purchasing from the company since before it became a manufacturer.

"It's not always easy to retain customers," Baker noted. "But we stick with what my father said when he started the business: 'Give customers high quality, selection, quick delivery, old-fashioned personal service and a fair price.' It works."

Today NewAge Industries manufactures and stocks millions of feet of tubing and reinforced hose. The company keeps over half a million fittings on hand, so hose assemblies can be produced quickly from off-the-shelf parts. Custom products, such as Single-Use molded tubing manifolds, BioClosure® container closures and various hose identification solutions, are offered as well. A recent plant expansion allowed for additional manufacturing and warehousing space, and NewAge is hiring to fill growth positions.

"We've come quite a long way since 1954," Baker said, "and we're excited to see what's ahead. As an employee-owned company, our success depends on all of us. We're in charge of our destiny for the next 65 years."

For more information on AdvantaPure products, visit http://www.advantapure.com or contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail: info@advantapure.com.

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About NewAge Industries and AdvantaPure
The AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries is ISO 9001:2015 certified and specializes in high purity tubing, hose, Single-Use process tubing manifolds, BioClosure® container closure systems, and other molded components for the pharmaceutical, biopharm, biomedical, food, beverage and chemical industries. Products are manufactured, stored and shipped using methods that ensure product purity.

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures plastic and rubber tubing in reinforced and unreinforced styles. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory of tubing and fittings for its core product lines, provides custom extrusion and fabrication capabilities, and services customers worldwide. Automated product identification systems, including gamma-stable RFID tags and labels, are offered by NewAge's Verigenics® division. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.


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