Posted June 5, 2018

Mutual Industries signs Hobart Associates as new rep group

Hobart represents products across the midwest.

Mutual Industries is pleased to announce Hobart Associates as its newest manufacturer’s representative group. Hobart will now cover the midwestern states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri for Mutual.

“Hobart will bring a lot of sales and product support experience to Mutual customers in the midwest region,” said Mike Cole, national sales manager of Mutual Industries. “We are very happy to bring them on board.”

Hobart specializes in the finest quality products in the industry, serving industrial and contractors supply, mill supply, welding supply, safety and fastener supply distributors.

“We’re excited to now be representing the Mutual line of products,” said Don James, Jr, president of Hobart Associates. “Mutual is a great fit for our customer base, and their high quality construction and safety accessories will be a welcomed addition to our lines.”

Mutual’s product offerings include silt fence, erosion control products, sandbags, geotextiles, safety fences, barricade tapes, specialized tapes, pressure sensitive tapes, reflective tapes, flagging tapes, marking and measuring products, pennants and markers, OSHA rebar caps, safety vests, personal protection, traffic safety, tools, and building materials.

Mutual Industries “Made in USA” capabilities comprise five manufacturing plants spanning  the US, including: Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; Pawtucket, RI; Ft. Meyers, FL; and Huntington Beach, CA.

Additional sales distribution support is also provided by stocking warehouses in the cities of Finksburg, MD, Chicago, IL, Sacramento, CA, and Tacoma WA.

Mutual Industries manufactures a wide range of products serv- ing many different industries. Included among these are: safety, construction, and surveying products; geotextile and erosion control materials; composites; marine and automotive trims; narrow fabrics and trims; reflective fabrics and tapes; beauty supply products; and medical supplies.

In addition to products manufactured under the Mutual brand, Mutual Industries owns and operates the following companies and brands: Harris Industries, Gann Manufacturing; Kromer Cap; Bilt-Rite/Mastex Health; Mutual Beauty Manufacturing; Pearl Trim and Textile; Erosion Control and Geotextile Distributors; Eco-Depot; GBM; Textile Technologies; and Siltco Industries.

Founded in 1966, Hobart Associates is a premier Midwest manufacturer representative of quality products, expert advice and hands on training in the Industrial, Construction, Fasteners, Welding, Safety, Rental and Supply industries. Centrally located in the heart of Kansas City, Hobart can provide superior sales and product support to the entire region in a single day drive.

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