CLEVELAND, March 15, 2016 – Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity
firm, has acquired an 80% interest in All-American Hose, LLC, a leading provider of hoses and
high-pressure components for firefighting, military and water management customers around the
Based in Union City, Pennsylvania, All-American Hose is the only hose company to make all of
its models in the United States. As one of its core businesses, All-American Hose makes lay-flat
hose for municipal and volunteer fire departments across the country, commanding a large
market share.
All-American Hose is a primary supplier to the U.S. military for uses such as firefighting, fluid
transfer and irrigation, and meeting demands for extreme situations and rapid deployment. AllAmerican
has made more than 800 miles of military-specific fluid-transfer hoses.
All-American’s products have helped energy exploration companies, including oil and shale oil
drillers, and filled a growing global need for water management solutions, including in the
Middle East.
“Firefighters and members of the military have relied on All-American for years, and the
company has been rewarded with a significant share of these markets,” said Steve Rosen, cochief
executive officer of Resilience Capital. “With All-American, we will continue serving
longstanding customers while expanding in areas such as water management, where we can help
countries and organizations lower their costs and preserve scarce resources.”
All-American employs more than 100 workers in three facilities in northwestern Pennsylvania.
About All-American Hose, LLC
All-American Hose is the only company to manufacture all of its hose models in the United
States. The company, based in Union City, Pennsylvania, makes lay-flat hose for municipal and
volunteer fire departments, as well as for industrial, military and agricultural users around the
world. All-American Hose was the first to market with large-diameter hose (LDH) products for
firefighters. Its products include the Snap-Tite® Hose, National Fire Hose and Ponn brands. For
more information, visit
About Resilience Capital Partners
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Resilience invests in niche-oriented manufacturing, value
added distribution and business service companies with sustainable market positions and a clear
path to cash flow improvement. Resilience targets platform businesses with $25 million to $250
million in revenues across a broad range of industries where it can improve a company’s
operations, competitive positioning and profitability. Resilience manages in excess of $625
million for its global investor base, which includes pension funds, insurance companies,
foundations and endowments, fund of funds and family offices. For more information, please
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