Since opening its doors in March 2004, North American Hose and Fittings has been a top source in the Baton Rouge area for hose assemblies and various fittings used in construction, equipment, oil and gas, chemical, marine, manufacturing and many other trades. In 2021, A.J. Best and Jerry Valentine were presented with the opportunity to purchase the company.
“We recognized this as an opportunity to build upon a foundation that has been established for 17 years locally in the hose and fitting industry,” Best says. “We knew we could grow and expand upon the reputable name, and also bring a new and revitalized energy to the business.”
“We pride ourselves in being able to work directly with our customers both in the office and in the field to determine the exact products they need,” Valentine says. “We also understand that every customer’s needs are different. We want to build a relationship with our customers and provide a more personal experience.” Read more.