Gallagher Seals news

  1. Gallagher's New Website

    Gallagher Fluid Seals Launches New Website and E-Commerce Store

    We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website and e-commerce platform. After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on December 09, 2020. The goal for this new website is to streamline our products and optimize the web design for an easier-to-navigate and more user-friendly experience.

    As a nationwide leader in fluid sealing products, it’s important for Gallagher to make seal shopping easier for you. As 2020 has brought new challenges to nearly every industry, it became paramount that shopping for high quality sealing products should be simple and accessible.

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  2. Gallagher Fluid Seals Announces e-Commerce Store

    Better and faster access to the seals you need to keep your production running.

    King of Prussia, PA. October 29, 2019 /News and Updates/ -- Gallagher Fluid Seals (GFS) is excited to announce the launch of its e-commerce store, providing a brand new experience to shop for seals.

    “It’s been a complete team effort,” says Chris Gallagher, CEO. “Our team has worked diligently over the past several months to prepare and deliver a state-of-the art e-commerce store for both new and returning customers.”

    As the world’s economy has evolved to an online platform, GFS felt seal buying should be easier. Gone are the days of calling in and ordering a replacement seal - or sending an RFQ. This new online experience allows greater and faster access to the seals you need to keep your facility up-and-running.

    “Maximizing the ease-of-purchase and visibility of fluid sealing products is imperative to the future of seal buying,

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  3. Gallagher's East Longmeadow, MA Branch Moves to New Location

    Newer, more modern facility will offer an opportunity to streamline manufacturing operations and bolster capabilities

    After more than 20 years at 21 Deer Park Dr, East Longmeadow, MA, Gallagher Fluid Seals has moved to a new manufacturing and distribution facility, located less than one mile away, at 136 Denslow Road, East Longmeadow, MA 01028.

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    The newer, more modern facility will offer an opportunity to streamline operations and bolster capabilities. The Denslow facility is efficiently

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  4. Gallagher Case Study: Design and Fabrication of Custom Molded Gasket

    Gallagher Fluid Seals helps meters & instruments manufacturer through the design and fabrication of a custom-molded gasket with an engineered profile.


    The Problempicture of micro corrector

    Our client’s micro corrector was experiencing water intrusion past the gasket, caused by improper seal material and configuration.

    The Approach

    Gallagher Applications Engineer Benjamin Mell worked closely with our client to identify & address the issue and suggested sending a sample of the instrument to GFS headquarters. Our engineering team received the hardware and investigated the root cause of the seal failure.

    GFS engineers observed that

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  5. Gallagher Fluid Seals Acquires Quality Seals

    Acquisition will help expand Gallagher's industry-leading service and capabilities

    Gallagher Fluid Seals, Inc., a global distributor and manufacturer of fluid sealing products located in the Greater Philadelphia area recently made an acquisition to further expand it's industry-leading service and capabilities.

    On January 2, 2019, Gallagher Fluid Seals, Inc. acquired Quality Seals based out of Bethel, Connecticut. The entire Gallagher team is excited about bringing in the Quality Seals family to start the new year.

    The transition for Quality Seals' existing customers will be smooth and precise. For those existing customers, they will continue to be serviced by members of the Bethel, Connecticut office.

    This strategic acquisition will give customers - from both companies – the ability to explore new product lines while simultaneously allowing greater access to existing

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  6. Lunch-and-Learn Employee Training

    Lunch-and-LearnAre you having trouble finding the time to get a training session up and running?  Need an insightful presenter to engage your employees?  Contact your Gallagher Fluid Seals Account Manager, or fill out our Lunch-and-Learn online form to discuss if a Lunch-and-Learn makes sense for your organization.

    What Exactly is a Lunch-and-Learn Program?

    A lunch-and-learn program is a training or presentation session facilitated and provided by Gallagher Fluid Seals and one of our key vendors.  They usually last approximately 30-45 minutes (i.e. an employee's lunch hour).  It's usually held in an employee cafeteria, auditorium, or conference room.  This concept provides easy access to participants, and is typically less formal than most standard training sessions.  As an incentive to your company and the training participants, Gallagher Fluid Seals will provide lunch!

    Lunch-and-Learn programs are an easy way to develop and motivate employees, while creating an environment of communication, collaboration, and learning.

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  7. Becoming "The Seal Specialist"

    At Gallagher Fluid Seals, we strive to deliver sealing solutions where there was previously a failure - to be our customers' Seal Specialist.  Our position as an independent distributor allows us the freedom to be truly objective, analyzing the various options available from our suppliers, and providing the optimal sealing configuration for your application.

    But with many different product lines at our fingertips, how do we know what seal, gasket, o-ring will work the best in your application? We position ourselves as The Seal Specialist, but it's not just a motto or a tagline, it's a culture here at Gallagher.

    Seal Specialist - Training & DevelopmentIn 2016, our sales team attended over 1200 hours of training... that's more than 150 eight hour work days... that's over 30 five-day work weeks.  They trained with some of our key vendors such as Parker, DuPont, Garlock, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, GORE, Thermoseal, and Thordon, to gain a better understanding of their product lines.

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  8. Gallagher Acquires Commo Sealing Products

    Gallagher Fluid Seals is pleased to announce that they have acquired Commo Sealing Products of North Providence, Rhode Island.  Established in 1997, Commo Sealing Products was a fabricator of mostly rubber gaskets and sealing elements, with the majority of their customers located in and around the greater Providence area.

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    Gallagher Fabrication/Sales Office - East Longmeadow, MA

    Current Commo Sealing customers will be serviced by Gallagher's Fabrication/Sales Office located in East Longmeadow, MA.  The East Longmeadow facility boasts over 40,000 sq.ft. of manufacturing space.

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  9. Gallagher Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

    Gallagher 60th anniversary
    The Gallagher family

    Gallagher Fluid Seals recently held its 60th anniversary gala, inviting employees, family, and friends to Sunnybrook Country Club in Blue Bell, PA for a night of celebration and reflection.

    As Gallagher celebrates its 60th anniversary, we've decided to use this space to look back, and discuss what the future holds.

    The year was 1956.  Elvis Presley owned the airwaves, and was emerging as one of the world’s first rock stars.  Felix Wankel (Germany) developed the first rotary internal combustion engine.  The cost of a first-class stamp was three cents. And in a small house in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with four young children and a wife, Walter B. Gallagher started Gallagher Fluid Seals.

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  10. Gallagher Provides Training to Customers (CEUs available!)


    CFO to CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave?”

    CEO to CFO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

    -Peter Baeklund

    I’m sure everyone has heard the above statement is some fashion over the past few years.

    Very few employees these days work for pay alone, and providing training and opportunity for advancement is paramount to your ability to recruit and/or retain the best employees.

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