John Samoya named CFO at Richards Industrials

Richards Industrials Appoints John Samoya as CFO

Richards Industrials announces the appointment of John Samoya as its new Chief Financial Officer. With a strong background in finance, accounting and manufacturing, John is well positioned to help the Richards team serve its customers while achieving its strategic business objectives. John brings over three decades of finance expertise including twenty years in the manufacturing […]

Richards Industrials Acquires Equilibar

Richards Industrials Acquires Equilibar, LLC

CINCINNATI, OH – Richards Industrials, a manufacturer of regulators, valves, and other flow control products, has announced the acquisition of Equilibar LLC. Equilibar is the second strategic add-on acquisition for Richards in 18 months, which partnered with Astor Place Holdings in July 2019. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Fletcher, North Carolina, Equilibar offers a […]

Jordan Bast named President of Richards Industrials

Richards Industrials Names Jordan Bast As New President/CEO

The Board of Directors at Richards Industrials, a leader in industrial manufacturing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Bast as President and Chief Executive Officer. Bast brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and experience in the valve industry on national and global levels. He has vast experience in business development and […]

Text in this image reads "Richards Industries Aquired by Astor Place Holdings". The Astor Place logo is also included

Astor Place Holdings Announces the Acquisition of Assets of Richards Industries, Inc.

August 1, 2019 NEW YORK, NY—Astor Place Holdings (“Astor Place”), the private investment arm of Select Equity Group, L.P. (“SEG”), announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Richards Industries, Inc. (“Richards”), a leading manufacturer of regulators, valves and other flow control products, through a newly-formed portfolio company of Astor Place. Terms […]

Open Doors, Open Minds. Inspiring the next generation of manufacturers

Happy Manufacturing Day #MFGDay18

As a proud supporter of Manufacturer Day 2018, Richards Industries is excited to drive awareness of manufacturing, the exciting career opportunities that are available and the advanced technologies that are driving the industry. This is an annual event that occurs on the first Friday of October and gives all manufacturers a chance to open their […]

Employees Attend the IMTS 2018 Manufacturing Tradeshow

Investing in Employees … IMTS Show

Richards Industries recognizes the importance of our manufacturing and operations team and, this year, sent key employees to the IMTS Show. At IMTS, they can can see and try new technologies, talk to the tech builders, find solutions and inspiration. More than 115,000 industrial decision-makers attend IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show – to […]

Nonprofit work study sponsor for DePaul Cristo Rey High School

Proud Sponsor of DePaul Cristo Rey High School

Participating in sponsorships and organizations such as DePaul Cristo Rey High School are just one way Richards Industries meets its commitment to give back to the communities in which we live and work. Community support is just one part of Richards Industries’ culture. We value our role as an active corporate citizen, providing support that […]

Champions of Hope Gala

Champions of Hope Annual Gala Sponsor

The Cincinnati Greater Cincinnati Behavior Health Services held their ‘Champions of Hope’ Gala on April 27th at JACK Cincinnati Casino, and succeeded in raising a record-setting $140,000, surpassing all previous fundraising results for this annual event. The gala featured a silent auction, appetizers, dinner and program. Richards Industries was pleased to be a Hope Sponsor […]

Caring for our local communities through breakfast

Serving Breakfast with a Smile

  Whether donating food, time or money, Richards industries and our employees have always sought to brighten futures of those in our local communities – particularly the children. Each year, Beth Mogg, IT Manager, focuses on helping children get the nutrition they need to be their best. She partners with Project Connect, a local Cincinnati […]

Richards Industries Annual Picnic

The Annual Company Picnic

On June 30th, we held our annual company picnic and what fun it was! Having an opportunity to just relax with friends (whom you also just happen to work with) is invaluable. Richards Industries recognizes how important this is – and we work very hard to facilitate connections through events like these. Employees and their […]