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    1963

    Terry Galanis Sr. launched Sealing Devices from his home in Alden, New York with an investment of $157 in Parker O-Rings. His wife Marian would answer the phone and his children would count and bag o-rings. Terry’s vision was to provide customers with quality parts, reliable service and fair prices.

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    1966

    The company moved to an old battery manufacturing plant on Neoga Street in Depew, New York to keep up with expanding business volume. Terry sold products by day and worked on quotes and paperwork by night while Marian took care of invoices, billing materials and other office functions.

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    1968

    Continuous growth sparks the company’s next move to Lancaster, New York with the purchase of a 7,500 square foot building at 4375 Walden Ave.

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    1970

    Erie, Pennsylvania sales branch opened.

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    1972

    Sealing Devices topped $1 million in total sales and thus purchased an additional 5,000 square feet to add to the existing Walden Avenue plant.

    Terry Galanis Jr. joined the company.

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    1973

    Syracuse, New York sales branch opened.

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    1977

    The company surpassed sales of $3.5 million and outgrew the existing office space. The Galanis family then purchased six acres of land across the street at 4400 Walden Ave. The $1.3 million building included 34,000 square feet of office space and provided a state-of-the-art fabrication and distribution center.

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    1980

    Rochester, New York sales branch opened.

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    1983

    Terry Jr. is appointed President and CEO.

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    1986

    Sales hit $12 million and the plant at 4375 Walden Ave. was refurbished.

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    1992

    Twenty-eight thousand square foot addition made to the location at 4400 Walden Ave. after sales topped $17 million.

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    2000

    Company sales exceeded $36.5 million which caused Sealing Devices to purchase the adjacent five-acre property at 4380 Walden Ave.

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    2002

    Thirty-two thousand square foot expansion of combined office, meeting and manufacturing areas is completed.

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    2008

    Sealing Devices celebrated 45 years of business.

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    Present Day

    Corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities remain in Lancaster. The sales branches in Erie, Rochester and Syracuse continue to flourish with local, national and international customers. Sealing Devices has provided products to customers in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil, Great Britain, Ireland and Australia.

 

Location Addresses

Sealing Devices Corporate Headquarters & Manufacturing Sites:

4400 Walden Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086  Phone number- (716) 684-7600

 

Sales Offices & Warehouses

EBCO Park, 2003 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16506  Phone number- (814) 833-9977

6702 Buckley Road, Suite 105, N. Syracuse, NY 13212  Phone number- (315) 457-0800

205 Summit Point Drive, Suite 1A, Henrietta, NY 14467  Phone number- (585) 321-3511