Coxreels Inc., a Leader in Hose, Cord and Cable Reels, Joins the IBC Industrial Buying Group

IBC is pleased to announce that reel supplier Coxreels, Inc. has joined the IBC industrial buying group. Coxreels, Inc. manufactures and sells heavy duty, professional grade hose, cord, and cable reels in 22 major channels of distribution including, industrial MRO, power transmission, construction, automotive, aviation, and food & chemical, among others. Headquartered in Tempe, AZ, Coxreels’ products are manufactured in the U.S. making extensive use of in-house design, CNC machinery with robotic welding and robotic spin cell operations, and modern automation systems allowing for the development and building of state-of-the-art reeling platform solutions that meet the most demanding requirements in the industry.

“The addition of Coxreels, strengthens IBC’s portfolio of best in class supplier partners that offer solutions to a wide range of end user needs, priorities and challenges. This is a win for Coxreels, IBC members and our end user customers,” said Mark R. Higgins, Director Supplier Relations & Recruitment. “We look forward to this partnership which fills an important product category for IBC distributor members.”

“We take pride in delivering unparalleled support to all that entrust partnering with Coxreels,” added Fred Coppola, National Channel Sales Manager. “We look forward to bringing this dedication to all aligned IBC members.”

Industrial end users served by the IBC network of independent distributors represent the automotive, aerospace, oil/gas/energy, power generation, food & beverage, medical, general manufacturing, agriculture & heavy equipment, fabrication, and paper & chemical processing industries, among others. In the U.S., it is estimated that independent distributors account for nearly two-thirds of all industrial supply chain sales.

For more information about Coxreels, Inc., please contact Fred Coppola, National Channel Sales Manager, via email at or visit

For more information about IBC, please contact Mark R. Higgins, Director Supplier Relations & Recruitment, via email at or visit

About Coxreels
Coxreels, Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of heavy duty, professional grade hose, cord, and cable reels of the highest quality. Coxreels’ mission, “We will lead the industry in quality & innovation” is backed up by an understanding that there can be no compromise when you live the philosophy of building the best. Every decision regarding our product design is made with one unwavering goal – to make the required product the very best it can be.

About IBC
IBC is an industrial buying group and provider of MROP supply chain solutions from IBC’s market leading suppliers and brand names. Our members are independent distributors with locations in the U.S. plus parts of Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ensuring independent distributors' perpetual value to the industrial supply chain is the core of our mission.

We vigorously pursue and create cost-effective, innovative solutions that streamline our members’ operational efficiencies, nurture their supplier relationships and foster enduring customer satisfaction.

IBC also negotiates and manages national procurement contracts with end-user manufacturers. IBC is a Hispanic Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).