What We Do

Ask anyone about hose and they will direct you to Snap-tite, a worldwide recognized brand. It’s reflected both in certification and our qualified workforce. Driven by respect for agriculture and industrial manufacturers, with a commitment to product quality and innovation.

Snap-tite Hose offers the safest, most reliable agricultural, municipal and industrial hoses available on the market today. Our goal is to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations of value and service by delivering superior quality from our people. We aim for 100% customer satisfaction 100% of the time. We are committed to using the highest quality raw materials from approved suppliers who have continued to be our business partners since 1986.


Since Snap-tite was established in Wexford in 1986, the business has grown steadily and built up a considerable base of customers in Ireland, UK, Europe and in the Southern Hemisphere. The Wexford plant is located in Whitemill Industrial Estate, Wexford Town.  We have a highly skilled manufacturing work-force of 17 employees who have worked with the company for many years. Rob McGrath, Customer Service and Jackie Kane in accounts are always available to deal with any enquiries you have or advice you may need.

The company is managed by John Gahan who has worked in the industry for over 30yrs and a long-standing member of the team. John is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall operations of the company. He ensures compliance with the requirements of ISO9001:2015 as well as all obligations and systems applicable to health and safety. John has extensive knowledge and experience of the process, engineering and tooling specific to the hose industry.

Ake Bursell is our Vice-President of Global Business Development based in Spain.  He overseas the prospection of all new clients as well as the servicing of existing ones.  Ake has fluency in five languages and has extensive experience in the hose industry.

Our Team

John Gahan

General Manager

Rob McGrath

Customer Service

Jackie Kane


Ake Bursell

Vice President of Global Business Development