The Western Group of companies is a family-owned business that has been in operation serving the compressed gas industry since 1963. Western has been an active member of the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) since the early 1960s as well.
We have rigorous safety and quality standards and have active programs in place to continually train our employees and assess our performance. Our goal is to exceed the standard by creating a high quality industrial compressed gas products in the safest manner possible.
Our core business is industrial compressed gas transportation and storage equipment products and services including compressed gas tube trailer manufacturing, refurbishment, and gas storage tube requalification.
Western Sales and Testing
Our flagship company, Western Sales and Testing of Amarillo, Inc., started in 1963 as Western Sales and Service. In October of 1965, the company was incorporated and in 1972, moved to their current location on 46th Ave. here in Amarillo, TX.
During the mid-1980s, we increased our capabilities by producing the first CSC approved modules; now termed MEGC units.
We provide Hydrostatic, Acoustic Emission, and Ultrasonic Examination testing services for compressed gas vessels through TEA Technologies, Inc., created in 2006.
BKC Industries, Inc.
Our newest manufacturing facility, serving clients along the Eastern seaboard, is BKC Industries, Inc. Opened in 1998 and located in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina.
P-Leasing, Inc. was added in 1985 to provide tube trailers and multi-modal compressed gas containers for lease to our clients.
We have a lease fleet of conventional and jumbo trailers that allows our customers the flexibility of adding to their fleets without costly capital expenditures.
Our leading-edge valve company, Western Valve, Inc. was established in 1976. Western Valve produces and stocks lines of valves, pressure relief devices and all types of compressed gas components that serve our clients in the ever-growing industrial gas transport and storage industry.
We understand the needs of those in the compressed gas industry for reliable and innovative compressed gas valves and pressure devices.
Today, we are pleased to have the opportunity to do business with you. Tomorrow, we hope to have made an earnest contribution to your success.