Made In East Texas: Smith Tank & Equipment Co.

Published on Sunday, 23 March 2014 23:52 - Written by

MAKER: Smith Tank & Equipment Co.

BACKGROUND: In 1929, Smith Tank began operations in Tyler, serving the booming East Texas Petroleum Industry. Initially a supplier of stationary and truck-mounted tanks for petroleum products, it has expanded its offerings over its more than 70 years of operations. The company’s team of fabricators and engineers specialize in tank fabrication services.

PRODUCTS: Smith Tank supplies liquid storage systems for the food industry for products such as corn syrup, vegetable oil and shortening; as well as horizontal and vertical aboveground storage tanks for the petroleum and chemical industries. It is also a worldwide supplier of water and fuel hauling bobtail truck tanks.

SERVICES: The tanks typically include stainless steel or mild steel with factory-applied FDA/USDA approved interior lining and external insulation with aluminum or stainless steel jacket. They can be supplied pre-piped with electrical controls, pumps, heaters and sterile units. Smith Tank takes a team approach to tank fabrication from management to welders, grinders, to inspectors, according to .

CONTACT: Smith Tank, 9887 U.S. Highway 271 North in Tyler, can be reached at 903-597-5541 or .