Repairs completed, another tank container is put back into service. The repairs were performed at Custom Tank Innovations LLC, which shares a depot in La Porte TX with Tank Service Inc and two other companies. The companies have partnered to provide a broad range of services, including tank container and chassis modifications and tank container logistics and tracking management.
Four companies have partnered to make the Tank Service Inc depot a diversified operation. Partners include [from left] Jeff Coleman, Custom Tank Innovations LLC; Joe Tijerina, Power Transfer Products LLC; Russell Harrison, Tank Service Inc; and Martin Martinez, Reel Intermodal Services LLC.
New and used tank containers are for sale through Tank Service Inc. Typical containers for oilfield service are IMO-1-type tanks.
Overturn protection is being added to many of the tank containers going into US oilfield operations.
Briana Klemer holds a tank container model generated by the new 3-D printer at Tank Service Inc. The printer brings greater precision to the process of designing custom components for tank containers and chassis.
A worker demonstrates the ISO Tram fall protection system on a tank container.
Space may be tight at the Tank Service Inc location in La Porte TX, but there is enough room to store IBCs for customers.
New and used container chassis are sold by Tank Service Inc. Chassis repairs and refurbishing are handled by Reel Intermodal Services LLC.
Mechanics at Custom Tank Innovations attach expanded metal decking at the rear of a dropdeck chassis that will be used in oilfield operations.
In-transit refrigeration was being added to this tank container by Custom Tank Innovations.
Container maintenance services include bench testing of pressure- and vacuum-relief valves.
Custom Tank Innovations fabricates this safety ladder for use on tank containers going into oilfield service.
Tank Service Inc generates replacement dataplates with this laser engraving printer.
This tank container and chassis unit was custom modified for an oilfield customer that handles liquid fracking materials. The oilfield brought considerable new business for Tank Service Inc and its partners over the past couple of years. The pump, metering, and filter package in the rear deck was assembled by Power Transfer Products LLC.