Huey Beason [far left] is president and chief executive officer of Delta Trailer and Rodney Green [center] is chief operating officer. On the right is Carlos Quiroa, Houston shop general manager.
Delta Trailer Inc opened its new Houston TX cargo tank repair shop at 2222 Central St in late 2008. The 16,000-sq-ft, six-bay shop provides maintenance, repair, fabrication, and parts sales. The Houston shop has an "R" stamp and is one of three facilities in the Delta Trailer system. The other two are in Geismar LA and Creola AL.
A mechanic takes measurements before insulating and jacketing the rear head of a new Dragon Products DOT407 trailer.
A mechanic positions new piping and discharge outlet on a trailer in the TMI Trailer Rental fleet.
Enough parking is available to accommodate at least 50 tank trailers at the Houston shop's 2.5-acre site.
Standing with Carlos Quiroa, Houston general manager, is Kyle Moses, shop foreman.
Roburt McClellan operates the drill press in the machine shop at the Houston location. DTI plans to expand its fabrication capabilities at the shop.
In addition to a 10-bay shop in Geismar, Delta Trailer operates a seven-bay repair facility in Creola (Mobile) AL.
A well-stocked parts department helps ensure that the Delta Trailer Houston shop can meet a full range of customer needs. Future plans call for an even larger parts department with a showroom for product display.
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