Shreveport, LA – July 2, 2014 –Today, Red Ball Oxygen Co., Inc., a family owned distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies, announced the opening of their newest store in Conroe, TX. The new branch is the 19th for Red Ball, which currently operates store locations throughout Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Red Ball Oxygen – Conroe is located at 19662 Airport Pkwy., Conroe, TX, 77303; and houses a showroom and storefront, as well as warehouse and office space. Additionally, the store features a welding laboratory with state of the art equipment, which will be used to develop and train customers on advanced welding procedures, equipment, and applications. The new location is Red Ball’s second in the Houston area, and provides customers with additional options to take advantage of the top of the line products and services they offer.
According to Red Ball Vice- President of Operations, Alex Kennedy, “The primary driver behind this decision was our desire to better serve our existing customers in the Conroe area. We listen closely to them, and try to put ourselves in a position to react quickly to their requirements. In addition, we believe this is an attractive market with great growth prospects.”
Red Ball offers multiple gas packaging options to maximize customer production and efficiency. From cylinders and dewars pumped in one of Red Ball’s ISO 9001:2008 certified fill plants, to micro-bulk and bulk installations, customers of all sizes and industries can choose the gas delivery method that best suits their needs. Red Ball also employs degreed welding and electrical engineers and certified welding inspectors [CWIs] who specialize in process improvement and offer solutions to optimize welder efficiency and throughput in production and fabrication applications. “Our strategic model is designed to earn customers’ loyalty and trust no matter where the road leads us. We look forward to expanding our foot print not only in Conroe, but many other markets in the future;” says Jarrod Lipsey, Red Ball’s Vice President of Sales.
Our Conroe, Texas facility is truly an example of my family’s willingness to invest and grow our business into new markets to serve our ever growing customer base.Alex Kennedy, Vice President Operations & Gulf Coast Region
About Red Ball Oxygen
Red Ball Oxygen is an industrial gases and welding supplies provider founded in Shreveport, LA, in 1930, and has been owned and operated by the Kennedy family since 1969. Red Ball is committed to corporate growth through re-investing earnings, making investments in customer relationships, and their commitment to their Perfect Order Policy. For more information, visit redballoxygen.com, or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.