Author Archives: Vince Horton

Looking Ahead

Now that the 4th quarter of 2012 is in the books, I can state unequivocally that TCAG truly did have a record performance year! Demand for our products and services worldwide continues to grow and the projects installed in the field this past year are world class. To our clients, I say thank you. The staff and employees of TCAG will continue to do our best to earn your business. The opportunities our client’s provide for this organization allow us to expand our reach into new markets and thus, new successes.

Looking ahead into 2013, the 1st quarter is shaping up as another stellar incoming quarter and our sales team is focused on exceeding our performance goals of 2012. Each of our Market Managers – Sharon Banning in Dry Bulk, John Haight in International, and Bransie Qualls in Liquids, have outstanding sales teams who are able to provide a level of technical expertise our competitors cannot match. Please do not hesitate to contact our sales team for assistance on your storage applications. Lunch & Learn sessions are available to assist in educating your teams on the many capabilities of the TCAG.

Finally, we are constantly looking for representatives and dealers to assist us in improving the level of our service and quality to our clients. Please let someone on our team know if you feel you or someone you know, fits the mold of what we are looking for. We look forward to a great 2013 for all of our valued industry friends and clients. I wish each of you a healthy and successful year!

New Addition to TCAG Team

With the recent addition of Mr. Steve Birchmeier to our Engineering staff, the Tank Connection Affiliate Group now has the ability to add foundation design to our offerings.  Steve is a Civil Engineer licensed in multiple states, and brings twenty-two years of foundation design experience to the TCAG Team.Steve’s addition further cements our position as the industry leader in storage tanks, silos, and integrated storage systems, and our Sales staff is ready to assist our clients with all of your storage needs.  Provide us with a soils investigation, and we will prepare a design, or even supply the foundation itself, designed specifically for your local site conditions.

Remember, at Tank Connection, we build excellence in storage systems!

  • Best silo designs….bolted, field-weld, shop-weld, & hybrid construction
  • Best powder coat systems
  • Top rated bolted tank erection process
  • Unmatched product quality….QA system certified
  • #1 in storage experience…..over 2100 years of combined storage tank experience

International Rep Meeting Feedback

“Since 1982 my best organized, most useful, sales meeting/training.”

- Jim Caulfield, Allen/Davis Technology Representatives LLC

“This was a well done meeting and one which we enjoyed being involved. Thanks for all the time and attention to the detail. It was really great to be back in school.”

- Terry Allen, Allen/Davis Technology Representatives LLC

“You and your team get a solid “A” for an excellent 2 days of great meetings and hospitality! I am still in awe of what you have all accomplished and continue to embody. Obviously you have been dilligent and have been blessed beyond measure. It’s an honor to be on your ‘winning team’, and I am fired up to contribute and participate in the prosperity and fun to come.”

- R. Scott Campbell, CAMTEC Industrial Sales, Inc.

“The most impressive component of Tank Connection’s offering is your people. Enthusiasm and competency are engrained within each member of your team.”

- Chadwick T. Johnson, Mechanical Equipment Company

“It was a great 2 days of getting to know everyone at TC better. You have assembled an amazing team to help you build the best storage tanks in the industry, and you should be very proud. Everyone I met seemed to understand the big picture of where they fit into the puzzle of company life. That comes from people who are happy and confident with the company as a whole, and see how vital it is that is continues to grow and stay healthy. Most of us have come from our own “Brand X” company experience because we know there is better or more ethical way to do business, and I can see that in the management and staff of your company.”

- Rick Baldwin, Mason Dixon Alliance, LLC

“Events so perfect as these do not happen without much teamwork, coordination and efforts…..and this is the reflect of TC. Thanks again for include in this great experience.”

- Gerardo Cavazos S., SACA Mexico

“The plant tours let us have a feel for Tank Connection capabilities as well as the high quality of the three shops and personnel. I was grateful that TEC could contribute in a small way to the overall success of Tank Connection. Tank Connection has provide TEC with the backlog to hire and keep Sales Engineers through our slow period so that we will have trained, high quality Sales Engineers to continue to promote Tank Connection. We look forward to a bright and abundant future together!”

- Kent Irwin, T.E.C. Engineering Associates, Inc.

“Your meeting was handled in a first class manner. I want to thank you and your Tank Connection family for everything.”

- Dale Butcher, Specialty Technologies LLC

“Tank Connection (Canada) would like to express our sincere appreciation to you and the entire Tank Connection team for their kind and generous hospitality. The presentations were informative and professional. The enthusiasm express by your team was uplifting and contagious.”

- George Bojeczko, Blastech

“Having managed three training facilities in a previous life I was particularly impressed by each and every presentation as well as the camaraderie.”

- Frank Hawley, Hawley Equipment Sales