Product Company: Distribution Construction Co.

July Company News, Mergers & Acquisitions: CECO, Holly Energy, Caterpillar and more

July 2009 Vol. 236 No. 7

On June 5, 1964, from salesman Ernest Hotze’s desire to provide his customers with needed parts for a compressor on a gas pipeline, Compressor Engineering Corporation (CECO) was formed. From its early days in Hotze’s garage, CECO has grown into a family of companies, with locations across Texas and the South, becoming a leader in providing products and services to gas pipelines, gathering and processing companies, petrochemical, industrial and refrigeration plants worldwide.

July Association News: DCA and Houston Pipeliners

July 2009 Vol. 236 No. 7

Robert A. Patterson Sr., vice president and secretary of J.F. Kiely Construction Co., will serve a one-year term on the Distribution Contractors Association (DCA) Safety/Risk Management Committee. A major responsibility of the Safety/Risk Management Committee is to review all information concerning safety in the industry and safe jobsite practices.