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CST Industries Inc. Combines Veteran Tank Companies to Form CST Storage

November 30, 2010
CST Industries has announced the realignment of Engineered Storage Products Co. (ESPC) and Columbian TecTank (CTT) to form the world’s most complete storage solution provider under a new company name: CST Storage.

You may be familiar with veteran tank manufacturers Engineered Storage Products Co. (ESPC), producer of glass-fused-to-steel tanks sold under the brand names Aquastore, Harvestore, and Slurrystore, and Columbian TecTank (CTT), producer of epoxy-coated and other modular bolted steel tanks and silos used in a variety of industries since 1893. In combination, these two companies comprise the global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of factory-coated modular steel storage tanks. The companies’ combined coating technologies, engineering, and design expertise will provide customers greater options and the ability to choose a storage system which will best perform to their unique specifications.  

“The new company CST Storage reflects our position as the complete storage system provider for engineering and manufacturing professionals in thousands of different industries and applications throughout the world,” said Brian Bauerbach, president and CEO of CST. “The combination of these two companies, teamed with our undisputed leadership in aluminum tank covers from our TemcorConservatek division and our recent acquisition of Weaver reclaimer technology offers our customers the most complete storage and handling system options available for their varied applications”  

CST Storage will continue to manufacture glass-fused-to-steel and epoxy-coated modular steel storage tanks in its DeKalb, IL, Parsons, KS, and Winchester, TN facilities, while corporate headquarters for the new company will be in Lenexa, KS. The company has engineering centers of excellence in all four locations to service customers and channels of distribution.

CST is the world’s largest provider of modular, bolted storage tanks and custom aluminum domes and covers. CST manufactures the leading tank coating technologies in the industry providing both glass-fused-to-steel porcelain enamel and a proprietary cured epoxy system through CST Storage. Custom aluminum domes and dry bulk covers are designed and manufactured by the TemcorConservatek division. Turn-key storage and material handling solutions are created by its Weaver Reclaimer Systems group and are delivered throughout CST’s global network. The combination of CST storage solutions, cover solutions, and reclaiming technology offers customers worldwide a complete product line designed specifically for their unique needs.