November 16, 2009

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Columbian TecTank Announces New President

CST Industries, parent company to Columbian TecTank, has named Declan McLaughlin president of the company. McLaughlin will assume responsibility for the general management and operations of Columbian TecTank’s manufacturing facilities and sales offices, as well as development and implementation of long-range business strategies for the company.

“Declan brings to Columbian TecTank extensive experience in general management and sales and marketing in the industrial sector, including international, and we are excited to have him on board,” said Brian Bauerbach, chief executive officer for CST Industries, Inc.

McLaughlin previously served as vice president and general manager for SPX Corp.’s Global Package Products, where he focused on building business, increasing profitability, and opening new international markets. In addition to his experience in general management and international business, McLaughlin has earned a Higher National Diploma in engineering from North West London College of Engineering as well as a diploma for business studies in the U.K.

Columbian TecTank specializes in the turnkey design, supply, and erection of factory-coated bolted steel tanks for both dry bulk and liquid use. The company operates manufacturing facilities in Parsons, KS and Winchester, TN, as well as sales and administrative offices in Kansas City. For more information, visit

CST Industries Inc., headquartered in Kansas City, is a global leader in the manufacture and erection of factory-coated metal storage tanks, aluminum domes, and specialty covers. CST’s existing company portfolio consists of Columbian TecTank, Engineered Storage Products, Conservatek Industries Inc., Temcor Inc., and CST Vulcan. For more information, visit

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