Beaumont Coastal Welding Supply, Inc Awarded First Ever Distributor Safety Award


Pictured (left to right) Santos Flores, Safety and Compliance Manager, President Chuck Mazoch and Vice President Tom Johnson.

Beaumont, Texas…..Southeast Texas  based Coastal Welding Supply, Inc.  received the inaugural Distributor Safety Award presented by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) during their 68th Annual Convention in Colorado Springs, CO.

Coastal will also be recognized at the CGA 2013 Annual meeting. Sponsored by CGA and GAWDA, this annual awards program was initiated to honor member companies that have shown the greatest improvement in safety performance during the previous two years and is based upon total recordable case incident rates as defined by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

More than 50 GAWDA Distributor and Canadian Distributor Companies provided their safety data to qualify for the award. Coastal was declared the winner of this first time, prestigious award for more than 100,000 employee exposure hours.

Coastal Welding Supply President, J.C.“Chuck” Mazoch attributed the award presentation to the total commitment demonstrated daily by his employee team.

“At Coastal, safety is a 100% team effort and we have a great team that is focused on producing products safely and delivering these products safely to our customers,“said Mazoch.

Coastal Welding Supply, Inc was founded in 1963 and has evolved from a single service location in Beaumont, Texas to a multi-regional single source industrial gas supply company. Coastal’s capabilities include welding and construction supplies, premium welding gases, high-purity and calibration gases, portable cylinders and gas control equipment.


Congressman Weber sends Coastal a congratulatory letter for their Safety Award. Click here to read.