Railroad Trains Safe Handling of Alternative Fuels at Coastal Welding Supply

Charlie Esparza, an instructor in the Alternative Energy Division of the Railroad Commission of Texas, conducted a safety class at Coastal Welding Supply’s training facility and 50,000 sq. ft. fill plant in Beaumont, TX. Attendees included people who handle propane, including those who own stores, RV parks, employees of hardware stores, and other distributors. Some drove 100 miles to attend this one-day training. The Railroad Commission of Texas is the state agency responsible for regulating the safe storage, transportation and use of LPG, CNG and LNG. The Alternative Fuels Safety (AFS) … [Read more...]

Coastal Welding Supply Announces Expanded Sales Division Leadership Roles

Beaumont, Texas:   Jim Smith and Gary Sztaba have accepted the new positions of Directors of Sales for Coastal Welding Supply. The company’s outside sales teams will be under the direction of Smith who joined the second generation welding supply  and industrial and specialty gas company in 2007 and 14 year veteran, Gary Sztaba will head up the inside sales teams.   With its recent opening of a 28,000 square foot facility in Freeport, Texas, Coastal Welding Supply now has nine locations across Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. J.C. “Chuck” Mazoch, President, explained that the … [Read more...]

Gary Schmidt Celebrates Retirement after 45 years in the Industry

Gary began his career in the Welding & Industrial Gas business more than four decades ago. In 1969, he was hired at Big Three Industries; by then owner Harry Smith. Gary went on to add to his resume with employment at Rotor Tool, Cooper Industries, Universal Wire Works, PowCon, Hobart and most recently Coastal Welding Supply for 13 years. Gary plans to enjoy his retirement with his wife of 48 years, Ruth, and their two children and five grandchildren. Gary may find himself working harder in retirement than his 45 years of employment! He plans to continue his active community service by … [Read more...]

Fire House Appreciation BBQ

Coastal Welding Supply provided a catered BBQ lunch March 20, 2014 for a group of 20 Beaumont firefighters at Fire Station #1 on College Street in Beaumont, Texas in appreciation for their response to a minor fire caused by a contractor at the 4th Street Beaumont service shop the previous week. According to Coastal President J.C. Chuck Mazoch, "Fire damage was kept to a minimum due to their prompt response and thorough post fire evaluation. It's their job, but it is always important to appreciate our Fire Fighters and thank them for a job well done."   … [Read more...]

Coastal Hosts Lamar Instrumentation Association

Coastal Welding Supply recently hosted members of  Lamar Institute of Technology's Instrumentation Association at Coastal's 50,000 square foot automated, high capacity, high pressure, and liquid filling facility in Beaumont, Texas as part of its partnership in area education. Read letter from LIT … [Read more...]

Coastal Receives Couch Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coastal Welding Supply recognized as top independent distributor with Richard W. Couch, Jr. award HANOVER, N.H.—Sept. 30, 2013—Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, today announced the recipient of the 2013 Richard W. Couch, Jr. Award. The award, named after Hypertherm Chairman and CEO Dick Couch, recognizes the top independent distributor in Hypertherm’s North American region. This year’s winner is Coastal Welding Supply, a 50-year-old company committed to producing the highest quality industrial gases and precision … [Read more...]

Coastal Welding Supply Featured Internationally

This article was originally published in CryoGas International. To read the full article click the link after the excerpt. Founded in Beaumont, Texas in 1963 by Al Mazoch, Coastal Welding Supply prides itself on being a single source for industrial and specialty gas requirements. As this second generation company, now headed by J.C. "Chuck" Mazoch, celebrates its 50th anniversary it continues its commitment to producing only the highest quality industrial gases and precision metal fabrication gas blends. Coastal Specialty Gas, the company’s high purity and specialty gas division, focuses on … [Read more...]

Industrial, Specialty Gas Supplier Coastal Welding Supply Celebrates 50 Years

Founded in Beaumont, Texas, in 1963, Coastal Welding Supply is your single source for all your industrial and specialty gas requirements. As this second generation company celebrates its 50th anniversary it continues its commitment of producing only the highest quality industrial gases and precision fabrication blends - while Coastal Specialty Gas focuses on its ultra high purity carrier gases, calibration standards, highly reactive volatile organic compounds and EPA protocols - all of which are produced locally and are available for prompt on-time delivery. Coastal was a pioneer of the … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]