Fort Vale has acquired a 30,000-square-foot facility at 4115 Galveston Road, Houston, Texas, that will provide storage for $3 million in inventory, according to Rosemary Muellner of Fort Vale. The facility is scheduled to be in operation June 1, 2002.
The 22,000-square-foot warehouse will provide space for valves, vents, manways, vapor recovery, seals, gaskets, and equipment used in loading racks. The 8,000-square-foot office area will include a shop for product pressure testing, repairs, and maintenance. Equipment training classes also will be housed in the office area.
Fort Vale supplies the tank truck and tank container industries. The Houston office will serve the United States, Canada, and Central and South America.