Positioned to provide its products and
services across an 11 state area along the Gulf Coast, Laborde Products has
restructured its industrial sales department. This reorganization offers
precise geographical alignment with the company's opportunities, while
enhancing its ability to capitalize on employee experience to support growth
and better serve customers.
Previously the branch manager of Laborde's San Antonio, Texas
location, Roger Markwardt's role has expanded to industrial manager for all of
Laborde Products. Casey Symonds is now branch manager, while
Lee Krause joins as parts and service coordinator.
brings much knowledge and experience to the role, serving 14 years with RSC Equipment
Rentals in management positions. He was also senior branch manager for United
Rentals. Prior to his tenure in the rental industry,
Symonds worked in the heavy-duty diesel engine business, involved with the
marine, industrial, and oil and gas industries.
experience in the rental industry ensures he has considerable knowledge of the
machinery and equipment that we sell and service in San Antonio," said
addition, Laborde expects to begin some light manufacturing in late 2015 at its
San Antonio location. Possible products include water transfer pump packages, portable air cooled
diesel pump packages, mobile gen sets, and various power units.
will gain efficiency by utilizing this facility for manufacturing while
providing localized support. This gives customers the opportunity to work
directly with engineering and fabrication teams for custom built packages that
meet specific requirements," said Markwardt.
expanding our production capabilities, we can continue to provide quality equipment
in a timely fashion," said Brian Laborde, president of Laborde Products. "We
are currently investing in our people and facilities to prepare our business
for future growth. Our industrial business hopes to capitalize on opportunities
outside of the oil and gas markets that will respond positively to the
reduction in fuel prices."
Contact Laborde Products, 74257 Hwy 25,
Covington, LA 70435. 985-892-0107; Fax:
985-898-5824. firstname.lastname@example.org; www.labordeproducts.com.