Baker Tank Company / Altech

P.O. Box 40 Arp, Texas 75750

100 Hwy 64 East

(903) 859-2111


Fax (903)-859-4191

About Baker Tank Co. / Altech


Baker Tank Company/Altech, Divisions of Justiss Oil Company, Inc., a family owned corporation, is located in Arp, Texas (USA). Justiss Oil Company, Inc. is located in Jena, Louisiana (USA).

Type of Work:

Baker Tank Company/Altech specializes in the design, fabrication and construction of oilfield production equipment; custom vessels; petroleum storage tanks; seal for steel/aluminum floating roofs; aluminum internal floating roofs (IFR's); and total tank, floating roof and seal replacement and repair.

Our Brochure


Total engineering and design capability for shop built and field erected petroleum storage tank; oil field production equipment; custom vessels; steel internal/external floating roof seals; aluminum internal floating roofs and seals; and total tank/seal repairs. All tank construction and repair in accordance with API 650/653 standards. Fabrication shop welders ASME qualified.


Baker Tank Company has been in continuous operation since 1935 at the Arp, Texas plant facility. Justiss Oil Company purchased Baker Tank Company in 1975 and Altech was added to the Corporation in 1985.

Brief History:

The Baker Tank Company/Altech plant facility occupies a 58 acre site with approximately 130 employees. Baker/ Altech has a complete engineering and design department plus a fleet of trucks for dedicated delivery direct to the jobsite. The modern plant facilities consist of over 150,000 square feet of work space. Baker Tank Company/Altech products have been shipped and installed to many overseas locations that include Taiwan, Thailand, New Zealand, Fiji, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, The Caribbean, Canada, Holland, Belgium, Hong Kong, Johnston Atoll, Italy and Saudi Arabia.

Company Personnel:

Ernest E. Maddox, Vice President of Manufacturing

Graduated Louisiana Tech University 1983 with degree in Business Administration. Joined Baker Tank Company/Altech following graduation as apprentice to familiarize self with operations functions. Served as Sales Representative, Estimator, Scheduling Coordinator, and Operations Manager prior to assuming responsibilities of General Manager in 1993.

Larry Patterson, Manager of Operations/MIS/CNE

Larry has 38 years experience in the tank, pipeline construction business. He started with Baker Tank Company in 1975 as a welder's helper. Promotions included Code Welder/Fitter, Department Lead Person. From 1982 to 1986 served as Senior Welding Inspector for SHALCO (joint venture between Amoco Int. and the government of Sharjah, U.A.E.) for the construction of the Condensate and LPG facility in Sharjah, U.A.E. and the tank facilities at Hamryah, U.A.E. From 1986 to current Baker Tank Co./ Altech promotions include Altech Shop Foreman and Operations Manager. Holds certifications in Information Systems Applications, Networking Administration and the CNE (Certified Novell Engineer) certification from Novell.

William Stanley, Manager Field Operations and Transportation

Over forty years experience in the tank construction business. Started with Baker Tank Company as a welder in 1969. Promoted to field Foreman in 1975. Served as Field Construction Consultant for Baker Tank Company in Thailand during the summer of 1995. Assumed position of Manager, Field Operations and Transportation in April 1999.

Mark A. Boles, Chief Engineer

1976 Graduate of Texas A & M University with B.S. Degree in Engineering Technology. In 1976 joined Baker Tank Company/Altech and has served as draftsman, estimator, sales and service representative and design engineer prior to assuming responsibilities of Chief Engineer in 1986. Member of ASME and API Sub-committee on Pressure Vessels and Tanks.

Corporate/Financial Information

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Overseas Sales Listings Since 1990

  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Italy
  • Belgium
  • The Netherlands
  • Ecuador
  • Peru
  • Brazil
  • Indonesia
  • Colombia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Hong Kong
  • Haiti
  • Johnson Atoll
  • Fiji
  • Russia

Bank Reference:

Bank One, Louisiana P.O. Box 31 Alexandria, LA 71309 Ph: (318) 487-2534 Officer: Mr. Craig Littleton

Vendor References:

Ranger Steel Company
7803 Little York Road Houston, TX 77293 Ph: (713) 633-1306 Fax: (713) 633-4827

706 Afco Road
Shreveport, LA. 71106

HRS Fasteners, Inc. P. O. Box 6137 Arlington, TX 76005 Ph: (817) 640-9991 Fax: (903) 581-8119

Kloeckner Metals
P. O. Box 8745 Shreveport, LA 71148 Ph: (318) 865-4200 Fax: (318) 686-9700


Bank line of credit: $2,000,000 USD Bond Capacity - Unlimited USA