Tulsa Tube Bending Yesterday and Today: A Leader Among Tube Bending Companies and Pipe Bending Companies
Tulsa Tube Bending was started in 1958 as a small provider of pipe bends and tube bending services serving the local oil industry. While there were plenty of other tube bending companies and pipe bending companies around, the company believed there were better ways to bend pipes. A leader in Lean Manufacturing for pipe bendingTulsa Tube Bending went on to become a leader among tube bending companies and pipe bending companies by using its own hydraulic-powered machines to perform more precise bends.
In the 1960s, the company moved ahead of other tube bending companies and pipe bending companies by unveiling a new machine designed to perform 12-inch pipe bends, First Cojafex heat induction tube bending machine in North Americathe largest of its kind in the US at that time. Then, in the 1970s, Tulsa Tube Bending once again demonstrated its ability to stay ahead of other tube bending companies and pipe bending companies with the introduction of the first Cojafex heat induction tube bending machine in North America.
The collapse of the world oil industry in the 1980s led Tulsa Tube Bending to offer its services to a wider range of customers. It also became one of the first tube bending companies and pipe bending companies to set up a PC-based computer network, which led to cost savings and efficiencies for customers.
The 1990s brought record growth, and Tulsa Tube Bending reached a milestone by producing its one millionth pipe bend. The company’s improvements were recognized with multiple Fortune 100 quality awards and by more customers than ever before.
In the 2000s, the company embraced Lean Manufacturing (Toyota Production System) Continuous process improvement and increased efficienciesand began applying lean tools. Continuous process improvement and increased efficiencies made Tulsa Tube Bending a trailblazer for other tube bending companies and pipe bending companies.
Today, Tulsa Tube Bending continues to remain a leader among tube bending companies and pipe bending companies as a result of our customers and employees. Whether it’s the sales representatives who work directly with our customers, the shop employees who ensure the quality of each tube bend or the managers who push our company forward, every employee helps make Tulsa Tube Bending a leader among tube bending companies and pipe bending companies.
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