Scenes from the Roads Less Traveled
Your Economic Development Department staff has created a new feature for our residents and business owners to look at some scenes of Saginaw TX seen on the roads less traveled. This new section recognizes businesses in our "Light Industrial" and "Heavy Industrial" Zoning Districts that our citizenry might not know anything about or know that it even existed…basically recognizing our “forgotten” businesses.
Commercial Metal Forming
- ADDRESS: 304 E McLeroy Blvd, Saginaw, TX
- PHONE: (817) 232-1040
- WEBSITE: https://cmforming.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Evolving out of Commercial Shearing and Stamping, which started in the 1920’s, Commercial Metal Forming has transformed into “the preeminent tank head manufacturer” - the partner of choice for tank producers. Driven by our Culture, supported by the depth/breadth of capabilities, CMF has become the largest independent manufacturer of tank heads and tank accessories in North America.
We have grown both organically and by acquisition over the years; starting with the investment, first and foremost, in our people. CMF will continue to bring innovation to the market; trying to solve the unmet need that so often goes unacknowledged or addressed.
Our engineering expertise, complimented by unrivaled manufacturing excellence, is truly a competitive advantage for our customer in the pressure vessel tank segment and non-code tank market. We work in numerous capacities for a variety of markets; from the design aspect of the appropriate style of the tank head, new product development, identifying the real unmet need operationally and raw material options. In numerous ways, we become an extension of our customer’s operation, supporting their success.
- ADDRESS: 333 Sansom Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- PHONE: (817) 566-7370
- WEBSITE: https://www.russocorp.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Based out of both Saginaw, TX and Birmingham, AL, Russo Corporation was founded in 1956 as the Steve Russo Contracting Co. Inc. and has evolved over the years into a diversified contractor, engineering, foundation and site work firm. Russo Corporation is licensed as a Professional Engineering firm in fifteen states: (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NM, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA).
Our deep foundation/shoring division specializes in drilled shafts, micropiles, hollow bar anchors, ground modification techniques, h-pile and timber lagging walls, tiebacks, sheet piling, and other design-build solutions. Our utility division specializes in the more complex water and sewer projects, we also include a full-service blasting division.
Safety is a major focus for all Russo Corporation personnel and we proudly maintain an EMR of less than 1.
We have assembled an experienced management team and work force dedicated to the policy of competitive prices, quality construction and timely completions in a work-safe environment. Every level of our organization is characterized by pride in a job well done, a job completed within budget, and a job done safely.
Pride in our work remains our greatest motivating force, and we invite you to call on our staff of experts to solve your special construction needs. Contact us at (817) 566-7370.
Rhythm Band Instruments
- ADDRESS: 923 Cook Ln, Fort Worth, TX 76131
- PHONE: (817) 335-2561
- WEBSITE: https://rhythmband.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Rhythm Band was born over 60 years ago from a need for elementary music classroom products, and we are proud to continue the tradition that we helped define. Since 1961, Rhythm Band Instruments has been a part of music education magic: bringing quality, innovation, value, and tradition into classrooms around the world. The headquarters of Rhythm Band Instruments is located in Saginaw, Texas.
Value is important to everyone, and especially the teaching community. Budget driven purchases and out of pocket expenses mean you want the most for your money. Never "cheap" but always a good value. We work with suppliers and manufactures to insure you get the best for your money.
Tradition lies in the simple “Rhythm Band” instruments that gave us our name. Hand out a pair of rhythm sticks, a tick tock block, and a triangle and immediately you have your own rhythm band. At Rhythm Band Instruments, quality, tradition, value, and innovation are words to live by. Through this dedication, we have gathered the best team of clinicians, educators, musicians, manufacturers, and customer support staff. All here to serve you. Experience for yourself RBI’s dedication to customer support and satisfaction. Contact one of our dedicated support staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-424-4724.
Accelerated Fleet Services
- Address: 1013 Jarvis Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- Phone: (888) 349-8757
- Website: https://www.afsfleet.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Accelerated Fleet Services is one of Dallas, Fort Worth's best heavy-duty repair shops for fleets. With an extensive list of services ranging from basic preventive maintenance to custom fabrication, AFS in Saginaw, Texas is your one-stop shop for fleets of all sizes. With decades of combined work experience, the crew of mechanics and technicians at AFS know the ins and outs of heavy-duty fleet trucks better than most.
Although AFS does provide a wide array of services, we specialize in fleet maintenance and trailer and box truck repair. We have the services to install hydraulic liftgates, Moffett's, and even Princeton material handlers. At AFS, we understand that a piece of equipment sitting could literally cost our customers $1000s each day. That’s why we created our AFS Proven Process to get your equipment back on the road quickly and with no hassles. And, that’s why the nation’s leading fleets use AFS as their go-to service provider. And that’s why AFS was honored to be named a Top 10 Fleet Services Provider for the United States by Logistics and Transportation Review.
Aside from providing high-quality, white-glove service, AFS provides our fleet partners with pick-up and delivery service, expedited trailer repair, and a best-in-class customer communication process that keeps the fleet manager in the loop and your equipment rolling. Simply put, AFS takes the hassles out of downed equipment repairs.
- Address: 1300 Triad Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76131 (map)
- Phone: (817) 232-2678
- Website: https://waminc.com/en-US/WAMUS/home
DID YOU KNOW: The Italian WAMGROUP, worldwide leader in developing and manufacturing equipment and plant components for bulk solids handling and processing, has been represented in the United States by its own subsidiary since 1985. It is the goal of WAM Inc. to provide a vast customer base with attractively priced products in industrial quality, specifically tailored to the different needs of a variety of industries.
Customer satisfaction through professional advice, comprehensive service and constant availability backed up by a vast stock of equipment and spare parts are an expectation WAM Inc. is ready to fulfil day by day. WAM Inc. is the worldwide leading manufacturer, with more than 600,000 units supplied in five decades, WAM Inc. also offers Screw Conveyors and Feeders tailored for specific purposes and a variety of industries.
In 2002 WAM Inc. opened its Texas Division in Saginaw TX. This facility was selected as a central location to better serve the Southwest, Midwest and West Coast customer base.
- Address: 816 S Blue Mound Rd, Saginaw, TX 76131
- Phone: (806) 373-4238
- Website: https://reladyne.com/
DID YOU KNOW: RelaDyne is the nation’s leading automotive, industrial, and commercial lubricants provider and provider of reliability services. RelaDyne combines many years of expertise of our valued associates to serve more than 10,000 clients in the automotive, commercial and industrial industries. We strive to deliver value, dependable service and effective solutions as a trusted partner to our customers.
Our core business, focused on lubrication excellence, is accomplished through offering unmatched products and services in which we improve the reliability and efficiency of our customer’s equipment for increased profitability of their business. Through an understanding of each customer’s specific needs, our team of dedicated Associates become a valued extension of their operations.
Norton Metals (a.k.a. Russel Metals)
- Address: 1350 Lawson Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76131
- Phone: (817) 232-0404
- Website: https://www.russelmetals.com/en/
DID YOU KNOW: Russel Metals is one of the largest metals distribution and processing companies in North America. Founded in 1952, Norton Metals designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and markets a wide variety of structural and architectural steel products. The company services the north Texas and southern Oklahoma areas. Products include expanded metal and grating, sheets, plates, channels, angles, flat bars, UM plates, strips, rounds, rebar, square bars, beams, tubing, pipe, metal building components, ornamental iron products. Located in Saginaw, Texas.
Russel Metals Inc. is the successor corporation to Federal Industries Ltd. (formerly known as Federal Grain Limited). We are a publically traded Canadian company, with our common shares listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “RUS”. Since the mid-1990s, Russel Metals has acquired several companies in the metals distribution business, including: Comco Pipe (1994), Pioneer Pipe (1994), Sunbelt Group (1997), Triumph Tubular & Supply (2000), Spartan Steel Products (2001), A.J. Forsyth (2001), Arrow Steel Processors (2002), Williams Steel (2002), Acier Leroux (2003), JMS (2007), Norton (2008), Siemens Laserworks (2012), Alberta Industrial Metals (2012), Apex Distribution (2012), Monarch Supply (2013), Western Fiberglass Pipe Sales (2015), Color Steels (2017), Pemco (2018), DuBose Steel (2018), City Pipe & Supply (2019) and Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin (2020).
We will accomplish our business goals with a focus on earnings, capital utilization and an industry leading dividend. We maintain our leadership position by capitalizing on our competitive strengths and our experienced management team. Our history demonstrates a highly successful acquisition track record and consistently superior service standards. We maintain strong supplier relationships and as a result, can offer customers a vast product selection and prudent inventory management. Our pay for performance compensation structure is based on return on assets and encourages an entrepreneurial culture while maintaining focus on balance sheet integrity.
Steele & Freeman Inc.
- Address: 1301 Lawson Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76131
- Phone: (817) 232-4742
- Website: https://steelefreeman.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Steele & Freeman Inc. provides professional construction management services and leadership to help you make your projects successful. We advise and guide you from concept to completion, making the project smooth for you and delivering the WOW factor it takes to make you a raving fan.
For 43 years we’ve provided outstanding customer service through constructing commercial and institutional buildings in the Fort Worth-Dallas Metroplex, as well as the larger North Texas and Southern Oklahoma region.
We build schools, municipal, commercial, and faith buildings. We hire the best people and we work collaboratively as a team. The size of our company and SFI Method of Customer Service allow us to provide you with the highest level of personal service “from concept through completion.”
DID YOU KNOW: Originating as a concept in 1989, Anchor Fabrication began with the purchase of a modest 25,000 square-foot custom metal fabrication facility before operations officially commenced in January 1990. Those personnel selling Anchor Fabrication simultaneously worked in production using our original equipment: two 12-foot shears, a punch, track torch, roll and two 12-foot press brakes.
Since that time, we’ve ambitiously expanded our enterprise, adding square footage and capabilities each step of the way. We’ve invested in technologically advanced equipment and metal fabrication tools, perfected our process, and solidified customer relationships, serving almost every major industry there is. Most recently, we merged three companies into one metal fabrication shop that serves all your manufacturing needs. Anchor Manufacturing, ABBY, and Quality Industries are all Anchor Fabrication. These acquisitions enable Anchor to provide light, medium, and heavy metal fabrication under one roof, simplifying purchase orders, logistics, and quality control for our customers.
Anchor conveniently streamlines light, medium, and heavy metal fabrication under one roof to ensure precision engineering and consistent, high-quality results. Doing so provides an alternative to international sourcing, approaches complexities with a problem-solving posture, and enables long-term customer relationships.
The facility in Saginaw is the largest of the fleet with over 337,000 sq ft.
Trinity Industries (Trinity Rail)
- Address: 104 E Bailey Boswell Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- Phone: (817) 232-3650
- Website: https://www.trin.net/home/default.aspx
DID YOU KNOW: Trinity began providing industrial products and services to customers more than 85 years ago. We started as a small butane-tank manufacturer and evolved over time into a premier provider of railcar products and services in North America with a leading railcar lease fleet and manufacturing, maintenance and repair operations. We have a long history of creating value for our shareholders by providing quality products and services to our customers.
Our rail-related products and services are marketed under the trade name Trinity Rail. Our purpose is to Deliver Goods for the Good of All. We remain committed to rail solutions that deliver goods—safely, efficiently, and sustainably – for the good of our customers, shareholders, and employees in all the communities we serve. The Trinity Rail platform plays an important role in the North American supply chain by facilitating the transportation of bulk commodities and goods by rail. Railcar transportation is sustainable and is the most economical land-based mode of transportation. At Trinity Industries, we strive to employ company resources in ways that make positive contributions to our stakeholders for the benefit of current and future generations.
DID YOU KNOW: Establishing a proven line of products that can handle the toughest demands in the South is K&H Truckweld’s constant goal. From dump bodies to flat beds, we offer a variety of solutions to fit your company’s needs. Every job is different, but our customer’s satisfaction is a statement we stand by. Whether you’re looking for a durable dump body, or a flatbed to fit your needs, K&H Truckweld has proven to be the premier truck equipment manufacturer. THE K&H TRUCKWELD DIFFERENCE – With a background of quality products, hardworking individuals and world class customer service, K&H has developed a rapport with its customers to provide superior value. By listening and understanding the workload that each business faces, we can tailor each application to our customer’s specific needs.
- Address: 401 E. Industrial Ave, Saginaw, TX 76131
- Phone: 817-847-3400
- Website: https://www.ardentmills.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Ardent Mills was born out of a long history of community mills coming together. We are an independent joint venture by combining ConAgra Mills™ and Horizon Milling® and we have over 150 years of rich milling history. Our history is tied to the legacies of the individual mills and facilities that form us, and we’re proud to look towards the future with an appreciation of the past. Ardent Mills is committed to transforming how the world is nourished. As the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, we cultivate the future of plant-based solutions to help our customers and communities thrive. We operate in more than 40 locations that specialize in flour, quinoa, pulses, and organic and gluten-free products that drive emerging nutrition and innovation across plant-based ingredients. Our holistic portfolio empowers us to meet the complex needs of customers today while focusing on the growing needs of tomorrow’s consumer.
- NUMBER OF TEAM MEMBERS IN SAGINAW: 85+
- WHAT SAGINAW MAKES: Saginaw makes many different blends of flour that get used for various finished goods, including bread, buns, pizza, rolls, muffins, pies, crackers and other specialty snacks. The Saginaw mill has a daily capacity of 2.7 million lbs. of flour
- WHERE DOES SAGINAW GET ITS WHEAT? The Saginaw community mill helps bring top-quality flour to the south-central United States. Saginaw receives locally and regionally grown hard red winter, soft red winter and hard red spring wheat from many geographies, including fields in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas.
Northwest Pipe Company
- ADDRESS: 509 Burlington Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179 (map)
- PHONE: (817) 232-8506
- WEBSITE: https://www.nwpipe.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Northwest Pipe Company provides solution-based products for a wide range of markets including water transmission and infrastructure, water and wastewater plant piping, trenchless technology, and piping rehabilitation. As the largest manufacturer of engineered steel water pipe systems in North America, Northwest Pipe Company has been setting the standard for excellence in engineering and manufacturing performance expectations since 1966.
In addition to engineered welded steel pipe water systems, Northwest Pipe produces Reinforced Concrete Pipe, Concrete-HDPE composite Perfect Pipe, Perfect Lined Manhole System, Manholes and Fittings, Box Culverts, Vaults, Catch Basins and Inlets. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Adelanto, California; Parkersburg, West Virginia; Portland, Oregon; SAGINAW, TEXAS; St. Louis, Missouri; Tracy, California; and San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico. Our Geneva plants are located in Orem, Salt Lake City, and St. George, Utah, with the headquarters located in Vancouver, Washington.
Ventura Foods LLC
DID YOU KNOW: Ventura Foods is a leading foodservice company that excels in providing food solutions that exceed customers’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients. Our products are proudly served on the menus of restaurants and shelves of major retailers across North America, and in more than 60 other countries around the world.
Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods has offices in Singapore, Canada, Mexico and Saginaw Texas, as well as 14 manufacturing plants, three culinary centers and numerous distribution facilities. Some of the Ventura Food selected brands are Mel-Fry, Hidden Valley, Classic Gourmet, Sun Glow and Sauce Craft.
Universal Forest Products (UFP Industrial)
DID YOU KNOW: Universal Forest Products is the nation's leading manufacturer and distributor of wood and wood-alternative products to retail/dealer, site-built construction, manufactured housing and industrial markets. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Universal is a multi-billion-dollar corporation that is publicly traded (NASDAQ: UFPI) with approximately 6,000 employees who work in approximately 70 facilities across North America. Universal is the leading producer of pressure-treated wood and North America’s largest manufacturer of engineered roof systems for manufactured housing and site-built construction. The company is America’s leading buyer of solid-sawn lumber and the largest customer of North America’s largest mills. That translates into exceptional purchasing power, which is just one of the many benefits Universal customers enjoy.
Editor’s Note: While on my time off during the Christmas Holidays, I was performing a few “honey-do’s” which involved building something with wood. So, I drove to my local Home Depot. After measuring and marking, I began to cut wood and noticed a sticker on the wood. See photo above.… It was very cool to see something from our little community out in the world.
- Address: 901 E Industrial Ave, Saginaw, TX 76131 (map)
- Phone: (817) 439-3600
- Website: https://www.dfwplasticsinc.com/
DID YOU KNOW: DFW Plastics is a single source manufacturer for polymer underground enclosures in North America. Established in 1978, DFW Plastics stands above the rest as specialists in polymer underground enclosures for the waterworks, irrigation, plumbing, and utility industries. As manufacturing professionals, we focus on continual quality improvements and innovations, providing the highest quality products in the market. As an established leader in the underground enclosure industry, we utilize our years of experience, sound reputation, solid infrastructure, outstanding sales force, and an entrepreneurial spirit to preserve our premier status.
DFW Plastics has been a trusted supplier to our customers throughout the world, providing quality and dependable products and service for over 40 years. Our employees take pride in this history and strive to remain in the forefront of customer satisfaction and manufacturing excellence. Every employee is charged with upholding the standards of quality and service that has propelled DFW Plastics as a leader in the underground enclosure industry.
DFW Plastics’ corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Saginaw, Texas. We continue to make capital investments to our facilities to support our dedication to manufacturing excellence, keeping up with increasing demands that meet and exceed the current and future needs of our customers.
Bana Box Inc.
- Address: 624 E McLeroy Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76179 (map)
- Phone: (800) 383-5910
- Website: https://banabox.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Never run out of boxes again. We design, manufacture, and distribute custom packaging and deliver it within minutes to your facility. Bana Box’s sophisticated technology platform integrates with your production, IT, and purchasing to make sure you always have the boxes you want, when you want them, without storing any inventory on your location. The result is that you’re always up and running and never overpay. Imagine if a company with the technical sophistication of Tesla and the customer service of Chick-Fil-A joined forces to ensure you always had the boxes you need…without fail. That’s Bana Box.
Looking for a team of people who will bend over backwards, jump through hoops, turn on the jets, and do whatever the heck it takes to help you win? You’re looking at them. Need an example? We once built an entirely new facility to better support a single client. We’re willing to do the same for you.
- ADDRESS: 221 Fairmount St, Saginaw, TX 76179 (map)
- PHONE: (817) 234-8152
- WEBSITE: https://millermilling.com/
DID YOU KNOW: At Miller Milling, wheat is an ingredient. Not a commodity. We may be one of the top four milling operations in the U.S. (and we are). But we don’t let that get in the way of treating your company like it’s our own. Because your individual needs matter. We define ourselves by our mission. It’s simple: to provide our customers with safe, high-quality grain-based products. More than that, our goal is to back up what we produce with exceptional service, carried out by exceptional, engaged people. Miller Milling will work with you to find solutions — including flours — that fit your business. In January 2019, we expanded production capacity of the mill in Saginaw, Texas, by 70% in preparation for a growing local market.
No matter what you use your ovens and mixers for, we want to be involved. Miller Milling proudly works with a wide variety of clients in all corners of the service industry. What can we help you make?
Livestock Nutrition Center
- ADDRESS: 500 Burlington Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- PHONE: (817) 232-8161
- WEBSITE: https://www.lnc-online.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Better Feed. Better Results. Since we were founded in 1998, those four words have been our promise. We have always been looking for a better way to serve livestock producers. We seek to understand what better means to you and target a nutrition program for your livestock to meet those needs. With 20 locations serving the South-Central United States, we have the resources of a large company with the values and hard-working attitude of a small, local company. We exist to serve livestock producers by maximizing the value of their nutritional investment.
2nd Chance Pallets, LLC
- ADDRESS: 213 E McLeroy Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- PHONE: (817) 847-8005
- WEBSITE: http://www.2cpllc.com/
DID YOU KNOW: We are a complete pallet and crate management company that uses ingenuity, creativity, and a hard work ethic to deliver the finest products to our clients. Our name "2nd Chance" has a double meaning. For the recycled side of our business, it is giving the wood a 2nd chance to keep out of the thousands of acres of landfill. More importantly, our name is about the people. Its giving well deserving, hardworking individuals a 2nd chance to do something great with their lives. We highly value giving people a 2nd Chance. We highly value our relationships and are extremely committed to those within our client base.
Troxell Trailer Mfg.
- Address: 1004 Burlington Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179 (map)
- Phone: (817) 232-2060
- Website: https://www.troxelltrailer.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Troxell Trailer Mfg. is a family-owned business located in Saginaw, TX. They have many ties to the industry and the local community. They have continued to grow throughout the years from one small shop to multiple buildings with over 80,000 square feet under roof and over 5 acres of property.
Troxell Trailer Mfg. builds one of the industry’s most sought-after vacuum trailers. Their innovative designs include rear entry walkways with stairs, large scrubber drains with the plumbing extended to drain near the landing gear, spiral pipe barrels on some models, the Ultra-Lite steel trailers, and more.
- Address: 1120 South Blue Mound Road
- Phone: (817) 625-5244
- Website: https://branches.fleetpride.com/.../truckparts-ftw.html
DID YOU KNOW: Welcome to FleetPride Saginaw, where our expert counter associates are ready to assist you with your heavy-duty truck and trailer parts needs. Located at 1120 South Blue Mound Road, your Saginaw FleetPride branch is one of over 300+ locations in the United States. As the largest independent all-makes heavy-duty distributor, we combine our local expertise with our national footprint and expansive inventory of over half a million online truck and trailer parts to provide you with the right solutions to keep you Ready for the Road Ahead™.
Fleet Pride is ALSO a new business to Saginaw Texas. Welcome to our great community!
DID YOU KNOW: Based in Stone Mountain, GA, WinCup is a leading manufacturer of disposable polystyrene cups, bowls, containers, straws and lids. The company’s eight manufacturing locations are committed to high-quality products and guaranteeing superior customer service. WinCup has a significant presence in Foodservice, including both institutional and retail arenas; from mass merchandisers to convenience stores and quick service restaurants. Further up the supply chain, we also cater to specialty OEM/food processor clients.
Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions
- Address: 600 Minton Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179
- Phone: (817) 232-3658
- Website: https://ergonasphalt.com/addresses/ErgonAsphaltEmulsionsIncSaginawTX
DID YOU KNOW: We specialize in providing cost-effective paving, preservation, maintenance and recycling solutions designed to maintain functional roads. As one of the largest asphalt marketers in North America, Ergon not only markets liquid paving asphalts but also manufactures and markets a wide variety of advanced asphalt and emulsion products.
- Address: 1085 Jarvis Rd, Saginaw, TX 76179 (map)
- Phone: (817) 232-4220
- Website: http://www.norcocorp.com/
DID YOU KNOW: Norco has grown into a nationwide carrier operating a large fleet of refrigerated trailers, flatbeds, dry vans, and Intermodal equipment. At Norco, we have the resources and experience to serve any of your transportation or logistics needs and we strive to exceed your service expectations every day.