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5 Qualities to Look For in Your Industrial Construction Material Supplier

Large scale construction and EPC projects have a ton of moving parts. Now, more than ever, your suppliers have a huge impact on how smoothly things move, and the wrong choice can lead to costly delays, negatively impact the schedule, and cause significant cost overruns.  Here are a few things to look for in a top notch supplier for industrial bolts and gaskets.

1. Complete Selection of Name Brand Industrial Bolts & Gaskets, Civil, and Construction Products

What do EPC mega-projects, pipeline projects, refinery expansions, and any type of large capital project all have in common? It's either go big or go home. No messing around. Your supplier should have the industry’s best, name brand, approved products on the shelf.  They should have established relationships within their respective supply chain, and they should have the experience to advise on future material availability that may negatively affect your project.  Your supplier should not just be a group of order takers.  They should be a partner that is familiar with your project, what your material needs are going to be, and is proactively looking forward in the project to ensure you are well-positioned to have material on-site when you need it. 

Troop Industrial is a proud distributor of top brands. We deliver success for your project with only the best of the best in mission-critical material. Our wide selection of top-rated name brand stud bolts, industrial gaskets, construction fasteners, Master Builders grout, and civil products will keep you armed and ready.  Our goal is to keep an abundance of material waiting on you, not you waiting on material. 


Trust the strength of Troop with industrial bolts of all types and grades and myriad coatings including Zinc, Yellow Zinc, Hot Dipped Galvanized, Teflon Coated, and teflon coated bolt

  • A193 and A320 Stud Bolts in B7, B7M, L7, L7M, B8, B8M, 
  • A325 Structural Bolts
  • Grade 2, Grade 5, and Grade 8 Bolts
  • 304/316 Stainless Steel Hex Bolts, Nuts, and washers for electrical contractors `    industrial bolts
  • Silicon Bronze Bolts
  • Brass Bolts
  • A307 Hex Bolts
  • Machine Bolts
  • Carriage Bolts
  • U-Bolts
  • Nu-Bolt Pipe Supports


We’re rocking full lines of Lamons and Leader gaskets including spiral wound (with or without inner ring), ring joint, PTFE, and many more:industrial gaskets

  • Spiral Wound Gaskets in 304 and 316 Stainless
  • Low Stress/Low Compression Spiral Wounds
  • Ring Joint Gaskets
  • High Temperature Gaskets
  • Kammprofile Gaskets
  • Corrugated Metal Gaskets
  • Heat Exchanger Gaskets
  • Non Asbestos Gaskets in Ring Type, Full Face and custom made to print
  • Garlock Gaskets
  • PTFE

Grout and Civil Productsmaster builders epoxy and cementitious groutcivil products

  • Master Builders Epoxy and Cementitious Grout
  • Thermal Insulation
  • Tie Wire
  • Wedge Anchors
  • Titen HD Concrete Screw Anchors
  • L-Anchors
  • T20 Wood Screws
  • Wood Products
  • Concrete Drill Bits

2. On-Demand Specs and Case Studiesconstruction workers looking over plans

Having the material in stock is only half the battle. How do you know they’re the right material for your project? How do you know you can count on your supplier to deliver?

The best suppliers are no-nonsense partners with easy, up-front access to all the technical information you need. Dimensions? Specifications? Come and get ‘em

Order confidently from a supplier with deep experience in large projects of all kinds and the case studies to prove it. Get in touch for examples and hard proof of how we’ve served the industry’s best to build large-scale projects that build America.

3. A Partner Who Knows What It Means to Serveamerican flag

It’s not easy navigating the rough waters of the supply chain these days. Your supplier of industrial bolts & gaskets needs to be serious about service. 

When you need a service-first team, CALL IN THE TROOPS. A veteran-owned business knows what it means to serve this country and brings that same focus to your project day in and day out. Reliable, urgent service is part of our culture. Troop Industrial puts the success of your project at the heart of everything we do.

We’ve been known to hop in our cars when the Fedex truck has already run for the day to hand-deliver emergency orders to the mailroom for last minute, emergency shipping. If you’ve got an emergency or it’s after hours, give us a ring at 409-727-7384 (Groves, TX), 713-475-6100 (Pasadena, TX), or 337-882-6887 (Sulphur, LA), and we’re on it.

4. The Technology to Keep You On-Time and On-Budgetconstruction worker on a laptop

Run-of-the-mill suppliers are reactive and transactional. You call and say what you need, they deliver. The best suppliers go above and beyond, with proactive services and solutions that prevent needless downtime and keep capital projects profitable.

Our special ops team, the PROJEXX GROUP, keeps every project moving ahead on schedule and on target with cloud-based material management technology that monitors PODs, FMRs, MTRs, and project spend. We predict the key materials you’ll need for your project before you order them to ensure they’re on-site and good to go.

5. Prime Locations To Serve You

construction worker pouring cement

Look for a supplier who’s located smack dab in the middle of the industry’s biggest projects. A regional partner can deliver faster and keep you on time.

With three locations throughout the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, Troop Industrial is in prime position to serve the nation’s economic engine. Our organization is built for speed in service and delivery as the trusted choice for industrial contractors, EPC companies, fabricators, MRO, and OEMs.

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