When managing critical assets in the world of transmission and distribution, it’s important to find a quality distributor partner with natural gas services and solutions that keep operations running smoothly.
This blog post addresses the top 16 natural gas service categories customers seek from the right distributor.
Job site delivery
A quality distributor partner uses its own delivery fleet, ranging from small vans to tractor-trailers with self-unloading capabilities. This leads to customized packaging, controlled shipments, minimized damage and on-time deliveries – right where the customer needs them.
Equipment marking (locating)
Our gas and pipeline valve maintenance specialists provide technical knowledge, operator qualification and training in all aspects dealing with iron and steel valves, as well as polyethylene pipe and fittings.
Through in-house training sessions, the right distributor helps a customer stay current with the latest products, applications, technology and process solutions.
Test and measurement
- Mechanical pressure gauges
- Chart recorders
- Digital pressure gauges
- Thermal imagers
- Stainless steel fittings
Polyethylene pipe fittings and equipment
- Butt fusion fittings
- Electrofusion fittings
- Mechanical fittings
- Fusion equipment
Meter sets and connection products
If there’s a recall or complication with a vendor, the right distributor partner can find the material, remove it from their inventory, and inform a customer of the defective material, helping the customer improve safety, as well as minimize cost and risk exposure.
Risers and transition fittings
- Plugs and caps
- Pipe and swage nipples
- Crosses and tees
- Small steel fittings and flanges
Customers can reduce their inventory investment and number of suppliers when the right distributor partner maintains extensive inventories of the products customers need throughout an expansive branch network, assuring customers access to fast-moving and hard-to-find products.
Line stopper fittings
E-commerce and mobile solutions
Customers should be able to order products, access local inventory, print invoices and create project lists and templates 24/7 from anywhere on any device.
Valves and valve boxes
To learn more about natural gas products and services, contact a Border States Account Manager near you.