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Our Mission

To set the standard for manufacturing quality and customer service in the petroleum testing industry.

Our Vision

To operate with excellence, achieve corporate growth, and develop strong community alliances.

Our Values

Be safe Work Smart Have fun
Plan ahead Focus on quality Execute with urgency
Work together Communicate frequently Do what you say
Innovate often Have confidence Exceed expectations
Support each other Take responsibility Build your community
One team One family One Company

Our History

Founded in 1930 as L-K Pump Valve Company, L-K Industries has evolved to become one of the most well known names in oil testing.
Our Founder, Louis Hill Kennon, believed that quality products and service were the pillars to building a long-term company, and he was right. Eighty five years later, L-K Industries continues operating with the same guiding principles. In 2015, the company started a new chapter and was acquired by Eric R. Calderon. Upon closing Eric remarked, “It’s a privilege to carry on such a well respected name in the industry. With such a strong operating history, L-K stands well positioned to continue serving customers and making quality products for the next 85 years and beyond”.
  • 01 January 1930
    L-K Pump Valve Company Founded by Louis Hill Kennon
  • 01 January 1951
    Louis Kennon and Sam Melton partner to design an oilfield centrifuge
  • 01 January 1952
    L-K Pump Valve moves to its former location on Lawndale Street
  • 01 January 1953
    L-K changes its name from "L-K Pump Valve Company" to "L-K Industries, Inc."
  • 01 January 1957
    L-K manufactures the "Melton" centrifuge
  • 01 January 1962
    ASTM Standards released based on Melton Centrifuge
  • 01 January 1963
    API Standard released for centrifuge testing
  • 01 January 1967
    Joseph H. Hugghins named President of L-K Industries, Inc.
  • 01 January 1996
    L-K designs the first Transport Series Centrifuge
  • 01 January 1999
    L-K designs the Benchmark Centrifuge
  • 01 November 2012
    Kennon Hugghins named President of L-K Industries, Inc.
  • 16 April 2015
    L-K Industries is acquired by Eric R. Calderon (TXE Capital)
  • 31 December 2018
    L-K Industries is acquired by WEST (Western Energy Support & Technology, Inc.)
  • 01 July 2020
    L-K Industries moved to its current location at 1999 Tellepsen Street