New Thinking = New Delivery Options
With 90 years of experience built into the quality of every tank, here at Newberry, we’re employing ‘New Thinking’ and revolutionizing delivery options.
- Tanks on demand
- Expedited shipping options
- Turnkey solutions
All from our strategic location: Memphis, often referred to as “America’s Distribution Center”. In direct proximity of the nations most trusted delivery services, Newberry offers you the advantage of quick transit times, competitive freight rates as well. Centralized manufacturing meanwhile provides superior economies of scale and quality.
Founded by Mr. James “Jimmy” Newberry in 1927 as an equipment company, Newberry soon developed a national reputation as a supplier of oil tanks, thanks to hard work, quality products, reliable delivery times, and intentional innovation.
But something not everyone knows about Newberry Tanks is that Jimmy played a key role in helping two of his welders go on to be musical legends in 1946: legendary blues guitarist Booker (Bukka) White, and his young second cousin…none other than the ‘King of the Blues’ himself, B.B. King.
Bukka worked at Newberry long before he became a celebrity, his skills as welder as deft as his skills on a guitar. After he got out of prison, Bukka needed a job. Expecting a no, he went back to see Jimmy. A revolutionary in how he fosters employees and their families, Jimmy hired Bukka back…
Newberry is founded by Mr. James “Jimmy” Newberry as an petroleum equipment company
Newberry Tanks and Equipment developed a national reputation as a supplier of high quality storage tanks and equipment
Newberry Tanks and Equipment hires Riley B. King, who would go on to become world renowned blues artist B.B. King
Jimmy Newberry helps found the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI), a trade association with 1600+ members in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, and is nicknamed “The Father of PEI.”
Newberry Tanks and Equipment remodeled and expanded blasting and painting facilities to offer a higher quality finish for our products
Newberry Tanks and Equipment added in new office space to accommodate a growing team.
Chris and Rebecca Long purchased Newberry Tanks and Equipment and introduced the company slogan, “New Thinking,” to encourage team members to bring new solutions to the tank industry.
Newberry Tanks and Equipment acquired Faith Tank, allowing for production of lube tanks and assembly of lube dispensing and oil recycling systems
Newberry begins sponsorship of the Stax Music Academy to help educate young artists and recognize the contributions of Newbery employees to the Memphis music scene.
Newberry released an Award Winning Mobile Tank Chart Calculator, available now on Apple and Android for free.
Newberry expanded Memphis operations, doubling rectangular and small cylindrical tank capacity.
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