For over 60 years, Bowden Construction has specialized in the construction and installation of oil and gas stations. pipelines, and plant and compressor skids.
Founded in Tyler, Texas in the early 1940 by Mr. William H. Bowden, Bowden Construction Company has served the Natural Gas Industry for over 50 years. The first completed contract dates back to December 4, 1942, between Mr. Bowden and the West Texas Gas Company for the installation of two Type 10 Twin Bessemer Compressor Units.
Today, Bowden Construction is regularly involved in the installation of many different types of compressor unit as well as having expanded to meet the needs of a 21st century gas industry.
As the company grew, Mr. Bowden's son, Billy Bowden, and a young chemical engineer named Otis Hunter bought the company. In 1953, Otis Hunter bought Bowden Construction and incorporated the company. Hunter Senior ran Bowden Construction until in 1994, Mr. Hunter's sons bought the company and became the present owners.
“The purpose of the Bowden Quality Control Program is to set forth the general requirements and quality control methods/practices, which will guide employees in performance of the professional services offered by Bowden Construction Company, LTD. (Bowden Construction). These procedures are instituted to ensure company and subcontractor construction activities affecting or affected by the quality system are completed in accordance with approved drawings, specifications, applicable codes, standards, and contractual requirements. Quality work will be the duty and responsibility of any individual performing the work. Quality will be obtained through appropriate planning and control of work operations and by specific quality control activities such as reviewing, checking, inspecting, testing, and quality auditing. The overall administration and implementation of the program at the construction site is the responsibility of the Project Manager/Site Superintendent and appointed Quality Control Representative. All employees are expected to know what the quality policy means to them as it affects their job or position within the company.”
Bowden's vision of safety in the work place consist of providing our employee's a safe environment in which to accomplish any work task free of injury. Through continuous training and safety awareness we can work together to form a safer and more cooperative work place.