Founded in 1964, L&H Industrial has gone from small welding shop in Gillette, to global partner of mining and heavy industries. We’re honored to celebrate our 50th anniversary and a few milestones that have made our journey possible.
L&H Welding and Machine founded as an oil field repair company by Leon Wandler in Gillette, Wyoming. Six employees.
L&H begins doing coal mine repair work and shifts its focus to serving the local coal markets
L&H moves into its current corporate headquarters
Lee Wandler assumes leadership of company
L&H welding shop expands to 30,000 square feet
L&H begins rebuilding and manufacturing railroad equipment
L&H begins infusing more technology into its manufacturing and engineering processes by incorporating the use of CNC machines
L&H shifts its focus to safety and quality
Tucson, Arizona office opens
L&H Welding and Machine changes name to L&H Industrial, Inc.
L&H and Vamco Steel & Engineering (PTY) jointly purchase Pylon Gears, South Africa
First shovel rebuild
L&H Chile opens
L&H Industrial acquires Industrial Plating and Grinding, Inc. in Sheridan, Wyoming
L&H Mexico opens
L&H Industrial aquires gear manufacturing facility and rebuild center in Phoenix, AZ
L&H Industrial partners with Vulcan Industrial ENGG. Co., Ltd. of Gujarat, India
L&H Australia opens
L&H delivers first 4100 Omega Boom
L&H Canada opens
L&H Industrial awarded contract to repair NASA Crawler Transporter #2 and sales hit $100 million
L&H Industrial celebrates 50 years of Mining in Motion. Offices on four continents, more than 450 employees worldwide, 3rd generation ownership