DISTRICT 9 DISTRIBUTOR
WESTECH EQUIPMENT COMPANY
To the Internet
The Westech use of Technology
Fred W. Jones, founder and president of
Westech, believes in placing importance
on customers’ individual needs.
n a M e : Westech Equipment Company
u r l : www.westechequipment.com
F o C u S : Petroleum and chemical
handling equipment. Sales, service,
installation and design specialist in
service stations, aviation fuel farms, car
washes, lubrication systems, bulk plants
and filtering systems. Licensed general
contractors in Utah, Nevada, Wyoming
eMpLo Yees: 45
Fun FaCt: Westech was founded
as F. W. Jones and Associates in 1971
to build electronic dispenser consoles.
The company later expanded to a full
equipment distributor and assumed the
name Westech Equipment Company.
asIngle ProduC T founded Westech Equipment Company.
When the Salt Lake City-based
company opened its doors in 1971
as F. W. Jones and Associates, the
business manufactured a novel line
of self-serve consoles that would
introduce electronic controls
to dispensers. But over the past
40 years, Westech has evolved
from a niche builder of dispenser
electronics to a complete distributor
of petroleum equipment.
“We soon found that our
customers had more needs than just
the controls,” said Fred W. Jones,
founder and president of Westech.
“From there, we became involved
in distributing more products—from
dispensers to tanks and equipment—
and eventually grew into the
Westech of today, a full-fledged
It was only at the urging of
his father that Jones entered the
petroleum equipment industry.
Jones was anticipating a career in
commercial real estate when his father,
Lynn, a Utah-based engineer for
Dresser Wayne, recommended a move
to the increasingly high-tech world of