Triten Corporation is a private holding company that was founded in 1946 by Roman F. Arnoldy with deep roots in the energy, steel and heavy construction industries. Houston-based Triten Corporation continues its evolution through improvements in its existing businesses and by developing and investing in new enterprises.
Roman F. Arnoldy founds the Texas Alloy Products Co. (TAPCO), a remanufacturer of pump parts for the oil industry.
Company introduces a process for hardfacing called bulkwelding, establishing it as a market innovator and leader in welded chrome/iron hardfacings.
Development of a revolutionary valve called the TAPCO Slide Valve, the company’s second major product line.
Overlay Division established, becoming a stand-alone subsidiary called Overlay Product Systems Inc. (OPS). This division will become Alloy Products Group (APG).
Valve division (TAPCO) sold to General Signal Corp. Company is renamed Triten Corporation.
Triten buys back TAPCO from General Signal and later establishes a valve repair facility in Chatham Kent, England.
Founder and CEO Roman F. Arnoldy passes the CEO title to his son, then President John S. Arnoldy.
Company acquires England-based Vidaplate Ltd. and changes Vidaplate’s name to Triten International, Ltd., to enhance its U.K. position in the chrome carbide market. The TAPCO repair operation consolidates into the Fallbank Facility occupied by Vidaplate.
Triten forms new engineering subsidiary, the International Alliance Group (IAG). IAG forms an alliance with technology provider UOP for revamps and grassroots projects. IAG completes its first project.
Triten acquires Trimay Engineering, in Thetford, East Anglia, England. Trimay produces chrome carbide plate and refurbished concast rolls for the steel industry. Triten consolidates Triten International, TAPCO and the new Trimay operations at the Carlton Industrial Estate site in Barnsley, where operations continue today.
Triten Corporation acquires Capitan Technologies, based in Calgary, Canada.
Triten Corporation and IAG subsidiary relocate headquarters to current location in Houston. IAG reorganizes, with the engineering, contracts administration, estimating and purchasing departments configuring into multidiscipline project teams.
IAG is awarded its first of two one billion-dollar EPC project.
MWM Digital launches
After a year of intensive Beta testing, IAG launches CAP-TURE—its proprietary software platform to fully support the development and execution of large capital projects around the world.