Our History

  • Feb 24, 2020


    Darrell Whittenberg founded Industrial Solutions & Innovation in Springfield, Missouri with Axxair and Protem as their first product lines.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI began distributing for Watts Mueller in Texas, Oklahoma, and Lousiana and quickly became their top distributor.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI relocated to Alvin, Texas so they could better serve their clients along the Gulf.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI became the exclusive distributor for Arc Machines in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Lousiana, opening a service center as well as offering a rental fleet. 

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI added AMET to its package of fabrication solutions.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI expanded its facilities to provide a training center for clients.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI's machine shop was created to be able to better respond to client needs as well as opening a full-service shop for grinding tool bits for the client's severing and beveling applications.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI started Axxair USA as a subsidiary.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI began distributing EWM products and became their only service center in the USA.


    ISI added Copier Beveling to its distributor line-up.


    ISI also added Magnatech to its package of solutions

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI expanded its facilities by over 300% to include a new machine shop, showroom, training facility, and fabrication facility in Alvin Texas

    ISI continued to grow its rental abilities by adding Watts Mueller machines to its fleet


    ISI added Rotoweld to its line-up, expanding its automated welding cell options as well as its rental fleet. 

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI began the development of its Redi2Weld systems. Offering customizable levels of automation to its clients. 


    ISI staff volunteered with local response teams during the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. 

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI sold its first Redi2Weld hotwire tig system.


    ISI expanded its offerings to include Lincoln orbital MIG solutions.


    Community efforts following Hurricane Harvey were continued by partnering with the 4B Response Network.

  • Feb 24, 2020


    ISI develops its first Redi2Weld MIG system and launches the development of several other Redi2Weld concepts.

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