Welcome

Welcome to our website. With more than 52 years of innovative service in the industry, Gulfex has earned a reputation as one of the leading high quality custom-metal fabricators in the nation. We specialize in manufacturing high quality custom pressure vessels and towers for the upstream, midstream and downstream industries.

Gulfex focuses on large and small capital projects: replacement and turnaround vessels & towers. Residing in South Houston, TX, we are the closest fabricator of our size to the Houston Ship Channel, the Port of Houston, the Bayport Terminal and Texas City, TX.

Gulfex has 9 Bays, 130,000 sq. ft. with up to 200 tons of lifting capacity and can ship over 500 tons. We have fabrication capabilities of wall thicknesses up to 8 inches and offer plate rolling up to 1-1/4 inch thick by 10 feet wide.

Gulfex provides a full range of engineering, design and related metal fabrication services for pressure vessels and towers. We hold ASME Code Section VIII Division 1 and Division 2 certificates of authorization and NBIC stamps. Gulfex has experience in fabricating a wide range of materials including carbon steel, stainless steel and various clad materials.


Gulfex was recently featured on the Fox Business Network TV show on November 26, 2018 "Manufacturing Marvels"®. This show airs on The Fox Business Network and which profiles American manufacturers.