THE COMMITMENT CONTINUES – Quality Assurance & Quality Control

The most stringent quality control/quality assurance in O&G threading, machining and manufacturing

K&B’s commitment to quality control/quality assurance is demonstrated by the fact that 25% of our workforce is dedicated to quality assurance and quality control – and supported by the best metrology equipment and processes in the business.

For our valued customers, this means a reliable supply of quality machined parts and threaded tubulars on a consistent, quality-assured basis.  We understand the exacting nature of your products, and our quality processes underscore that understanding. Our people, processes and products are your proof of a job well done.

O&G Certifications

  • ISO 9001
  • API Specification Q1
  • API Specification 5CT
  • API Specification 7-1
  • API Specification 6A

Quality Processes and Equipment
Our quality control teams are involved in all aspects of every order:  receiving inspection, in-process inspection, final inspection and product release. As a result, O&G customers can be confident that the product they ordered will be the product they receive, manufactured to the accuracy and quality levels they require.

K&B has made significant investments in processes and precision measurement equipment as part of our multi-faceted approach to quality production, including meeting the highest standards. K&B measurement and testing assest include:

  • FARO Arm
  • Brown & Sharp CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine)
  • Stringent In-House Calibration Processes
  • Supported by Comprehensive Outsourced Calibration

For more information about our quality assurance and quality control programs, visit K&B Industries at, or call 985-868-6730.

THE COMMITMENT CONTINUES – Customer Inventory Services

Customer Inventory Services for the Oil & Gas Market

K&B is committed to enhancing our customers’ supply chain efficiencies with comprehensive Customer Inventory Services for the Oil & Gas market.  With expansive tubular goods storage, threading services, inspections, repairs, manufacturing, assembly, testing, and other custom services, K&B Customer Inventory Services can handle it all on site.

Our Customer Inventory Services provide services that enable companies to reduce costs, create logistical savings, and plan for more efficient supply chain operations:

  • Safe and secure concrete storage areas including covered storage facilities
  • 100% documented dimensional inspection services
  • Regauge and NDE inspections
  • Threading and thread repair
  • Shipping to your desired destination
  • Reclamation and inspection services for rig returns
  • Real-time status checks
  • Detailed inventory and reconciliation reports
  • Advanced systems and processes
  • Custom services

With two locations, K&B offers one high standard of service that the Oil & Gas market can rely on for value-added Customer Inventory Services. With our own dedicated transportation fleet – and relationships with specialized third-party transport providers – we offer ready access to any point in North America, and all deepwater ports on the Gulf Coast, to get your products where they need to be, on time and on budget.

Advantages of K&B Customer Inventory Services

Cost savings. No need to invest in additional real estate for your inventory or extra inventory management personnel. We store it, inspect it, ship it, and provide complete quality reporting, 24/7.

Time savings. We can generate customized, real time, expedited status reports on your inventory where and when you need them, so you don’t have to.

Reliability. K&B Customer Inventory Services offers security, safety, and peace-of-mind, which means it’s one less thing for you to worry about.

For a detailed plan on how K&B can help you better manage your inventory, contact us by calling 985-868-6730 or by emailing