CST, Fike and CTI Join Forces to bring Combustible Dust Explosion Analysis & Solutions to Clientele for Compliance with New NFPA 652 Regulations

08/03/2018 – Kansas City, MO – Building on its 125+ year legacy as the world’s leading bolted steel tank, silo and aluminum dome manufacturer, CST Industries announces a new and exciting strategic partnership with industrial safety solutions manufacturer, Fike and environmental and safety consulting firm, CTI (Conversion Technology Inc.).

CST’s partnership with Fike and CTI will provide the ultimate comprehensive dust explosion solutions for compliance with the new regulation for Combustible Dust, NFPA 652. The new combustible dust standard mandates full compliance by October 2018. The new regulation covers a wide range of types of combustible dust used in many application areas across just about all the major industrial and agricultural markets.

“Accidental dust explosions can lead to significant damage in operations and production. Preventing such events from occurring and reducing their magnitude if they happen, requires a good understanding of what a dust explosion can do. This partnership with Fike and CTI will enable us to offer comprehensive services to ensure the safety of our customers, their personnel and operations,” stated Tom DeDonder, VP of Construction for CST Industries.

“Backed by 125 years of storage tank legacy, we are the #1 supplier in North America for silos in these applications. Customers choose CST for our market-leading product portfolio along with our highly capable and experienced team members. This new partnership extends that capability and ensures that we are providing our loyal customers with top-level service, innovative solutions and nearly two centuries of combined experienced,” DeDonder adds.

For more information about CST’s service offerings and combustible dust testing, please visit us at cstindustries.com.

About CST Industries

CST is the largest dome and bolted storage tank manufacturer in the world. CST’s global network includes manufacturing facilities and technical design centers located in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, California and the United Kingdom. Regional sales offices are located throughout North America and in Mexico, Argentina, United Kingdom, Dubai, Singapore and Vietnam. CST Industries maintains its headquarters in Kansas City, MO. International offices are located in Brazil, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Dubai. Currently, more than 350,000 CST tanks and over 18,000 covers have been installed in 125 countries throughout the world.

About Fike

Fike Corporation is a globally recognized supplier of precision-engineered solutions for fire protection, explosion protection, overpressure protection and pressure activation. Because so much is at stake™, since 1945 their highly skilled workforce has designed and built solutions for Fortune 500 companies and businesses around the world that want peace of mind from experiencing consequences of serious financial loss or a devastating disaster.

About CTI

CTI, Conversion Technology Inc., is an environmental and safety consulting firm with experience helping clients nationwide. In the past thirty years, CTI has gained extensive knowledge and experience assisting a wide array of industries in effectively obtaining and maintaining environmental, health, and safety compliance. CTI’s goal is for clients to achieve stellar environmental and safety standards that meet the letter of the law and help clients run a productive and profitable business.

For more information contact:
Tom DeDonder
Vice President of Construction Services
CST Industries, Inc.