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Girard Equipment Adds Two New Managers

Vero Beach, FL- June 2015- Girard Equipment, Inc. continues its expansion with the addition the addition of two managers to oversee various operations in the company’s US offices. Craig Marturano will be rejoining Girard’s Global Sales Team as Sales Manager. Marturano’s responsibilities include growing and supporting all Girard Equipment manufactured goods to customers throughout North [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Hires New Managing Director of European Operations

Vero Beach, FL ‐ May 2015 ­‐ Girard Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Laverty as its Managing Director of European Operations. Laverty brings a wealth of experience to his new role with over twenty-three years in the tank transport industry. Prior to his start with Girard Equipment, Laverty has held [ More… ]

Leisure Square’s Pavilion Preparing for Construction

The volunteer committee working on the construction for the John C. Girard Community Poolside Pavilion at Leisure Square has set the wheels in motion and look to early 2015 for it to be completed. At a recent planning meeting, the group met with Tim Girard, the Pavilion underwriter who named it in memory of his [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s 3rd Quarter HETY Award Goes to the Hibiscus Children’s Center

The 2014 3rd Quarter HETY Award has been granted to the Hibiscus Children’s Center, located in Vero Beach.  Their mission is to maintain a safe shelter for children who are abused, abandoned, and neglected by providing prevention, residential, assessment, and recovery programs.  In addition, the center helps prepare children for their future through educational and [ More… ]

First Recipient of the Girls on Pointe Scholarship Named

Nadia Flores, age 7, has been named as the first recipient of the Girls on Pointe Scholarship.  Nadia has been a student at Vero Classical Ballet for two and a half years, during which she has proven to be immensely talented and focused.  Nadia can next be seen in Vero Classical Ballet’s 7th Annual production of [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s 1st Quarter HETY Award Goes to the American Red Cross – South Florida Region

The 2014 1st Quarter HETY Award has been granted to the American Red Cross – South Florida Region.  The mission of the Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  In addition to their work with the survivors [ More… ]

(English) Girard Equipment’s 4th Quarter HETY Award Goes to the Treasure Coast Food Bank

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(English) Girard Equipment Named Manufacturer of the Year by the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce

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(English) Girard Equipment Offers Training Seminars for Customers

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(English) Girard Equipment Modifies HETY Award Program

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(English) Girard Equipment Receives 3-A Approval for IBC Vent/Fill Cap

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(English) Girard Equipment Expands Company Website

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(English) Girard Equipment’s July 2013 HETY Award Goes to The Academy

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Girard Equipment’s June HETY Award Goes to Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast

The June 2013 HETY Award has been granted to Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast.  Girls on the Run is a program that utilizes running to empower participants to make healthy choices in their lives, develop leadership skills, and develop self-confidence and self-respect.    Participants meet twice a week for twelve weeks and have [ More… ]

Girard Equipment, USA Introduces Flanged Airline Ball Valve

Girard Equipment, USA has added a Flanged Airline Ball Valve to their ISO Tank Container product line.  The new valve was made available earlier this year and has proven to be a popular option, receiving positive customer reviews. With flexibility in mind, the flanged valve was manufactured to be compatible with both 1.5” DIN and [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s May HETY Award Goes to the Oslo & Storm Grove Middle School Orchestras

With their spring concert “Rochestra Rising!” just around the corner, Girard Equipment has awarded the May 2013 HETY Award to the orchestras of Oslo and Storm Grove Middle Schools.  Both orchestras are highly recognized at both the county and regional levels, and the upcoming concert promises to be an unforgettable evening. Performing with the orchestras [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s HETY Award Goes to the Indian River County 4-H Foundation Board

The April 2013 HETY Award has been awarded to the Indian River County 4-H Foundation Board, a group of volunteers comprised of alumni, supporters, and friends of 4-H.  Their sole purpose is to raise money for Indian River County’s 4-H youth to help offset expenses the parents endure for projects, award trips, camps, education events, [ More… ]

March’s HETY Award by Girard Equipment Goes to Keep Indian River Beautiful

Teaming up with Art’s Artlab of the Vero Beach Museum, Keep Indian River Beautiful is providing recycled materials to make marionettes. April 7th, 2013 at 2:00pm marks the grand unveiling of the highly anticipated performance of Pablo Cano’s Marionettes at the Vero Beach Museum.  The teaming up of Keep Indian River Beautiful and Art’s Artlab, [ More… ]

GEI getting you there by Road Tankers, Intermodal, and Railcars…oh my!

There are many modes of transportation for bulk liquid transportation and Girard hopes to have them all covered. One of the newest additions of venting designs to Girard’s ever-growing line of pressure relieving devices is the 407 Rail Vent. This design has already proven itself effective when it had to pass a rigorous series of [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Products Are Now Available in India

After teaming up with Amfico Agencies, Girard Equipment’s entire product line will now be available in India.   Thanks to the newly formed relationship between Girard Equipment and Amfico Agencies Private Limited, it is now possible to get GEI’s top of the line pressure relief vents and vacuum breakers in India. Amifico has been working [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Offers More than Just Parts

Strategically placed and ready to serve, Girard Equipment has offices and repair centers across the country.  Offering more than just parts, Girard Equipment has two North American full repair centers and distribution warehouses located in La Porte, Texas and Linden, New Jersey. Specializing in pump and compressor installations, the Texas branch of GEI is conveniently [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s DOT 407 Vacuum Pressure Vent Now Offers More Inlets

With road tankers being used more and more throughout the world, Girard Equipment has taken its mission of providing the highest quality pressure relief parts to the next level.  The DOT 407 Vacuum Pressure Vent now offers users a variety of connection styles including: flange, threaded in NPT or BSP, and weld-in. Girard Equipment, understanding [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s HETY Award Goes to IR Youth Sailing Foundation

Girard Equipment’s $300 prize is going to a growing youth organization geared towards sailing education and technique.   The Indian River Youth Sailing Foundation just celebrated their third annual cook out fundraiser at the Vero Beach Yacht Club.  Presenting sponsor Girard Equipment was elated to be a part of the event and learn more about [ More… ]

Girard Equipment New Partner of the Career Pathways to Independence Program

This program, created by the Hibiscus Children’s Center, is designed for kids in the foster care system, ages 15-17 years old, to assist in transitioning into independent living.   Career Pathways to Independence is a program that provides career services to youth in the foster care system who reside at the Hibiscus Children’s Center or [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Presents HETY Award to the Hibiscus Children’s Center

“Being that the HETY Award embraces the notion of helping all kids along the Treasure Coast from toddlers to teens awarding the Hibiscus Children’s Center with this recognition was a perfect fit,” announced Girard Equipment’s Marketing Director Anna Valencia during the Girard Equipment mini-award ceremony held January 29th, 2013 at the Girard headquarters.   The [ More… ]

The Exchange Club of the Treasure Coast Awards Girard Equipment with the “Proudly We Hail” Award

For showing true Americanism, Girard Equipment was honored with this celebrated accolade. Having pride in the American flag has been a staple of the Girard Equipment company since opening its doors in 1952.  To show their patriotism Girard Equipment displays a physical flag at all of its US locations, company apparel, and even on the [ More… ]

Congressman Bill Posey pleased with the Tour and Growth of Girard Equipment

Girard Equipment wins praise from Congressman Posey during a recent tour exploring the companies niche products and continued expansion. Gifford, FL-With the start of a new year already underway, Girard Equipment happily welcomed Congressman Posey and his associates to tour the company’s Gifford based manufacturing facility.  The Congressman, recently re-elected, is enthusiast to learn more [ More… ]

December’s HETY Award Presented by Girard Equipment to Feed the Lambs of Indian River

The HETY Award, given each month to a different youth focused group, gives its 3rd award and cash gift of $300 to Feed the Lambs Electrical 101. In light of all the loss our country has felt these past several days, weeks, and months from across the nation; the most one can do is something [ More… ]

Indian River County Commissioners Honor Girard Equipment

After earning the Governor’s Export Excellence Award, Girard Equipment was recognized by local county commissioners for such an amazing accomplishment. The board of county commissioners along with other town heads gathered together during this week’s meeting and had a special guest to honor.  Girard Equipment, having earned the Governor’s Export Excellence Award and created over [ More… ]

Girard Equipment is the Proud Recipient of the Governor’s Export Excellence Award

With export sales increasing from 8% to 19%, Girard Equipment earned the Export Excellence award presented by Governor Rick Scott. Gifford, FL-“Earning the Exporter Excellence Award is the best evidence we have that banishing the word “CAN’T” from our corporate vocabulary was a truly brilliant decision,” says GEI President, Timothy Girard.  Celebrating their 60th birthday, [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Begins Work on Their First Habitat for Humanity Home

Vero Beach, FL-There were several swollen thumbs over the past weekend, as more than 25 employees  and their families came out to help start construction on Girard Equipment’s first Habitat for Humanity home.  The home, which will belong to the Ealy family, is located in Gifford close to the Girard Equipment manufacturing facility and in [ More… ]

Girard Equipment’s November HETY Award Goes to the Indian River Golf Foundation

H.E.T.Y Award from Girard Equipment to the Indian River Golf Foundation Vero Beach, FL November 2012-It is the second HETY Award to be presented and Girard Equipment President, Timothy Girard, along side his Director of Marketing, Anna Valencia, were proud to bestow the honor upon the Indian River Golf Foundation to President, Roger Van Dyke, [ More… ]

The NTTC Show in Louisville was a Success

Louisville, KY-The National Tank Truck Carriers hosted their annual show in Louisville, KY October 22-24th. This was a spectacular event, with a majority of the industry’s movers and shakers all in attendance. Girard Equipment has been an associate member since the late 60’s and the Girard group has consistently gotten a booth to showcase their [ More… ]

Grand Opening of our Holland Office

Girard Equipment is celebrating its 60th birthday this year.  Since 1952 and the need for internal pressure of road tankers arose, we have been a leader in the industry.  It is an honor that helps us to evolve, currently GEI have over 30 unique designs for pressure relief vents as well as vacuum breakers and [ More… ]

Girard Equipment: Presented the First H.E.T.Y Award to the Gifford Youth Activity Center

  Helping Equipment Today’s Youth Award benefits Indian River County youth events and organizations by offering $300 towards the cause the last Tuesday of every month. HETY Award presented by Anna Valencia and Timothy Girard of Girard Equipment to Angelia Perry and Freddie Woolfork of the Gifford Youth Activity Center Making a difference in the [ More… ]

Girard Equipment wins Best Places to Work for Indian River County 2012

Vero Beach, FL -“The Best Places to Work-Indian River County” award is selected through a computer generated process designed by Personnel Dynamics Consulting. The achievement for the three categories, based on employee numbers, is awarded based on workplace practices and programs. Organized by the Workforce Solutions and Chamber of Indian River County, this process serves [ More… ]

No More Gasket Troubles in Sight for Pressure Relief Vents

Vero Beach, FL.  September 2012- For the past thirty years, the industry standard for gaskets was simply a flat PTFE ring designed for 3” pipe caps and swivel nut connections. PTFE (commonly known as Teflon) is popular for its superior chemical resistance, but it lacks elastomeric properties and is often hard to seal resulting in [ More… ]

Girard Equipment, USA Unveils New Website and Support Features

In keeping with Girard Equipment’s focus on their customers, the company has unveiled a new website that promises to be user-friendly and informative. The new site features more in-depth product information, categorized by industry. Customers will be able to download sales literature and technical bulletins for the most popular Girard products directly from the site. [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Redesigns Texas Facility

Girard Equipment’s Houston-area location, located in La Porte, Texas, has begun its makeover into a new multi-purpose facility.  The redesign will allow more manufacturing and repair on a local level as well as provide unrivaled support among its many customers in and around the greater Houston area and beyond. The changes will also allow more [ More… ]

Local Executive to Be Locked Up to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Vero Beach, FL- June 20, 2012- Local businessman, Tim Girard of Girard Equipment, Inc. is getting locked up. Mr. Girard is joining other community leaders to help raise critical funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and will be “arrested” by the local Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, June 21st, 2012. MDA is the nonprofit health agency [ More… ]

Girard Equipment adds New Foot Valve to Expansive Line

Vero Beach, FL-February 1, 2012-Girard Equipment USA has recently added a new Hydraulic Tankflo valve to their ever-growing line of composite foot valves. The new valve features a hydraulic cylinder that actuates to full flow. The Tankflo valve employs an integrated butterfly valve into a bottom outlet valve body. The “slim-line” valve poppet opens up [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Named Manufacturer of the Year by the Indian River Chamber of Commerce

INDIAN RIVER, FL- October 10, 2011—The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Industry Appreciation Awards Lun- cheon on September 22nd at the IRSC Richardson Center. The annual awards honor those companies who stimulate the Indian River economy, make con- tributions back to the community, provide quality year-round employment and have an overall [ More… ]

Girard Equipmentʼs Smart Vent Receives Patent

LINDEN, NJ, September 9, 2011— Girard Equipment, USA has been awarded a US patent on a new style of Pressure Relief Vents for Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs). The “Smart Vent” is a self-acting, spring-loaded device that threads into a standard 2” female port. Pressure settings are set at the factory to operate at 5 PSI [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Partners with Tuesday’s Children and Trans-Tech at the 2011 AREE Convention

Girard Equipment teams up with Tuesday’s Children and Trans-Tech to host a booth at the 2011 AREE Trade Show LINDEN, NJ, March 16th, 2011— Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce their partnership with Tuesday’s Children and Trans-Tech at the 2011 Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE) Convention. Teamed with Tuesday’s Children, Girard will be displaying [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Rolls Out Convenient New Catalog and Parts Poster to Simplify Ordering

Girard Equipment proudly announces their new 2011 Product Catalog and Parts Poster LINDEN, NJ, March 1st, 2011— Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce the release of a new, expanded 2011 Mainline Catalog to simplify the ordering process for their customers. The 52-page catalog now features many products from Girard’s Intermodal line, such as the [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Sponsoring Tuesday’s Children National Mentoring Month Celebration

Girard Equipment proudly sponsors Tuesday’s Children for a fun filled day of celebration in New York City. LINDEN, NJ, January 7, 2011— Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce that they will be sponsoring a day of celebration for the Tuesday’s Children organization. The day of celebration will take place on January 22nd, 2011 in [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Offshore Tank Valve Approved by Bureau Veritas

LINDEN, NJ, November 19, 2010, Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce that their Offshore Tank Valve has been approved by Bureau Veritas, according to EN 14433 regulations. After receiving final design verification and completing prototype testing, the Offshore Valve was deemed as compliant with the specifications of Bureau Veritas. The Offshore Tank Valve combines [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Announces Distribution of Philly Nozzle Product Line

Girard Equipment proudly announces the addition of the Philly Nozzle product line  LINDEN, NJ, October 22, 2010, Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce that they have become an authorized distributor of the Philly Nozzle Product Line. This new distribution partnership will offer more products to the already extensive Girard product line-up. The Philly Nozzle Product Line [ More… ]

Girard Equipment Reveals New Swivel Vent to DOT 407 Pressure Relief Vent Series

GIRARD EQUIPMENT, INC.-Vero Beach, FL has introduced another connection style to their popular line of DOT407 series pressure relieving vents. The DOT 407 Swivel Vent with “Swivel Style” connection was made available earlier this year and has been directly marketed to the tank trailer builders for them to offer as a solution to their customers. [ More… ]

Girard Equipment, USA adds Central Connecticut Tank as an Authorized Distributor

Girard Equipment has added Central Connecticut Tank as an authorized distributor of their products. LINDEN, NJ, June 4, 2010, Girard Equipment, USA is proud to announce that they have added Central Connecticut Tank Fabrication and Truck Repair, LLC (CCT) as an authorized distributor. Girard Equipment embraces this new partnership and believes that this new relationship [ More… ]