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Dallas-/ Fort Worth
2300 Carl Road
Irving, Texas 75062
ofc. - 214-357-2020
fax - 214-357-1398
4930 Space Center Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78218
Office - 210-666-2242
Fax - 210-666-2068
About Romar Supply
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Enter the category for this item: Vision
Romar provides outstanding service to our mechanical and process piping customers by serving as a one-stop-shop for all of their PVF and steel fabrication needs. While we remain a valued supplier of quality products for our current customers, Romar likewise seeks to expand into other market segments where our world-class expertise in steel, stainless steel and fabricated products gives us a distinct advantage in the marketplace.
Enter the category for this item: Mission Statement
Romar’s mission is to be a full-service, high-quality supply house and fabricator that caters to the needs of contractors, manufacturers and other current and prospective customers across Texas and Oklahoma.
Enter the category for this item: History
Romar Supply was founded in December 1983 by Roy Adair, his two sons, Mark and Ron, and his wife, Billie. Shortly thereafter, Roanne Adair Lasater joined the company.
Prior to launching Romar, Roy worked for 37 years in plumbing for Crane Supply in Dallas. As a result, Romar began as a plumbing and industrial supply house. By the mid-1980s, the company had grown to become a full-service industrial supply house serving manufacturing plants, boiler plants, OEMs and plants with process piping.
From the late 1980s to early 1990s, Romar expanded into the mechanical and HVAC market. By the late ‘90s, the company had further evolved into serving mechanical contractors and process piping contractors.
In 1998, after the passing of Roy Adair, Romar became a certified HUB (historically underutilized business), WBE (woman-owned business enterprise) and DBE (disadvantaged business enterprise). These certifications helped open doors for the company in several new markets and with many larger contractors, enabling Romar to experience rapid growth and achieve a large enough scale to serve virtually any industrial customer.
In the mid-2000s, Romar identified an opportunity to provide additional value to its customers by fabricating steel and stainless steel products. In 2008, the company added a steel fabrication shop, staffed by experienced technicians. Since that time, the company has firmly established itself as a regional leader in mechanical pipe, valves, fittings and steel fabrication.
In 2010, Romar opened a branch operation in San Antonio, to more efficiently serve its customers in the growing central and south Texas markets.
Driven by continued expansion in both its product lines and fabrication capabilities, the company was soon pushing up against the limits of its Dallas headquarters facility. In early 2012, Romar moved into a 116,000 square foot building in Irving, consolidating its three North Texas locations under one roof, while providing sufficient space for anticipated growth. The new facility, which now houses its massive inventory, a state-of-the-art steel fabrication shop and corporate offices, is quickly improving internal efficiencies, accelerating order-processing and enhancing customer service. The new building even provides enough space to store its entire pipe inventory indoors, protected from the elements. Romar currently employs 61 people statewide, covering North, Central and South Texas, as well as southern Oklahoma.
As it approaches its 30th anniversary, Romar Supply, Inc., is proud to be one of the fastest growing, privately held wholesalers of PVF and fabricated steel products in the country. The certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) proudly remains a family operation, under the care and direction of its founding families: Billie Adair, Mark Adair, Ron and Terri Adair, and Roanne and James Lasater.
Enter the category for this item: Executive Biographies
Roanne Adair Lasater, CEO
Roanne brings three decades of management, administrative and customer service experience to her leadership role at Romar. In addition to her CEO responsibilities, she is responsible for overseeing several of the company’s major accounts.
Ron Adair, COO
Ron has an extensive drafting and engineering background, and more than 30 years of industrial operating experience. Ron directs all aspects of Romar’s accounting, human resources, warehouse personnel and financial areas.
Mark Adair, VP of Sales
Mark began his career working side-by-side with his father, Roy, at Crane Supply. He brings more than 40 years of product knowledge to his role overseeing Romar’s inside and outside sales forces. Mark earned his M.S. in business and marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Terri Adair, Secretary/Treasurer
Terri boasts an extensive background in customer service with both the oil and travel industries. At Romar, Terri oversees collections, accounts payables and receivables.
James Lasater, Controller
James focuses on human resources, payroll and taxes, and he manages several of Romar’s major customer accounts. His career spans more than 25 years in both finance and marketing. He earned his degree in those disciplines from the University of Oklahoma.