Jul 09, 2019 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. is compliant with the NBIC's R Stamp requirements for repairing and altering pressure vessels.  A representative of the Texas Department of Licensing & Renewal and our Authorized Inspectors (AIs) were on site in June 2019 to perform a formal review of our Quality Control Manual and engineered blue prints then witness a practical application.  Proudly, we made easy work for the evaluation team; our certification renewal request was approved.  Pressure vessel repairs and alterations are among the many... Read More
ISO 9001 2015 Recertification Success
Nov 05, 2018 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its ISO 9001 2015 recertification process.... Read More
Best of Erath County 2018
Jun 09, 2018 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. takes FIRST PLACE!  The Empire Tribune in Stephenville TX welcomed nominees and supporters to their 2018 Best of Erath County awards presentation event Saturday, June 9, 2018.  The event included a great meal provided by a local catering company as well as local, live entertainment.  PAL-CON, Ltd. and four other local businesses were nominated in the Best Industrial category.   PAL-CON, Ltd.'s President and Vice President proudly accepted the award.  We extend our congratulations to all of this year's... Read More
ISO 9001 2015 Certification
Nov 22, 2017 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. is proud to announce its successful completion of the ISO 9001 2015 certification process.... Read More
Ribbon Cutting and Facility Tour
Feb 09, 2016 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we have completed our expansion.  We will be celebrating with a Ribbon Cutting and facility tour today at 4:30 PM.  Our local newspaper, the Empire Tribune, featured our expansion in their February 7, 2016, edition; you may access the online article via this link:  http://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/article/20160207/NEWS/160209561.  We are looking forward to hosting the Chamber, local community members, and local business members.... Read More
ISO 9001 2008 Certification
Sep 04, 2015 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. is proud to announce its successful completion of the ISO 9001 2008 certification process.... Read More
PAL-CON, Ltd. to Celebrate 20th Anniversary.
Feb 18, 2015 :: PAL-CON, Ltd. will be celebrating this milestone with the help of family, friends, employees, community members, vendors, clients, and local business leaders on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the City Hall Banquet Facility as The Agave from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  Live entertainment and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.  Stop by Saturday to congratulate PAL-CON, Ltd. on this achievement!... Read More
PAL-CON, Ltd. Supplies New Regenerator on GVEA's Frame 7
Aug 12, 2014 :: More than 170 tons of materials have arrived at our old North Pole Power Plant over the past few of weeks. Employees have been anticipating the shipments as they contain the parts for a new regenerator. We're replacing one of two regenerators in our old North Pole Power Plant. Regenerators capture waste heat from the turbine, and use that energy instead of fuel, to dramatically increase turbine efficiency. In fact, the regenerator saves us about 30 gallons of fuel per... Read More
Pal-Con is an International Company Partnering with Ranger College
Jul 16, 2014 :: Posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014 6:30 amBy J. MICHAEL ROSS michael.ross@empiretribune.comOne of the most exceptional companies in the Stephenville area is Pal-Con Ltd., a one-of-a kind industrial company that, among other things, is helping companies that use industrial turbines save fuel and help protect the environment. The company employs between 65 and 120 people depending upon project loads.Randy Thompson is president of the company and his sister, Tamela Mund, is vice president and CFO. They, along with their father and... Read More
2012 ASME Gas Turbine Expo in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Jun 13, 2012 :: Randy Thompson, President; Tamela Mund, Vice President; and Jerod Mund, Director of Business Development, are in attendance at the 2012 ASME Gas Turbine Expo in Copenhagen, Denmark.  PAL-CON, Ltd.'s trade show booth includes 3D models of the regenerative cycle.  Follow PAL-CON, Ltd. on FaceBook to learn more about the Expo and other upcoming events.... Read More
2012 Stephenville Chamber Banquet Rising Star Award
Feb 25, 2012 :: MICAH MOORE/E-T.  Rising Star Award.  PAL-CON, Ltd. earned the Rising Star Award. Randy Thompson accepted the award.  It was a night of excitement, celebration and reflection when more than 500 business men and women gathered at City Hall at City Limits Friday night to attend the Stephenville Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet. A steak dinner was served to guests sitting at tables decorated in a safari theme by corporate sponsors. Attendees bid on more than $30,000 in auction items and... Read More
Waterjets All in The Details
Jul 01, 2011 :: ALL IN THE DETAILS Job shops appreciate easy software, streamlined customer service and precise waterjet cuts July/August 2011 - Companies creating parts for elaborate aerospace projects or artistic placards often prefer to use a precise waterjet cutter rather than plasma or laser cutting alternatives. From metals to plastics, OMAX Corp., Kent, Wash., provides the tools to cut parts for heavy-duty regenerators as well as chisel intricate designs into statues and monuments. Today's manufacturers rely on the latest software to meet... Read More
Safety Award
May 02, 2011 :: PAL-CON honored for safety Published: Monday, May 2, 2011 10:41 AM CDT   Special to the E-T El Paso Pipeline Group honored PAL-CON, Ltd. with the Safety Excellence Award. PAL-CON logged more than 49,000 hours on El Paso Corporation-related work in 2010.�  Their compliance with health and safety requirements company size, and hours logged earned PAL-CON the award.�  Pictured (l-r): John Gillespie, vice president El Paso Corp, Randy Thompson, president and general partner PAL-CON, Ltd., Bryan Neskora, vice president of... Read More
A Stephenville-based manufacturing company is going international.
Dec 23, 2010 :: A Stephenville-based manufacturing company is going international.Actually, representatives of Pal-Con, Ltd. will make their second trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January to seal the deal on negotiations that could put a Texas-sized product manufactured in the Cowboy Capital on foreign soil. The family owned and operated business set up shop in Erath County in 2006 and began expanding its operation just two years later, according to the company's president Randy Thompson who operates the business alongside his... Read More
Unlimited Options
May 06, 2010 :: By Lisa Rummler - Until about two years ago, PAL-CON, Ltd., Stephensville, Texas, serviced and rebuilt regenerators for the natural gas and electrical industries.  In 2007, though, following a move into a 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, the family-owned company took its business a step further and began manufacturing the Pal-Tex Regenerator in house. "It's a big heat exchanger," says Randy Thompson, COO at Pal-Con. "It looks kind of like a radiator on steroids, and it has fins [made] of a thin... Read More