We pledge to you, our customer, our untiring efforts to serve you in every way possible in filling your Welding, Industrial and Safety requirements.
We are most grateful to you, our customer, for making this website a necessity and to our suppliers for their cooperation in providing the use of their brand names, trademarks and aid in its publishing. We have made every effort to associate ourselves with manufacturers who have a reputation for quality products and fair prices. However, we believe service is also very important and we shall continually strive to provide you the best of services.
Over the years, since our business was established in 1945 by our father, R.C. Garner, Sr., we have changed the scope of our operation to conform to the changing needs of the area we serve. Going forward, from the original main location in Cape Girardeau, we added branch stores in Kennett, MO in 1958, St. Louis, MO is 1985, Rolla, MO in 1986, Farmington, MO in 1997, Paragould, AR in 1999, Paducah, KY, and Calvert City, KY in 2013. Since the purchase of our company from our father in 1982, a second and even third generation of family pride is evolving to provide ever increasing service to our customers. We owe our continued growth to the loyalty of our customers and the excellent support of the manufacturers we represent.
This website endeavors to show the wide scope of merchandise stocked and the manufacturers we represent; however, space does not permit total exposure of all products or engineering data. If there are particular items your company needs that are not cataloged, please contact us. Manufacturer’s literature is available for all products.
AWS is devoted to promoting welding and related processes, and to supporting all those who contribute to the industry, with links to related sites and services.
A national organization serving more than 264,500 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
CGA develops & publishes the broadest distribution of technical information, standards, and recommendations for safe and environmentally responsible practices in the manufacture, storage, transportation, distribution, and use of industrial gases.
The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) are issued by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and govern the transportation of hazardous materials by highway, rail, vessel, and air. The HMR address hazardous materials classification, packaging, hazard communication, emergency response information and training.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is a professional organization that provides a forum for the standardization of electrical equipment, enabling consumers to select from a range of safe, effective, and compatible electrical products.
The mission of OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Association, is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment – air, water, and land.