Industrial Diesel Vice President Laura Rountree said the journey began in 1972 and the company has been building on its success ever since.
More recently, Rountree
has seen the company grow over the past two decades in both awareness and technology.
She started in 1984 as a billing clerk and has risen to the present-day position of vice president while keeping Industrial Diesel in the family.
"Industrial Diesel was started by my father (Harry Moore) who is a past president of the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) and he asked me to come in and help with inventory one day," Rountree said.
What followed for Rountree
was a full-time position at the company as Industrial Diesel
implemented new technology around the workplace.
been there ever since.
That kind of dedication is prevalent in every corner of the business.
fellow employees are some of the best minds in the diesel industry and they make it a pleasure to come to work every day.
"We have a core group of individuals that have been here for 20 plus years," she
"We actually have one employee Paul Hudgins, Fuel Shop Manager, who has been with us for 28 years.
Paul came to us directly out of high school, has been running the fuel shop for over 20 years and is an ADS Certified Master Technician.
With a total of 11 employees, and our longstanding affiliation with ADS
, Industrial Diesel
has remained successful in these challenging economic times."
involvement with ADS's
communication committee and the amount of valuable information that is disseminated from the association.
Even though many ADS members are direct competitors, they all do their part to help one another.
"My father and former CEO always taught us to look two to four years down the road to see what is headed our way," she explained.