Founded in 1994, Tri Star Industrial has grown rapidly into the preferred supplier of pipe, valves and fittings to the mining, mechanical, utility and construction industries in Arizona. Tri Star has a top flight sales staff with an average of 10 years in the industry, so you won't waste your time "educating the supplier." Harold Hilderbrand and George Gardner, Tri Star founders and senior executives, are lifelong industry experts.
Tri Star's Phoenix supply yard is over four acres and houses one of the largest PVF inventories in the state. The company's fleet of trucks makes deliveries throughout the state to fulfill Tri Star's mission of:
Delivery - When You Need It!
Rapid response, short lead times and can-do service make Tri Star Industrial the go-to supplier for pipe, valves and fittings. Let our sales team help you with your next project.
Harold Hilderbrand - General Manager
Mr. Hilderbrand began his career over 45 years ago in 1968 working for a leading PVF supplier operating in the Western United States, learning the business from the "ground up". It was in 1975 that he assumed a management position with that company and gained experience in all aspects of the industry. By 1994, having spent the majority of his career in the Arizona marketplace, he was now ready to go on with the formation of Tri Star Industrial Company.
Scott Chamberlain - Phoenix Branch Manager
Mr. Chamberlain began his career over 23 years ago working for a PVF supplier in the Salt Lake area. Working for 10 years in Salt Lake City, he then made the move to Arizona and joined the Tri Star team in 2003. Since that time, Scott has held various positions in the company and quickly rose to his current position of Branch Manager.
Chris Lipps - Manager - Sales/Business Development
Mr. Lipps has recently joined Tri Star Industrial and comes with a 30 year career in various sales positions. For the most recent 15 year period, Chris held the position of "Regional Sales Manager" for a manufacturing company that manufactures various products for the natural gas distribution industry. Mr. Lipps is a graduate of Portland State University.
George Gardner - Director
Mr. Gardner began his career over 34 years ago working for a leading PVF supplier (same company as Harold's first company). From 1979 to 1994, George also learned the business from the "ground up" and held various positions in sales and operations. This experience prepared George to go on and become one of the founding partners along with Harold in the formation of Tri Star Industrial Company.
Kurt Lefteroff, CPA, RPA, MBA, MIM - Director
Mr. Lefteroff is the Chairman of the Targeted Alternatives Group of Companies. An alumnus of KPMG Peat Marwick, Mr. Lefteroff is a CPA and RPA. As a member of the board, Mr. Lefteroff directs strategy, technology and resource advancement for Tri Star Industrial. He has advanced business degrees from The American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and Arizona State University and is an alumnus of the University of Arizona (BA).