1901


Heil Trailer International was founded as the Heil Rail Joint Welding Company in Milwaukee, WI


1949


Polar Corporation was formed


1991


SERVA Group founded


1992


SERVA commenced operations as SJV (now SJS) with Jianghan Petroleum Administration Bureau of China (“Sinopec”)


2000


Kalyn Siebert acquired by Heil Trailer International


2010


Polar Corp acquires JARCO


2011


Heil Trailer acquired from Dover Corp by American Industrial Partners (AIP)


2014


SERVA Group acquired from Wexford Capital by American Industrial Partners (AIP)


2014


Heil Trailer International and SERVA Group combine to create EnTrans International, LLC


2015


Polar Corp acquired from Questor by American Industrial Partners (AIP)


2017


EnTrans International, LLC and Polar Corp merge

About Us

EnTrans International, LLC is a global leader and manufacturer of energy and transportation equipment, providing innovative solutions to meet our customers’ greatest challenges.

Within its oil & gas and tank trailer transport divisions, EnTrans International, LLC maintains deep reserves of knowledge, people, resources and worldwide reach. Nobody is better equipped to provide well stimulation, completion technology and servicing for the largest oilfield service and energy companies, and meet the needs of chemical, food-grade, construction, manufacturing and distribution customers.

Headquartered in Athens, Tennessee, EnTrans International, LLC manufactures one of the broadest product portfolios in the industry from 13 manufacturing facilities in Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Illinois, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, China and Thailand. Through the resources and guidance of American Industrial Partners, along with global manufacturing capabilities and a comprehensive dealer, parts and service network, EnTrans International, LLC provides market-leading products that drive our customers’ success and profitability.

The EnTrans International, LLC family of established brands together brings well over 100 years of experience. A global footprint and local regional presence enable industry-leading support and products that exceed customer expectations as they expand into new markets across the world.

 

Executive Team

Doug Chapple: CEO, EnTrans International, LLC

Doug Chapple

CEO, EnTrans International, LLC.

Doug has had an integral role in the tank trailer industry for more than 40 years, providing leadership in a range of areas, including sales, operations, production, marketing, new product development, lean manufacturing and global sourcing. He has held CEO and executive leadership positions with numerous manufacturing companies, guiding them through acquisitions and driving growth. Doug holds a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute and an MBA from University of Western Ontario.

Todd Finney

SVP Operations, North American Tank

Todd began his career in the truck transportation industry more than 35 years ago. In his past roles, he has been a general manager responsible for a fleet of 75 diversified product fuel tankers and a 1-million-gallon fuel farm, as well as a director of new business development for a public leasing company, a managing partner and EVP for a transportation leasing company, COO of a platform trailer manufacturer and President and COO of a tank trailer competitor. Todd attended Cal Poly Pomona University. He was named senior vice president in 2016.

Randy Arlt

SVP of Sales, Marketing, & New Product Development, North American Tank

Specializing in leading organizations to deliver rapid growth, improvement and sustainable results within highly specialized environments, Randy brings more than 30 years of manufacturing and transportation industry experience. Many of those years were spent at Polar Tank, where he served as president for nearly 9 years. He focuses on leveraging his expertise in engineering, business development, sales and general management to achieve goals. Randy holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University and an MBA in marketing from the University of St. Thomas. He has been senior vice president since 2016.

Ricardo Iglesias

SVP, CFO, EnTrans International, LLC.

Ricardo has spent more than 20 years providing financial and operational leadership expertise in Fortune 100 and private equity environments. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of EnTrans International since 2003. He previously worked for GE and Honeywell International in various leadership positions in Business Development, Finance and Operations for both the aerospace and automotive segments. Ricardo was the CFO of Turbo Technologies Americas and led global operations for the Commercial Vehicles business. He holds a bachelor’s in computer science from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

John Dreasher

SVP H.R., EnTrans International, LLC.

John has built his expertise in many specialty areas of human resources, including environmental health, safety management, training and lean manufacturing, over the last 25 years. He has applied his experience to mergers and acquisitions, business divestures, employee engagement and much more. John holds an associate’s degree in machine tool technology from Wallace College, a bachelor’s in human resources from Faulkner University and an MBA in business from Baker University. He became senior vice president in 2016.

Don Kyle

President, Energy Division, EnTrans International, LLC.

For more than 35 years, Don has held integral roles in the areas of operations, and sales and marketing of industrial products, most recently in the oil and gas industry. He led the EnTrans International, LLC Energy Division to successful financial results in 2017, when he was named president of the division. Don holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Jerry Cignarella

President, Polar Service Centers

For more than 20 years, Jerry has built a wide range of expertise in the heavy-duty parts and service business. During that time, he has driven operational and financial performance through a focus on improving employee safety, technician efficiencies, parts inventory optimization, and products and service profit margins. Jerry began his career with Polar as senior vice president in 2012, later becoming president of the company in 2017.

Tracy Timmerman

President, Jarco

With 30 years’ experience in truck building, Tracy has a special expertise in propane bobtail and transports, and refined fuel trucks. He’s been the president of Jarco since 2013, where he led a transport build in 2013, a facility expansion in 2015, and a refined fuel build and internal tank manufacturing, both in 2016. Tracy holds a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University.

David Morrow

VP Intl. Business Development, EnTrans International, LLC.

David has built experience in the tank trailer industry for more than 25 years. He held roles in technical services, sales and product management at Heil Trailer for over a decade, gaining a breadth of experience in many areas of the business. David holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial administration from Mercer University and an MBA in management from Wright State University. He was named Vice President of Entrans International, LLC Business Development in 2017.

Chuck Williams

SVP, Materials-Supply Chain, EnTrans International, LLC.

Chuck brings 18 years of industry experience and an extensive operations background to his role as Senior Vice President, Materials-Supply Chain, which he assumed in 2016. He has been integral in process improvements and documentation, inventory control, sourcing/supply chain management and more. Chuck’s past positions have included production supervisor, operations director, plant manager and corporate director of materials. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree in operations management and finance (CPIM) from the University of Wisconsin.