Clark Water Truck Tanks

Company History And Timeline

Clark Welding Service, established in 1991 by John R. Clark, Jr. is a steel fabricator and manufacturer, specializing in storage tanks, fueling  systems, truck tanks and water truck systems. In the 1970s and 1980s, John oversaw strip mining operations in the coal industry, owned a fleet of coal trucks and operated heavy equipment. John and his employees have spent the past 31 years at Clark Welding Service providing services and consultations for fuel suppliers and end users.

On-site exposure has enabled Clark Welding Service to develop a full product line tanks and accessories, which are designed to be safe, user friendly and cost efficient.


We realize that customer satisfaction is vital to our continued success. We assure that through producing products of the highest quality and striving daily for product innovation. We offer competitive prices without sacrificing quality. We are a family owned business that provides superior quality and unmatched service. At Clark Welding Service, we do not just sell tanks. We take time to review with our customers project specific information and provide a configuration that will meet every need.

Personal contact and fast response to customer requirements is always our goal. Our turnaround time for quotes is usually within the same day. A design consultation is just a phone call away.


Because of our history in the truck tank and above ground storage tank industries, Clark Welding Service has a variety of valued customers. Our customers include small to large businesses in many industries, as well as major utilities and municipalities. Some of our customers include Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Cemex, D.A. Lubricant Company, Dyno Nobel, Energy Future Holdings, Envirosource, Kinder Morgan, Peabody Energy and Waste Management. We provide products and continued services to over 50 fuel companies throughout the eastern United States.

We have industry-leading capabilities for markets around the world.


Our facility is located within the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, in the town of Appalachia in Wise County, Virginia. Our region of the state of Virginia is central to Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and West Virginia. Being surrounded by several interstate highways, I-75, I-64, I-26, I-81 and I-77, we have the capability to ship any product we offer at an affordable rate. Within our region of the United States, we use our own trucks and trailers for freight. Our freight partners enable us to ship throughout North America and overseas. Whether the product is a small palette shipped by common carrier or an larger load, you can rest assured that your product will arrive on time.