Environmental Safety and Industrial Supply, LLC (ESI) is a distributor of specialty products utilized by environmental consultants, contract drillers, water well, and horizontal drillers, emergency responders, the oil and gas industry, military, manufacturing, construction, and general industry. ESI was created in 2001 and operated under previous ownership until 2006 when present owners purchased the company. ESI provides specialty products consisting of monitoring/water well materials constructed of PVC, stainless steel and carbon steel, filter media, bentonite products, and security covers in a variety of configurations. In addition, ESI provides soil and groundwater sampling tools, materials, sampling pumps, meters (new, used and rentals), and sampling bailers/tubing. ESI also provides safety products designed to protect the workforce. Safety products include a complete product line of disposable clothing, workwear, fall, gloves, ear and eye protection, hard hats, respirators, medical supplies, fire extinguishers, and much more. In 2015, ESI added a Safety Training Department, headed up by David Lawrence to assist clients with safety training classes required by OSHA and others.
Present operations are conducted at 111 Aero Smith Drive in Richland, MS by Robert J. Craft, RPG a licensed Professional Geologist (MS, AL, LA, and AR) and MS Licensed Water Well Contractor. Mr. Craft spent 17 years as a Geologist in the environmental business located within MS that prepared him for his first adventure as a business owner/operator. His professional tenure has provided expertise found to be very useful as a distributor of specialty products to the environmental community and industry. Other ESI team members include; Patrick Turner, Business Development Manager; David Lawrence, Training Coordinator; James Wood, Account Specialist; Thomas Kliesch, Account Specialist; Sheila Craft, Accounts Payable/Receivable; Taylor Watkins, Media Manager/Inside Sales; and Logan Bracy, Warehouse/Shipping Manager.
Most customers (not limited to) generally consist of soil and groundwater scientists (geologists/engineers), health and safety coordinators/managers, field service managers, drilling managers, contractors, and purchasing agents. ESI’s customer base is very diverse and from a wide range of businesses across the southeast. All referrals to ESI are considered a prospective customer and appreciated.
Meet the Team
Account Executive—Walker, LA branch
Business Development Manager
Thomas Kliesch (T.K.)
Media Manager/Inside Sales