About Rentech

Rentech Boiler Systems Celebrates 20 Years;
ABMA director Colman Named Rentech President

On July 1, 2016, Rentech Boiler Systems of Abilene, Texas, marked its 20th anniversary as a global leader in the boiler manufacturing industry. Mark Colman, vice president for operations since 2005, will now lead the company as its new president beginning its third decade of service.

Jack Rentz, founder, president and board chairman for Rentech, will remain as board chairman.

Rentech, which was founded in 1996, custom designs and builds boilers for the petro-chemical, refining, power generation and other heavy industries. The company has customers across the U.S., Canada and 30 other countries. Rentech is the only privately held industrial boiler manufacturer in the U.S.

“Mark has led our company through several years of growth in both sales and profitability,” Rentz said, “and he will take us to the next level as we continue to grow. We are very fortunate to have him.”

Colman has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Boiler Manufacturers Association.

Rentech Boiler Systems employs 90 people, including 25 degreed engineers. Rentech and its two associated companies, Rentech Boiler Services and Frontier Welded Products, together employ 402 people. The companies occupy about 179,000 square feet of indoor manufacturing space at their 80-acre headquarters. The company is a member of American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA).

A graduate of Texas Tech University, Rentz is a former chairman of the ABMA Board of Directors. In 2011 he was named a distinguished alumnus of the Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech.


Company Brief:

RENTECH was founded in 1996 to build boilers for people who know and care. We design, manufacture and repair boilers in a variety of applications for the refining and petro-chemical industries, power generation and other industries. We offer excellent technical solutions to the unique needs of our customers for steam with a focus on custom design and service, competitive prices, and reliable delivery schedules. You will benefit from the 3,200 years of combined experience of our employees in the boiler industry.


Why Choose RENTECH?

You can depend on RENTECH boilers for reliable performance because of their quality and unique application to the needs of each of our customers. There is no inventory at RENTECH from which to select your boiler. That’s because we build each boiler to meet the conditions in which it will operate, and our experienced engineers and employees apply their skills in every step of the process, from design and manufacture to installation and service. Our quality control system assures you that we meet all code requirements and project specifications. The materials certification reports document the properties of the steel, and each product is subjected to careful inspections. RENTECH follows standards and codes of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBIC) and others.