Tyler Welders Supply - A Brief History

The Tyler Welders Supply story started in 1973 when current CEO and owner, Melvin Ruyle moved his family to Tyler to manage the store as an employee. Exemplifying a keen sense of business and vision, Melvin purchased the store one year later. One store, three employees, has now flourished in the welding supply and services market resulting in seven locations located from Dallas, Texas to Shreveport, Louisiana. Proudly serving the welding industry with exemplary customer service and establishing itself as a technology leader in the field, Tyler Welders Supply anticipates a bright future with unlimited opportunities to serve its customers. The Company is currently managed and operated by Melvin's son, Ronny Ruyle as the Company's President. In addition, the Company also employs two of Melvin's grandsons, Jered and Janson.

Tyler Welders Supply, family-owned and operated for three generations, customer-friendly.




Timeline of Growth & Current Locations

1974 - Tyler
1977 - Henderson
1985 - Longview
1992 - Sulphur Springs
1997 - Shreveport
1997 - Paris
2005 - Dallas