Focused on our customers.

Not our quarterly results.

Paul Anderson
VP & General Manager
(Meet Paul)
Ben Anderson
President
(Meet Ben)
We Hear You!

Remember when the welding and industrial supply industry was dominated by independent distributors whose people knew your name and understood your goals and objectives?


So do we.


Encore Welding Supply stands for a return to those time-tested values.


From our state-of-the-art Southern California facilities, we provide specialty, industrial and bulk gases as well as related equipment, hardgoods and consumables. We offer extremely competitive prices, access to national-scale purchasing programs and a customer service staff with an average 20 years of industry experience.


As a privately owned and founder-led company of industry veterans, Encore is responsive and 100% customer focused. That means we know your name, and we understand your goals and objectives.


We hear you, and we're here to help you succeed.

Our People

We prefer working with people who enjoy coming to work every day, and we imagine you do too. That's why we've carefully curated an enthusiastic, talented and knowledgeable staff of industry professionals. Many of us have worked together for a long time, collaborating to master the needs and expectations of our customers.

Customer Service

Doug Anderson


VP Industrial Sales

Doug Anderson


VP Industrial Sales

Doug started his career at H.I. Tullis Co. in 1987. Over the next twenty-eight years, he moved from an entry-level position in the warehouse all the way to territory management. Doug joined Encore after working for a major welding supply corporation for twenty years and remarks, "I feel fortunate to get back to a family-run business which understands the customers' needs and prides itself on the service it provides." Outside of work, Doug enjoys dirt bike riding with friends and family, spending time at the beach, and summer trips to Cabo San Lucas.

Renay Rodriguez


Inside Sales Manager

Renay Rodriguez


Inside Sales Manager

Born and raised in Southern California, Renay has been married thirty-six years and is blessed with three children and two grandsons. After serving in the U.S. Army, Renay started his career in the welding supply industry in 1986. At Encore, Renay oversees all inside sales, including customer service and purchasing. Renay and his team of experienced and highly motivated sales professionals excel at responding quickly to customer needs and set their sights on exceeding expectations every step of the way. Outside of work, Renay enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, traveling and wine tasting.

Eric Beecher


Inside Sales Representative

Eric Beecher


Inside Sales Representative

Born and raised in Wilmington, California, Eric Beecher has spent eleven years amassing substantial knowledge about industrial gases and welding supplies. As Inside Sales Representative, Eric is always available to answer questions, provide recommendations, track down hard-to-find products and provide the highest level of service to our customers. When he's away from the office, it's a good bet you'll find Eric attending a local sporting event or watching his favorite team on TV.

Javier Martin


Territory Manager

Javier Martin


Territory Manager

With fourteen years of industry experience, Sales Representative Javier Martin is well versed in safety and customer service. Knowledgeable about gasses, welding, and industrial processes, one of Javier's favorite things to do is learn about new technologies and how they can benefit Encore's customers.

David Moose Sparks


Territory Manager

David Moose Sparks


Territory Manager

Moose's grandparents founded Long Beach Welding Supply (LBWS) in 1919 at the Long Beach Harbor, and as a result, he has spent his entire life in the welding supply industry. He started out sanding and painting cylinders then moved on to truck driver, warehouse attendant, inside sales, showroom sales, outside sales, vice president and finally president. LBWS was eventually acquired by HI Tullis (where many Encore employees got their start), then Moose went to work for one of the major, public welding supply companies when it acquired HI Tullis. Now, after thirteen years at a large, publicly traded corporation, he is excited to get back to his independent roots by switching to Encore.

Born in Long Beach and raised in Seal Beach, Moose lives in Huntington Beach with his two children. In his free time, he loves to cook any and every kind of food (especially BBQ). A former high school football and baseball player, he remains passionate about those sports and coaches kids in Huntington Beach. A strong believer that outstanding customer service is the most important part of running a good business, Moose does whatever it takes to ensure that his customers are completely satisfied (even loading deliveries in his personal truck!)

Tim McConaha


Specialty Tool Sales

Tim McConaha


Specialty Tool Sales

A sales executive for 17 years, and a ten-year tool industry veteran, Tim's passion for customer service is a natural fit with Encore's culture. As Specialty Tool Sales Representative, Tim is responsible for continuing the expansion of Encore's hand and power tool business, along with associated products and services, such as: hardgoods, consumables, supplies and gases.

Born in Mattoon, IL, Tim was raised in Anaheim, CA from the age of two, and his favorite non-work related activity is spending time with his three-year old daughter. He's also a big sports fan, especially of baseball, football, pool and bowling.

Tim joined Encore because he appreciates the company's supportive, family atmosphere (toward both employees and customers), and he especially likes Encore's daily focus on continued growth, while never losing focus on treating its customers right and having fun along the way.

Martin Munoz


Territory Manager

Martin Munoz


Territory Manager

Years ago, Martin earned the nickname, "Mr. 24/7" because of his dedication to his customers.

With prior experience working for two Encore customers in the petrochemical construction sector - and more recent experience with a home construction company (while putting himself through Cal State Los Angeles) - Martin's experience in construction gives him unique insight into the role a great vendor plays in the success of a project, especially in times of immediate need.

At Encore, Martin is responsible for sales, with a focus on contractors and manufacturing. According to Martin, "I want to be part of an American company that is not beholden to quarterly reports and a fickle stock market. My driving passions are helping to grow Encore throughout California, and cementing our reputation as the most admired and respected company in our sector."

The dedication and enthusiasm of the Encore team, he says, are infectious and inspiring.

Born in Los Angeles, and raised in Paramount, CA, Martin recently recommitted himself to Olympic weightlifting and boxing. He loves to read about politics, economics, math and history (especially American history). Together with his girlfriend, other interests include hiking, and watching soccer and boxing.

Administration

Shelley Mann


Senior Operations Manager

Shelley Mann


Senior Operations Manager

Raised in the small town of Estacada, OR, Shelley has gifted a variety of industries with her organizational, administrative and communication skills over the years. Relatively new to the welding supply industry, she is no stranger to customer service, saying, "We all work hard to ensure our customers get what they need quickly and correctly — at Encore, more than anywhere else I've worked, our customers truly feel like friends." When taking a break from keeping things running smoothly at Encore, Shelley can be found organizing camping and hiking trips, engaging in landscape photography, and keeping up with her husband and two teenage boys.

Tiffany Jester


Administrative Services

Tiffany Jester


Administrative Services

A native Texan, Tiffany fell in love with the Southern California climate and moved here in 2007. During most of her time in California, she has worked for a variety of industrial construction and maintenance contractors at several of the region’s major oil refineries. Being the mother of two young boys, Tiffany says she doesn’t have much time for hobbies, but adds, “when I am lucky enough to find a few seconds, I enjoy seeing new movies, going to Angels baseball games, watching football, playing billiards, listening to live music, completing various DIY projects around the house, and trying and cooking new (to me) foods!” She says Encore is her second family.

Angela Russell


Reception & Administrative Services

Angela Russell


Reception & Administrative Services

Having gained considerable experience and skill in the medical billing industry, Angela recently made the leap to join us here in the welding supply industry. With her amazing personality and second-to-none customer service skills, she immediately became a big hit with both our staff and customers alike. When she's not at Encore, Angela's favorite thing to do is to hang out with her husband and son (preferably at an Angels baseball game)!
Gas Facility

A.C. Goins


Gas Facility Manager

A.C. Goins


Gas Facility Manager

Born and raised in Long Beach, California, A.C. spent four years serving his country in the U.S. Army before starting his career at a small welding rental and repair shop. He has been in the welding supply and specialty gas industry ever since, having worked for both major and independently owned companies for more than 30 years. A certified specialty gas technician, A.C. is well versed in producing ultra-high purity gases and specialty gas blends which meet exacting customer specifications.

When he's not at work, A.C. enjoys spending time with his friends, riding his Harley and hanging out with his dog, Hydro.

Manny Rodriguez


Cylinder Process Technician

Manny Rodriguez


Cylinder Process Technician

With a diverse background in the construction industry, focused on concrete and commercial plumbing, Manny recently decided to follow in his father's footsteps by learning new trades at the Encore Specialty and Industrial Gas Facility.

His duties include dispensing carbon dioxide, propane and other gases into cylinders and vessels of varying sizes and pressures; organizing, sorting and inventorying compressed gas cylinders; loading and unloading delivery vehicles; plant maintenance activities and more.

Born in North Carolina and raised in Orange County, CA, Manny enjoys camping, baseball and exercise.

Jeff Russell


Cylinder Process Technician

Jeff Russell


Cylinder Process Technician

With ten years of experience at a well-known welding equipment company, and 13 years at an international gas supply company, Jeff made the transition to Encore because "I like how they treat employees and customers alike as family - not as a number."

In his position at the Encore Specialty and Industrial Gas Facility, Jeff routinely fills compressed gas cylinders with a variety of industrial gas products; loads and offloads delivery vehicles; and engages in various plant maintenance services, among other duties.

Jeff was born in Rochester, MN and raised in Wilmington, CA. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching football and baseball, BBQing; supporting his daughter when she plays softball; visiting Laughlin, NV; camping; and, playing with his grandchildren.

Warehouse

Juan Pancho Torro


Warehouse Services

Juan Pancho Torro


Warehouse Services

Pancho grew up in Nayarit, Mexico in a small farming community of about 300 people and has lived in Southern California since 1994. Before joining us at Encore, he was the warehouse supervisor for a major welding equipment manufacturer for nine years and previously worked as an auto mechanic. These days, when taking a break from keeping our warehouse and fulfillment operations ship shape, Pancho is the lead singer of a Mexican music band, which he describes as, “a dream come true!” Of working at Encore, he says, "it's a wonderful family with excellent and fine people – definitely a place where I want to reach my retirement!"

Danny Gusilatar


Warehouse Services

Danny Gusilatar


Warehouse Services

Danny's responsibilities at Encore include shipping, receiving and warehouse stocking and organization. Originally from Harbor City, CA, Danny moved to Baltimore, MD as a child before returning to California in 2015. While in Baltimore, Danny expanded his warehouse support expertise at a variety of large construction companies, bottling companies and the Baltimore Sun newspaper.

In Danny's free time, he enjoys going out to eat and the movies, traveling, and hanging out with his family. A self-described geek, Danny also enjoys spending time with his favorite video games.

Distribution

James Young


Distribution Manager

James Young


Distribution Manager

James grew up in North Long Beach, CA and spent six years in the United States Marine Corps, seeing active duty for much of that time. Upon his honorable discharge in 1991, James started his career in the welding supply industry. As Encore's Distribution Manager, he is responsible for scheduling all daily deliveries and will-calls. "I was looking for the opportunity to play a personal role in building a business where the customer comes first." Outside of Encore, James enjoys spending time with his family, helping veterans in need, and riding his Harley with his friends.

Hector Monroy


Distribution Specialist

Hector Monroy


Distribution Specialist

Originally from Guatemala, Hector has called Fullerton, California home for the past 18 years. As Distribution Specialist, his primary focus is to ensure that our customers' products are delivered in a safe, timely and professional manner. Have you noticed all those fancy Encore trucks driving around Southern California? There’s a good chance Hector is behind the wheel of one of them! In his free time, Hector enjoys playing pool and hanging out with friends and family.

Keith Jenkins


Distribution Specialist

Keith Jenkins


Distribution Specialist

Keith has been working for the Encore management team for nearly ten years, and when they banded together to form their new venture, he didn't hesitate to jump on board. "Being part of Encore from the very beginning is definitely my career highlight," he says.


In his free time, Keith enjoys traveling with his family and visiting historical locations overseas.

Daryl Bargy


Distribution Specialist

Daryl Bargy


Distribution Specialist

Daryl started his career transporting gas products in 2001 and has worked for several independent and major companies in the intervening years. He came to know the Encore team during that time, remarking: "I saw a lot of my customers switching to Encore, so I knew they had something special going on that I wanted to be a part of." Asked about his family, Daryl responds with unbridled pride. "They are awesome and have stuck by me through thick and thin. I have three daughters and a son. So far, two of them have made it to college, and I couldn't be prouder of them." Daryl's off-duty interests include saltwater fishing and tattoo artistry.

D.J. Anderson


Distribution Specialist

D.J. Anderson


Distribution Specialist

D.J., who has called Riverside, California home for the past 28 years, is our newest Distribution Specialist. During the time when he's not engaging in the logistics of making sure our customers' receive their orders when and where they expect them, D.J. is likely either coaching baseball, listening to music or playing poker (in fact he's a two time competitor in the World Series of Poker!)
Serious Buying Power

Encore is a member of the IWDC, a cooperative that was formed in 1994 to leverage the strengths of independent welding distributor members across North America.


As such, Encore can offer extremely competitive prices on industrial, specialty and medical gases as well as related equipment, hard goods and consumables.


Our customers benefit from having the unparalleled expertise of a local member distributor who has access to national-scale purchasing and marketing programs.

Paul Anderson


VP & General Manager

Paul worked his way from an entry-level position in the family business to an executive position at several successful welding supply companies. When the opportunity arose to build a new company with his cousin Ben and a team of handpicked industry professionals, including many professional friends and former coworkers, Paul jumped at the opportunity. Outside of work, Paul's free time is spent with his children, bicycle and motorcycle riding, shooting photos, listening to and playing music, attending live sporting events and concerts, and any form of travel.

Ben Anderson


President

A lifelong native of Huntington Beach, CA, Ben started in the welding and industrial supply industry more than twenty-eight years ago. As one of the founders of Encore Welding Supply, Ben's mission is to ensure that the experience and hard work of his handpicked staff position Encore as the industry's most respected "go-to" company. To accomplish this, Ben is dedicated to "bringing back the old-school values that build lifelong relationships with customers and employees alike."

In his free time, Ben enjoys on and off-road motorcycling, wood-fire cooking and traveling with his family.