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GCB Industries is a specialty contractor company focused on fired equipment, (Boilers, Heaters, Furnaces, HRSG, Burners and Flares…) providing facility reliability and maintenance, construction and engineering, and turnaround services to industrial, commercial, and government markets.  Founded as Gulf Coast Boiler, GCB Industries has locations in Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.

Field Services

24 Hour Emergency Response

  • Designated emergency response trailers
  • Small repairs to total rebuilds
  • Emergency tube bending
  • Expedited procurement & fabrication
  • Inspections

Repairs and Maintenance

  • Tubes and pressure parts
  • Refractory, casing & insulation
  • Fans, dampers, air heaters and economizers
  • Da systems, feed water piping and valves
  • Combustion and controls

New Install, Rebuild & Upgrade Projects

  • Commercial, Industrial, HRSG, Field erect and waste heat boilers
  • Heaters, reformers, cokers or cracking furnaces
  • Rebuild to “as new” technology and condition
  • Emissions and efficiency upgrades

Specialty Welding

  • Welders and procedures for all metals
  • Lowest profile orbital welding capability
  • R&D for automated welding systems
  • Code Welding Services
    • ASME & National Board Code Credentials
    • Design, Manufacture, Alter Or Repair
    • Our Credentials & DOT Certifications, Qualify Us To Work On Any Pressure Retaining Item, Pressure Piping And Vessels

Burner Services

  • Turn-Key Burner Maintenance, Repair And Upgrade Service
  • On-Site Removal & Transport
    • Pre-Shutdown Inspection, Assess & Document
    • Removal & Inspection On-Site
    • Loading And Shipping
  • Repair, Rebuild Or Upgrade
    • Complete Breakdown, Clean, Inspect
    • Documentation Of Repair Scope
    • Modify & Upgrade As Required
    • Parts Designed And Machined
    • Paint And Prep For Shipping
  • In-House Design Engineering
    • Design Modification To Improve Performance
    • Design For Additional Waste Fuels
    • Oem Standard Upgrade Package
  • Install, Test & Start-Up
    • Install & Align Burners
    • Reconnect Fuels, Linkages, Scanners & Igniters
    • Complete Pre Start-Up Test Of Safety Systems
    • Tune, Balance & Document Results

Tube Repair Services

  • Required Procedures And Personnel To Expedite Any Tube Repair Project
  • On-Call 24 Hours/Day
  • Projects Have Ranged From The Plugging Of One Tube To The Total Re-Tube Of Large Field Erect And Package Boilers
  • Our Weld Qualifications Enable Us To Repair Most High Temperature Alloys

Engineered Solutions

Specialized Engineering

  • Design Engineering
    • Emissions Reduction
    • Cost-Performance-Constructability
    • Efficiency Improvement
    • Production Increase
    • Reliability Enhancement
    • Safety Systems Upgrade
  • Project Engineering
    • Construction Review
    • Project Planning & Tracking
    • Project Management
    • Project Execution Strategies
  • Performance Modeling
    • Upgrade Options Modeling
    • Cost-Performance-Constructability

Custom Turn-Key Solutions

Custom Design, Fabrication, and Field Erect Capabilities for:

  • Packaged Boiler Systems
  • Economizers & Super Heaters
  • Convection & Radiant Sections
  • Drums, Heaters And Harps
  • Waste Heat Boilers, Furnaces And Air Pre-Heaters

Boiler Tubes

  • Full and partial boiler retube
  • Superheater repair and replacement
  • Economizer repair and replacement
  • Boiler pressure part repair and replacement
  • Engineered solutions to replace refractory front and rear walls with water-cooled walls
  • Straight tubes
  • Panel tubes
  • Tube bending
  • Fabricated replacement headers
  • Cut To Fit


GCB is fully committed to Safety and Quality. It is achieved through teamwork and a process of continuous improvement. Our success is due to the dedication, creativity, and skills of the entire GCB team working together for our customers’ success.

  • QA / QC /Safety Qualified Inspectors monitoring our shop and field
  • Over 250+ Qualified Welding Procedures
  • National Board R Certificate of Authorization – “R Stamp”
  • The American Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Authorized S and U Stamps

Have A Question?

We provide scheduled repairs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For emergency help, call us at (713) 271-6877 immediately.