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ABOUT US

Your Single-Source Provider For All Things BLAST

Blast Resource Group is a single-source provider of blast-resistant products for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries. Our focus is on the design and procurement of blast-resistant buildings and related blast-resistant accessories.  Leveraging our expertise in the field of blast-resistant design and construction and with over 3 decades of experience, Blast Resource Group is your one-stop shop for all things blast. Based in Houston, TX, we have the knowledge, expertise, and resources to provide the most comprehensive solutions in blast-resistant design.

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OUR LEADERSHIP

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AARON WESTOVER
President/CEO

Aaron began his career in the metal building industry in April of 2000.  He has worked for 2 different fabricators over those 22 years holding positions from District Sales Manager, to most recently VP Industrial Division.

In 2015, while working in the Industrial sector, Aaron recognized the need for a low-cost blast-resistant building solution.  He began working to develop a blast-resistant metal building alternative, which provides the clients with a more economical and aesthetically versatile solution.

Since 2015, Aaron has consulted on 100+ blast-resistant projects and has provided metal building solutions for more than 30 different projects.  Aaron helped organize and co-hosted, an annual seminar that brought together industry professionals who wanted to learn more about blast dynamics in relation to metal buildings.  He is well versed in the nuances of the Refining Industry and is an expert on metal buildings & blast-resistant construction.

Aaron is a native of Iowa, where he studied Finance at Buena Vista University. He and his family relocated to Texas in 2007.  When not working, Aaron enjoys golfing, fishing, live music, and spending time with his wife and 3 children.

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J. TRAVIS STINSON
Vice President

Travis began his career in the metal building industry in 2015. Travis has overseen more than $45 million in industrial and commercial sectors, including consulting on numerous blast-resistant projects. With a proven resume, Travis views every project as an opportunity to expand his knowledge of metal building systems and blast-resistant solutions to solidify confidence, trust, and reliability with existing and new clients for a more effective and safe industry.

 

Along with client services and business development at Blast Resource Group, Travis supports day-to-day operations and explores growth opportunities within the industry.

 

Travis is a native Texan and proud Texas State University graduate. When not working, Travis enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs Zeke and Nix, offshore fishing, being outdoors, and supporting the Houston Texans and Astros.

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CHRIS LEBOEUF, P.E.
Vice President, Engineering

Chris LeBoeuf is VP of Engineering and resident subject matter expert in structural analysis and design of buildings and equipment for extreme wind, seismic, and blast loads. Mr. LeBoeuf has more than 23 years professional experience as a risk management consultant specializing in dynamic analysis and design of structures and equipment to resist blast and thermal loading from extreme loading events, to include high explosives, vapor cloud explosions, and bursting pressure vessels.

He has published and presented numerous papers in the field of extreme loads engineering and taught multiple short courses on various subjects related to blast design. Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer (NCEES Record & 15 states) and has a BS Civil Engineering, extensive graduate coursework in structural engineering, and an MBA.

Chris is a Veteran of the United States Air Forces and has called Texas home for more than 20 years. When not working, Chris enjoys hiking, biking, yoga, soccer, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide economically engineered blast-resistant solutions for clients faced with hazardous operational environments while creating safe working structures designed to protect life and critical property.

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DYNAMIC FORCE

ENGINEERED RESISTANCE

We are a team of specialists with a sophisticated understanding of managing every detail and every critical step of blast-resistant projects. Our track record spans 30 years of executing successful building projects and we’ve become an invaluable resource for engineering firms, contractors, architects, owners, and anyone else who needs access to reliable, expert support to ensure their blast project is executed properly.

Our solutions and products are designed and manufactured to meet and exceed our client's specifications, utilizing our team's extensive experience in the industrial industry. With a specific emphasis on the design and fabrication of blast-resistant buildings and materials, Blast Resource Group is equipped to support you throughout any and all stages of your building project, providing industry-leading support, resources, and materials.

Reinforced by our in-house Development Team and QA Experts, our Blast solutions epitomize compliance, optimal performance, and efficiency.

OUR PROCESS

PLANNING

Assess Project Needs & Goals | Review/Audit Existing Plans | Identify Resources (Personnel, Materials, Equipment, etc.)

DESIGN & DEVELOP

Optimize Design Plans | Review Project Goals and Schedule | Assign/Procure Personnel, Materials, etc.

FINALIZE

Final Testing/Build/Oversight & Follow-Up

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