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With strong relationships in the local commercial tuna industry, Lou Saldana founds Pinnacle Industrial Supply. Pinnacle provides marine PVF products and structural metals to the industry and reduces downtime for the local commercial fishing fleet of Baja and San Diego.


Pinnacle grows its network and partners with two local power plants on an on-call basis. Specializing in the pipe and metals field, Pinnacle quickly establishes itself by consistently providing same-day service.


Inventory expands to include products for other markets such as plumbing, manufacturing, marine and HVAC/Mechanical. Pinnacle partners with multiple distributors in Mexico to expand its range


Pinnacle becomes a leading supplier of Smith Cooper pipe products in Southern California. Smith Cooper’s brand recognition and customer service go hand in hand with Pinnacle’s core values.


Pinnacle is purchased by the Satterfield Family. The patriarch Bobby Satterfield is a key player in the Frac Tank manufacturing market and patent holder on a special gravity flow design. The Satterfield’s bring key connections to Pinnacle in the maquiladora and manufacturing sector of Baja.

Also in 2002, Pinnacle enters into a relationship with ER manufacturing, a frac tank manufacturing company in Ensenada, Mexico. Pinnacle provides all purchase parts, steel, pipe, valves, axels, paint, tires, to ER and helps with importing and supply chain management. This influx of products is a springboard of growth for Pinnacle.


Pinnacle Industrial Supply opens a one-acre facility in Otay Mesa in San Diego, CA, to accommodate its growth. This 7,000 square foot facility and pipe yard allows for storage of large pipes and bulk product.


Pinnacle Industrial Supply, Inc opens a new facility in Albertville, Alabama to serve the southeast region of the USA. The Satterfield’s negotiate with the city of Boaz, Alabama to purchase land and open a Frac Tank manufacturing plant which they name Pinnacle Manufacturing.


Pinnacle Industrial Supply becomes a premier distributor of Anvil International Co.’s line of GRUVLOK mechanical couplings and fittings.


During the oil collapse of 2009, Pinnacle Industrial Alabama closes, and Pinnacle Industrial San Diego is purchased by longtime employee Daniel Halecky.


Pinnacle Joins Affiliated Distributors (AD). AD is the leading buying group for PVF in the USA and CANADA, and its networking and programs catapult Pinnacle’s trajectory.


Pinnacle purchases 3.5 acres in Otay Mesa of raw land for future expansion. Hamann construction signs on to do the design build.


March – New Pinnacle building in Otay Mesa, CA breaks ground

April – Pinnacle branches out with a facility in Norwalk, CA for customers’ convenience throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County and Ventura County, all the way up to Bakersfield.


In the initial Covid shutdown of March 2020, construction of Pinnacle’s new headquarters in San Diego is completed. The facility is 35,000 square feet indoors and has a 3.5 acre pipe yard.


Pinnacle Industrial Supply provides unmatched service and expert advice to get parts to customers during supply chain challenges.