2021 Westwind Drive
Bakersfield, California 93301


(661) 324-3900

Lufkin Industries

By The Numbers


Shafter Facility Sq. Ft.


Odessa Facility Sq. Ft.


Dickinson Facility Sq. Ft.

Project Overview

  • Industrial

Founded in 1902, Lufkin Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, installs and services high-quality oil field equipment and power transmission products across the globe. From rod lifting power units to lift oil from wells to technologies engineered to lower the costs of producing oil, Lufkin has developed into an industry leader in innovative service to the petroleum industry. Lufkin Industries has commissioned Klassen Corporations for 3 building projects. These projects include; their Multi-Function Service Facilities in Dickinson, ND, Odessa, TX, and Shafter CA. Each of these projects were completed in places with extreme differences in climate, meaning that the Klassen team had to be very creative and innovative with each project they worked on.

Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Multi-Function Service Facility,
Dickinson, ND

Klassen Corporation was commissioned to design and build a service facility for Lufkin Industries in Dickinson, North Dakota. The building consists of a 34,720 sq. ft. shop and 6,510 sq. ft. office. The extreme winter conditions of North Dakota influenced the design of this building to include highly-insulated composite metal wall and roof panels along with the inslab shop heat. Adjustments to the office roof slopes were also necessary to control and divert heavy snowfall away from walkways. In extreme cold climates, electricity becomes a life safety issue if the building loses power, so the Owner chose to add a generator capable of powering their fire protection system and major facility functions. Another notable difference is in the exterior design of the building which includes a wood truss system that covers the entry. Wood framed architecture is very common in the area so the Owner chose to adjust their previous prototype to include this design feature. The result is a combination of a pre-engineered metal building with a wood truss system and resulted in an industrial facility that sets itself apart from the rest.

Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Multi-Function Service Facility,
Odessa, TX

Designed and built by Klassen Corporation, Lufkin Industries opened their newest facility in Odessa, Texas. The project consolidated operations from several different locations in West Texas resulting in a single facility for 100 employees.
The completed pre-engineered steel structure includes a 36,800 square foot manufacturing facility and 13,600 square foot technology and training center that house the firm’s regional offices. Operations at the new facility include oil field operations, technological and automation training and electronic cable manufacturing. Eventually the facility will offer services for rebuilding wind turbine transmissions.

Veneer stone surround the plaster portions of the building, creating an aesthetically pleasing look. Two separate entrances were created for clients and employees. The client side of the office opens into an expansive lobby with a handsome curved ceiling, wood paneled training room and mobile workstations for guest use. An outdoor courtyard can be used for client entertaining. The shop side of the structure includes bridge cranes of 60-ton and 5-ton capacity in addition to 10-ton traveling jib cranes. The parking lot is equipped with spots for 130 vehicles, while the master-planning of the site allows for future expansion opportunities that will more than triple the current structure size.

Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Multi-Function Service Facility,
Shafter, CA

Klassen Corporation has designed and constructed a 35,034 square foot New Multi-Function Service Facility in Shafter, California. Klassen was awarded this project due to our experience in agri-business, functional metal buildings and proven design and construction teams on staff. The facility is used to manufacture and repair oil pumping units with the use of a thirty-five foot hook, three 5-ton traveling jibs and two 40-ton bridge cranes. Designed to accommodate future
growth the structure was built to hold up to two 60-ton bridge cranes and 10-ton jib cranes.

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