James & Luther Inc.

James & Luther

Industrial Contractors & Services


39 Years of Experience & Counting...

In 1980, G. Dan James and Neal R. Luther formed James & Luther, Inc., serving clients in the petroleum, petrochemical, mining, metals, material handling, and power generation segments throughout the United States.

In 2014, Rick Chavez purchased James & Luther from Neal Luther.  Rick brings over 34 years of experience and management in all technical aspects of the oil refining and petrochemical industries.

James & Luther has successfully completed projects of all sizes; providing all craft disciplines from overall construction management, constructability, earthwork, civil, structural, mechanical, instrumentation and electrical, to scaffolding, insulation, and fireproofing. The company has a five acre fabrication facility in El Paso, Texas.  In May of 2019, the company opened a fabrication and machine shop in Port Arthur, Texas. James & Luther prides itself on it’s excellent safety record where pro-active safety performance on every project is the paramount attitude for management and craft personnel.

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