About Us

"We strive for excellence in client service, as measured by superior technical expertise and responsiveness."

David E. Hendrix, P.E., founder of The Hendrix Group, saw a need for an engineering consulting company whose mission was to provide clients with superior technical support, personalized service, and rapid response. Since 1990, The Hendrix Group, Inc. has been fulfilling those needs, providing metallurgical engineering, corrosion, failure analysis and testing/inspection support services to industry.

The Hendrix Group specializes in preventing, investigating, and solving problems involving mechanical and corrosion-related failures of equipment, components, and products.

An important component of our services is helping clients extend equipment life and prevent failures by assisting with materials selection for new processes and new plant construction. Improving quality processes and equipment reliability through development of fabrication standards and specifications, equipment inspection programs and vendor audits forms a third leg in helping clients reduce capital and maintenance costs. Customers range from Fortune 500 companies in the chemical, refining, oil & gas, and pulp & paper industries, to the insurance/legal community, to companies involved in manufacturing and in providing engineering and construction services.

Our experience in metallurgical engineering is supported by a network of consulting associates in related engineering disciplines, including mechanical and civil engineering. These associations permit us to offer a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving, enabling us to provide a range of engineering services to clients.

Hendrix Group Staff

Below are principal staff members and associates of The Hendrix Group Inc., representing more than 100 years of combined experience in the fields of materials engineering, aqueous and high-temperature corrosion, root cause failure analysis and fitness-for-service investigations. This world class experience is supplemented by a full-service laboratory for conducting failure analysis and corrosion investigations, chemical and mechanical property analysis of metals, alloys and non-metals and conducting research and practical application corrosion compatibility studies.

Partial Client List

  • ARCO Chemical Co.
  • Shell
  • Anadarko Petroleum Co.
  • Baker Hughes
  • Baker Petrolite
  • BP
  • ISP
  • Drilex
  • Pathfinder
  • GNI Group, Inc.
  • Lubrizol Petroleum Chemicals Co.
  • Lyondell-Citgo Refining Co.
  • Lyondell Petrochemical Co.
  • Nalco-Exxon Energy Chemicals
  • Rhodia Co.
  • Sandoz Agro, Inc.
  • Simpson Paper Company
  • Solvay Polymer Corporation
  • Westlake Polymer Corporation
  • Dynegy
  • Fina Oil & Chemical Co.
  • Air Products
  • Stone & Webster
  • John Brown
  • Cooper Energy Services
  • Enichem Elastomers
  • Brown & Root
  • Hoffman Engineering
  • Zubair
  • Kilpatrick
  • RVS Services
  • Mannesmann Pipe and Steel Enterprise Transportation
  • Formosa Plastics
  • Johnson Controls
  • I.Q. Products
  • Procycle Oil
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Amerada Hess
  • Texas Steel Conversion
  • Schenectady Chemical Co.
  • G.E. Lighting
  • Fugro-McClelland
  • Goulds Pumps



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Call us: 281-556-8774

Email us: info@hghouston.com


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