HOUSTON, November 14, 2022 - Axis Industrial Holdings, Inc. ("Axis" or "Axis Industries"), announces its formal launch as Axis Industries, along with the appointment of Joe Sadowski as Chief Executive Officer.
Based in Houston, Texas, with operational centers throughout the greater Gulf Coast, Axis Industries is a leading provider of industrial maintenance and capital project solutions. Specializing in coatings, scaffolding, insulation, fireproofing, abatement and shop services, Axis supports the continuous and reliable operation and expansion of critical energy and industrial infrastructure across the United States. Axis reflects the combination of the former Axis Industrial Services, Travis Industries, and TAM Services organizations into one best-in-class platform. The accomplished management team and skilled staff of each legacy Company now operate under the Axis Industries brand.
Joe Sadowski, formerly CEO of Vac-One Services & President at BrandSafway, joins Axis Industries as its Chief Executive Officer. A 30-year industrial services veteran, Sadowski is a collaborative and strategic thinker who has built high-performance cultures focused on safety and operational excellence across several organizations.
Along with the appointment of Sadowski, Axis is excited to announce the addition of Gary Yesavage and Declan Rushe to its Board of Directors. As the former President of Chevron Manufacturing, Mr. Yesavage oversaw all refinery operations, globally, responsible for eight refineries and over 5,200 employees. Mr. Rushe is the former President of Team Solutions and CEO of QualSpec with significant experience in industrial facility services, having founded and grown several highly successful inspection companies over his career. Both Directors bring deep knowledge and thought leadership to the Company.
"It's an exciting time for Axis and I'm incredibly excited to lead this team into the next phase of growth," says Sadowski. "I was attracted to the role by the reputation and operational expertise ingrained throughout the legacy organizations, as well as the tremendous potential created through their combined capabilities and strengths. I look forward to working with the existing leadership team of Paul Carter and Carlton Catalani to build upon Axis' customer-focused culture and grow into the premier choice for industrial services to our customers nationwide."