The Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring goods and services such as raw materials, MRO, equipment and maintenance and construction services.  The department’s main objective is to source high quality goods and services at competitive pricing and streamline business processes that will create value for the company.  We will also foster high value relationships with suppliers and mitigate risk. 

They key functional areas include: 


  • Procurement of Goods and Equipment 
  • Company Vehicle Management 
  • Expediting 
  • Tactical Sourcing 


Contracts Management 

  • Procurement of Services 
  • Contract Administration  
  • Supplier Prequalification 
  • Tactical Sourcing 


Strategic Sourcing 

  • Spend / Market Analysis 
  • Benchmark and Data Analysis 
  • Cost Reduction Strategies 
  • Supplier Performance Management 

Robert (Bob) L. Kayl

President & CEO

Robert (Bob) L. Kayl is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas United Corporation. Prior to joining Texas United in 2016, Bob was the Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of Tesco Corporation (formerly NASDAQ: TESO) in Houston, Texas. Bob’s earlier career positions included five years in Big-4 public accounting. Bob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota,
a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Arizona and Texas.