RICHMOND, VA (June 3, 2024) –National Tank & Equipment (NTE), the leading provider of liquid handling solutions, announced today that it is expanding its presence in the Mid-Atlantic by opening a facility in Richmond, Virginia on Monday, June 10th. Located at 11057 Lakeridge Parkway, Ashland, VA 23005, the new branch features a spacious 1.5-acre fully fenced yard area, comprehensive warehouse, ample office space to allow for NTE’s planned growth, and is conveniently located 20 minutes north of downtown Richmond and 1.5 hours south of downtown Washington D.C. The new location also allows NTE to service the growing Virginia Beach market just 1.5 hours from the branch.

The Richmond location marks a strategic move for NTE and signifies the 21st addition to its expanding network, with other branches strategically located near major customer hubs in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Williamsport, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and Houston, Texas – NTE’s headquarters boasting corporate offices and an extensive network of branches along the Gulf Coast. Operations at the new branch will be led by Regional Manager John Baker, Region Sales Manager John “JVB” Van Buskirk, Branch Manager John Niese, and Outside Sales Representative David Reid.

“We’re very pleased to establish a presence in Richmond and to extend our services to new customers in the area,” said Rhett Lasserre, CEO. “The Richmond branch strengthens our ability to meet the equipment and solution requirements of customers across the state and we’re confident that this new branch location will be a catalyst for NTE’s continued growth in the Mid-Atlantic region.”

NTE Richmond is fully equipped to cater to the diverse needs of customers throughout Virginia, offering an extensive inventory of pumps, tanks, filtration systems, and more. With a commitment to prompt service, NTE ensures ready availability for equipment rentals, sales, and service, supporting projects ranging from construction to municipality.

“I’m excited to bring National Tank & Equipment’s unparalleled service to the city of Richmond,” said Region Sales Manager John “JVB” Van Buskirk. “Our commitment to efficiency, responsiveness, and top-notch service will undoubtedly contribute to the success and growth of both NTE and our clients. We look forward to building lasting relationships and exceeding the expectations of our valued customers.”

The new location aligns with NTE’s strategic growth plan to broaden its geographic reach and provide enhanced support to customers throughout North America.


National Tank & Equipment (NTE) is your trusted partner for complete liquid handling solutions, specializing in pumps, tanks, and filtration for both industrial and commercial job sites. With the newest and fastest-growing fleet in the industry, we provide on-demand, around-the-clock support to meet your containment needs — 24/7/365. For more information, visit