Whitey Crose, Crose Manufacturing, approaches Red Sawyer about fulfilling the equipment needs of pipeliners. Red Sawyer and engineer AB Jensen form a partnership, Sawyer-Jensen Company, with their first location at the intersection of First and Lewis in Tulsa. To meet the basic pipeline requirements of aligning pipe and cutting and beveling, Sawyer-Jensen begins manufacturing the 200A Compact Beveling machine and the Large Manual Internal Lineup Clamps for Crose International.