Manufacturing tanks and silos for underground bulk storage in a variety of retail, commercial & industrial applications. Acterra Group is compliant with federal regulations for storing petroleum and hazardous substances underground. OUR UNDERGROUND STORAGE SOLUTIONS INCLUDE: PERMATANK® PERMATANK® double-wall jacketed underground storage tank features an inner steel tank coupled with an exterior corrosion resistant fiberglass […]



The Acterra Group can provide your organization with a complete fueling package built in our manufacturing facilities and ready to install on your site. Systems can include high speed pumps, commercial grade dispensers and fuel management systems. We ship systems throughout the country. You simply need to provide an electrical hook-up and your system can […]


acterra has custom liquid storage solutions

Acterra Group offers both vertical and horizontal asphalt storage tanks that keep heat loss to a minimum at a reasonable cost. Our tanks are built to order and can be configured to suit your exact needs. Many options are available, including the components for mixing. Our asphalt storage tanks feature: Acterra storage tanks, for liquid […]



Acterra manufactures aboveground storage tanks suitable for a variety of applications, and is compliant with AST regulations and standards. OUR ABOVEGROUND STORAGE SOLUTIONS INCLUDE: FLAMMABLE & COMBUSTIBLE STORAGE UL-142 Single-wall and double-wall tanks are manufactured per UL142 fabrication standards. These tanks are labeled and designed for storing flammable and combustible liquids. Manufactured as horizontal or […]

Liquid Innovation: Building a Better Fluid System

THE COMPANY Vermeer Corporation manufactures industrial and agricultural equipment used the world over—from skid loaders to hay balers. Headquartered in central Iowa, Vermeer is no stranger to extreme weather events, including a tornado that tore through their central campus in 2018, causing significant damage to several buildings. THE CHALLENGE Devastating as it was, the tornado […]

The Rock Island Arsenal

THE CLIENT Straddled in between Iowa and Illinois on a 943-acre island off the Mississippi River, you’ll find the impressive Rock Island Arsenal—the largest government-owned and operated weapons manufacturing arsenal in the country. An active US Army facility, the Rock Island Arsenal is also home to the First Army headquarters as well as the US […]

Underground Storage Tank Regulations

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently revised their rules and regulations regarding the instillation, operation and maintence of Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) EPA Federal Register. The EPA implemented these revisions in hopes of better preventing and detecting groundwater contaimination. The EPA altered the original 1988 UST Regulations and presented the following changes in July […]

STI Quality Award for Acterra

The Manufacturing Division of the Acterra Group has received the Silver Quality award from the Steel Tank Institute. The award represents 4 consecutive years with no QC non-compliance tags. STI’s Quality Control Program Quality control is a crucial aspect of all manufacturing processes. Member fabricators of the Steel Tank Institute’s licensed tank technologies are subject […]