I'm taking a break from my Imperial Guard army at the moment while I work on a Tau force (see signature), but I was thinking when I return to my Imperial Guard to focus on building a tank army!

At the moment there are 3 ways to field such a themed list; the first using the codex with the tank commander and two mech vet squads as a base, the second using the tank formations and the third which is the Forgeworld book. Now I've only ever seen a FW armoured company once at a tournament and was unable to really gauge it's abilities.

So what does a Armoured Company List play like?
How many tanks do you usually field in 1500 and 1850pts?
Any hints or tips for making such an army?