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Specification Playbook for PCCP and Bar-Wrapped Pipe

Thompson Pipe Group supports industry education. Our engineers partnered with ASCE for its first-ever sponsored webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern Thursday, Nov. 14. Water owners and engineers, don’t miss this unique event. Click here to register now. Featured speaker: Sylvia Hall, P.E., an independent consultant with more than 35 years of corrosion experience Earn one […]

October/November Tradeshows

Stop by the Thompson Pipe Group booth, meet an engineer and get your specification questions answered. AWWA WIC Date: Oct. 20 Location: St. Louis Booth 117 AWWA CA/NV Date: Oct. 21 Location: San Diego RM-NASTT Trenchless Elevated Date: Oct. 23 Location: Sandy, Utah Booth 1 No-Dig North Date: Oct. 29 Location: Alberta, Canada Booth 315 […]

Largest Water Public-Private Partnership In North America

Photo credit: Garney Construction In 2019 Thompson Pipe Group completed manufacturing of concrete and steel pipe for the largest water public-private partnership in North America. Pipe Selection The project required 54” and 60” bar-wrapped (C303) and steel pipe, respectively. The majority of the line is bar-wrapped pipe. C303 is common in Texas and throughout other […]

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Concrete Pipe Week Special Offer

Click here to request free historical records for one job before Friday, Aug. 23. Thompson Pipe Group has historical records for about 80% of the large diameter pressure pipe in America. We may have what you’re looking for.

See Thompson Pipe Group Products in ENR

ENR Texas & Louisiana featured three Thompson Pipe Group made projects in this story about Garney Construction. Thompson has partnered with the contracting firm on multiple projects. See our pipe featured in the slide show above the article; products in images 2 (green pipe), 4 and 6 are Thompson made.

See How We Make Massive Pipe, Schedule A Tour

You won’t believe what it takes to build pipe. Schedule a tour today and see for yourself. Thompson Pipe Group locations in California, Texas and Illinois schedule tours based on production and staff availability. Click here to send an email request, or call 972-262-3600 and ask for marketing.

August and September Tradeshows

Thompson Pipe Group will exhibit at the following tradeshows. Stop by our booth and get your specification questions answered. Show: KY/TN WPC 2019 Date: Aug. 18-21 Location: Louisville Booth Number: 1224 Show: Chesapeake Tri-Association Date: Aug. 27-30 Location: Ocean City, Maryland Booth Number: 136 Show: KS AWWA/WEA 2019 Date: Aug. 27-30 Location: Topeka, KS Booth […]

Thompson Proud to Partner on Award-Winning Project

Thompson Pipe Group is manufacturing 10 miles of 90 inch steel pipe for the North Texas Municipal Water District Bois d’Arc Lake project. The North Central Texas Council of Government named the reservoir that includes more than 16,000 acres the winner of the 2019 Celebrating Leadership in Developing Excellence Award. Read more here. Pictured: North […]

How Engineers Can Access Valuable Pipe Data

Are you an engineer or contractor working on a project to tie-in with or relocate existing pipe installations? Where can you turn for the data you need to cut down on the work required to pinpoint the presence and layout of these installations? We’re glad you asked. Because at Thompson Pipe Group – Pressure, we […]

Reinforced Concrete Pipe: A Structure In Its Own Right

Reinforced concrete may seem gray and commonplace, but it deserves to be recognized! It’s one of those frequently overlooked small miracles that are fundamental to modern living. Without it, our city skylines would be unremarkable. Our whole urban environment would be flatter, highway traffic would run slower, and bridges would be shorter. Without underground reinforced […]

Servant Leadership — Is It Really Leadership?

The idea of servant leadership isn’t really new. In the fifth century BC, the Taoist philosopher Lao-Tzu defined four types of leaders: The almost invisible The loved and admired The feared The despised According to this simple taxonomy, the superior ruler (leader) is one who is “self-effacing and scanty of words.” This leader assigns tasks […]

2014 in Review

2014 was a great year for us at Thompson Pipe Group. We’d like to share with you some of the things we’ve been up to. Take a minute to check out some of the exciting ways we’re spreading the word about our products and helping to change the world, one pipe at a time. Watch […]

Texas Concrete Pipe Manufacturer Hosts U.S. Congressman

Alvarado, TX – Johnson County Pipe, a Texas-based concrete pipe manufacturing company owned by Thompson Pipe Group, hosted Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, and discussed the critical need for improvements to America’s failing infrastructure and the importance of job growth. Congressman Williams’ visit took place Tuesday, August 19, and was arranged by the American Concrete Pipe […]