The March edition of The Pipeline is a must read. Learn about the largest water P3 in America and find out what engineers learned when the first cross-country pipeline was unearthed. Plus, get the reinforced concrete pipe fast fact. Read it now and subscribe.
Thompson Pipe Group manufactured and delivered bar-wrapped and steel pipe for the largest public-private partnership in North America. Read this case study and learn more about why these materials were selected by the San Antonio Water System.
This edition of The Pipeline includes three bar-wrapped pipe facts, one of the largest microtunneling installation projects in the country, and details on how to request historical records. Don’t let another month go by without subscribing.
As Thompson Pipe Group Vice President of Human Resources Kenneth Schappert, an experienced executive skilled in labor relations, management and continuous improvement, will oversee HR functions for all company entities. The organization created the position to prepare for strategic growth. With a dozen years of experience in managing human capital and improving labor relations, this […]
In the January issue of The Pipeline, engineers share their experiences with TPG products and services. Find out why our field services team made the six o’clock news in El Paso for their assistance with an FRP installation. Also, learn why our pipe was selected for a micrtounneling project in New York. Plus, don’t miss […]
Thompson Pipe Group will host career fairs in Texas and Illinois. The socially distanced events will include on-the-spot interviews and free food. Can’t wait? Apply online now
Get your specification questions answered by an engineer: Underground Construction Technology Conference When: Jan. 25*-27 Where: Fort Worth Booth: 414 *Jeff LeBlanc, P.E., TPG Technical Resource Engineer, presents the design-build technical concept for 72″ microtunnel pressure pipe. POWERGEN International When: Jan. 26-28 Where: Dallas Booth: 4228
Watch this: The CBS news affiliate in El Paso covered our U.S.-based field services reps laminating TPG FRP joints onsite and discussed how our fittings crew in Texas helped save time with custom fabrication.
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The Pipeline brings you monthly updates. In the November issue read about the variety of trenchless pipe available. Additionally, drone video offers a bird’s-eye view of how fittings are made. Plus, register for the Virtual Municipal Forum on Trenchless Technology hosted by the Trenchless Technology Center – Louisiana Tech University and featuring a Thompson Pipe […]
The Thompson Pipe Group field services team manufactured a custom FRP fitting. See how they produced it onsite in the October issue of The Pipeline. Plus, get the details on two industry webinars offering professional development hours. Register now to earn PDHs before the year ends. The Pipeline is the Thompson Pipe Group monthly newsletter. […]
Speak to one of our business development managers at an event near you. WEFTEC 2021 Oct. 16-20 Chicago Booth 1258 SW AWWA 2021 Oct. 24-26 Tulsa Booth 7 RMNASTT – Trenchless Elevated Oct. 27 Denver Booth TBD
Were you one of the first to receive our new 24-hour emergency services number? Did you read the Water & Wastes Digest featuring our engineers about testing the first cross-country pipeline 80 years after it was put into service? Subscribe to The Pipeline. This monthly newsletter features happenings at Thompson Pipe Group and industry news. […]
Read the August edition of The Pipeline and find out how you and your co-workers can visit a Thompson Pipe Group facility and see how we manufacture products for some of the largest pipelines in North America. Plus, find out why one engineer says FRP was the best option for an irrigation project in Oregon. […]
Speak to one of our business development managers at an event near you. NASTT SC-Texas/Oklahoma Trenchless Sept. 13-14 Sugarland, Texas HYDROVision International Sept. 21-23 Spokane, Washington Booth 1605 WI-AWWA 100th Annual Conference Sept. 22-24 Madison, WI Booth 54
Subscribers of The Pipeline receive early access to industry information, assets and events. Be in the know and become a subscriber. Read the July edition and find out how you can register for an in-person or virtual facility tour or educational event. Plus, Thompson Pipe Group has approximately 80 percent of the historical records for […]
We attend tradeshows all over the country. Visit our booth and find out how we deliver some of the largest pipelines in North America. UCT 2021 Underground Construction Technology July 13-15 Nashville Booth 728N OH AWWA One Water Technical Conference July 26-29 Cincinnati Booth 630 SC AWWA South Carolina Environmental Conference August 9-11 Myrlte Beach […]
Subscribers of The Pipeline have early access to industry information, assets and events. Be in the know and become a subscriber. Read the June edition and learn more about the new Engineering Manual. Available now for download, the nearly 200-page document includes bar wrapped and prestressed concrete pressure pipe manufacturing facts and illustrations. Plus, Thompson Pipe […]
In May registration opened for Trenchless Rehab: Three Unique Case Studies, the free webinar will be held Thursday, June 24 at 1 p.m. (CST). Additionally, newsletter recipients received details on the new Vice President of Pressure, and a fast fact on prestressed concrete cylinder pipe. Register for the webinar and read the entire newsletter here. […]
Why Trenchless Taggart Outfall is a 114-year-old sewer in southeast Portland. Originally dug by hand in an undeveloped area, today it runs beneath homes, businesses, a highway and active rail lines. Digging an open trench would require ripping out existing infrastructure and demolishing buildings. Value Engineering With no shaft location identified, the initial trenchless design […]
Each month Thompson Pipe Group sends a newsletter featuring industry updates. In April The Pipeline includes a look at $439 million project in Long Island, NY. Western Bays Constructors Joint Venture will reline more than 44,000 linear feet of an existing 72″ waterline with 60″ Thompson Pipe Group fiberglass reinforced pipe (FRP) to connect two […]
The Atoka Pipeline is the largest water pipeline under construction in North America. Read this story in Tunnel Business Magazine and learn how Thompson Pipe Group is manufacturing large diameter reinforced concrete microtunneling pipe.
Project Overview In the mid-1930s city engineers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, determined Lake Michigan water would be easier to transport and treat than their current source, the Grand River. Engineering consultants proposed welded steel or cast iron pipe for the 31-mile, 46-inch- diameter pressure pipeline. However, the city allowed Price Brothers Company, a Thompson Pipe Group […]
Career Fair Saturday, May 1 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. $1,000 Sign-On Bonus and Free Tacos! Starting pay $17.50 – general labor. No experience necessary. Will train. Open positions: General labor Skilled labor Truck drivers Forklift drivers See a complete list of positions.
The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) and Thompson Pipe Group (TPG) are pleased to announce Branimir Kovac, Vice President of TPG, is the association’s new Chairman of the Board. Kovac was confirmed as Chairman during the ACPA’s Annual Meeting held March 31st – April 1st. Kovac is the 114th ACPA Chairman in the association’s 117-year […]
The March issue of The Pipeline may challenge what you know about the capabilities of fiberglass reinforced pipe and prestressed concrete cylinder pipe. FRP can be produced with steel fittings. Water and Wastes Digest featured our pipeline in a recent issue. Also, PCCP can adapt to almost any other pipe type. Plus, learn more about a […]
A Thompson Pipe Group prestressed concrete cylinder pipe project in Louisville, Kentucky, made the cover of the February issue of Underground Construction. Read what the owner and contractor had to say about why rigid AWWA C301 was selected for this combined sewer overflow project and how it withstood harsh conditions.
Read the February issue of The Pipeline and get an insider’s look on how micrtunneling pipe is made. Plus, read the Underground Construction that features our prestressed concrete cylinder pipe, and what you don’t know about the Snap Ring®, a single bolt mechanically restrained joint system, could cost you. Don’t miss another issue of our […]
Read The Pipeline and find out what one engineer had to say about using trenchless PCCP. Learn more about the Thompson Pipe Group team’s presentation at the American Concrete Pipe Association 2020 Pipe School. See a new bar-wrapped pipe installation in Texas. Don’t receive our monthly newsletter? Sign up today.
Project Overview As one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, downtown Dallas is home to big buildings, mass transit, and bustling streets. To avoid road closures, costly traffic maintenance and utility conflicts, engineers chose a trenchless installation of 1,800 linear feet of 36” prestressed concrete cylinder pipe. Arredondo, Zepeda & Brunz Project Manager Steve […]
Nearly 6,000 people follow Thompson Pipe Group on LinkedIn. Be in the know. Read the December issue of The Pipeline and find out which project posts they liked most in 2020. Don’t forget to subscribe to receive the next issue.
When Florida Power and Light put into service the Dania Beach power facility Calvin Coolidge was president. In 2018, 91 years after it began operations, the service provider began dismantling the location to make way for one of the cleanest most efficient power plants of its kind. Located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, the new […]
The latest information on the largest water pipeline project in the country, comparisons between rigid and flexible and much more are featured in this month’s edition of The Pipeline. Read it now and sign up to receive it in your inbox.
In 2017 approximately 3,500 linear feet of 30” Flowtite® fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) pipe with a pressure class of 300 psi was installed in Henderson, Nevada. Due to corrosive soil the Galleria Reclaimed Waterline required numerous corrosion related repairs. The geotechnical evaluation indicated the soils are too corrosive for buried steel and required a non-corrosive […]
This rigid versus flexible pipe installation display visually demonstrates the differences in required trench widths and embedment*. Each pipe is 36” diameter, but trench widths and structural embedment requirements differ. Before specifying your next project, take a look at some of the installation requirements. Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe/AWWA C301 (Rigid) The majority of the strength […]
Cole Custer races the Thompson Pipe Group 41 car in the 2020 NASCAR Championship at the Phoenix Raceway Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Central Time. The race is scheduled to air on NBC. The rookie of the year is a personal friend of the Thompson family.
An engineer’s opinion on PCCP and a news story on our non-round FRP has people clicking through The Pipeline like never before. Read the Thompson Pipe Group monthly newsletter. Not on the list? Sign up now.
Click here to see highlights of how to line stop prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). The Thompson Pipe Group Pipeline Services Group team can provide more information about how this process is completed. Call them 24/7 at 800-445-1534.
OVERVIEW Erie County is home to nearly 1 million people in western New York.The Buffalo-Niagra metropolitan area is the second largest region in the state. In the 1970s, 30” prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) manufactured by Interpace was installed near an electric grid system. During this time Interpace PCCP included defective materials and poor practices. […]
Read this case study and learn how Thompson Pipe Group protects steel components in concrete pressure pipe joints with three layers of exterior protection: zinc metallized coating, cement mortar and Typar/Ethafoam.
This issue of The Pipeline, Thompson Pipe Group’s monthly newsletter, includes registration for the company’s new webinar, a look at how a section of concrete pipe withstood a wildfire and details about Thompson Pipe Group sponsored NASCAR driver Cole Custer. Read the newsletter received by more than 10,000 industry professionals and don’t forget to click […]
Don’t receive The Pipeline? Read it now and then subscribe. Thompson Pipe Group news will come straight to your inbox. The August issue includes: Webinar registration: Pushing The Boundaries Of Fiberglass Pipe In North America. Thompson Pipe Group has produced more than 1.5 million linear feet and designed unique solutions. Video of a 16′ shaft […]
Concrete Pipe Week recognizes the significance and contributions of the reinforced concrete pipe and precast industry. Many elected officials have already written proclamations and recognized this important event. In addition to contacting your local, state and federal representatives, register and participate in an event below. Concrete Pipe Week Online Activities Tuesday, 8.18 – Virtual Plant […]
As a complement to pipe, Thompson Pipe Group manufactures all required projectttings. This 120” x 96” with a 120” x 108” eccentric reducer was produced for the City of Houston. Learn more in the case study below.
Thompson Pipe Group engineers have managed more than 1.5 million linear feet of fiberglass projects and have driven never-before-seen solutions. While most specify FRPM only for gravity sewer projects, Thompson Pipe Group engineers work with design firms and contractor build projects for pressure and trenchless applications with unique challenges. Register now for this free one-hour […]
Don’t receive The Pipeline? Read it now and then subscribe. Thompson Pipe Group news will come straight to your inbox. The July issue included: Two contractors discuss installing a combined total of nearly 94,000 linear feet of AWWA C303 manufactured by Thompson Pipe Group. As one of the largest internet retailers, Amazon knows value. The […]
PCCP Case Study: Explosive Myths Busted Pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipe safe for tapping and more Overview Prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (AWWA C301) gets a bad rap. Despite rumors and outdated information, the pipe is in service in all 50 states. First installed after World War II, PCCP is one of the most rigid and long-lasting […]
In 2017 the demand for water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was more than 34 billion gallons of water. Industrial growth accounted for nearly 50 percent of water use, but in 2025 that number is expected to rise to 70 percent. Thompson Pipe Group manufactured 93,950 linear feet of 48” bar-wrapped pipe (AWWA C303) for the […]