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ENR Story Features TPG

Can you name three benefits of PCCP (AWWA C301) installation? Read the January 20 issue of Engineering News-Record. The story on page 32 features Thompson Pipe Group National Engineering Manager Darren Dunker, P.E. Read the article here.

January Tradeshows

NEWEA 2020 Annual Conference Jan. 26-29 Boston Booth 203 Indiana AWWA 2020 Annual Conference Jan. 27-30 Indianapolis Booth 1002 UCT Underground Construction Technology Jan. 28-30 Fort Worth Booth 813

December Issue of The Pipeline

The December issue features video of a fitting so large you won’t believe. Plus, register for an upcoming webinar with ACPPA, request a speaker for your upcoming event and you will laugh out loud at our new advertising campaign. Read it now. Sign up here to receive the monthly newsletter.

Free ACPPA Webinar Features TPG Engineers

Register now for From The Trenches: PCCP and Bar-Wrapped Pipe Installation Facts and In-Depth Case Studies. Hosted by ACPPA, Thompson Pipe Group engineers explain how to take advantage of PCCP and bar-wrapped pipe for quick and easy installation. Learn about bedding and backfill, restrained joints, corrosion protection and other unique benefits. Earn one PDH and […]

Snap Ring Case Study

As seen in the Dec. 16, 2019 issue of Engineering News-Record, Snap Rings© speed up installation time. Read the complete story below. Click here to see it on page 52 of the magazine. One Bolt Tightening System Aids Pipe Installation The Sabine River Authority of Texas (SRA-TX) was created by the Texas Legislature as a […]

Thompson Stands Out

The December 16th issue of Engineering News Record will feature an eye-catching ad. Few concrete pressure pipe advertisers would run an ad with a woman wearing pink curlers, but we’re not like the others. We use an undeniable approach to advertising. Love it or hate it, you can’t miss it. See below for a sample […]

Schedule An Engineer To Speak At Your Event

Don’t wait, schedule a speaker for your next event today. Our Thompson Pipe Group engineers offer years of experience and real world examples of pipe manufacturing, installation and more. They’ll show videos and case studies at lunch and learns and other professional events. Additionally, attendees may earn professional development hours. The Mississippi Gulf Coast and […]

Read the November Issue of The Pipeline

Be in the know. Read this month’s The Pipeline. Watch what happens when an excavator hits a piece of PCCP more than 100 times, get details on one of the largest water projects in the U.S., and see the recording of ASCE’s first sponsored webinar. Don’t get The Pipeline? Sign up now here. Click here to receive […]

New Quality Director Joins Thompson Pipe Group – Pressure

Thompson Pipe Group – Pressure expands its quality department with a new senior-level position. William “Will” Akard joined the pressure division as the Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Control. A proven construction and heavy manufacturing leader, he brings nearly 20 years of quality experience. In previous roles he oversaw QA/QC, project management, process improvement, […]

Read the October Issue of The Pipeline

Be in the know. Read this month’s The Pipeline. Register for the first ASCE sponsored webinar, get info on our most popular case study and find out when we’ll be in a city near you. Don’t get The Pipeline? Sign up now here. Click here to receive The Pipeline

Pushing the Boundaries of Fiberglass Pipe in North America

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 […]

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 […]

The Pipeline

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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 […]