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The Pipeline For Industry Professionals

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 […]

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July/August Tradeshows

July 19, 2021

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 […]

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The Pipeline For Industry Professionals

June 18, 2021

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 […]

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May News: Free Webinar, New VP And PCCP History

May 13, 2021

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. […]

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April News: TPG FRP And Flow-Crete Used In $439M Project

April 28, 2021

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 […]

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Tunnel Business Magazine Features TPG Pipe

April 23, 2021

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.

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Case Study: First Cross-Country Pipe Receives Modern Day Testing

April 20, 2021

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 […]

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Career Fair In Rialto, CA

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.

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TPG VP Named ACPA Chairman Of The Board

April 16, 2021

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 […]

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March News – Unique FRP/Steel Hybrid Makes Headlines

April 2, 2021

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 […]

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PCCP Project Makes Cover Of Underground Magazine

February 25, 2021

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.

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February News – Must See Microtunneling Pipe Video, TPG Makes Headlines And More

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 […]

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January News: Engineer Speaks Out On PCCP, Reinforced Concrete Microtunneling Pipe And More

February 2, 2021

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.

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December News: Year In Review

December 24, 2020

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.

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November News: Largest Water Project, Rigid Vs. Flexible Pipe Installation

November 20, 2020

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.

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Rigid Vs. Flexible Pipe Installations

November 9, 2020

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 […]

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Thompson Pipe Group Sponsors NASCAR Driver Cole Custer

November 5, 2020

  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.    

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An Engineer’s Opinion Of PCCP And Non-Round FRP

October 20, 2020

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.  

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PCCP Line Stopping Animated Video

October 16, 2020

  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.  

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September News: Fiberglass Pipe Webinar And Concrete Pipe Withstands Wildfire

September 18, 2020

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 […]

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August News: New Webinar, 16′ Shaft, RCP Facts

August 14, 2020

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 […]

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Concrete Pipe Week – Aug 16-22

July 30, 2020

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 […]

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Free Webinar: Pushing Boundaries Of Fiberglass Pipe In North America

July 22, 2020

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 […]

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July Newsletter- Contractors Speak Out On Bar-Wrapped Pipe, Amazon Sees Value In RCP

July 16, 2020

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 […]

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Explosive PCCP Myths Busted

July 9, 2020

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 […]

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Webinar: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes

June 29, 2020

Emergency concrete pressure pipeline repair due to construction incidents is difficult to manage. Emotions run high when houses and streets are flooded. Owners need quick dependable accurate service. Learn how to reduce risk with the Thompson Pipe Group Pipeline Services Department. Before we were one of the largest pipe manufacturers in North America, Thompson Pipe […]

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June Newsletter: See FRP Shipped Overseas, Get RCP Fast Facts

June 19, 2020

The June issue of The Pipeline features a case study on PCCP and why one project owner only specified this pipe material for its new earthen dam project. Additionally, more than 200 people have already registered for our upcoming webinar: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes. Learn more and register. Plus, Thompson Pipe Group products are […]

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PCCP Is The Best Dam Pipe

June 15, 2020

  GET THE RIGHT DAM PIPE Overview Built in 1958, the Cobun Creek Reservoir in Morgantown, West Virgina, served Morgan County residents for more than 60 years. To meet population growth demands, leaders took steps to increase water supply storage capacity from 3 to 30 days. In 2018 the Morgantown Utility Board broke ground on […]

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Free Webinar: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes

Title: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes When: Wednesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Central Hosted by: Thompson Pipe Group Pipeline Services Department Who should attend: Pressure pipeline owners, contractors and consulting firms Registration: Click here to attend this no cost webinar. Attendees will receive one professional development hour. Details: Emergency concrete pressure pipeline repair due […]

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After 60 Years, PCCP Still Best Choice

June 9, 2020

PROJECT OVERVIEW Not long after acquiring Detroit Water, the Great Lakes Water Authority required 3-miles of pipe to meet the suburban sprawl demand. The entity specified 48” steel and prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). PCCP is a rigid pipe, installation moves quickly. Harness clamps speed up installation time and reduce costs. The two-clamp mechanically restrained […]

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96″ FRP For Hydropower Penstock Reduces Cost

June 4, 2020

Background As part of the Franquelin River Hydroelectric Project in Quebec, Canada, Owner/Engineer/Contractor Axor Group needed 1,370 LF of penstock pipe for their 9.9-MW power station. PROBLEM: CONVENTIONAL STEEL OR FRP? Axor’s original design of the project specified 110-inch–diameter steel pipe. However, with the introduction of an FRP pipe supplier capable of producing pipe that […]

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May Newsletter: Case Studies And Videos

May 21, 2020

Read the May issue of The Pipeline: Register for our free webinar: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes. Earn one PDH and learn how we help owners and contractors with pipeline modifications, emergency repairs and more. Watch as a section of Flowtite® FRP is dropped from a forklift. Nothing happens. You can watch, but its not […]

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Thompson Manufactures Pipe For New Texas Reservoir

May 15, 2020

North Texas is one of the fastest growing regions in the country. To keep up with demand, the North Texas Municipal Water District oversaw the design and construction of a new reservoir; the Lone Star state’s  first in 30 years. Bois d’Arc Lake covers more than 16,600 acres and will meet the water needs and […]

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COVID-19 Resources

May 8, 2020

Together we can. Listed below are three resources offered by Thompson Pipe Group. Looking for something that’s not here? Contact a business development manager and make a request. Free Webinar Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes Emergency concrete pressure pipeline repair due to construction accidents and other unforeseen incidents is difficult to manage. Hosted by the […]

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Free Webinar: Pipeline Repair

May 6, 2020

Title: Manage Risk When Disaster Strikes When: Wednesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Central Hosted by: Thompson Pipe Group Pipeline Services Department Who should attend: Pressure pipeline owners, contractors and consulting firms Registration: Click here to attend this no cost webinar. Attendees will receive one professional development hour. Details: Emergency concrete pressure pipeline repair due […]

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Case Studies And Fast Facts In April Newsletter

May 5, 2020

Don’t miss these stories in the April edition of The Pipeline. Click here to learn more about: The Thompson Pipe Group Pipeline Services Department has historical records for 80% of the large diameter pressure pipe in the U.S. Find out how their consulting helped the City of Charlotte, North Carolina, reduce risk and save money. […]

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March Newsletter: 3 COVID-19 Industry Resources

March 26, 2020

More than 10,000 industry professionals receive The Pipeline. The March issue delivered three COVID-19 industry resources: 24-Hour Emergency Repair Hotline Number, 800-445-1534 Contact a business development manager near you and request a free customized virtual training session with a technical resource engineer Watch the American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association webinar on concrete pressure pipe installation Learn […]

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Essential Service Update

March 24, 2020

Thompson Pipe Group is proud to be one of North America’s largest pipe providers. We stand in solidarity with all workers providing essential services. Thank you.

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Largest Water Pipeline Includes Reinforced Concrete Microtunneling Pipe

March 19, 2020

Largest Water Pipeline Includes Reinforced Concrete Microtunneling Pipe Thompson Pipe Group scheduled to manufacture of 6,000 linear feet The new Atoka Pipeline is the largest water pressure pipeline project in North America. The project includes 60- and 72-inch steel pressure pipe, and 72- and 84-inch reinforced concrete microtunneling casing pipe. The pipeline will transport raw […]

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Watch This ACPPA And Thompson Pipe Group Webinar On Concrete Pipe Installation

March 4, 2020

Click here to watch the recorded version of From The Trenches: PCCP and Bar-Wrapped Pipe Installation Facts and In-Depth Case Studies. This free webinar included ACPPA and Thompson Pipe Group engineers. Find out how to take advantage of using PCCP and bar-wrapped pipe for quick and easy installation. Learn about bedding and backfill, restrained joints, […]

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Assistant National Operations Manager Joins Pressure Division

March 2, 2020

National Assistant Operations Manager Joins Pressure Division Mark Scabarozi, experienced leader with manufacturing background, to manage production growth Grand Prairie, Texas – Before scheduled production begins of a 100-mile steel pipeline, Thompson Pipe Group-Pressure adds Mark Scabarozi as the new National Assistant Operations Manager. With continued growth expected for 2020, the position was created to […]

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Win Lunch For Your Office With Special Offer In February Newsletter

Don’t miss the Pipeline Services Department special offer in the February edition of The Pipeline. Plus, check out our award-winning project featured by the American Concrete Pipe Association. Thompson Pipe Group – Los Angeles engineered 8’x2′ precast boxes with 12″ thick top and bottom slabs to support an Airbus A380-800-F. Read the February 2020 issue […]

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Career Fair – Feb. 20.

February 10, 2020

Get hired! Attend the Thompson Pipe Group – Dallas Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Apply in person: 800 County Rd 209 Alvarado, Texas 76009 Opportunities include: Civil engineer Sales representatives Security Truck driver Forklift operator Maintenance Draftsman General labor Management   Download the flier here.

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January Newsletter Features Media Coverage

January 28, 2020

Our products were featured in Engineering News-Record, plus register for a free webinar hosted by ACPPA featuring Thompson Pipe Group engineers. Read the January 2020 issue of The Pipeline now.

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ENR Story Features TPG

January 20, 2020

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.

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January Tradeshows

January 16, 2020

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

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Atoka Pipeline Production Covered By Dallas Business Journal

Read this Dallas Business Journal story about the 100-mile 72” steel pipe production at the Thompson Pipe Group-Pressure location. Check back for future news coverage on the manufacture of the RCP microtunneling section of the project at the Thompson Pipe Group – Dallas facility.

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December Issue of The Pipeline

December Issue Of The Pipeline

December 21, 2019

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.

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Free ACPPA Webinar Features TPG Engineers

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 […]

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