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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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Fiberglass Pipe With Steel Fittings

April 22, 2020

Thompson Pipe Group engineers value engineered this project to accelerate installation and reduce costs. Read how we designed and manufactured steel fittings for 72” and 75” fiberglass pipe.

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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 Jacking Pipe

March 19, 2020

Largest Water Pipeline Includes Reinforced Concrete Jacking Pipe Thompson Pipe Group – Dallas scheduled to manufacture of 6,000 linear feet The new Atoka Pipeline is the largest pressure pipeline project in North America. The project includes 60- and 72-inch steel pressure pipe, and 72- and 84-inch reinforced concrete jacking 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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Pressure Division Welcomes Vice President Of Sales

January 22, 2020

Thompson Pipe Group – Pressure, one of the largest and fastest growing producers of water pressure pipe in North America, adds Larry Sterritt as the new Vice President of Sales. With a career that spans more than 30 years, Sterritt has leadership experience in Fortune 500 companies and a track record of increasing revenue as […]

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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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Snap Ring Case Study

December 17, 2019

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 […]

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Thompson Stands Out

December 11, 2019

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 […]

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Schedule An Engineer To Speak At Your Event

December 10, 2019

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 […]

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Excavator Hits PCCP

December 3, 2019

Click here to watch an excavator hit PCCP more than 100 times. You might be surprised as to how it holds up.

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Read The November Issue Of The Pipeline

November 21, 2019

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 […]

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TPG To Manufacture 10,000 Pieces Of 72” Steel Pipe For Oklahoma City

November 8, 2019

Production of Oklahoma City’s New Atoka Pipeline To Begin In 2020 10,000 pieces of 72” steel pipe to deliver water to more than 1.4 million people in central Oklahoma California-based Thompson Pipe Group is scheduled to manufacture the first piece of the second Atoka pipeline early next year; the line will run parallel to the […]

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New Quality Director Joins Thompson Pipe Group – Pressure

November 6, 2019

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, […]

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Thompson Pipe Group Sponsors NASCAR Xfinity Driver Cole Custer

November 1, 2019

NASCAR Xfinity driver Cole Custer will fire up the Thompson Pipe Group 00 car at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer is currently in second place with seven wins. Thompson Pipe Group is a longtime supporter of racing. A family friend, Cole grew […]

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Read The October Issue Of The Pipeline

October 24, 2019

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

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Pushing The Boundaries Of Fiberglass Pipe In North America

October 18, 2019

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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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 […]

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Enter To Win A TPG 00 NASCAR Xfinity Die-Cast Car

September 26, 2019

The September issue of The Pipeline features the largest P3 water project in North America, details on trenchless applications and a drawing for a Thompson Pipe Group NASCAR Xfinity Die-Cast car. Read it now. Click here to receive The Pipeline

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