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Register to attend a Thompson Pipe Group Pipes and Hops educational event and get your questions answered in a fun and interactive setting. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and a beverage of your choice are included. Professional development hours will be provided.

Events are added as they are scheduled. Don’t see one near you? Check with your business development manager about future dates and locations.

Attendees will learn about prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) and fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar (FRPM):

    • Design
    • History
    • Application
    • Manufacturing
    • Joints
    • Fittings
    • Installation
    • Tapping

Cincinnati, Ohio
Tuesday, May 17
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
MadTree Brewing
3301 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209
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Louisville, Kentucky
Wednesday, May 18
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
West Sixth Nulu Marketplace Hall
817 East Market St.
Louisville, KY 40206
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Fort Worth – Complete!
Wednesday, Feb. 16
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Joe T. Garcia’s
2201 N. Commerce
Fort Worth, TX 76164
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Addison – Complete!
Thursday, Feb. 17
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fogo de Chao
4300 Belt Line Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
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Houston – Complete!
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Karbach Brewing
2032 Karbach Street
Houston, TX 77092

Kevin Baas

Thompson Pipe Group Team

Kevin Baas, P.E. Technical Resource Engineer

Kevin has been involved in the concrete, steel, and fiberglass pressure pipe industry for more than 35 years.  His experience includes design, quality, manufacturing, installation, product development, and repair. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas.

Deya Escalante

Deya Escalante, E.I.T. Technical Resource Engineer

Deya has worked in the pressure pipe industry for nearly a decade. She specializes in concrete and steel pressure pipe design, manufacturing, and installation. She is passionate about leveraging her experience to help owners and design engineers study and optimize water and wastewater pipelines.

Jeff LeBlanc

Jeff LeBlanc, P.E., Technical Resource Engineer

Jeff has nearly 20 years of experience as a pipe products engineer. Throughout his career he has been associated with innovative fiberglass products and overseen the development of several trenchless products and installations. He will provide tips for owners and consultants on how to select the right product and the right installation method.