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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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Specification Playbook For PCCP And Bar-Wrapped Pipe

October 18, 2019

Thompson Pipe Group supports industry education. Our engineers partnered with ASCE for its first-ever sponsored webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern Thursday, Nov. 14. Water owners and engineers, don’t miss this unique event. Click here to register now. Featured speaker: Sylvia Hall, P.E., an independent consultant with more than 35 years of corrosion experience Earn one […]

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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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Largest Water Public-Private Partnership In North America

September 18, 2019

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 […]

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Hurricane Pipe Repair Case Study

September 12, 2019

In 2017 Hurricane Irma damaged C301 pipe in Central Florida. Read about how our Pipeline Services team helped make this subaqueous repair.

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The Pipeline

August 21, 2019

Read our monthly newsletter here. Sign up now to receive it in your inbox every month. Click here to receive 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.

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See Thompson Pipe Group Products In ENR

August 15, 2019

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.

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See How We Make Massive Pipe, Schedule A Tour

August 13, 2019

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.

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August And September Tradeshows

August 12, 2019

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 […]

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Get The Facts Fast On Our O-ring Gasket For Bar-Wrapped Pipe

July 22, 2019

Learn more in the July edition of The Pipeline, the monthly newsletter for Thompson Pipe Group. Click here to receive The Pipeline

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Read The June 2019 Pipeline, Thompson Pipe Group’s Monthly Newsletter

July 1, 2019

Click here to read the June 2019 issue of The Pipeline. Click here to receive The Pipeline

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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 […]

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Read The May 2019 Pipeline, Thompson Pipe Group’s Monthly Newsletter

Click here to read the May 2019 issue of The Pipeline. Click here to receive The Pipeline

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TPG NASCAR Xfinity driver Cole Custer

Thompson Pipe Group Now Preferred Partner Of Stewart-Haas Racing

March 12, 2019

Saturday at the ISM Raceway near Phoenix, Cole Custer finished fourth, his third top-ten finish in four races. He is in third place overall. The green flag waves again in Fontana, California at 5 p.m. (ET) Saturday, March 16. Watch Custer pull up to the Auto Club Speedway starting line in the new Thompson Pipe […]

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How Engineers Can Access Valuable Pipe Data

July 20, 2018

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 […]

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Reinforced Concrete Pipe: A Structure In Its Own Right

July 13, 2018

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 […]

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Servant Leadership — Is It Really Leadership?

June 27, 2018

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 […]

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A New Resource In The Large-diameter Pipe Industry

August 1, 2017

RIALTO, CA. (PRWEB) August 01, 2017 When Thompson Pipe Group recently acquired the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of U.S. Pipe, previously a division of Forterra, it instantly became a major provider of pipe to the water, wastewater, power and industrial markets in North America. With manufacturing plants throughout the country, Thompson Pipe Group […]

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A More Powerful Player In The Pipe Industry

June 29, 2017

We are excited about the decision to acquire the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of U.S. Pipe, a division of Forterra. We will operate under the name Thompson Pipe Group, and this makes us one of the largest and most diverse pressure pipe providers in North America, with manufacturing locations across the country. We […]

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2014 In Review

December 31, 2014

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 […]

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Texas Concrete Pipe Manufacturer Hosts U.S. Congressman

September 11, 2014

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 […]

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