Victaulic acquires manufacturing facility

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining, fire-protection and flow-control solutions has purchased a 220,000 square foot Waupaca manufacturing plant in Lawrenceville, PA. When operating at full capacity, the facility will increase Victaulic’s foundry production capacity by 70% in…

B&M Warehouse: Prefabrication delivers speed and efficiency

The B&M group is the fastest growing variety goods value retailer with stores operating in the UK, Germany and France. It has recently injected £100 million in investment to create a new distribution centre in Bedford that is expected to…

Victaulic Adds Virtual Access to Renowned Continuing Education Program

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, is now offering free virtual courses from its accredited and award-winning Victaulic University program to construction professionals around the world.   Growing demand for more versatile training options and shrinking access to…

A Purposeful Connection During COVID-19

At a time when we have been called to maintain social distancing; Victaulic is aiming to bring people closer than ever – using technology. After learning many youth and families have been isolated in apartments without any communication devices, Victaulic…

Victaulic – Innovative disturbances: Providing value and consequences

Disruptive innovation is relatively new expression, but the phenomenon of new concepts radically impacting traditional ways of working is not. Harvard business school professor Clayton Christensen, who coined the expression, defines disruptive innovation as a product or solution that creates…

Victaulic® Acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler

Two leading, century-old companies bring added support to fire protection customers, industry Effective July 8, 2019, Victaulic has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler. Combined, these two respected companies will have the resources and capabilities to bring exciting new solutions to the fire protection…

Victaulic – Celebrating 100 years of customer – focused patented innovation

Milestones Include One Billion Solution Installations Worldwide, Contributions to the Eiffel Tower, Hoover Dam and other iconic projects Victaulic recently celebrated a century of innovation – 100 years since it was granted its first industry patent for mechanical pipe joining…

Victaulic Celebrates 100 Years of Customer – Focused Patented Innovation

Victaulic celebrates a century of innovation – 100 years since it was granted its first industry patent for mechanical pipe joining solutions. On its Centennial “Innoversary,” the company continues to develop and patent groundbreaking technologies, with a current portfolio of more…

Victaulic – Roll grooving creates cleaner, safer jobsites for customers

Roll grooving creates cleaner, safer jobsites for customers and has been accepted and utilized in pipe sized above 1-inch due to the ease of installation. Victaulic’s Innovative Groove System™ (IGS) RG2100 Roll Grooving Tool creates the same reliability and ease…

Victaulic’s Connection With Former President Bush

Sharing a timely and local human interest/business story about Victaulic, PA manufacturer of pipe joining solutions, given the recent passing of former President Bush. In January 1990, when Victaulic commissioned its Alburtis foundry, the company cast horseshoes which were sent to The…

Valley Youth House Board of Director, Eric B. Luftig and Victaulic to receive 2018 Spirit of Volunteerism Award from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Eric B. Luftig and Victaulic will receive a 2018 Spirit of Volunteerism Award from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. The Volunteer Center’s Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards honor local…

Victaulic – The first Installation-Ready™ sprinkler that is UL-listed and FM-approved

Victaulic announced the fire industry’s first Installation-Ready™ sprinkler that is UL-listed and FM-approved: The FireLock™ IGS™ Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and the corresponding line of FireLock™ IGS™ grooved sprinklers. The coupling was created to replace threads on both sprinkler outlets…

Victaulic Redefines Sprinkler Installation with First Installation-Ready™ Sprinkler

FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and Grooved Sprinklers Now Available for Exposed Ceiling Applications Victaulic announces the fire industry’s first Installation-Ready™ sprinkler that is UL-listed and FM-approved with the launch of its FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and…

Victaulic Introduces New FireLock® Innovative Groove System (IGS) for Small Diameter Hard-pipe Solutions

World leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems launches latest innovation for European fire protection market New DN25/1-inch grooved product line includes RG2100 Cam Grooving Tool which cuts pipe preparation time in half Use of Victaulic’s new patented Innovative Groove System…

Victaulic Announces its New, Effective and Simple Method for Pipe Joining

Victaulic, the world’s leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, announces the European premiere of its Refuse-to-FuseTM solution. This new technique enables HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipes to be coupled without the need for fusion. HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipes are widely known and…

Victaulic introduces the first innovative groove system for 1″ pipe

Victaulic® Innovative Groove System (IGS) products feature a new, patented IGS groove specification, optimized for 1-inch pipe, and are cULus Listed and FM Approved for service up to 365 psi | 2517 kPa | 25bar. Eliminating the use of pipe…

Victaulic Unveils Retooled Website

From the company that provides mechanical pipe joining solutions that engineer confidence into every build comes a completely retooled website to deliver an enhanced user experience from any device and from any location worldwide. New enhanced user experiences include: Simplified…

Female Engineers Accelerate Construction Productivity

In recognition of International Women in Engineering Day, Susan Schierwagen, Engineering Vice President for Coupling & Fire Suppression Systems at Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining systems shares how she and Victaulic are forging a path to…

Victaulic Introduces New FireLock® Innovative Groove System (IGS)

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, today announced the launch of its FireLock® Innovative Groove System (IGS) for 1-inch fire protection piping. The FireLock® IGS line includes Installation-Ready™ fittings, an Installation-Ready™ Rigid Coupling, branch line outlets and…

Victaulic Introduces FireLockTM Installation-Ready™ Fittings

Combining the simplicity of the FireLock EZ™ Rigid Coupling – Style 009N, with the convenience of a single-unit design solution, Victaulic FireLock Installation-Ready Fittings provide fast, easy pipe connections with no need to disassemble. Standard grooved pipe and accessories are…

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