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Victaulic is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. We build technologies and provide engineering services that address the most complex piping challenges faced by engineers, site owners, contractors, and distributors. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.

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Victaulic was founded on innovation. In 1919, Ernest Tribe and Dr. Henry Hele-Shaw filed the patent for what is now known as the Victaulic coupling, the concept was groundbreaking: joining pipe with bolted mechanical grooved couplings, using a gasket seal. The company, originally known as The Victory Pipe Joint Company, was renamed Victaulic which combined the words “VICtory” and “hydrAULIC”.

Before Victaulic, the piping industry relied primarily on welders for joining pipe. Victaulic’s innovative design introduced the industry to an efficient, more economical way to assemble pipes quickly, safely and over longer distances than ever before.

Victaulic couplings were first used for the transport of water and fuel. Seeing tremendous opportunity, the company quickly set its sights on new markets, such as mining, power generation, and commercial construction.

Today, Victaulic is known as the leading innovator in piping solutions and services. The company continues to transform the industry with the most advanced engineering technologies and services that allow customers to tackle their most unique construction challenges.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

 First Patent: 1919
  Employees: 4,000+ Worldwide
  Chairman, President & CEO: John F. Malloy
  Patents: 2,000+ Global
  Locations: 50+ Global Facilities
 Industries: Commercial Construction, Fire Protection, Maritime, Mining, Oil, Gas & Chemical, Power Generation, Water

INNOVATION TIMELINE

What began as a military need has become an extraordinary solution for today’s construction industry. Click below to learn more about Victaulic’s innovative history, and how the company’s enthusiasm for crafting unconventional solutions has allowed it to forge new paths as it continues to tackle the industry’s most unique challenges.

NOTABLE PROJECTS

Kentucky International Convention Center U.S.

The KICC, located in Louisville, completely renovated their 300,000 sq. ft | 27,870 m2 meeting space. Victaulic is proud to provide superior product solutions for this build.