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TOPIC: Innovation

Since 1919 piping system innovation has been Victaulic’s driving force. Innovation not just in the sense of new effective, reliable mechanical pipe joining products but innovation in services, software, safety and education. We are always looking to improve customer satisfaction, exceed expectations and lead the industry with products and services that provide solutions to obstacles faced by engineers, project managers, contractors and site owners during the pre-construction, construction and post-construction repair and maintenance phases of any project.

The following selection of blog posts includes several articles highlighting our innovative products and how they resolved issues encountered during the design and construction process. Learn how, when faced with seemingly insurmountable roadblocks, engineers and contractors turned to Victaulic products and engineering services to get their construction projects back on track. This collection of posts also includes articles on awards and acknowledgments for Victaulic’s forward thinking and industry-leading products, including our software services, and other interesting ways our passionate approach to piping system innovation has impacted the industry.

Engineers Week, September 18, 2013, Cat with Anya and Olga

Four Ways to Inspire Wonder for Engineers Week

As February 17-23 celebrates National Engineers Week. Victaulic is proud to bring our expertise to future STEM professionals and inspire wonder in ...

2019 The Increase in Cold Storage

Have you ever wondered where your temperature-controlled medicine is stored? Or where your groceries were stored before you purchased them online? ...

Man (from neck to thighs) wearing suit with white cogs & wheels super imposed over him; that image is super imposed over a construciton project

Preconstruction Software Integration: The fuel powering construction productivity

As we enter into 2019 the focus is on the integration of preconstruction software, and how this powerful data is driving construction productivity....

Fire protection system installer working with a Victaulic roll grooving pipe tool

How to Increase Corrosion Resistance by Switching the Pipe Joining Method

A common practice is to increase the schedule of the pipe in a fire protection system to increase corrosion resistance utilizing traditional pipe j...

Season's Greetings from Victaulic - 100 Years of Innovation

100 Days until Victaulic’s Centennial Innoversary

For the past 100 years, Victaulic has been committed to customer collaboration and continuous improvement. Creating innovative solutions for the co...

Safety Goggles; The Opportunity of Better: A Project spotlight; Autodesk University 2018

The Opportunity of Better: A Contractor’s Approach

The theme of Autodesk University 2018 was The Opportunity of Better. Take a look at how one contractor put this concept into practice on the talles...

Victaulic at International Security Fair Expo in Seguridad Colombia

Victaulic in Colombia for International Security Fair

Victaulic experts were on hand at the International Security Fair to review upcoming code changes and introduce new fire protection innovations. Vi...

Construction Site

Factors affecting job site productivity

Product selection can be one of the many factors affecting job site productivity, saving days or weeks on your next project. Take a look at the pro...

Victaulic Software - Autodesk University 2017

Make Room in Your Autodesk University Schedule for These Top 5 Things to Do at AU 2018

With Autodesk University 2018 around the corner here is a list of our top 5 things to add to your Autodesk University schedule.

Washington State University

What’s Trending in 2018 for Campus Fire Safety Regulations?

A Victaulic product manager spoke about the top five traits characterizing campus fire safety regulations. Universities expect beautiful buildings ...

Celebrating the PA Dream Team During Manufacturing Month

October is Manufacturing Month, which gives employers and educational organizations the chance to encourage young people to join the booming manufa...

Victaulic HDPE Mechanical Pipe Joining System Solution mechanical joints designed & tested to withstand pipe movement caused by temperature fluctuations

How can Victaulic Products Help HDPE Pipe Beat the Heat?

Previously failed joints at Glencore’s Oaky Creek Mine caused shut-downs, delays and headaches for the site. That is why in 2017 when the coal mine...

Victaulic Women in Engineering 2018

Recognizing Women in STEM at Victaulic

"Engineering a Change” in manufacturing, six women in STEM careers at Victaulic were featured on the cover of Plant Engineering Magazine. Check out...

Computer, tablet & smart phone - displaying the Victaulic web-based, mobile-friendly product guide

Guiding your Product Selection

It can be challenging to sort through Victaulic’s vast product offering, but the web-based, and mobile-friendly Victaulic Product Guide is here to ...

Victaulic V9 Fire Protection Sprinkler

How have consumer buying habits led to the latest storage industry innovation?

With a boom in the storage industry, Victaulic saw the need to introduce a storage industry innovation for fire protection. We caught up with Victa...

Best Revit MEP Plugin Tools - Victaulic

Route with Innovation: The Best Revit MEP Plugin Tools

When deciding which MEP add-ins to purchase for Autodesk Revit®, look for the best Revit MEP plugin features on the market. Here are 4 must-have ME...

2018 CSE Three Time Winner

Three-Time Winner – CSE 2018 Product of the Year

The readers voted and the results are in. Find out which three Victaulic products took home the Gold, Silver and Bronze in the CSE 2018 Awards.

Construction Safety Goes Tech - Victaulic

Construction Safety Goes Tech

Cutting –edge construction safety technology may include wearables and drones, but a quick reference video could be the difference between a zero a...

Victaulic- Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls

4 Ways to Inspire STEM Careers

If your company wants to attract the best and brightest talent, start early! At Victaulic, we're inspiring the next generation of Lehigh Valley STE...

Victaulic pipeline installations & innovations since 1912

Pipelines: A Lasting Legacy

Pipeline installations have been at the heart of Victaulic solutions since 1919. Learn about Victaulic innovations such as Victaulic’s Refuse-To-Fu...

Victaulic NFPA Booth 2018

NFPA 2018: Top Life Safety Trends

We asked our in-house experts what the top 2018 Trends in Life Safety are. Here’s what they told us about the Data Industry, Cannabis Growing and F...

The potable water industry has seen a recent upswing in the use of CPVC pipe

Victaulic’s New CPVC Pipe Joining Method Offers Reliable, Robust Solution That Eliminates Solvent Cement

In an article published in Plumbing Engineer, Victaulic expert Justin Brandt, Ph. D., explains the reasons behind the growing acceptance of CPVC fo...

National Safety Month - Victaulic Safety Secrets #4

Victaulic Safety Secrets 4: Achieving VPP Star Success

How has Victaulic accomplished Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star success in our Forks manufacturing plant?

vineyard with ripe grapes in countryside at sunset

Victaulic in the Vineyard: Mechanically Joining HDPE Saves Time, Money

Victaulic’s system solution for joining high-density polyethylene (HDPE) proved to be key in the ahead-of-schedule completion of buried heating and...

National Safety Month - Victaulic Safety Secrets #2: Driving Purposeful Change

Victaulic Safety Secrets 2: Driving Purposeful Change

Most employers make efforts to eliminate unsafe conditions, but that doesn’t always stop unsafe employee actions. What can companies do to improve ...

National Safety Month - Victaulic Safety Secrets #1: Workplace Safety Basics

Victaulic Safety Secrets 1: Workplace Safety Basics

June is National Safety Awareness Month, but at Victaulic, attention to workplace safety is a year-round responsibility. In our production activiti...

Victaulic Virtual Design & Construction Software - Create Assembly

VDC for Fire Protection: Faster From the Start

Victaulic Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) group is known for its industry-leading work drawing & coordinating projects for customers globaly. T...

Victaulic Tools for Revit - Revit Add-on

Victaulic debuts Revit add-on

Q&A with Amanda Comunale, Director of VDC for Victaulic, on the debut of Victaulic Tools for Revit, an innovative Revit add-on.

Boy Scouts Lehigh Valley Leadership Dinner 2018 - Victaulic President John F. Malloy Honored

Who was Honored at the Lehigh Valley Leadership Dinner?

On May 8, the Boy Scouts Minsi Trails Council honored John F. Malloy, Chairman, President & CEO of Victaulic with the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Aw...

Grooved Mechanical Pipe Joint For Steam

Finally, A Grooved Mechanical Pipe Joint for Steam

Victaulic invented the first grooved mechanical pipe joint for steam. We sat down with one of Victaulic's VPs for product development to find out w...