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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. View More

Solutions that resolve 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.

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Victaulic Mechanical Joints Make for Fast & Easy CPVC Pipe Repair

Mechanical Joint Makes for Fast and Easy CPVC Pipe Repair

A mechanical system’s integrity is critical. An innovative joining system helps to ensure fast, reliable CPVC pipe installation and repair.

Raw material sourced to make Victaulic elastomer gaskets and seals

Spotlight on Elastomer Gaskets and Seals

At the heart of each mechanical pipe joint is a strategically designed Victaulic gasket. Learn how the development of our seals adds product assura...

Flanged Pipe Joints vs. Grooved Pipe Joints to avoid downtime

Reason Two Not to Use Flanged Pipe Joints: Maintenance Downtime

Read our two-part blog series as we explore the reasons you should avoid using flanged pipe joints on your next commercial construction project.

Flanged Pipe Joints vs. Grooved Pipe Joints for a Tight Construction Schedule

Reason One Not to Use Flanged Pipe Joints: Tight Construction Schedule

Read our two-part blog series as we explore the reasons you should avoid using flanged pipe joints on your next commercial construction project.

Explore Manufacturing as a Career - Victaulic

Five Reasons to Explore Manufacturing Careers

Jobs in the manufacturing industry are on the rise, with a high demand for skilled workers to fill thousands of open positions around the world.

Benefits of Grooved Solutions - Grooved Pipe Joints - Victaulic

The Top Five Benefits of Grooved Pipe Joints

Grooved mechanical systems are the most reliable solutions available. Check out our blog to review the top five benefits of grooved systems.

Victaulic Wins Gold and Bronze 2019 CSE Product of the Year Awards

2019 CSE Product of the Year Winners include [Gold] FireLock™ IGS™ Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and Grooved Sprinklers, and [Bronze] QuickVic™ SD In...

The Cold Storage Construction Demand

As the cold storage construction demand booms, discover a safe and practical fire protection solution for your refrigerated warehouses.

Victaulic Legacy Attracts the Attention of Forbes

Victaulic Legacy Attracts the Attention of Forbes

A lot of folks will say, ‘I know Victaulic’ – but they’ve only seen one piece of what we do…” explains Luftig in an interview with Forbes.

Discover Exploring - Students from Exploring Post preparing to study engineering at Victaulic

How Did You Discover Engineering?

Victaulic engineers provide career exploration opportunities to Lehigh Valley high school students interested in engineering as a vocation.

Verbiage written on chalk board "Best Practices"

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Six

Interested in mechanical retrofitting best practices? Learn about the top six here here. Tip 6: Mechanical Noise and Vibration Control Methods.

Retrofit Piping Systems with Victaulic Mechanical Joining Products

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Five

Interested in the top six mechanical retrofitting best practices? Tip 5: Implement Modular Mechanical Room to Improve System Efficiency.

Large Pipe Retrofitting Job - Victaulic Best Practices - Tip Four

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Four

Interested in mechanical retrofitting best practices? Learn about the top six here here. Tip 4: Maximize Jobsite Productivity.

Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta GA - Victaulic Innovative Piping Solutions

Innovative Piping Solutions Win Big at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Victaulic innovative stadium piping solutions helped Tebarco Mechanical accommodate tight timelines and unique architecture at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

abandoned building, empty room with window

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Three

There are many reasons why a historic or existing building may require a new heating or cooling system. Read on for Tip #3 in this six part series.

Victaulic Photo Challenge - #iSpyVic

#iSpyVic Social Media Photo Campaign

As we celebrate our “innoversary”, we invite you to “spy” Victaulic products wherever you are. Check out hashtag #iSpyVic and see what others shared.

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The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Two

Interested in mechanical retrofitting best practices? Learn about the top six here here. Tip 2: Select the Correct Pipe Joining Method

Contractor retrofitting pipe - feature image for blog post from Victaulic with mechanical retrofitting best practices

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip One

In this six-part series, learn about the top mechanical retrofitting best practices to maximize job site productivity.

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 ...

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.

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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...