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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BIM: Enabling Better Project Management

The impact that BIM has on the people involved in a project is substantial. Let’s dive into this a bit deeper and examine the importance of the rol...

Victaulic Heritage - 99 Years History of Continuous Innovation 2018

Victaulic Celebrates 99 Years of Innovation

Ninety-nine years ago today on April 4th, 1919, Lieutenant Ernest Tribe and Dr. Henry Selby Hele-Shaw filed the first patent for The Victory Joint....

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How to Successfully Implement & Sustain Lean Principles

Practicing lean manufacturing principles & waste elimination at Victaulic for the past 16 years has created an environment in which lean process im...

虚拟设计与建造

Introducing Victaulic Virtual Design & Construction – VDC

Victaulic Construction Piping Services has been rebranded to Virtual Design and Construction, or VDC. The name change more accurately depicts the s...

Image of Pi Symbol- International Pi Day- March 14th

A Day in the Life of ∏pe

In celebration of Pi Day (3.14159265359), Victaulic is posting a tribute to the world’s first intelligent roll grooving tool – the RG5200i – for me...

Plumbing Pipes & Victaulic Fittings

Celebrate World Plumbing Day with Quality Victaulic Products

As a key player in “quality plumbing systems”, Victaulic is celebrating World Plumbing Day by sharing a brief video. Engineering Fellow Dave Hudson...

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The First In-Line Maintenance Knife Gate Valve for HDPE Takes the Cake

Read about how Chemours, who owns an environmentally-friendly mining facility, used Victaulic’s Series 906 Knife Gate Valve for HDPE to reduce faci...

Victaulic Grooved Mechanical Coupling 1920

Who Invented the Mechanical Coupling?

A look back to April 1919 when Ernest Tribe invented the mechanical coupling and filed a patent for what is now known as the Victaulic coupling in ...

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How to license Victaulic Tools for Revit?

In this video post, we explain how to download a free trial of Victaulic Tools for Revit, purchase, and register the software. We also show you how...

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Victaulic Solves Extreme Subsea Condition

Victaulic tackles extreme subsea condition to help bring Santa Barbara Desalination Facility back online in record time.

Victaulic 2017 Holiday Card- Victaulic Couling with Gray Bow - "Seasons Greetings"

365 Days in 3 Words

In this holiday greeting to our customers, industry partners and employees, we take a quick look back at the innovation, safety & confidence exhibi...

在 2017 年,两名男子在欧特克大学 (Autodesk University) 演示 Victaulic(唯特利)虚拟现实 BIM 软件

“Do more, better, with less” an Autodesk University Recap

“Do more, better, with less.” That was Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost’s theme during his keynote address at the 2017 Autodesk University. Victaulic, ...

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TIME, COST, QUALITY: You No Longer Have to Pick Two

Victaulic’s HPDE Pipe Joining System for buried fire mains offer an efficient and fast way to join HDPE pipe.

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Inspiring the next generation of manufacturers

Watch this short video to learn more about robot manufacturing, the first robot introduced at Victaulic’s Forks plant in Easton, PA and how it is i...

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Exploring Post 1919 to Benefit Local High School Students

November 2017 through April 2018 Victaulic offers an experience based learning program on topics including design, mechanics, manufacturing, materi...

Gerdau Corsa Manufacturing Facility - Outside View - Uses Victaulic Vortex Fire Suppression System

能否将一个制造厂设计得既安全又环保?

In 2012 Gerdau Corsa, a leading manufacturer of structural & commercial steel profiles, chose the Victaulic Vortex 1500 for a safe & green fire sup...

Victaulic worker on production line - Forks Foundry 2013

有关美国制造的4种误解

Harmful myths about American manufacturing have misled Americans & been discouraging young workers from pursuing careers in manufacturing. Read thi...

桥梁之路

Using Technology to give U.S. Infrastructure a passing grade

Data & technology help develop smarter efficiencies in infrastructure. By identifying potential issues & possible errors in new construction projec...

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Mastering Innovation in the Face of Stagnation

For nearly 100 years Victaulic has sought to stand out with innovation guiding the way. What started as a simple company with a single product & a ...

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAV) Quadcopter Drone In The Air Over Construction Site.

Disruption: Is new technology really enhancing our lives?

This post from Victaulic details how technology's impact on construction is changing the industry. And answers the question: is it beneficial?

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Cloud Technology and Construction

The benefits of cloud-based technology & BIM SaaS (building information modeling software as a service) can be seen throughout the preconsturction ...

Victaulic Style W257 Dynamic Movement Joint Image with Verbiage "Engineered Solutions"

A “New” View of AWWA M11

The Victaulic style W257 dynamic movement joint is just one of the many new & innovative technologies showcased at the 2017 AWWA this year, click h...

Armco Steel Corporation Butler Works B-73 Yard Locomotive

87 Years Young. Withstanding the True Test of Time During the Depression

Victaulic's grooved coupling durability has been demonstrated by the 87 year lifespan of the Armco Steel Corporation B-73 locomotive. Read more here.

Susan Schierwagen, Victaulic Vice President for Coupling & Fire Suppression Systems, working with female engineering student

Engineering Confidence: How Female Engineers Accelerate Construction Productivity

In recognition of International Women in Engineering Day 2017, Victaulic honors Susan Schierwagen, VP of Coupling & Fire Suppression Systems, for h...

St. Louis, MO Gateway Arch HVAC & saturated steam piping system uses Victaulic's grooved coupling for steam

First Grooved Coupling for Steam Offers Gateway for High Performance at St.Louis Arch

In 2015 the first grooved coupling for steam, designed by Victaulic, was used in the Gateway Arch (St. Louis, MO) renovation of the museum’s HVAC &...

Victaulic's AGS a the coupling in the Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) Demonstrator project

AGS in HACs: An Ultra-Cool Solution for Ultra-Deep Mining Challenges

Victaulic is a core sponsor of the Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) Demonstrator project & used their Advanced Grooved System for the Hydraulic air c...

Victaulic NFPA 2017 Booth

In Case You Missed It: NFPA 2017 Boston

Quick NFPA 2017 recap video post from Victaulic including the newest innovations showcased: Construction Piping Services, Victaulic Vortex™, VicFle...

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Embracing the Internet of Things: Victaulic Stands at the Forefront of the Construction Industry by Integrating Innovative Web Technology with Intelligent Pipe Grooving

Victaulic’s roll grooving tool for pipe grooving is a unique example of how interconnectivity can enhance communication within the construction arena.

Victaulic RG5200i Intelligent Roll Grooving Tool Close Up

Faster, Safer, More Accurate Approach to Pipe Fabrication

Victaulic’s new, fully automated roll grooving tool is the perfect solution for pipe fabrication challenges. It reduces measurement errors & makes ...

Fire Sprinkler Head in Balcony Ceiling- Victaulic Flexible Dry Fire Sprinklers

A “Flexible” Solution to Fire Sprinkler Safety

Victaulic’s team of expert engineers developed a flexible dry fire sprinkler that is a simpler and safer alternative to traditional dry sprinklers.