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 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...

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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...

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Did You Discover Your Future At An Exploring Post?

Victaulic partnered with the Minsi Trails Council and established Exploring Post 1919 to offer area high school students first-hand experiences fro...

top view of group of engineer, technician and architect joining hands together with blueprint and construction tools on the conference table at construction site, teamwork, partner, industry concept

Does Behavior Based Safety Work?

Behavior Based Safety (BBS) is a hot topic in the manufacturing industry. On April 28, Victaulic is celebrating World Safety and Health at Work Day...

Workers working on a pipeline in Black Mountain - Victaulic

Can You Dig It?

At Victaulic, we like to use Safe Digging Month as an opportunity to reinforce safe excavation practices. This year during safe digging month we ar...

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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...

Conception et fabrication virtuelles (Virtual Design and Construction)

Introducing Victaulic Virtual Design & Construction – VDC

Victaulic Construction Piping Services has been rebranded to Virtual Design & Construction, or VDC. Accurately depicts suite of services & innovation.

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 celebrates World Plumbing Day by sharing a video. Victaulic NSF certified joining & flow p...

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

Chemours, who owns an environmentally-friendly mining facility, used Victaulic’s Series 906 Knife Gate Valve for HDPE to reduce downtime & maintena...

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...

Préparation de tuyauteries sous-marines avec collier Victaulic

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...

Deux hommes font la démonstration du logiciel BIM de réalité virtuelle Victaulic à l'Université Autodesk en 2017

“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

Une usine de production peut-elle être conçue pour être à la fois sûre et écologique ?

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

4 mythes de l'industrie américaine

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

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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...