McElroy focuses on Australian fusion market with new website

McElroy, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of thermoplastic fusion equipment, has launched a website dedicated to the Australian distributors and customers at www.mcelroyfusion.com.au. “Australia has been a large international market for McElroy for some time,” said McElroy CEO and President Chip McElroy. “We saw the need for a localized site that would allow our partners to quickly access resources tailored to their geographical location.” Since 1993, McElroy has served customers in Australia through partnerships …

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McElroy’s legacy of success

As it celebrates its 70th anniversary, McElroy is poised to remain the world’s most-trusted name in plastic pipe fusion equipment. The company’s roots stretch all the way back to March 1954, when Art and Panny McElroy launched their new business, McElroy Manufacturing, in their garage in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was the couple’s dream – Art, an engineer and inventor at heart, had an entrepreneurial spirit that propelled him to always look for a better way …

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Michels, McElroy keep natural gas flowing in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, keeping the natural gas flowing in winter is a top priority. Just north of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, work was underway in November 2022 to replace existing natural gas lines with long-lasting HDPE to keep the heat flowing for decades to come. Several McElroy TracStar® 28 and TracStar 412 machines, Pit Bull® 14 machines, and Sidewinders® were brought in to fuse the thousands of feet of Medium-Density Polyethylene (MDPE) pipe involved …

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Zoo requires unique, specialized approach to infrastructure construction of new exhibit

When your company specializes in zoo and aquarium exhibits, jobs can get a little bit wild. Longhorn Organics Project Manager Kyle Jones fuses high-density polyethylene pipe that will eventually make up a new Amazon River-themed exhibit at Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas. But it’s all in a day’s work for Beau Dempsey, owner of Longhorn Organics. Since 2009, the Terrell, Texas, (east of Dallas) company has provided biological design and filtration systems for zoos and …

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