Remember to submit Fusion Hall of Fame nominations

May 1, 2024 is the final day to nominate someone for the 2024 Fusion Hall of Fame. Established in 2019, the Fusion Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who made significant contributions to the development and acceptance of fusible plastic pipe, along with advancements to the industry over the last 50 years. This year’s winners will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame during INFUSION24 festivities in October. Jim Kirchdorfer and Ian Powell were 2023’s …

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Share joint reports and jobs with Vault™ Connections

One of the latest additions to McElroy’s Vault™ capabilities is Vault Connections, which allow users to share joint reports and jobs with others. To get started, you’ll need the Vault username of the person you would like to add as a connection. The following steps will walk you through the process of adding a Vault Connection: Below is a short video that shows how to navigate the Connection interfaces, including adding a Connection, viewing existing …

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May 2024 Editor’s Note

It’s already May, INFUSION subscribers! You’ve probably heard the news, but 2024 marks McElroy’s 70th anniversary. So this year, we’re reflecting on our roots while also celebrating the milestones we’re reaching, such as the first Tritan™ 560 shipments and the opening of our fourth campus in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As we start looking ahead to our INFUSION24 conference in October, we hope you’ll be able to join us for what will no doubt be …

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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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