McElroy Manufacturing Named In National Marketing Awards Program

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. recently received first place honors for their direct mail advertising campaign in the “Measures of Success” Awards program, held in Williamsburg VA. The national contest honors exceptional marketing communications efforts in the construction equipment industry. The Publications in Construction Association (PICA) established the “Measures of Success” Awards to spotlight strong individual marketing communications efforts, and to elevate the role of marketing communications professionals by highlighting the quality of their work and its …

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New Tool Fills Need In HDPE Pipe Industry

Tulsa, OK — McElroy Manufacturing Inc, the leading manufacturer of fusion equipment, recently announced the availability of a new device that has pipeline workers cheering. The innovative piece of equipment called a PolyPorter is designed to aid in the lifting and moving of polyethylene pipe in the field. The PolyPorter is a hand-operated tool used much like a dolly and is intended for pipe up to eight inches in diameter. The price is comparable to …

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TracStar® 900 Fusion Machine Improved

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. has recently enhanced the fusion machine that revolutionized large diameter pipe fusion. The new TracStar 900 is now available with options. In 1997 McElroy unveiled the world’s first self-contained, self-propelled, all-terrain hydraulic fusion machine — the TracStar 500. The TracStar 900 soon followed and the mobility of the track system, removable jaw assembly and elimination of a third party generator are features that fusion technicians loved. As polyethylene gains acceptance in water, …

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Pipeline Contractor Improves Capabilities

Today polyethylene pipe (PE) is used in 90% of all gas line construction and is gaining acceptance in the water industry. An Oklahoma contractor with experience in both industries is pushing PE pipe installation to new limits with the help of a piece of equipment that lays coiled pipe. Utility Management and Construction Company (UMCCo) located in Ochelata, Oklahoma has been installing gas lines for over fifteen years and is now also gaining a reputation …

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