Industry News

Future Pipe – FPI (Group) – Expanding Gobally via Purchases (Protesa & Specialty Plastics)

In Acquisitions and Mergers, Current Industry News on June 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm


Trade Arabia – FPI purchases Protesa a Spanish fabricator.  This is an interesting purchase for FPI,  expanding out of GCC.  But it’s not the first time.  In April of this year FPI (FPIG) bought Specialty Plastics in Baton Rouge, LA.

Fiberglass Tank and Pipe Failures – Who needs them?

In Corrosion, Resources on June 28, 2013 at 2:11 pm


You can avoid costly Failure Investigations of Fiberglass industrial equipment with regular preventive maintenance inspections of your fiberglass equipment.

When it comes to safety there really is no option.  Fiberglass Structural Engineering (FSE Inc.) provides all the services you need from engineering, inspection, testing, preventive maintenance and failure investigation.

On average most companies inspect their fiberglass industrial equipment, tanks, pipes etc every one to two years to avoid problems and failures.



We recommend you do the same and call FSE Inc. before you need to call for a failure investigation…………………………. yes they do that too.

Fabricator Inspection or 3rd Party Independant Inspection Company?

In Corrosion, Resources, Uncategorized on June 27, 2013 at 10:26 am

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When is it appropriate to hire your local industrial fiberglass fabricator to assess the condition of your (or their) old fiberglass equipment such as pipes and tanks and/or when is it appropriate for an independent experienced 3rd party fiberglass inspection company to fill the role.  Is this an all or nothing issue?

The answer, coming soon.