News Releases

06Oct 2017

As the world’s most commonly used building material, concrete offers a wealth of features that make it the material for building projects everywhere, both above and below ground. Behind the concrete that is so commonly used for infrastructure in America is the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) which advocates, represents and educates its members, as […]

03Oct 2017

Producer members of the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) began retooling the concrete pipe industry in the mid to late 90s to accommodate market demand and the production of 21st century precast concrete pipe and boxes. What they did not foresee was a greater demand placed on concrete pipe producers in educating specifiers, design engineers, […]

01Oct 2017

Spokane, Washington is completing a network of buried concrete combined sewer overflow (CSO) structures to store excess water during heavy rainstorms and rapid snowmelt, until the storm surge subsides and the water can be sent to the Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility for treatment. The structures are included in Spokane’s Cleaner River Faster initiative that […]

29Mar 2017

(Concrete Products.com) – Russell Tripp, P.E., will succeed Matt Childs, P.E. as ACPA president, effective April 1. His appointment follows seven years as ACPA California, Florida and Georgia engineer, working with local producer members to strengthen their state associations and build concrete drainage products market share. “Russell has invested a lot of time and energy […]

28Mar 2017

(Public Works.com) – The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) today announced that Russell Tripp, PE, will succeed Matt Childs, P.E. as President, effective April 1 Tripp has served as the ACPA’s Georgia, California, and Florida engineer, working with local concrete pipe producer members to strengthen their state associations, since 2010. “Russell has invested a lot of […]

28Mar 2017

(Concrete Construction.com) – The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) today announced that Russell Tripp, PE, will succeed Matt Childs, P.E. as President, effective April 1 Tripp has served as the ACPA’s Georgia, California, and Florida engineer, working with local concrete pipe producer members to strengthen their state associations, since 2010. “Russell has invested a lot of […]

06Dec 2016

After flooding and wildfires increased scrutiny of materials used in the state’s roadway systems, Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division hosted a concrete pipe plant tour with Governor Hickenlooper along with national, state and local elected officials at its plant in Littleton, CO addressing critical safety, quality, and budgetary concerns. See page 12: http://coloradopublicworksjournal.com/fall-2016 Image […]

15Nov 2016

IRVING, TX, 10/10/2016 After flooding and wildfires increased scrutiny of materials used in the state’s roadway systems, Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division hosted a concrete pipe plant tour with Governor Hickenlooper along with national, state and local elected officials at its plant in Littleton, CO addressing critical safety, quality, and budgetary concerns. Link to […]

14Aug 2015

(Storm Water Solutions.com) – Several states join call to celebrate industry’s contributions to society Governors across the U.S. are dedicating a week this summer to some of the most overlooked, taken-for-granted, yet irreplaceable products on Earth. For the first time, National Concrete Pipe Week will be observed from Aug. 16 to 22, 2015 as the nation […]

11Aug 2015

(Press Release) – National Concrete Pipe Week Declared for August 16-22 Several states join call to celebrate industry’s contributions to society DALLAS (August 11, 2015) – Governors across the United States are dedicating a week this summer to some of the most overlooked, taken-for-granted, yet irreplaceable products on Earth. For the first time, National Concrete Pipe […]

06Aug 2015

(Concrete Products.com) – More than 400 engineers, executives, owners and allied professionals from the North American concrete drainage products segment will gather for the inaugural ACPA Pipe Show, staged concurrently with the association’s 2016 Pipe School, January 4–7 at the University of Texas at Arlington. “We’ve long known there was a growing need and desire in […]