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May 16, 2022

What Type of Conduit to Use Underground?

Why choosing the correct electrical conduit is important Electrical conduit provides valuable protection to electrical wiring and electrical cable from moisture, fire, corrosion, impact, electrocution and short-circuits. With many options available to project managers and engineers, it’s important to consider the location and environment specific to each project when selecting an electrical conduit to specify [...]



April 08, 2022

Champion Fiberglass Receives ISO 45001 Certification

Champion Fiberglass has achieved ISO 45001 certification. This third certification is in addition to the ISO certifications that Champion has had for many years, ISO 9001-Quality Management Systems and ISO 14001-Environmental Systems Management. Per the International Standards Organization (ISO), 45001 is an occupational health and safety management system that incorporates organizational processes. More specifically, it [...]



March 16, 2022

Sustainable Electrical Conduit Machinery: New Champion Fiberglass Systems Enhance Environmental Stewardship Efforts

Champion Fiberglass values environmental stewardship Recent capital investments help reduce environmental load Acquisitions include a water filtration system and solid waste grinder Champion Fiberglass strives to be a responsible corporate citizen in terms of the solid and water byproducts created in manufacturing. This is part of what earned the ISO 14001:2015 designation for our manufacturing [...]


March 10, 2022

PVC Shortage: 2022 Electroindustry Update

Supply chain issues continue to plague the construction industry The PVC shortage has potential to continue through 2024 Fiberglass conduit is a superior replacement for PVC SCH 40 that is available with shorter lead times and lower prices Projects utilizing fiberglass conduit benefit from its light weight, durability and less costly installation For PVC pipe [...]


February 21, 2022

Electrical Conduit Corrosion Resistance: An Intermediate Guide For Electrical Engineers and Electrical Contractors

Corrosion can be caused by chemical reactions such as oxidation and includes galvanic corrosion, atmospheric corrosion, and uniform corrosion Environments where corrosion occurs include wastewater treatment plants, chemical plants and coastal environments such as piers and ports In industrial construction project applications in corrosion-prone environments, it’s important to select a corrosion-resistant conduit for longevity and [...]



February 21, 2022

Sales Awards Announced at NEMRA

For the first time in two years, the Champion Fiberglass sales team attended the NEMRA 2022 conference. While in Dallas, National Sales Manager Scott Patchan, National Sales Manager Bob Reeger, Regional Sales Manager Kent Brown, and Regional Sales Manager Matt Fredericks connected with the Champion Fiberglass team of field sales representatives. The team shared news [...]


January 20, 2022

Latest Investments in Manufacturing Equipment and Systems Create Efficiencies in Production

Champion Fiberglass® values innovation. The company places a premium on research and development in order to create high-performance products for customers. An example of this is the launch of two new product lines — Champion Bridge Drain™ and Champion Strut™ — last year. A key component of this initiative is the purchase of new, leading-edge [...]