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May 27, 2020

Planning for 2020 projects?

Planning for 2020 projects?

From PVC to GRC to fiberglass and more, there are many choices for electrical conduit. Get familiar with electrical conduit options so you can make the best, most cost-efficient decision for your next project.


May 05, 2020

For the Electroindustry, Data Center Projects Expected to Grow Late 2020

For the Electroindustry, Data Center Projects Expected to Grow Late 2020
Given the amount of wire and cable entering a data center, electroindustry leaders are familiar with the unique needs of these facilities and the importance of safeguarding their infrastructure. According to Electrical Wholesaling’s Electrical Market Forecast & Analysis, 2020 has been called a challenging year to forecast. And the COVID-19 pandemic adds another level of [...]


April 28, 2020

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

Champion Fiberglass remains fully operational, manufacturing fiberglass conduit at 100% capacity and providing service to our customers in our newly expanded facility during the COVID-19 outbreak.


April 20, 2020

We’ve done it again. Announcing a new calculator for elbows.

We’ve done it again. Announcing a new calculator for elbows.

Champion Fiberglass is excited to launch our new elbow calculator tool. It allows you to compare fiberglass conduit to other conduit types like PVC-coated steel, GRC, aluminum and stainless steel. Here’s a quick how-to for using our new elbow calculator.


February 17, 2020

Champion Fiberglass Field Reps Recognized at NEMRA

The Champion Fiberglass sales team was out in force at NEMRA in January. National Sales Manager Scott Patchan, National Sales Manager Bob Reeger, and Regional Sales Manager Kent Brown connected with the Champion Fiberglass team of field sales representatives while in Orlando. The team presented news and updates about Champion Fiberglass and recognized Reps who [...]


February 06, 2020

Through Quality and Service, We Strive to be Your Trusted Provider

Through Quality and Service, We Strive to be Your Trusted Provider
Over the years, Champion Fiberglass has celebrated many firsts. In 1989, a year after our founding, we developed the first fiberglass conduit with flame retardant properties. Then in 1996, we were one of the major authors of the first official standard for fiberglass conduit (UL 1684) by Underwriters Laboratories. As for quality designations, in 2006, [...]




October 30, 2019

California’s Recurring Blackouts: Buried Utility and Transmission Lines Reduce the Risk of Wildfire and Eliminate Imposed Blackouts

California’s Recurring Blackouts: Buried Utility and Transmission Lines Reduce the Risk of Wildfire and Eliminate Imposed Blackouts
Six of the 10 most destructive fires in California were started by electrical equipment, according to CNBC. Recent fires in California have elevated the situation, and the utility company is mandating 10 years of intermittent blackouts across the state. Ten years of erratic blackouts will have disastrous effects on business and the state’s economy, not [...]


September 19, 2019

Turnkey Solutions: Epoxy Adhesive System Makes Installation Easier

Turnkey Solutions: Epoxy Adhesive System Makes Installation Easier
You’ve mapped out conduit needs for a project, considered the options and are preparing to place an order for fiberglass conduit. Remember to give some thought to the adhesives that join conduit together. When it comes to bonding fittings and joints of conduit on a project, Champion Fiberglass has a system in place to meet [...]