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November 02, 2017

Top Considerations for Trenchless (Steel Casing) Applications

Thermal grouting of trenchless/jack and bore (steel casing) applications is a highly specialized process and should only be attempted by a certified, capable grouting specialist contractor with proven experience in similar installations. The thermal grouting process has many detailed procedural considerations that must be thoroughly understood, reviewed, and implemented prior to undertaking the grouting process. […]

September 07, 2017

Summer’s almost over, but our interns’ careers are just getting started.

Julio getting some “hands-on” education on the factory floor.   Last month, Champion Fiberglass said goodbye to Julio Soto, one of our two summer interns. Soto is returning to his senior year at Rice University where he’ll finish his degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CHBE) with a minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM). […]

August 15, 2017

Our interns are headed back to school.

Jacob getting a close-up look on the Champion Fiberglass floor.   Summer break may be over – but as we all know, there are at least three more months of warm weather ahead for Houstonians. But school will soon be back in session, which means Champion Fiberglass is saying goodbye to another of our summer […]

June 23, 2017

Meet Champion’s Summer Interns

They may only be with Champion for the summer, but both of our interns have already spent years studying what it takes to move our industry forward. We talked to them about how they see their futures in the engineering field, and how they plan to use their Champion Fiberglass experience in their future careers. […]

May 19, 2017

Five fiberglass conduit myths that could be losing you money.

Steel and fiberglass have different properties. “Tell me something I don’t know,” you’re thinking, right? But fiberglass conduit is no longer the new kid on the block – and its uses have changed dramatically in the last 20 – even 10 – years. So yes, PVC-coated steel conduit and fiberglass conduit have different properties, but […]

November 29, 2016

Infographic: Our New Longer UL-Listed Support Spans

When it comes to material cost, lightness and ease of use, Champion Fiberglass has always been way ahead of other options. This infographic shows how UL-listed increased support spans put us on par with PVC-coated steel and GRC. (UL designates Champion Fiberglass MW for 5″ and 6″ as SW)

October 20, 2015

Lightweight Fiberglass Conduit Cuts Labor Costs and Makes Installations Quicker and Safer

See How Fiberglass Conduit Compares to the Weights of Other Conduit Types To be competitive on electrical engineering projects, most contractors know the lighter the conduit, the faster and safer the installation process. So when a project requires a light-weight electrical conduit – Champion Fiberglass conduit delivers astonishing results. Just take a look at the […]

October 06, 2015

Fiberglass Electrical Conduit Hits the Gridiron

See How Champion Fiberglass is Infiltrating Football Stadiums Nationwide From the SEC and the Big Ten all the way to the NFL, Champion Fiberglass is getting into football stadiums all across the country – literally. Related: What Champion Fiberglass and Fantasy Football Have in Common What we mean is Champion products have been specified for […]

August 27, 2015

What Champion Fiberglass and Fantasy Football Have in Common

How Drafting the Right Conduit Can Help You Rack Up Points on Your Project At Champion Fiberglass, we know football season means good times with your buddies, tailgate parties and Thursday through Monday evenings fighting with your wife or girlfriend over who gets the remote. It probably also means you’re in a fantasy football league. […]

July 20, 2015

How Fiberglass Conduit Optimizes Your Project’s Performance and Cuts Costs

How Fiberglass Conduit Optimizes Your Project’s Performance and Cuts Costs Contractors Benefiting from Reduced Labor and Incorporating Beneficial Long-Term Cost Savings of Fiberglass into Project Bids.  In an increasingly competitive world where every dime on a project bid is scrutinized, fiberglass conduit is one material that electrical contractors are thrilled to see on a spec list. […]