Construtec Duktil, a company specializing in ductile iron pipes for water supply since 1998 in Spain and Latin America, and US Pipe, a technological leader in the production of ductile iron pipes and fittings based in Birmingham (Alabama), have sealed an alliance to develop hydraulic solutions for the European and Spanish-speaking Latin American markets.
The American manufacturer, currently part of the Forterra group, is well known for the contributions it has made to the ductile iron industry. Among others, one of its best known patents at the global level is the “push on” TYTON® joint, used by leading manufacturers of pipes and fittings and still available in the market under such worldwide trademarks as TYTON® or TYTON JOINT®.
An alliance of quality
The CONSTRUTEC – US PIPE alliance is intended to provide the market with premium, high added-value solutions developed by US Pipe involving their locking systems without bolts such as Lok&Play®. The following locking systems are available: TR FLEX®, HDSS®, HP LOK® and TR-XTREME®, this latter a recent innovation awaiting its patent, developed to provide a solution for the disasters that result from pipelines disconnecting during seismic movements.
This is why this alliance will bring new opportunities to the water market in Europe and Latin America, where premium solutions and products are in great demand.
About Construtec Duktil
CONSTRUTEC DUKTIL is a company based in Spain. It has lengthy experience in the ductile iron pipe and fittings sector. Over the last few years, Construtec has specialized in the engineering of special applications, focusing particularly on high pressure and high mountain applications. In addition, the company has positioned itself in projects of this nature in the Latin American market, undertaking the engineering, supply and supervision of works within the projects it has taken part in.
About Us Pipe
U.S. PIPE, founded in 1899, is the leading US manufacturer of ductile iron pipe and fittings. It runs 3 pipe manufacturing plants and 11 transformation centres, all in the United States, where they make flanged and other special fittings. They are particularly renowned for their advanced technology that enables them to apply their special internal GLASS LINING to both pipes and fittings. Apart from traditional centrifuged cement-mortar lining, US PIPE offers other internal lining such as Seal Coat for wastewater, PROTECTO 401, or CERAMAPURE PL 90 for water supply.