Epic Piping spreads from U.S. to the Middle East
The Abu Dhabi facility will serve the Middle East region and, at 400,000 square feet, will be the company’s largest single facility, according to a local report in Epic’s homebase in southern Louisiana.
Epic Piping was created only last spring, just as oil prices were collapsing, with the backing of a private equity consortium led by Bernhard Capital Partners, a firm started by Jim Berhnard, the founder of the energy services conglomerate The Shaw Group, which was sold to CB&I in 2013.
The new Abu Dhabi plant will have production capacity of about 6,000 spools used for steel cabling a month, which will bring Epic’s total production to 20,000 spools from plant space that will exceed 1 million sq ft.
The company’s other plants are located at Livingston and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, San Marcos, Texas and a joint venture plant – Falcon Fabricators and Modular Builders – in Canada. ■