Tianjin Pipe Group Corporation (TPCO) is a global seamless pipe manufacturer in China with headquarters located in Tianjin, a dynamic, fast developing industrial city in North China. Its core business is manufacturing seamless steel pipes that attains to the advanced international standard.
Tianjin Pipe (Group) Corporation invested in excess of $1 billion through TPCO America to build a state-of-the-art seamless steel pipe manufacturing facility on a 253-acre site east of Gregory, Texas. When completed, the TPCO America facility will be the largest single investment by Chinese company in a US manufacturing facility.
TPCO America constructed with Pipe End Finishing Facility and Pipe Rolling Mill.
The Pipe End Finishing Facility takes plain-ended pipe (green pipe) and turns it into finished casing to be used in oil and gas production. Construction of the phase one End Finishing Facility was completed in 2014. TPCO America has already secured the required air permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and a 5CT Monogram license from the American Petroleum Institute.
The Rolling Mill will use raw steel billet to produces plain end pipe to be fed into the Pipe End Finishing Facility. The facility will be fueled by electricity and natural gas and will utilize Best Available Control Technology and cutting-edge processes that reduce emissions, conserve energy, and decrease environmental impacts. The facility will recycle water and retain storm water for reuse. When operational, the TPCO America facility will produce annually approximately 500,000 metric tons of 4" through 10-3/4" seamless steel pipe principally for use in the energy industry, both local and abroad.
TPCO America will provide seamless Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) produced in an integrated mill. With the support of a team of researchers and technical experts from TPCO headquarters, TPCO America will continue to develop innovative products and solutions to meet complex needs of the world's oil and gas producers. Apart from providing all grades of API steel, TPCO will be able to provide a variety of non-API standard oil casing, with the TP series product line.