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Thorpe Acquires Clayburn Refractories Ltd

HOUSTON (July 7, 2014) – Thorpe has acquired Clayburn Refractories Ltd with offices in Abbotsford, BC and Edmonton, AB. Clayburn Refractories is a strong leader in both British Columbia and Alberta provinces providing refractory solutions and services there since 1974. The acquisition provides Clayburn access to Thorpe’s industry leading refractory engineering capabilities. Thorpe benefits by further […]

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Thorpe Acquires Reliable Turnaround Services

HOUSTON (May 22, 2014) – Thorpe-Sunbelt, Inc. has acquired all of the assets and business of Reliable Turnaround Services (RTS) of Texas City, Texas. Larry Nelson served as President of RTS and maintained a loyal customer base for many years. We are proud to announce that Larry and his crews are now working for Thorpe-Sunbelt, Inc. […]

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Thorpe Merges with Plant Maintenance Services

HOUSTON (May 13, 2014) – Thorpe Specialty Services Corporation and Plant Maintenance Services are merged into one company. While Thorpe and PMS operate in the same markets, they emphasize different services. Thorpe specializes in the engineering and installation of fired equipment linings and insulation. PMS specializes in low temperature, non-metallic corrosion solutions such as fiberglass reinforced […]

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Thorpe Acquires Empire Refractory Specialists, Inc. (Birmingham, AL)

HOUSTON, January 1, 2013 – Thorpe Specialty Services Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of all of the assets and business of Hueytown (Birmingham), Alabama-based Empire Refractory Specialists, Inc. (“Empire”). The management, project staff, superintendents and all employees of Empire are being retained and the business unit will operate as Thorpe Plant Services, Inc. […]

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