The Shaw Group Inc. has announced that it has taken steps to expand its pipe fabrication capacity by approximately 30 percent, including the acquisition of Mid States Pipe of Arkansas and the reopening of a 130,000 SF pipe fabrication facility in Tulsa.
Terms of Shaw’s acquisition of Mid States Pipe Fabrication, Inc., including a modern 150,000 SF pipe fabrication shop with radiographic and painting facilities on a 48-acre site in El Dorado, Ark., were not disclosed.
Shaw also announced that it is currently expanding operations at its Sunland facility in Walker, Lou. The expansion at the Sunland facility will include an additional 20 percent of enclosed fabrication shop space and an additional 10 acres of lay down and pipe storage yard. The expansion is expected to increase the facility’s production capacity by approximately 30 percent. The expansion at Sunland is expected to bring total employment at the facility to over 650.