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Extra Pipe Inventory to Help You!

By |2021-09-20T18:54:56+00:00September 20th, 2021|Bridges, Construction, Engineering, News|

One thing that we know this year is that the cost of steel is high. In fact, in July fortune.com estimated that costs are up more than 200 percent. Of course, this is attributed to the pandemic and the fact that production decreased during shutdowns and extra safety measures. The costs of many materials have

Bringing Bending Success to a Kirkland, Washington Bridge

By |2021-08-12T21:06:37+00:00August 12th, 2021|Bridges, News|

We are so excited to complete the pipe bending on another bridge that will provide people access and help enrich a community.  The Totem Lake Pedestrian Bridge is a pedestrian and bicycle bridge that is being built in Kirkland, Washington. The project’s construction began in December 2020. The final touches will be added to the

What to Ask and Know When Ordering Your Next Pipe Bend

By |2021-07-23T16:16:48+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Construction, News|

In bending, fabricating, and welding, BendTec is happy to help you bring success to your next project -- but before we partner together on your next bid, federal bid, or company’s success story, know which questions to bring to us, and items to know to give to us.  What to ask: Lead Time People may

A Pipe Bending Milestone Met At BendTec

By |2021-06-16T20:00:56+00:00June 2nd, 2021|News|

Recently at BendTec, we’ve completed a milestone of our own! We completed our 4,000th test bend!  But our recent pipe bending milestone wasn’t just about the test bend. More importantly, this gave us a reason to celebrate some amazing members of the BendTec team. Bob has given 43 years to BendTec, while Shawn has worked

How to Save Money During Your Next Structural Project

By |2021-04-05T16:59:53+00:00April 5th, 2021|Construction, News|

For over more than 100 years, BendTec has earned a reputation for being one of the best in both the pipe bending and fabrication industry. But when you are planning the next big structural project, you may wonder why to choose steel bending or pipe bending over other methods of fabrication. When it comes to

The Process of Induction Bending and Pipe Bending

By |2021-04-05T16:13:10+00:00March 3rd, 2021|News|

So, what is the Process of Induction Bending or Pipe Bending? BendTec built its first induction bending machine in 1972 and has bent curved or bent pipe since 1973. Today, BendTec is one of the leading pipes bending and fabrication companies in the Western Hemisphere. But what exactly is induction or pipe bending? What does

BendTec to Bring Bend Fabrication to Former Project’s Companion Bridge

By |2021-02-02T17:40:34+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Bridges, Engineering, News|

As the Chicago Department of Transportation recently announced work on a pedestrian and bike-friendly 43rd Street Bridge, BendTec is proud to once again partner with FH Paschen, the project’s main contractor, and Hillsdale Fabricators, the project’s steel fabricator, to bring success to this bridge project.  Just like BendTec did with this project’s companion bridge, located

Best of the Best 2019

By |2021-04-05T16:13:56+00:00July 8th, 2020|Bridges, News|

Best of the Best In addition to winning ENR Midwest’s 2019 Best Projects award, The 41st Street Pedestrian Arch Bridge on Chicago's Lakeshore drive earned ENR's National award for Project of the Year. "The 41st Street Pedestrian Arch Bridge project team overcame the daunting task of spanning 1,470 ft over active rail lines, catenary