VENICE, Italy -- Socotherm Americas SA subsidiary Socotherm LaBarge has officially opened the doors of its anti-corrosion production and services plant in Channelview near Houston, Texas.
The plant is designed to manufacture and apply anti-corrosion coating and thermal insulation on steel pipe for installation in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Products include Socotherm's five-layer syntactic polypropylene thermal insulation for pipe with up to 48-in. (122-cm) diameter.
Socotherm LaBarge is owned by Socotherm Americas SA (51%) and LaBarge Pipe & Steel (49%).