Victaulic Acquires Utility Coatings & Fabrication


Victaulic, a leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining, fire protection, and flow control solutions, acquired Utility Coatings & Fabrication, Inc. located in West Jordan, Utah. The acquisition supports the company’s growth in the infrastructure, waterworks, energy and commercial construction markets by increasing capacity for large-diameter piping solutions, fabrication, and coatings and linings capabilities. It is also aligned with the strategy to manufacture these products in the United States.

“This acquisition represents Victaulic’s fourth consecutive investment in the last four years, highlighting the company’s strategic vision for ongoing growth,” said Rick Bucher, President and Chief Executive Officer of Victaulic. He said, “Victaulic remains dedicated to meeting the demands of our North American customer base through the expansion of manufacturing capacity in the western United States.”

“This marks an exciting new chapter for our company. We are confident that merging the capabilities of UCF with Victaulic, a globally renowned industry leader, will open up new opportunities for growth and innovation for our collective customers,” said Jeff Dahle, CEO of UCF.

A major aspect of Victaulic’s business strategy has always been to manufacture products in close proximity to its customers. The addition of the UCF business includes over 21,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over five acres of land. Since 2011, Victaulic has added over 1.4 million square feet of foundry and manufacturing capacity in North America.


About Victaulic

Since 1919, Victaulic’s innovative solutions and design services continue to increase construction productivity and reduce risk, ensuring projects are completed safely, on time and within budget. With more than 5,500 employees and 50 facilities worldwide, Victaulic helps customers in 140 countries succeed in the global construction industry. For more information, visit


About Utility Coatings & Fabrication, Inc.

Utility Coatings & Fabrication was founded in 1988 and is located in West Jordan, Utah. UCF provides expert services for manufacturing fabricated pipe and fitting solutions, as well as protective coatings and lining capabilities. For more information, visit