Online News-Victaulic Co. Celebrates 80th Anniversary in 2005
August 9, 2005
Victaulic Co. celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2005. The concept of joining pipe with a mechanical bolted coupling that would engage into grooves and feature a gasket seal originated during World War I for rapid deployment of fuel and water to Allied forces. The company that worked closely with the War Department of England to develop piping systems for hydraulics was named the Victory Pipe Joint Company after the coupling it had engineered-known as the "victory joint"