Company Profile

PLIDCO®: The Industry's First High Pressure Pipeline Repair Products

The Pipe Line Development Company, or PLIDCO®, is a United States, family-owned business, founded in 1949 by Joseph B. and Berneice K. Smith. PLIDCO® manufactures pipe line repair and maintenance fittings with hundreds of thousands of fittings sold. The factory has 56,000 square feet of office and lab space. The factory has all of the standard fabrication and machine tools plus special equipment required to completely manufacture standard & special fittings.

PLIDCO® fittings have been used worldwide for high pressure pipeline repair and maintenance, in a wide variety of applications, both onshore and offshore. Applications include oil, gas, water, chemical, steam, slurry and other piping systems. PLIDCO® high pressure clamps and fittings are designed and manufactured following the applicable codes, and a strict Quality Control program. These proven products have enabled customers to avoid or minimize costly and dangerous shutdowns, saving risk, time, and money. All products are designed to quickly and safely repair pipelines, most without shutdown; all to keep downtime to a minimum. PLIDCO® products can be backwelded with the line in operation, or bolted-only for weld-hazardous or weld-difficult areas. Factory trained technicians are available to assist you with difficult installations or with measurements for special designs. PLIDCO® is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

PLIDCO® products have been designed for pressure up to 10,000 psi and temperatures from -250° F to 1100° F. An inventory of standard products in API pipe size, 1-1/2" through 48" and pressures up to 2000 psi are stocked. Since your piping problems cannot wait, PLIDCO® factory technicians are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide you with solutions and technical assistance.

Featuring PLIDCO Split+Sleeve

This short movie shows you how PLIDCO's Split+Sleeve Connector is a versatile new solution for a variety of subsea riser and pipeline repairs.

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