Underground Construction Manufacturer, TRIC Tools of Northern California, Hosts Virginia Trenchless Lining Manufacturer Max Liner at its Alameda Headquarters

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On June 5th & 6th Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, TRIC Tools, hosted a Field demonstration of its Lateral Pipe Replacement Process in Piedmont, CA.

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Front - Gil Carroll, Dave Fletcher, Bob Grener, Rear - Michael Lien, Gregg Abbott

I enjoyed lunch, meeting Gil and Dave and taking some pictures with Dad's camera.

Alameda, CA based Trenchless Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, TRIC Tools, hosted Maxliner USA of Martinsville, VA on June 5th and 6th. Gil Carroll and Dave Fletcher of Max Liner accompanied Gregg Abbott, Director of Sales and Bob Grenier, Director of Municipal Sales for a Pipe Bursting Field demonstration in Piedmont, CA.

While in Alameda, Max Liner accompanied TRIC to Piedmont where Heiko Dzierzon of Pipespy demonstrated an 80 foot long, 4" pipe replacement with TRIC's 30 ton Pipe Bursting Equipment. Pipespy is one of TRIC's first clients, who purchased their equipment in 1998. Both Mr. Carroll and Mr. Fletcher were excited to see TRIC's equipment used in the field.    

After the Pipe Bursting demonstration, Max Liner and TRIC unwound in Jack London Square's Kincaid Restaurant. TRIC's Michael Lien and his daughter Karina joined the companies for lunch. While at Kincaids, Max Liner and TRIC discussed their parallel paths in developing and testing their pipe rehabilitation technologies. "I enoyed the lunch, meeting Gil and Dave while taking some pictures with Dad's camera." commented 12-year old Karina Lien.

Max Liner was founded in 1998 and provides Cured In Place Pipe repair for the rehabilitation of underground pipelines. For more information on Maxliner's products and process visit http://www.Maxlinerusa.com

TRIC Tools, Inc. is an infrastructure and environmental solutions company that provides proprietary technology, tools and services for trenchless rehabilitation and replacement of sewer, water, gas and other difficult to access underground pipes. TRIC holds four U.S. and International patents for its device and method of trenchless pipe replacement. In 1997, TRIC established the standards and created the industry for lateral replacement (homes' sewer line) using its pipe bursting technology. TRIC continues to re-engineer its technology for new markets, expanding upon its domestic sewer lateral tools with the introduction of innovative solutions for mainline sewer, drinking water and gas distribution pipelines.

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