Awards and Kudos

Notable structural repair industry recognition


QuakeWrap's engineering services, quality materials and top-notch installations are recognized nationally by leading civil engineering and public utility organizations.

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2017
Kudos for QuakeWrap's In-House Construction Company

QuakeWrap’s in-house installation team, FRP Construction LLC, earns kudos from the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities for showing positive attitudes, job site sensitivity and installation diligence during a recent culvert repair job that involved running water, bad weather and other challenges.

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2017
PileMedic by QuakeWrap Makes the Grade with US Army Engineers

QuakeWrap Inc. was proud to take part in a Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTD) with the U.S. Transportation Command and U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). The demonstrations, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, involved U.S. Army and Navy divers implementing the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers PIER program. PIER allows for repair of a damaged structure within days instead of months, or even years, which in turn supports a variety of missions. Pier pilings were repaired with QuakeWrap's PileMedic product to demonstrate the equipment’s use in the field.

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2011
Trenchless Technology's Project of the Year Award

This coveted award recognizes PipeMedic by QuakeWrap for "CIPP of Leaking High-Pressure Cast Iron Main." PipeMedic laminates were used to bridge a 2-ft gap in a steel pipe -- remotely creating a pipe where there was no steel pipe present! You can read more about this project by clicking here.

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2010
Award of Merit from International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

This Award was presented to QuakeWrap, Inc. for Emergency Repair of Mile Long Cast in Place Reinforced Concrete Penstock at El Encanto Hydroelectric Power Plant. The pipe was located a mountainous terrains of Costa Rica. This project holds the world's largest single application of FRP in retrofit of a major pipeline. You can read the award announcement here. This article published in several magazines including the ICRI's Concrete Repair Bulletin and ACI's Concrete International.

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2010
Award of Merit in Structural Engineering from Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAOA)

This Award was presented to QuakeWrap, Inc. for Blast Strengthening of US Army Building Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Technology. An article published in Structure Magazine details the testing program that was done prior to this retrofit. This article published in Public Works Digest describes details of the project. 

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2009
Trenchless Technology Project of the Year Award (Honorable Mention)

This Award was presented to QuakeWrap, Inc. for Emergency Structural Rehabilitation of a Mile-Long 7-ft Diameter Pipeline. The pipe was leaking at thousands of locations. The entire repair of the pipe was completed in a record 15 days. You can read the award announcement here. This article published in AWWA's Opflow, describes some details of the project. To view the article for Trenchless Technology's Project of the Year Award, Click Here.

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2009
2009 SASIE Awards Finalist

QuakeWrap, Inc. was one of 25 finalists nominated for the SASIE Award (Southern Arizona Smart Inspiring Enterprise). Each year the Arizona Small Business Association hands out awards to successful businesses in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

2008
Award of Excellence from International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

QuakeWrap received the 2008 Award of Excellence from the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) for the restoration of Large Diameter Prestressed Concrete Pipelines. Over 700 feet of 120-inch diameter Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP) was repaired by application of carbon FRP fabric. To read the full project description in Concrete Repair Bulletin, click here.

 

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2007
Award of Merit from International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

QuakeWrap received the 2007 Award of Merit from the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) for the retrofit of the Historic Fox Theater in Tucson, AZ. 

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2006
2006 Award of Excellence from International Concrete Repair Institute(ICRI)

QuakeWrap Inc. is the recipient of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) 2006 Award of Excellence for its seismic retrofit of the historic McKinley Tower in Anchorage, Alaska. The national award acknowledges QuakeWrap’s creative achievement and innovation in repairing and strengthening the concrete structure. Read the ICRI Article here. Read the article published in Structure Magazine. You may also watch this video by clicking here.

 

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2006
2006 Award of Excellence in Structural Engineering

This award was for retrofit of the Historic Fox Theater in Tucson, AZ. Many of the unreinforced masonry walls in this building were retrofitted by bonding glass or carbon FRP fabrics to them. The History Channel made a documentary program about this project that aired on March 26, 2005. You can view that video by clicking here.

 

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2004
2004 Award of Excellence in Structural Engineering (Retrofit) by the Structural Engineers Association of Arizona

This project involved flexural strengthening of glulam beams in a high school gymnasium in Coolidge, AZ. The beams in the locker room were retrofitted with carbon strips and carbon fabric for increased live load capacity to allow placement of bleachers for spectators. You can read more about the project by clicking here. An article describing this project and the accompanying laboratory testing was also published in Structure Magazine and can be downloaded here.

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