September 21, 2022

    5 Reasons to use Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP)

    When selecting a building material for an infrastructure project, there are a few key factors to consider before making a decision. Engineers must be sure to make selections that will benefit both the people within their agency,...

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    Topics: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer, FRP, FRP vs. Precast Total Time, Production and Installation Time, Weight, Corrosion and Maintenance

    September 08, 2022

    Road Trip Reveal - FRP Waterfront Products Hold Up Under Scrutiny

    The third installment of our Inspection Log Series takes us to the waterfront. During my East Coast trip, I was able to examine installations that included Creative Composites Group’s Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) fenders,...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, FRP Composites, fenders, structural dolphin

    September 01, 2022

    Road Trip Reveal - FRP Rail Platforms Hold Up Under Scrutiny

    In my first blog of this Inspection Log series, I talked about being able to see first-hand, how our Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bridge decks were holding up. As part of my trip along the East Coast, I also visited the sites...

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    Topics: Rail Platforms, FRP Composites, FRP Rail Platforms

    July 29, 2022

    Road Trip Reveal - FRP Bridge Decks Hold Up Under Scrutiny

    Last month I traveled up the East Coast to inspect 19 Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) infrastructure projects that have been designed and fabricated by Creative Composites Group (CCG) over the past 10 years. As a supplier, our...

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    Topics: FRP bridge deck, bridge decks, FRP Composites

    July 21, 2022

    Are You Prepared for a Wood Utility Pole Shortage?

    Wood has been the most utilized material for utility poles for many decades. But wood has always been at the mercy of Mother Nature. Humans haven’t yet created an artificial process to create wood like we have for lab-grown...

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    Topics: FRP Composites, utility

    June 28, 2022

    StormStrong® Utility Poles a Strong Solution in Maine

    Any utility providing power to rural areas faces unique challenges. So too do utilities serving areas that experience regular, extreme weather events. One Maine utility had to address both.

    The utility faced several challenges:...

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    Topics: FRP Composites, utility

    June 23, 2022

    Fiber Reinforced Polymer is the Solution to Salinity

    Of all the water on Earth, 97% of it is salt water. Saltwater ecosystems provide some of our most life-sustaining environmental benefits, including sequestering carbon at 50% higher rates than tropical forests and providing more...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, FRP Composites

    June 14, 2022

    Celebrating One Year of CCG

    Peanut butter and jelly, football and tailgating – some things are just better together. We are proud to be celebrating one year of the union of Creative Pultrusions, Inc., E.T. Techtonics, Kenway Composites, Tower Tech and...

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    Topics: FRP Composites

    June 10, 2022

    ESG Week: What the Peck? Protecting Infrastructure & Environment

    The average lifespan of a wood utility pole could be many years – but not when woodpeckers have anything to say about it.

    Woodpeckers present the single largest threat to the durability and longevity of wood utility poles in the...

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    Topics: FRP Composites, utility

    June 09, 2022

    ESG Week: Helping to Reinvigorate the Heartland

    The post-industrial Midwest is finally shaking off some of the rust for more advanced materials like composites. Creative Composites Group (CCG) is proud to be a part of the revitalized manufacturing market in the United States. 

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    Topics: FRP Composites

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