Pipe & Tube Lincoln 2015 Showcases Plant Tours

This year marks a new format for the Pipe & Tube series. The program, previously held every two years, is now yearly, alternating between a practical tour-based event and a conference focused on technical presentations.

Pipe & Tube Lincoln 2015 – Top floor to shop floor will be Sept. 21-23, 2015 in Lincoln, Neb. The program features plant tours of Kawasaki, Lincoln Industries, TMCO, and Tenneco Seward.

An informative presentation from Dr. Chris Kuehl, FMA Economic Analyst, roundtable sessions featuring different tube & pipe technologies, and multiple networking events with tabletop exhibits complete the program.

The Tube & Pipe Journal® Industry Award winner for 2015 will also be presented at the event.

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Plant Tours

Lincoln Industries Logo

Lincoln Industries – Founded in 1952, Lincoln Industries has grown into the nation’s leading supplier of products requiring high-performance metal finishing. They focus on creating optimum solutions for customers’ difficult finishing requirements. Known for its unique company culture, Lincoln Industries has been named to the Top 25 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in America List, seven times and is also nationally recognized for their workplace wellness program.

Kawasaki Logo

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. (KMM) – Established in 1974, Kawasaki was the first foreign vehicle manufacturer to open a manufacturing plant in the U.S.A. The consumer products manufacturing facility in Lincoln produces All-Terrain Vehicles, Utility Vehicles, Personal Watercraft, Recreation Utility Vehicles, and Passenger Rail Cars. Over 1,800 people work at the Lincoln facilities, making KMM a major employer in the Lincoln area.


TMCO – TMCO is a production job shop based in Lincoln that has complete manufacturing capability to produce parts, assembly, and complete products. With over 250,000 sq. ft. of production space and over 230 employees, TMCO serves a wide and diverse customer base. With over 60 CNC machines with the latest automation technology, TMCO can provide machining, sheet and tube laser cutting, bending, welding, painting, and assemblies operations.


Tenneco Inc. – Tennco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of clean air and ride performance products and systems for the automotive, commercial truck, and off-highway markets and the aftermarket. Using a combination of leading-edge technology, manufacturing expertise and dedication to customer service, Tenneco has increased revenues to $8.4 billion annually and penetrated new markets to solidify its leadership in the global supplier industry.

The plant tour host facilities reserve the right to pre-screen attendance rosters and decline admittance to their plant for competitive or any reason. The hosts’ decisions will be communicated to the attendees in advance (at least 14 days prior to the event when possible). If registering 13 days or less before program start, registrants should verify with Customer Service staff that they will be allowed on the plant tours.

Conference Venue

The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

333 S 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68505

NEWLY RENOVATED HOTEL: The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel, serving Nebraska’s capitol city for almost 90 years. From the moment you enter our elegant lobby with its grand staircase and are welcomed by our attentive staff, you will know you are someplace special. Our Lincoln hotel is located in the heart of downtown, its 300 luxurious rooms and suites within easy walking distance of the University of Nebraska campus, Memorial Stadium, the State Capitol, the Haymarket, and the new Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel
Discounted Room Rates
Call Marriott reservations at 866-706-7706 and ask for the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International event rate of $104.00 King or Double on or before Sept. 7, 2015. After this date, the group rate cannot be guaranteed.

Maps & Transportation | Guest Rooms | Dining | Local Area


Conference Fees

FMA/TPA Members Best Value! Non-Members
Standard $595 $795
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Questions? Speak with an FMA customer service representative at 815-399-8700, or via email.

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Tabletop Exhibits

A tabletop display during Pipe & Tube Lincoln 2015 will provide highlighted exposure and allow your company to interact one-on-one with conference attendees, giving you opportunity to make contacts and do business instantly on site. There are only 25 spaces available so reserve your tabletop space today!

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Event Producer

The Tube & Pipe Association, Intl. (TPA) is the technology affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA).  FMA is the leading educational association for the metal processing, forming and fabricating industry. FMA offers products and services that keep professionals in the industry informed about the latest trends and technology. www.fmanet.org

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