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Pipeline Cleaners Celebrates 125 years
February 10, 2014 - Lee County EDG recognized Pipeline Cleaners for 125 years of excellence. Pipeline Cleaners, Inc. began as an industrial brush manufacturer called Pilley Brush in 1889. It has evolved into one of the leading pipeline brush and pig manufacturers in the United States. Specializing in the oil and natural gas pipeline industry, Pipeline Cleaners produces several hundred different types and sizes of brushes and pigs. By using Pipeline Cleaners’ brushes and pigs companies throughout North America are able to keep their pipelines clean and safe.
The Fort Madison facility has been manufacturing their brushes by hand since 1938 and still use some of the same techniques used 125 years ago. However, Pipeline Cleaners is a strong innovator and was able to design and build the only automated brush machine in the world. By working thou pipeline distributors, their brushes and pigs are sold worldwide.