New Fire Sprinkler Company Comes to Mohave County

Shambaugh & Sons Division Bringing 60 New Jobs


MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (March 17, 2021) — Construction is underway and soon a new and growing company will be coming to Mohave County. Shambaugh & Sons is utilizing an existing building until the completion of its 84,000 square ft. fabrication facility. Progressive Pipe Fabricators, a division of Shambaugh, will fabricate and deliver over 20,000 individual sprinkler pipe per week. The building will be located on Historic Route 66 in Kingman.


County Economic Development Director Tami Ursenbach says she is thrilled the company chose Mohave County: “It’s wonderful that 60 new jobs will become available. Companies are becoming more aware of what our county offers and we’re truly excited by the arrival of Progressive Pipe Fabricators, a Shambaugh & Sons division.”


Shambaugh & Sons COO, National Fire Protection, Rob Vincent is also “excited” about the new production location of Progressive Pipe Fabricators, adding “by expanding our fabrication capabilities throughout the United States, our new shop will now serve a much larger geographic area. What’s even more exciting is that while we’re expanding our reach, we’re simultaneously bolstering our sustainability efforts by reducing fuel consumption and improving speed to market.”


Vincent points out the full opening of the new facility has a planned opening for Fall, 2021, “being able to support the local community as an employer is something that makes all of us at Progressive Pipe Fabricators extremely proud.”  


Governor Doug Ducey recognized Shambaugh’s arrival in Mohave County, saying, “Arizona is proud to welcome Shambaugh’s new fabrication facility to Mohave County. No state in the country provides a better environment for companies like Shambaugh to grow and thrive. My thanks to the Arizona Commerce Authority and our partners in Mohave County for their work on this project, and to the team at Shambaugh for choosing Arizona.”


"Shambaugh's selection of Kingman reflects the quality of talent in the region and its competitiveness for high-value industries like manufacturing," said Sandra Watson, Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO. "This significant investment is excellent news, not just for Kingman, but all of Mohave County. We congratulate Shambaugh on its continued growth and thank the company for its commitment to Arizona.”


Ursenbach sees Mohave County as a great place to be for companies expanding and seeking new opportunities. “We offer so much in our huge rural county. We’re so pleased that Shambaugh & Sons saw our many available resources and then, saw fit to join us for a shared profitable and enjoyable future.”​​​​​​​​​​​



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Patrick Ptak, Arizona Commerce Authority, [email protected]




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