PipeLine Machinery International (PLM)

15434 Cypress North Houston
Cypress, TX
US, 77429

PipeLine Machinery International (PLM), the first Cat® dealership without geographical borders, provides equipment to the mainline pipeline construction industry operating around the globe. From renting a pipelayer to providing the latest technologies that revolutionize the safety and efficiency on project sites, and buying multiple spreads of equipment, PLM is here to provide solutions for pipeline customers. 

The equipment line up includes all Cat traditional and purpose-built machines, including track-type tractors, excavators, motor graders, pipelayers and welding tractors. In addition, PLM is the exclusive distributor of Vanguard CPW tractors, Wetdeck hydraulic conversion kits, combo tractors and market specific pipelayers. PLM also partners with other companies to provide unique solutions to pipeline challenges by distributing the Cranesmart Load Monitoring Indicator (LMI) and the DECKHAND® Pipe Handling System.

Contact PLM today to speak with a pipeline equipment speacialist.

  • 72H Pipelayer:  Tier 4 Interim emissions technology and lift capacity of 90,000 lbs.
    72H Pipelayer: Tier 4 Interim emissions technology and lift capacity of 90,000 lbs.
  • PL83 pipelayer, lift capacity of 160,000 lbs.
    PL83 pipelayer, lift capacity of 160,000 lbs.
  • DECKHAND® Pipe Handling System
    DECKHAND® Pipe Handling System
  • Cranesmart Load Monitoring Indicator(LMI).  Wirelessly feeds load information to the operator to avoid tipping and machine damage.
    Cranesmart Load Monitoring Indicator(LMI). Wirelessly feeds load information to the operator to avoid tipping and machine damage.

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Michels receives 10,000th Cat excavator from Victoria facility: PLM

Michels receives the 10,000th machine to be produced at Caterpillar's Victoria, Texas facility. Present at the ceremony were Tyler Sternat (Fabick Cat), Kent Podobinski (Caterpillar), Chuck Riggert (Caterpillar), Art Strother (Victoria facility manager), Doug Fabick (Fabick Cat), Mary Morris (Victoria O&D Planning), Kevin Michels, Pat Michels and Terry Gassner (MICHELS Corporation), Adam Helleberg (PLM), Roger Montalvan (Victoria supply chain manager), and Craig McArton (Fabick Cat).

PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) has announced that the 10,000th machine to be assembled and delivered by the Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator Facility in Victoria, Texas - US. The new 336F Hydraulic Excavator went to mainline pipeline contractor Michels Corporation, and was presented in ceremony to them on May 16, 2018.

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PLM releases new 71H pipelayer.

PipeLine Machinery International has announced the release of the 71H pipelayer. With the support of Caterpillar and the engineering expertise of Vanguard Equipment Inc., the challenge was met to create a utility-capacity pipelayer in the Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB class, designed for lifting 27 215 kg (60,000 lb.) and engineered to meet the most exacting standards in the world.

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