Rich Knapp Appointed Vice President of Operations at TorcSill

PASADENA, Tx. – Feb. 12, 2018 – TorcSill Foundations, LLC, or “the company,” the global authority on helical pile foundation and anchoring systems, is proud to announce the appointment of Rich Knapp to the role of Vice President of Operations.  He will be based at the Company’s headquarters in Pasadena, Texas and has oversight of all activities within the Manufacturing and Construction Services divisions of the company.

“We are pleased that Rich has agreed to join us in this vital role,” said Tim Swift, Chief Executive Officer, TorcSill. “TorcSill is fortunate to have Rich’s expertise available as we move into the next phase of growth as a company.”

“Our customers demand excellence in operational safety, product quality and construction service,” Jeff Sullivan, Director of Sales and Marketing commented. “Rich has the experience and ability to elevate our operational presence in the helical pile marketplace.”

Prior to joining TorcSill, Knapp served in a variety of operational leadership roles, including extended service with major construction and energy firms such as ShawCor, BP and Eaton Corporation. High level assignments at those organizations included HSE oversight, quality management and supply chain development.

Knapp is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and has earned an MBA from Arizona State University.

About TorcSill Foundations LLC

TorcSill Foundations, LLC engineers, manufactures and installs helical piling foundation systems designed for a broad range of markets. TorcSill’s helical piles, also known as helical piers and screw piles, are a proven foundation solution that are ideal for energy, industrial and commercial applications, including oil & gas production equipment, midstream equipment, refineries and power & transmission equipment.  The Company’s headquarters and ISO:9001:2015 compliant manufacturing facility are located in Pasadena, Texas with field service and installation locations in Colorado, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Texas, West Texas, Texas Gulf Coast and West Virginia.  TorcSill’s clients benefit from a turnkey product and service package that includes in-house research and development, design, fabrication and installation. The TorcSill helical piles are rigorously tested and can be customized to meet specific, demanding project requirements. Company website:


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