The pipe manufacturer in Bay County has been awarded a contract to build 346,000 tons of pipeline for new natural gas infrastructure.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Berg Pipe, with facilities in Mobile, Ala., and Panama City, Fla., has been awarded a contract to build 625 miles, or 346,000 tons, of pipe for a new natural gas pipeline in the United States. The pipes will be used by Sabal Trail Transmission and Florida Southeast Connection natural gas pipeline projects to move natural gas in the Southeast. Berg was awarded the contract after a competitive bid process.
"I congratulate Berg Pipe for earning this significant contract," said Representative Jay Trumbull. "These types of companies and this type of work is the very thing Bay County must continue to pursue, and we should celebrate when there are successes. Panama City can help build the infrastructure for our nation, and it also makes me proud that this is a step forward for greater reliance on American energy."
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About Jay Trumbull for State Representative
Born and raised in Panama City, Florida, Jay Trumbull Jr. graduated from Bay High School and then from Auburn University with a degree in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship. The Trumbull family has been in the bottled water and water conditioning business for over 4 generations and owns 6 Culligan dealerships in Panama City; Ft. Walton; Dothan, Alabama; Mobile, Alabama; Tifton, Georgia; and Americus, Georgia. Jay started out driving a truck for the first 2 years and then later became a part of the dealer management team. Jay is active in local business community organizations, including the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce. Jay married his high school sweetheart, Brittany Fishel. They are members of the First United Methodist Church of Panama City and are both active in the community.