Epic Piping, the fastest growing turn-key industrial pipe manufacturing group in the world is building a new pipe fabrication plant on Frost Road (Highway 63) in Livingston, Louisiana. Epic primarily services the power, chemical, refining, offshore, and oil and gas industries with carbon steel, chrome moly, stainless steel, duplex steels, nickel based alloys, and jacketed piping. The new facility contains 268,000 square feet on 77 acres and is estimated to cost $45.3 million. The plant will be air-conditioned and feature robotic equipment to optimize production. The plant will provide 560 direct new jobs at an average pay of $56,000 per year. The facility is expected to go online in April of 2016.