SOURCE: Northwest Pipe Company

March 22, 2007 16:30 ET

Northwest Pipe Company Announces $6.5M Order

PORTLAND, OR -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 22, 2007 -- Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) reported today that it was named as pipe supplier to J.W. Fowler of Dallas, Oregon for the San Diego County Water Authority.

The Company will supply approximately 12,000 feet of 93-inch diameter steel pipe valued at approximately $6.5 million for an engineered and custom fabricated piping system to be installed in the Relining Paint Mountain Vent to Del Dios Highway Spec 565 project. The pipe is expected to be manufactured in the Company's Adelanto, California division, with delivery scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2007.

Northwest Pipe Company manufactures welded steel pipe in three business segments. Its Water Transmission Group is a leading supplier of large diameter, high-pressure steel pipe products that are used primarily for water infrastructure in North America. Its Tubular Products Group manufactures smaller diameter steel pipe for a wide range of construction, agricultural, energy, industrial and mechanical applications. Its Fabricated Products Group manufactures propane tanks and other fabricated products. The Company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and has nine manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico.

This release contains forward-looking statements, including but not limited to those regarding the project described above. These statements reflect management's current views and estimates of market circumstances, industry conditions and Company performance. Actual results could vary materially from the description contained herein due to many factors including market demand, operating efficiencies, availability and price of raw materials, and other risks described from time to time in the Company's reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

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    Brian Dunham
    503-946-1200