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Earth Contact Products (ECP) with headquarters in Olathe, KS was recently awarded ESR-3559 from the International Code Council Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) for two of the company’s helical pile products and two of their brackets.  Click here to read ESR-3559

The two helical pile products include:

  • TA-150 - 1.50” (38.1 mm) Round Corner Square Helical Pile
  • TA-288 - 2.875” (73 mm) x 0.262” Wall (6.7 mm) Round Shaft Helical Pile

The two bracket products include:

  • Type A side load bracket (TAB-288-LUB and Model 300) underpinning brackets for use with the Model TA-288 Pile
  • Type B direct-load bracket (TAB-150-T) for use with the Model TA-150 Pile, for attachment to concrete foundations

Click here to see TA-150 engineering drawing

Click here to see TA-288 engineering drawing

The ICC-ES ESR product certification provides building officials, architects, contractors, specification writers, foundation engineers and other industry professionals with the assurance that these products are manufactured to the highest standard and have passed the rigorous requirements of AC358 - the Acceptance Criteria used by ICC-ES approved testing labs and evaluating engineers.

"ECP is proud to offer the highest quality American made helical products in the industry. It is with great pride that we announce the completion of the ICC-ES approval process," said Brad Mitchell, ECP’s Chief Operating Officer.

ICC-ES is the United States' leading source of technical information on building products and building technology for code compliance and is a nonprofit, limited liability company.  ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards.  Reports from both listing programs are now accepted in Canada. ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council® (ICC®).  For more information, please visit

About ECP:

Established in 1998, Earth Contact Products, (ECP), LLC. is a leading company in the foundation industry and one of the largest suppliers of helical piles and helical tieback anchors in the United States. ECP provides a wide range of products and services to professionals in the Heavy, Industrial, Utility T&D, Solar, Oil and Gas Pipeline, Commercial and Residential construction markets. Inside the company’s 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, a dedicated team of professionals provides effective product solutions, and ECP's dedicated dealers are installing products across the USA in their communities. For more information, please visit

ECP is Awarded ICC-ES ESR-3559 for Four of the Company’s Helical Foundation Systems Products - Two Helical Piles and Two Brackets

by Bill Bonekemper

August, 2017

For additional information:

Earth Contact Products

15612 South Keeler Terrace

Olathe, KS 66062


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