• New plant will enable ADS to meet increased demand in agricultural, construction markets
HILLIARD, OH, Nov. 24, 2010 -- Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS), the world's largest manufacturer of corrugated plastic pipe, is announcing that it is opening a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Buxton, North Dakota to better serve customers throughout the entire region. The new Plant will be fully operational by spring.
"We're seeing enormous demand for HDPE pipe throughout the region, and we want to ensure that our customers continue to receive the very best in customer service," said Joe Chlapaty, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ADS. "By manufacturing pipe as close to our customers as possible, it will significantly reduce the time and cost of delivery. This additional production and shipping capacity will serve our growing customer base well," stated Chlapaty.
In addition, this new plant location is well situated to service western Ontario, Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan. ADS chose the Buxton area for its strategic geographic location, excellent interstate access, and a very skilled and dedicated labor pool.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome ADS into our community," said Gene Rosholt, Mayor of Buxton, North Dakota. "Our community will benefit from ADS' commitment to producing the highest quality water drainage products and the company's outstanding reputation for supporting the communities where it operates. In turn, ADS will benefit from our skilled work force, strong quality of life and excellent location."
About Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., (ADS) is the world's largest producer of corrugated HDPE pipe. Founded in 1966, it serves the storm and waste water industry through a global network of 49 domestic and international manufacturing plants and 22 distribution centers. In addition to its flagship N-12® pipe, and HP Sanitary and Storm pipe, the company offers a complete line of fittings and other accessories including StormTech® stormwater chambers, Nyloplast® drainage structures, INSERTA TEE®, storm water treatment units and various geotextiles. To learn more about ADS, visit www.ads-pipe.com.