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|For more than a century, AMERICAN has been committed to doing things the right way – exceeding customer expectations, caring for our employees and building strong communities. Taking pride in our work means taking the time to do it right. And that commitment to excellence is reflected in each of the products we proudly produce.|
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AMERICAN EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS
How Can A Pipe Deliver Energy Savings?
Maury Gaston, Manager of Marketing Services for American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO), discusses the benefits of ductile iron pipe including energy savings, certified sustainability and a new polyethylene encasement.
American Iron, 100 Years (And Then Some) Strong
Maury Gaston of American Ductile Iron Pipe and American SpiralWeld Pipe explains the genesis of the company more than a century ago, and why he thinks iron is the still the best pipe material.
AMERICAN CASE STUDIES
84-Inch Spiral-Welded Steel Pipe Installed To Protect New Orleans
The Harahan Pump to the River Project was part of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Control project, which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created more than 10 years ago to control flooding in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Tammany parishes. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
AMERICAN Valves, Ductile Iron Pipe And Fittings Part Of Fast-Track Solution For Emergency Tank Replacement
A 6-million-gallon raw water tank in Muscogee County collapsed in April 2009, leaving Columbus Water Works (CWW) with a sizeable cleanup job, diminished emergency water reserves and a fast-track rebuild project. The tank had held untreated water from the Chattahoochee River.
AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe Protects The Environment In South Florida
The Lake Region Water Treatment Plant/Pipeline reduced public water supply withdrawals from Lake Okeechobee, a key yet fragile fixture in South Florida’s water management system.
AMERICAN Seizes Rare Opportunity In A Big Way
AMERICAN provided 5,670 feet of ductile iron pipe for the water main upgrade at the Omohundro Water Treatment Plant in Nashville, Tenn., in 2012.
Big Pipe For The Big Apple
The $1.4B Catskill and Delaware Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility, located 19 miles north of Manhattan in Mount Pleasant, N.Y., will be the nation’s largest ultraviolet disinfection facility upon its completion in 2012. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
AMERICAN Valves And Hydrants Part Of Post-Katrina Mississippi Gulf Coast Restoration
Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, AMERICAN has shipped more than 1,600 American-Darling fire hydrants and almost 10,000 gate valves to Mississippi Utilities Supply Company, a Ferguson Waterworks subsidiary and AMERICAN distributor in Gulfport, Miss. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
AMERICAN/Ferguson Partnership Is Key Part Of First Water System For Russia, Ohio
Changes in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations prompted the Village of Russia, Ohio, to put the question of whether to build a new water system in front of the voters. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
27 Miles Of AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe Combats Drought Effects In Hopkinsville, KY
The Lake Barkley Transmission Main consists of a new intake and pump station on Lake Barkley, with a line running 27 miles from there to a 220-million-gallon reservoir in Hopkinsville. A major part of the project was the purchase of the right-of-way of the abandoned Tennessee Central/ICG railroad bed between Hopkinsville and Gracey. That right-of-way represents roughly half of the 27 miles traversed by the transmission line. By American
AMERICAN Products Lay The Foundation For Major Water Improvements In South Dakota
20 years after the WEB Water Development Association installed more than 100 miles of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe, forming the association’s original transmission line, WEB and AMERICAN hooked up again to expand a water treatment plant and add five miles of ductile iron pipe to the system. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
AMERICAN Valves And Hydrants Support New Transmission Lines In Oklahoma City
Following extensive improvements at the Draper Water Treatment Plant, four miles of AMERICAN 48-inch ductile iron pipe were installed to increase water transmission and distribution.
AMERICAN IN THE NEWS
ABOUT AMERICAN CAST IRON PIPE COMPANY
American Cast Iron Pipe Company, founded in Birmingham, Ala., in 1905, is a manufacturer of ductile iron pipe, spiral-welded steel pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry, and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the oil and gas industry. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes static castings and high-performance fire pumps.
The Birmingham plant, located on a 2,000-acre site with more than 60 acres under roof, is home to one of the world’s largest cupolas; the Contiarc, the first-of-its-kind continuous arc furnace; and AMERICAN Recycling, the only scrap processing facility of its kind in the region.
AMERICAN employs approximately 3,000 people – about 2,000 at its headquarters plant and offices in Birmingham, and about 1,000 at its subsidiary plants: American Castings, LLC, Pryor Creek, Okla.; American SpiralWeld Pipe Company, LLC, Columbia, S.C.; American Valve & Hydrant Manufacturing Company, Beaumont, Texas; Intercast SA, Itauna, Brazil; Specification Rubber Products Inc., Alabaster, Ala.; Pneumax of Peoria, Ariz.; and Waterous Company, South Saint Paul, Minn.
Ductile Iron Pipe: 800-442-2347
Valves and Hydrants: 800-326-8051