13 January 2011 – Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) is continuing to expand its product line by acquiring the assets of another leading manufacturer of concrete drainage structures, Frederick Precast Concrete, Inc. (Greencastle, Pennsylvania). Known for its custom as well as stock structures, Frederick Precast is being added to ADS’ other recent acquisitions enabling it to provide a complete line of sanitary, storm and water structures to the mid-Atlantic United States. ADS purchased the Foltz Concrete Pipe Company of Winston-Salem, North Carolina in April and Piedmont Concrete of Pineville, North Carolina in May.

“We have been very aggressive in our program to add products and services to further expand our supply line to our customers,” stated Joseph Chlapaty, chairman and chief executive officer of ADS. “But we are adding only quality, well-respected and proven companies that also reflect the ADS charter of ‘customer first’. This has been the backbone of ADS for nearly 45 years, a posture we will continue to strengthen and fortify with companies such as Frederick.”

Frederick Precast designs and produces box culverts, riser structures and precast drop manholes for storm drain and sanitary sewer lines, plus precast endwalls.

For additional information call ADS at +1 800 821 6710, go to www.ads-pipe.com or contact any local ADS office.

About Advanced Drainage Systems

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 51 domestic and international manufacturing plants and more than 19 distribution centers. In addition to its flagship N-12® pipe, the company offers a complete line of fittings and other accessories including StormTech® storm water chambers, Nyloplast® drainage structures, FLEXSTORM™ Inlet Filters and various geotextiles.


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