ARDMORE, ALA.-Ardmore-based Lewis Pipe Co. will add an injection molding machine and an extrusion line by the end of the year. The 425-ton press will mold chlorinated PVC for pipe fittings. The extrusion line, Lewis Pipe's fifth, will also use CPVC. The additions are being made to meet customer demand, said President Will Lewis. No employees will be added to the staff of 70.
Lewis Pipe serves the plumbing industry and had sales of $7 million for the year ended Sept. 30.