HILLIARD, OHIO (March 12, 2:50 p.m. ET) — Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. has purchased the plastic pipe manufacturing assets of Quality Culvert Inc.
Hilliard, Ohio-based ADS announced in a March 12 news release that it has acquired Quality's high density polyethylene corrugated pipe assets for distribution to various ADS facilities.
Quality is based out of Astatula, Fla. The purchase did not include their concrete pipe or structure assets.
As Plastics News reported in January, ADS is growing rapidly with a new production facility in Clifford, Mich., planned to open in April of this year. In 2011, the company opened facilities in Hampton, Iowa and Buxton, N.D.
ADS is the world's largest producer of corrugated HDPE pipe with 54 domestic and international manufacturing plants and 24 distribution centers. The company's corrugated pipes aid in the drainage of agricultural fields and help maintain highways, building complexes, airports and infrastructure of cities throughout the world.