Charlotte Pipe Adds Value Engineering Resources To Site

CHARLOTTE, NC – December 27, 2012 – A recent survey of plumbing engineers found that 73% of value engineering changes have had a negative contribution to the quality of the finished project.

Charlotte Pipe, which manufactures both cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings, has created resources to assist engineers, contractors and building owners with choosing the right material for the right application.

Visitors to will find links to articles, along with more results from the survey and a value engineering brochure. The brochure includes a yes/no checklist to help in the decision-making process, along with a brief, objective comparison of cast iron and plastic systems. Visitors can also download the checklist independent of the brochure.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company is the nation's top maker of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings. We manufacture the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products. We are the only manufacturer that offers a system of ABS, PVC, CPVC, cast iron, FlowGuard Gold®, ChemDrain®, ReUze® and RePVC® pipe and fittings for both residential and commercial plumbing systems.

Charlotte Pipe is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, and has seven plant locations across the United States. Combining modern technology with a century of craftsmanship and experience, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has a proud legacy of commitment to the industry and its customers. The company is guided by the philosophy of its founder - produce the best possible product and provide the best possible service for the customer.

Visit our website at or call (800) 438-6091 for more information.