Charlotte Pipe Chosen for BB&T Ballpark, the new home of the Charlotte Knights
CHARLOTTE, NC – April 2, 2014 – Visitors to BB&T Ballpark, the new home of the Charlotte Knights, will enjoy great baseball and outstanding skyline views of the city. What you find behind the walls is pretty impressive too – a world-class plumbing system from Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company.
The system includes Charlotte Pipe’s cast iron pipe and fittings, which are manufactured at Charlotte Pipe’s foundry, just minutes away from the ballpark. Charlotte Pipe Gold® and PVC pipe and fittings are also included. This is not the first time Charlotte Pipe products have been selected for use in premier stadiums – both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field in New York City feature Charlotte Pipe plumbing systems.
The $54 million ballpark project will be home to the Charlotte Knights, a Class AAA team. It has a seating capacity of 10,200 and a natural grass field. Two club areas offer skyline views, 1,050 club seats and 22 luxury suites.
For over a century Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company has been manufacturing pipe and fittings. Today we employ more than 1,200 loyal, hard-working Americans. All of our products are proudly made in the USA. We manufacture the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products, including cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings. 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.