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December 16, 2022
John Biggers Named President of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company CHARLOTTE, NC – December 16, 2022 – On November 15, 2022, the Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company Board of Directors elected John Biggers as President of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company effective January 1, 2023. Current President and CEO Hooper Hardison will remain in the role of CEO.  MORE

November 16, 2022
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry To Partner With CBRE To Market Uptown Property CHARLOTTE, NC – November 16, 2022 – Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has engaged real estate services and investment company CBRE to market its 55-acre parcel of land on W. Morehead St. in Uptown Charlotte.  MORE

July 13, 2022
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Acquires Neenah Enterprises CHARLOTTE, NC – July 13, 2022 – Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company has announced that effective July 13, the Company has purchased Neenah Enterprises, Incorporated, headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin. Neenah operates three plants which manufacture construction and industrial castings. The Neenah plant locations are Medley, Florida, neenah, Wisconsin and Lincoln, Nebraska.  MORE

December 21, 2021
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Names Hooper Hardison as Chief Executive Officer CHARLOTTE, NC – December 21, 2021 – On December 15 the Board of Directors of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry elected Hooper Hardison to succeed Roddey Dowd Jr. as CEO of the Company. Hooper joined Charlotte Pipe in 1988 and has held a variety of sales and management positions with the Company over more than three decades of service.  MORE

February 1, 2021
New Solution Available For Aggressive DWV Plumbing Applications - Charlotte Pipe Edge HP Iron
CHARLOTTE, NC - February 1, 2021 - Charlotte Pipe has a new cast iron plumbing system for aggressive DWV applications - Edge HP Iron. The high performance pipe and fittings are specially coated for applications that may need enhanced protection, like hospitals, commercial kitchens and casinos.  MORE

January 20, 2021
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company Rezoning
CHARLOTTE, NC - January 20, 2021 - In May, 2020 we announced our intention to build a new, state-of-the-art foundry in Oakboro, NC. Site work has begun, and we are scheduled to begin production as early as third quarter 2023.  MORE

May 12, 2020
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry To Build New State-of-the-Art Plant
CHARLOTTE, NC - May 12, 2020 - Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company has operated its cast iron foundry in Charlotte at its current location at the corner of S. Clarkson St. and W. Summit Ave. for more than 100 years. Over the decades the Company has invested heavily in capital equipment, environmental control technology, infrastructure and its people in order to operate an efficient, modern, safe foundry.  MORE

November 26, 2018
Evaluating the Chemical Resistance of Piping Systems Simplified with New App
CHARLOTTE, NC – November 26, 2018 – Choosing a plumbing system when chemicals are involved just became a little easier for plumbing engineers and designers. ChemGuide, Charlotte Pipe’s latest mobile app, provides the chemical resistance of ABS, PVC and CPVC thermoplastic piping, along with commonly used seal materials..  MORE

September 10, 2018
New Closet Flange Makes It Easier to Set a Toilet
CHARLOTTE, NC – September 10, 2018 –Charlotte Pipe’s new ConnecTite® closet flange gives plumbers an easier option to set a toilet. The flange is adjustable, which means users can get the bolt alignment and drain line measurements correct every time.  MORE

June 6, 2018
Charlotte Pipe Adds Plastic Fittings Production, Cast Iron Storage and Jobs to Utah Location
CHARLOTTE, NC - June 6, 2018 - Charlotte Pipe recently added plastic fittings production to its Cedar City, UT facility. The expansion added over 157,000 square feet to the plant, bringing the total in Utah to over 300,000 square feet. There is storage space for over 4,300 pallets of fittings alone. The expansion also added 30 jobs.  MORE

January 8, 2017
Charlotte Pipe Associates To Receive Special $1,000 Bonus  SEE THE AD
CHARLOTTE, NC – January 8, 2017 – As an expression of gratitude for our associates’ hard and productive work in 2017, and in anticipation of the lower federal tax rates made possible by The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we are pleased to be able to pay each Charlotte Pipe associate a special $1,000 bonus. This bonus will be payable by March 15, 2018.  MORE

January 19, 2016
New Video Captures Sound Test of DWV Plumbing Systems
CHARLOTTE, NC – January 19, 2016. A new video on Charlotte Pipe’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/charlottepipefoundry, shows a sound test of various DWV plumbing systems. Materials tested are cast iron soil pipe, solid wall PVC and foam core PVC, with and without insulation products. Users can watch the entire video or jump to the material they are most interested in viewing.   MORE

May 7, 2015
Earn ASPE CEU Credits with Charlotte Pipe, An Approved CEU Provider
CHARLOTTE, NC – May 7, 2015. Plumbing professionals have another reason to attend programs by Charlotte Pipe Representatives. Along with gaining technical knowledge, ASPE members attending will receive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits and certificates.   MORE

April 2, 2014
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.   MORE

February 25, 2014
Tech Tools Mobile App Selected As One Of The Top Ten New Products of 2013
CHARLOTTE, NC – February 25, 2014 - Charlotte Pipe’s Tech Tools has been selected by PM Engineer magazine as one of the Top Ten New Products of 2013. The mobile devices app provides simple, on-the-go tools for the plumbing industry, including an expansion and contraction calculator and a temperature de-rating calculator.  MORE

November 19, 2013
Charlotte Pipe's Website Gets New Design and Navigation
CHARLOTTE, NC – November 19, 2013 – Visitors to charlottepipe.com are now greeted with a new design and easier navigation. The site has been restructured with a streamlined look and feel to offer users an enhanced web experience.  MORE

October 2013
Charlotte Pipe's New Tech Tools App
CHARLOTTE, NC – October 2013 - Charlotte Pipe has created Tech Tools, an app for mobile devices that provides simple, on-the-go tools for the plumbing industry. The first tools are an expansion and contraction calculator and a temperature de-rating calculator.  MORE

December 27, 2012
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.  MORE

January 1, 2012
Charlotte Pipe Creates ABS Plus, the Best of Two Plastic Plumbing Systems
CHARLOTTE, NC – January 1, 2012- Charlotte Pipe’s newest development in DWV pipe combines ABS and PVC, creating the first of its kind, ABS Plus. ABS Plus is a coextruded composite pipe that uses ABS for the inner and outer skins and a gray PVC foam core.  MORE

August 1, 2011
Fabricated Large Diameter Fittings Now Part of Charlotte Pipe Family
CHARLOTTE, NC - August 1, 2011 - Charlotte Pipe's TrueFit® family has gotten even bigger with the launch of its fabricated large-diameter fitting line. The new PVC DWV solvent weld fittings range from 8-inches to 16-inches in size.  MORE

July 21, 2011
Charlotte Pipe's Cast Iron Receives Green Verification from ICC-ES
CHARLOTTE, NC – July 21, 2011 – Charlotte Pipe’s cast iron pipe and fittings have added another third-party verification to its list, this time confirming its green and sustainable qualities. In fact, cast iron pipe and fittings from Charlotte Pipe are made from a MINIMUM of 96 percent recycled content and remain 100 percent recyclable.  MORE

March 4, 2011
Charlotte Pipe Joins Facebook
CHARLOTTE, NC – March 4, 2011 – Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company can now be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/charlottepipe. Discussions on the page will include industry and company news, plumbing products and general items of interest.  MORE

February 23, 2011
Charlotte Pipe Products Now Available As Smart Revit Drawings
CHARLOTTE, NC – February 23, 2011 – Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company’s extensive line of pipe and fittings are now available as Autodesk® Revit® drawings. The parametric files can be downloaded at www.charlottepipe.com and contain lots of useful data.  MORE

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