American Cast Iron Pipe Company

American Cast Iron Pipe Company

AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, founded in Birmingham, Ala., in 1905, is a manufacturer of ductile iron pipe, spiral-welded steel pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry, and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the oil and gas industry. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes static castings and high-performance fire pumps.

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P.O. Box 2727 , Birmingham, , AL 35202-2727 USA
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Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
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The Birmingham plant, located on a 2,000-acre site with more than 60 acres under roof, is home to one of the world’s largest cupolas; and the Contiarc, the first-of-its-kind continuous arc furnace.

AMERICAN employs approximately 3,000 people – about 2,000 at its headquarters plant and offices in Birmingham, and about 1,000 at its subsidiary plants: AMERICAN Castings, LLC, Pryor Creek, Okla.; AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Company, LLC, Columbia, S.C.; AMERICAN Valve & Hydrant Manufacturing Company, Beaumont, Texas; Intercast SA, Itauna, Brazil; Specification Rubber Products Inc., Alabaster, Ala.; and Waterous Company, South Saint Paul, Minn.

A pioneer in human relations, AMERICAN is committed to the well-being of its workforce. Employees enjoy competitive benefits, including profit sharing, apprentice training in crafts and trades, onsite personal and professional development, and a model wellness program.