American Cast Iron Pipe Company
Founded in 1905 in Birmingham, Alabama, AMERICAN is a manufacturer of fire hydrants, valves, ductile iron pipe and spiral-welded steel pipe for the waterworks industry and high-frequency-welded steel pipe for the oil and natural gas industries. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes fire pumps, structural casing and piling, castings for large machinery, and specialty rubber products. For more than a century, AMERICAN has been committed to doing things The Right Way – exceeding customer expectations, being a good neighbor in our communities, and supporting our employees. AMERICAN and Waterous names have become fixtures in heavy fire load facilities throughout the world.
Corporate Mission Statement:
We at AMERICAN are committed to providing vital products to society. We believe in doing things the right way by treating our customers, employees and communities the way we want to be treated.
Corporate Vision Statement:
To be of service to the purchasing public and labor on the basis of the Golden Rule.
Corporate Core Values:
Invest in our people, our greatest asset, to promote a well and highly skilled workforce.
Work together in teams, leveraging our diversity and talents to keep our people and our company strong.
Ensure a safe working environment; we do it safely, or not at all.
Be innovative, focusing on research and development of new products that set us apart from the competition.
To engineer world-class facilities housing the latest technology and equipment to achieve operational excellence in production.
Make a quality product with less waste for less cost that reflects the long-standing integrity and ingenuity that is AMERICAN.
To be a shining example of the Golden Rule philosophy in life and business.
Provide superior customer service, exceeding the needs of our customers and providing the technical expertise they demand.
Add value to everything we do, while focusing on the sustainability of our company and the world in which we live.