OAKLAND, CA May 20, 2021 – AB&I Foundry, a leading manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings, is pleased to announce that Kyle Chadwick will be joining the AB&I sales team as a Regional Sales Manager covering the Upper Midwest, most notably the Minnesota, Ohio and Iowa territories.

Kyle will be responsible for reaching out to existing customers and developing new partners within the territory. Kyle’s appointment supports the Company’s strategic direction, strengthening customer relationships as well as expanding our sales support coverage.

“I’m excited to join the AB&I sales team and look forward to building those relationships within my assigned territory as well as within AB&I,” said Chadwick.

Kyle grew up just north of Kansas City in Lawson, Missouri and attended the University of Phoenix completing his bachelor’s degree in IT and Visual Communications. Kyle worked for Hallmark Greeting Cards in Kansas City for nearly 20 years, then accepted a role with Paradigm Direct where he built and managed their social media marketing department. Kyle then moved on to work for CBRE and Amazon managing their national training programs. Kyle and his wife Lauren still reside in their hometown, along with their three children, Chase, Jordyn and Ruby. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys traveling, hiking, mountain climbing and golf.

“I’m looking forward to having Kyle on AB&I’s sales team. He will be able to use his experience and education in building relationships while promoting AB&I’s brand and long-standing reputation in this dynamic Upper Midwest sales territory,” said Shannon Hooper, National Sales Manager at AB&I Foundry.

Contact: Francesca Dunbar
Vice President, Group Marketing
(925) 216-1828

About AB&I Foundry

AB&I Foundry, based in Oakland, CA, is a division of McWane, Inc.  Born in the shadows of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, AB&I Foundry has been producing quality cast iron products for over a hundred years. Acquired by McWane in 2006, AB&I manufactures a full-line of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for DWV systems.   In addition, AB&I has become a modern, highly-technological full- service provider of custom OEM gray iron castings for companies nationwide. Through a comprehensive program of water treatment, air pollution reduction, recycling, and solid-waste management, AB&I has set the standard for responsible foundry practices and policies.

About McWane Inc.

McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the United States and the world.  At the McWane Family of Companies, we cast ductile iron products--including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings, and plumbing products--manufacture fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, steel pressure vessels, and build network switches and monitoring equipment.  We are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products.  With more than 6,000 team members McWane has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work.