Anvil International Hires Account Manager for British Columbia, Canada
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (October 26, 2011) — Anvil International, one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems in the world, announced that Rob Sayers has joined the company as Account Manager for British Columbia, Canada. Anvil International is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE:MWA), a leading North American provider of water infrastructure products and services.
Sayers brings more than 30 years of sales leadership experience to this role. Before joining Anvil, Sayers held sales and management positions at some of British Columbia’s leading mechanical and plumbing products distributors including Andrew Sheret Ltd., B.A. Robinson and Wolseley.
“We are committed to growing our presence in British Columbia, said Sylvain Perreault, National Sales Manager for Anvil International Canada. “Rob’s talent, experience and established relationships make him an ideal choice to help us build and sustain momentum in this market.”
In his new role, Sayers will be charged with expanding sales and margins in the region while providing support and expertise to current and new customers. “I’m excited to join a market leader who offers such a diverse set of high-quality product lines,” said Sayers. “The possibilities for Anvil in British Columbia are unlimited. My job is to tap this potential by demonstrating Anvil’s commitment to the province.”
A graduate of Langara College in Vancouver, B.C., Sayers has formal sales management training from the American Management Association’s Canadian Management Centre.
About Anvil® International
Anvil International is the largest and most complete manufacturer of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems in the world. For more than 150 years, Anvil has been providing the highest–quality pipe products and services with integrity and dedication to superior customer service. The company offers expertise and product solutions for a wide range of applications, from plumbing and mechanical, HVAC, industrial and fire protection to mining and oil and gas. Anvil offers products and services worldwide. Its manufacturing facilities are located in Pennsylvania (ISO–9001:2008 certified), Tennessee (ISO 9001–2000 certified), Texas (API-certified) Rhode Island (ISO 9001–2000 certified) and Ontario, Canada (ISO 9001–2000). Anvil is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc., (NYSE: MWA). For more information, please contact Anvil’s corporate offices at 603–422–8000, 110 Corporate Drive, Suite 10, Portsmouth, NH 03801, or visit the Web site at www.anvilintl.com
About Mueller Water Products, Inc.
Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets products and services that are used in the transmission and distribution of safe, clean drinking water and in water treatment facilities throughout North America. Our broad product portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe fittings, water meters and ductile iron pipe, which are used by municipalities, as well as the residential and non-residential construction industries. With latest 12 months net sales — through December 31, 2010 — of $1.3 billion, the Company is comprised of three operating segments: Mueller Co., U.S. Pipe and Anvil. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Company employs approximately 4,800 people. The Company’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MWA. For more information about Mueller Water Products, Inc., please visit the Company’s website at www.muellerwaterproducts.com