Anvil International Announces Executive Promotions

(Portsmouth, NH) February 14, 2011 — Anvil International, a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) has announced the promotion of two sales executives.

Tim Hamelin will assume the position of Hardware Division Sales Manager. Hamelin, who joined Anvil in 1990, was previously National Inside Sales Manager. He has led numerous major initiatives for Anvil, including the recent consolidation of four customer service centers into two. “Tim’s in-depth product and customer knowledge will be well utilized as he works to manage and grow the Hardware Division,” commented Dean Taylor, Anvil’s Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Hamelin’s responsibilities will include developing OEM opportunities for Anvil’s manufacturing facilities.

Additionally, Debi Skyberg has been promoted to the position of National Inside Sales Manager. Skyberg, who has worked for Anvil for ten years, was previously Regional Inside Sales Manager covering the Midwest and Eastern regions. She has been a leader in the company’s initiatives to cross train the inside sales team in the Fire and Mechanical divisions. In her new role, she will be responsible for all inside sales in the US and Canada and will be developing and implementing training programs. Skyberg is a member of the National Diversity Council.

“Tim and Debi have worked with Anvil for many years and both bring a wealth of knowledge to their new positions,” said Taylor. He also added, “These promotions reflect our commitment to deliver the highest quality solutions for our customers.”

Hamelin and Skyberg will continue to work out of Anvil’s regional distribution center in University Park, Illinois and will report to Taylor.

About Anvil International
Anvil International is one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping supports systems in the world. For more than 150 years, Anvil has provided 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 9001:2008 certified), Texas (ISO 9001:2008 certified) and Rhode Island (ISO 9001:2008 certified). Anvil is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA). For more information, please contact Anvil’s corporate offices at 603–418–2800, 2 Holland Way, Exeter, NH 03038, or visit

About Mueller Water Products
Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, metering products and systems, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®. The piping components systems produced by Anvil help build connections that last in commercial, industrial and oil & gas applications. Visit us at