Anvil International Obtains
ISO-9001:2008 Certification

Columbia Plant Aerial ViewAnvil International’s manufacturing facility in Columbia, PA and the Anvil Research & Development Center in Smithfield, RI have received ISO-9001:2008 Certification, the Company announced today. Anvil becomes one of the first companies in the industry to achieve this highly coveted designation for grooved products.

Anvil International, the world’s largest fitting manufacturer, is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA).

ISO-9001:2008 is an international standard confirming companies have established and maintained a uniform quality management system to better meet the needs of their customers. The ISO-9001:2008 certification status provides Anvil’s global customers with additional assurance that the Company’s grooved products are created by highly effective processes enhanced with continuous quality improvements and supported by a commitment to customer satisfaction.

“As the world’s leading fitting manufacturer, we are always pushing the bar to raise the quality of our products and the level of customer satisfaction,” said Joe Radzik, Anvil International’s Vice President of Research and Development. “It gives our customers tangible proof of our efforts on their behalf and underscores the value of our grooved products.”

Tom Fish, President of Anvil International, enthusiastically agreed with the importance of the ISO-9001:2008 certification and what it means to Anvil’s customers. “In the current global economy, the ability to purchase products and conduct business with confidence is critical,” said Fish. “We pursued certification to make Anvil our customers’ easy ‘go-to’ source and cements our shared commitment to excellence today and in the future.”

For more information about Anvil International’s ISO-9001:2008 certification, contact John Smayda, Vice President of Marketing at 603-422-8000 or To view Anvil International’s products, go to

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