Anvil International Enhances Sales and Distribution Operations in Texas and California
Portsmouth, NH, April 15, 2009 — Anvil International, a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA), has announced two in-state facility relocations. Anvil is relocating one of its four major regional service centers from Grand Prairie to Irving, TX as well as a distribution facility located in Santa Fe Springs to Ontario, CA, both to be fully operational in early April, 2009.
Anvil is committed to providing its customers with the most efficient and effective means of delivering quality service and products. The new Irving Regional Service Center, located at 1401 Valley View Lane, is comprised of more than 200,000 square feet of space that combines warehouse, operations, and sales under one roof.
This state-of-the-art facility also includes a 2,500 square foot training facility which will enable Anvil to offer on-site training on its products and services. In addition, this location will be a primary source of oil and gas products including Catawissa and J.B. Smith brands to support its Energy Division.
The new facility includes a warehouse management system that utilizes bar-coding on all Anvil products, ensuring order accuracy and on-time shipments. The warehouse features over fifty warehouse bay doors and two 25-foot doors with ramps to allow trucks to fully enter the facility, providing maximum shipping and receiving flexibility.
Anvil is moving its Santa Fe Springs distribution facility to 1470 South Vintage Avenue in Ontario, CA. This new location will share space with the James Jones Company, a Mueller Co. business. Anvil’s new Ontario facility will stock inventory for both Mechanical/Industrial and Fire Protection distributors to better serve its Southern California customer base.
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 anvilintl.com.
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 www.muellerwaterproducts.com.