May 19, 2021
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
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.
McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the U.S. and around the world. The McWane family of companies casts ductile iron products, including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings and plumbing products, and manufactures fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems and steel pressure vessels. McWane is a leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water while focusing on safe, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. With more than 7,000 team members, McWane has a longstanding commitment of supporting the communities where our team members live and work. For more information, visit mcwane.com.