Pipe maker to build plant at former GM site

Nov 15, 2013 | 12:29 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  American Cast Iron Pipe, spiral-weld pipe, Karegnondi Water Authority, water transmission pipe, Patrick Hook, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — American Cast Iron Pipe Co. is planning to build a spiral-weld pipe facility at a former General Motors Co. automaking complex in Flint, Mich., to support a water infrastructure project that the company recently won in the region.

"We believe Flint is ideally situated to offer us a strategic advantage in the developing market in this region of the country," according to Patrick Hook, vice president of operations for Columbia, S.C.-based American SpiralWeld Pipe Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Birmingham, Ala.-based American Cast....

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