ADS Acquires Inserta Fittings Company
June 15, 2010 03:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HILLIARD, Ohio--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--In its latest move in a series of recent acquisitions, Advanced
Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced today that it has acquired the Inserta Fittings Company, manufacturer of
Inserta Tee®. These units provide a unique method of water-tight lateral service connection for waste water and
storm water pipe systems. Inserta Tees and related products readily fit ADS pipe and can be used to connect
corrugated, solid wall, profile wall and concrete pipe regardless of manufacturer.
“Inserta Tee is another example of an innovative technology that fits well with our other broad product offerings,”
stated Joe Chlapaty, chairman and chief executive officer of ADS. “Because it is easy to install, coupled with its high
performance capabilities, Inserta Tee represents a highly desirable solution for field installation of secure connections.
It is our goal to continually add innovative products and services that help others operate more efficiently.” This
acquisition comes on the heels of ADS’ purchase of StormTech LLC, Foltz Concrete Pipe Company and Piedmont
“The need for reliable, cost-effective and long-life products to handle water and sewer applications continues to
accelerate,” Chlapaty continued. “ADS will be in the forefront to service our customers.”
Inserta Fittings Company, located in Forest Grove, Oregon, was established in 1969 with the stated goal of
developing a solution to the challenge of providing a faster, higher quality and more cost-effective method for lateral
service connections. Today the company offers a comprehensive line of water tight fittings for nearly all storm,
sanitary and electrical applications.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) is the world’s largest producer of corrugated polyethylene pipe. Founded
in 1966, it serves the storm and waste water industry through a global network of 48 domestic and international