HILLIARD, Ohio — Tigre S.A. Brazil and Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS) have entered into a new joint venture, forming Tigre-ADS USA Inc. The company will manufacture and sell PVC fittings for waterworks, plumbing, and HVAC applications, primarily serving the United States and Canadian markets. The new joint venture represents a continuation of the existing activities of Tigre USA through its Janesville, Wis., manufacturing facility.

Fabricio Rubine, general manager of Tigre-ADS USA, said, “The company will continue placing emphasis on providing exceptional product quality and customer service to our existing customer base. Our relationship with ADS will allow for broader access to the U.S. and Canadian markets. The business will offer its current product line, which consists of PVC fittings for the waterworks, plumbing, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning markets. We are very excited about this tremendous opportunity.”

For more information about Tigre, visit www.tigre.com. For more information about ADS, visit www.ads-pipe.com.

Publication date: 4/28/2014

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