McWane Acquires Clear Water Manufacturing

McWane, Inc. recently completed the acquisition of Clear Water Manufacturing Corp, headquartered in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Clear Water Manufacturing joins McWane as a premier manufacturer and distributor of ductile iron and steel pipe fabrications. In addition to...

Clear Water Manufacturing Acquired Metro-Tex Fabrication

Clear Water Manufacturing Corp, headquartered in Wethersfield, CT has acquired the assets of Houston based Metro-Tex Fabricators Inc. This acquisition will expand Clear Water’s service area into the Southwest and Mid-Western parts of the country. Clear Water...

Got Certification? Fabricated Ductile Iron Pipe and NSF/ANSI 61

ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY DAN HENRIE RELEASED ON MCWANE DUCTILE’S BLOG 6/10/20   Got Certification? Does your fabricated Ductile iron pipe meet the current ANSI/AWWA C115 / A21.15-11 Standard for fabricated pipe? Products intended for contact with potable water shall...

Ted Blaine Wright, Founder NAPF, Passed Away August 21, 2019

Teddy (Ted) BlaineWrightJuly 2, 1934 – August 21, 2019   OKLAHOMA CITY Ted was born in Atoka, OK to William Wilkes (‘Colonel Bill’) Rogers and Helen (Fenn) Rogers as the last of 8 children and was named Marland McKinley Rogers. After his father died in 1935,...

Celebrating an Industry Icon – Ted Wright

An article regarding one of NAPF’s co-founders and a past Director Ted Wright, appeared in the January 2019 edition of the Wholesaler.  The article was written by a long time friend and former business associate, John Martin.  To read full article click...