CONCORD, NC / CRWEPRESSRELEASE / August 31, 2015 / Fortiline Waterworks (Fortiline), one of the largest waterworks distributors in the United States, announced today the creation of an HDPE Fusion Group within the company to provide customers with complete solutions for their high density polyethylene (HDPE) needs.
“The demand for HDPE pipe in water and wastewater appliÂcations has grown significantly, thanks to its long service life, low leakage rate and fast, cost-efficient installation,” said Mike Swedick, Fortiline President and COO. “HDPE pipe is a growing product segment within the industry and with many of our customers. Fortiline has created an HDPE Fusion Group to better focus our resources in this area, and respond to our customers’ growing HDPE needs, by providing the expertise and superior service they have come to expect from us.”
Leading Fortiline’s HDPE Fusion Group will be Dennis Barnette, HDPE Market Manager. Barnette has more than 25 years of experience working with HDPE and strong knowledge of HDPE fusion techniques, fusion equipment and training. He will manage the Group on a day-to-day basis and report to Chris Antos, Fortiline’s Director of Strategic Development.
Working with Barnette will be Sean Sullivan, HDPE Support Specialist. Sullivan has more than 13 years of HDPE experience and has a strong operational background. He will manage the operational aspects of the Group, including sourcing, inventory, logistics and more.
“Engineers, contractors and any customer searching for HDPE solutions can count on Fortiline’s HDPE Group for superior sales and product selection, fast delivery, and a knowledgeable staff with nearly 40 years of experience in the field,” said Barnette.
Barnette and Sullivan will be based out of Fortiline’s Charlotte, N.C., branch at 7325 Old Statesville Road, Charlotte, N.C., 28269 and can be contacted at 704-921-3004.
For additional information about Fortiline’s HDPE Fusion Group, visit www.fortiline.com/hdpe-fusion-group.
Fortiline Waterworks, headquartered in Concord, N.C., is one of the largest wholesale distributors of underground water, sewer and storm utility products in the United States. Founded in 1997, Fortiline distributes more than 75,000 SKUs to a diverse base of more than 4,500 contractor, developer and municipal customers through a network of 36 branches in 12 states in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The company’s vision is to be the preferred and most trusted resource for utility infrastructure product solutions and Fortiline backs that with specialty divisions and extensive inventory at locations across the country. To learn more, visit www.fortiline.com.
Marketing Manager, Fortiline Waterworks
7025 Northwinds Dr., NW
Concord, NC 28027
SOURCE: Fortiline Waterworks