AB&I Foundry Featured News

  • AB&I: A Stronghold in the Cast Iron Industry03/01/2016

    Publisher: The Plumbing Advocate

    AB&I Foundry is 109 years old, an age not typically seen in the cast iron industry.

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  • Generation: NEXT! One on one with Ethan Shull of AB&I04/01/2016

    Publisher: The Wholesaler

    Ethan Shull is a regional sales manager for AB&I and part of the next generation in the industry. He spoke to me about his experiences in the industry and gave advice for future members. Here’s his story.

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  • The Continued case for U.S. Manufacturing02/01/2016

    Publisher: PHC News

    In the manufacturing world, "quality is over quantity," isn't a unicorn phrase. It's still very much a real thing.

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  • AB&I Foundry - A Century of Leadership07/01/2014

    Publisher: Reeves Journal

    Being a leader means more than simply taking charge. True leadership requires a clear vision of where one wants to go and the ability to marshal the resources available in pursuit of that vision.

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  • Penny Wise or Pound Foolish?04/01/2014

    Publisher: Plumbing Perspective

    We have to make choices every day. Personal preference seems to dominate over objective reasoning and we get complacent in our decision making. When it comes to drain, waste and vent (DWV) plumbing systems there is an ongoing debate over which is a better solution, iron or plastic.  Both products have their advantages and disadvantages.

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McWane Featured News

  • Case Study - ACCO Project06/04/2021

    AB&I and Anaco chosen for flagship store in heart of Los Angeles—The Grove

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  • Oakland Grown AB&I Foundry Celebrated its 113th Year08/24/2019

    Publisher: Post News Group

    The Post News Group featured AB&I Foundry's Open House on Saturday, August 17. Nearly a thousand people turned out to celebrate 113 years of operation in East Oakland.

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  • AB&I Celebrates With East Oakland Community08/21/2019

    Publisher: PR Newswire

    AB&I Foundry hosted an event this past Saturday, August 17th at their facility on San Leandro Street. Nearly a thousand people turned out to celebrate 113 years of operation in East Oakland. 

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  • Early Career Ambassadors Offer Their Insights09/17/2017

    Publisher: East Bay Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

    Early Career Ambassadors Offer Their Insights — The East Bay Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

    About this time last year, EBAMP collaborated with the California Community Colleges, the Manufacturing Institute, and the NAM to launch the Bay Area chapter of the Dream it. Do it. network.

    Once the steering committee chose to move forward with the Ambassador program as its initial foray, we piqued the interests of manufacturers across the region to participate in the program in order to connect with students in nearby schools. With support from AMTAC and the region’s Workforce Boards, we kicked off the effort in February (blog post).

    Since then, seventeen Ambassadors from five companies have interacted with over 650 students, 3 dozen educators, and others through classroom discussions and career fairs in Martinez, Pittsburg, Clayton, Oakland, San Lorenzo, and Hayward. Two Ambassadors even came to speak to fellow manufacturers and other attendees at an EBAMP meeting early in the spring.

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  • Carrying on a Legacy12/01/2014

    Publisher: The Wholesaler

    The legacy of today’s AB&I Foundry is wrapped in a quilt that includes the entrepreneurship of a young Joseph Boscacci pursuing his dreams, a devastating earthquake, World War II and unstable economic conditions. All that, and much more, are at the heart of AB&I Foundry.

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