CHARLES G. KING JOINS NORTHWEST PIPE COMPANY
Vancouver, WA, December 17, 2014. Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) today announced the hiring of Charles G. King as Vice President of Sales for the Atchison, KS facility. Chuck is a veteran of the oil and gas industry with a strong history of leading successful sales and marketing efforts for the energy tubular market segment. Prior to joining Northwest Pipe Company, Chuck worked as the Commercial Director of PTC Seamless Tube Corporation and held high level positions with TMK N/A and Stupp & Mannesmann Line Pipe, L.P.
Chuck will be based at the company’s Houston sales office and will be leading the effort to sell line pipe, standard and structural products made at the Atchison, KS facility.
“Chuck’s rich history and deep ties in the line pipe industry will help us immensely in achieving our long term growth objectives,” said Martin Dana, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Northwest Pipe Company. “We believe he will have an immediate and positive impact on our sales for the tubular division.”
About Northwest Pipe Company
Northwest Pipe Company is a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe and tube products. The Tubular Products Group operates a state of the art electric resistance weld mill facility. The Tubular Products portfolio serves a wide-range of markets and its quality certified pipe and tube products are good for applications including: oil and gas, structural industrial, fire protection, low pressure and agricultural. The Water Transmission Group is the largest manufacturer of engineered steel pipe water systems in North America. With eight Water Transmission manufacturing facilities, the Group is positioned to meet North America’s growing needs for water and wastewater infrastructure. The Water Transmission Group serves a wide-range of markets and their solution-based products are a perfect fit for applications including: water transmission, plant piping, energy, tunnels, river crossings, structural, industrial and construction. The Company is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and has manufacturing facilities in the United States and Mexico.
CONTACT: Vicki Taylor, Vice President of Human Resources