AMERICAN Invests in the Future of Southwestern Economic Development with a SpiralWeld Pipe Plant in Paris, Texas

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe, a subsidiary of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announces the imminent opening of a new facility to manufacture spiral-welded steel pipe in Paris, Texas.

The greenfield project will house the latest in pipe manufacturing, engineering and technology. Visit to see an animation of the new plant’s operations and learn more about how AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe is being used in various projects across the U.S. 

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe manufactures steel pipe in diameters up to 144 inches. Spiral-welded steel pipe applications include transmission, distribution and collection lines for water and wastewater; penstocks; water intakes and outfalls; and structural pilings. Large diameter steel water pipe brings together our water supply and water demand to satisfy the thirst of economic development across the country.

At its other facilities, AMERICAN manufactures ductile iron pipe, valves and hydrants for the waterworks industry, and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the energy industry. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes high performance fire pumps, structural casing and piling, castings for large machinery, and specialty rubber products.

Founded in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1905, AMERICAN employs approximately 2,600 people at multiple facilities across the AMERICAN family of companies.