Advanced Drainage Systems Inc is incorporated in Delaware in 1966. The Company is a manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. Its products are used across various end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. Its product line includes corrugated high density polyethylene (or HDPE) pipe, polypropylene (or PP) pipe and related water management products. The Company has a domestic network of 48 manufacturing plants and 19 distribution centers. The Company's raw materials include Virgin and recycled resins, which are derived either directly or indirectly from crude oil derivatives and natural gas liquids. Its competitors include concrete pipe producers, including Cemex, Hanson and Oldcastle CRH Precast, as well as smaller, regional competitors. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, including those pertaining to air emissions, water discharges, the handling, disposal and transport of solid and hazardous materials and wastes, the investigation and remediation of contamination and otherwise relating to health and safety and the protection of the environment and natural resources.