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Sponsorship and partnership extended for an additional three seasons to support sustainability initiatives and the Blue Jackets Foundation
HILLIARD, Ohio, September 23, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS), a leading provider of innovative water management solutions and the second largest plastic recycling company in North America, announced today it has extended its partnership with the Columbus Blue Jackets for an additional three seasons. ADS is now the Official Sustainability Partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets and the presenting sponsor of the Blue Jacket’s participation in NHL Green Week, with teams across the league showcasing and promoting environmentally conscious and sustainable activities.
ADS, a leading manufacturer of plastic drainage pipe which is often made with recycled plastics, will also continue as a presenting sponsor of the hockey club’s "Between the Pipes" fundraising initiative. As part of the initiative, ADS will donate $5 for every regulation save and $10 for every shootout save by Blue Jackets goaltenders during all games. Donations benefit the Blue Jackets Foundation, dedicated to promoting and supporting youth health and wellness in central Ohio.
"As a global company headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, ADS is an integral partner in supporting our Green initiatives and the Blue Jackets Foundation in central Ohio, and we are pleased they are extending that support for an additional three years," said Columbus Blue Jackets Vice President of Corporate Sponsorships Ryan Shirk. "The ADS organizational values are an excellent fit with the Blue Jackets, and the company’s commitment to sustainability aligns perfectly for our collaboration during Green Week. We look forward to continuing to amplify their commitment to our community while continuing to strengthen the association between our two outfits."
"We’re excited to extend our partnership with the Columbus Blue Jackets and for the opportunity to jointly support two powerful causes that are incredibly important across our community," said Scott Barbour, ADS president and CEO. "Recycling and sustainable practices are a key part of our business, so this partnership is an excellent opportunity to highlight that work while giving back to the central Ohio community where we live, work and play."
About Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Advanced Drainage Systems is a leading provider of innovative water management solutions in the stormwater and on-site septic wastewater industries, providing superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and agriculture marketplace. For more than 50 years, the Company has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Its innovative products are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, infrastructure and agriculture applications. The Company has established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging its national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale and manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, the Company operates a global network of 63 manufacturing plants and 32 distribution centers. To learn more about ADS, please visit the Company’s website at www.adspipe.com.
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