Founded in 1966, Advanced Drainage Systems is a manufacturer of single-wall and sanitary sewer pipes, storm drainage structures, water quality units, molded and fabricated fittings, leaching chambers, drain basins, tapping tees and horizontal drain boxes. The company maintains more than 40 manufacturing plants and employs a team of engineers. It also operates a fleet of trucks that offers shipping services. Advanced Drainage Systems sells its products through a network of more than 30 distribution centers throughout the United States. It undertakes residential, commercial, and road and highway construction projects. In addition, the company offers solutions for surface runoff retention systems. Advanced Drainage Systems serves the construction, mining, agricultural and waste disposal management industries.