OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AB&I Foundry is pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Robbins as the new Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Robbins will be responsible for the Eastern United States Region for AB&I Foundry, a leading manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for the plumbing industry. His primary goal will be to enhance AB&I's relationships with their stocking distributors. "With the addition of an industry insider like Joe, AB&I is excited that he'll be helping to increase our east coast sales presence. Joe brings years of industry experience working directly with distribution. It is clear that Joe exemplifies the core values of our company and the future that we are building with our customers." said Ethan Shull, National Sales Manager for AB&I Foundry. Before joining the AB&I team, Joe served as a Senior Outside Sales Representative at Graybar Electric and prior to that Outside Sales and Area Operations Manager for Ferguson Enterprises. "I'm looking forward to my new role at AB&I Foundry and most excited about the opportunity to work with such a great team. I've worked on the distribution side of the business and understand the needs of the customer," said Robbins, "I look forward to the challenges ahead growing our business in the Eastern US region." About AB&I AB&I Foundry has been an American manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for storm and sanitary drain, waste, and vent (DWV) plumbing systems since 1906. Today's AB&I combines the perspectives and values of their founders with the methods and technologies of today. AB&I products are "Made in America" and have set the standard for quality and durability. For more information please visit ABIFoundry.com.