03/31/2021 Anaco

CORONA, CA April 2, 2021: Anaco-Husky, the leading no-hub coupling manufacturer in the U.S. for fifty years, has named Thad Hicks to the new role of National Business Development Manager. Thad will be responsible for leading growth of industry sales and developing new business opportunities for the coupling market.

“With Thad in this new role, Anaco-Husky will better meet the needs of contractors and buying group," said Bill Kenney, general manager of Anaco-Husky. "With Thad’s industry experience, he'll leverage and cultivate existing relationships and forge new ones.”

“I'm excited to join the Anaco-Husky team and hit the ground running promoting the Anaco brand of products and their vast product offering of standard no-hub couplings, the renowned Husky brand, and the Cremco and RigidQuik coupling lines,” said Hicks.

Prior to joining Anaco-Husky, Hicks served as regional sales manager for Tyler Pipe and Coupling for the past twenty years.

“Thad’s extensive knowledge of cast iron pipe and fittings, and being an industry icon for more than twenty years, makes him an ideal resource for contractors looking for a complete plumbing solution,” said Jonathan Kenney, Anaco-Husky's national sales manager.

Thad and his family live in South Carolina where they enjoy traveling and attending sporting events.

About Anaco - Husky

Anaco-Husky, based in Corona, CA, is a division of McWane, Inc.  Founded in 1963 and acquired by McWane in 1995, Anaco is recognized as the premier manufacturer of stainless steel couplings and service weight gaskets in the United States. Our comprehensive facilities and innovative technologies have helped make us an economic and community leader. Our products are engineered to last the lifetime of a project and have been engineered to withstand the physical, temporal and chemical challenges that confront a modern building. Where other companies may cut corners in their production, here at Anaco, we have made a capital investment to create a safe and modernized business that will last for years to come. When it comes to Anaco, we strive for perfection.

About McWane Inc.

McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the U.S. and around the world. The McWane family of companies casts ductile iron products, including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings and plumbing products, and manufactures fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems and steel pressure vessels. McWane is a leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water while focusing on safe, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. With more than 7,000 team members, McWane has a longstanding commitment of supporting the communities where our team members live and work. For more information, visit