May 06, 2011

Former ADS Inc. Employee Recognized for Industry Contributions

Pipe institute officials bestows James Goddard with lifetime membership

Former Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. Chief Engineer James Goddard has been made an honorary lifetime member of the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc.—the major trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry. In recognition of Goddard's contributions to the industry, the award was made during the group's annual membership meeting in May 2011.

"Jim's contributions to the . . . has led to the development of standards and practices creating a greater awareness, approval and acceptance of corrugated HDPE pipe," Executive Director of the institute Tony Radoszewski said.

"For more than 30 years, Jim has been an active member of the [institute], participating in numerous committees, task groups and as a key member of our corrugated pipe division. Because of his selfless dedication to the advancement of the plastic pipe industry, it is with great appreciation for us to bestow our highest recognition of service.”