American Piping Products, Inc. Adds to Chicago Office Staff

St. Louis, Mo (January 2012) – American Piping Products, Inc. (“APP”) has added three salespeople to the Chicago office. Tim Kraulidis, a 25-year industry veteran, will be covering the Midwest as an outside salesperson. Kraulidis has extensive experience in pipe, fittings and valves and has worked in manufacturing and distribution. APP also hired Joel Cairo, who has been in the industry since 1997. In addition to working with carbon products, Cairo has deep experience supplying chrome and high-nickel alloys to oil refineries and process plants. Rob Percher joined the Chicago office as well. Percher has long-term mechanical sales experience.

“We continue to add talent selectively as we build out our locations. I am thrilled to include Tim, Rob and Joel in our strategic growth plans. I am confident they will help APP continue to deliver industry-leading customer service and product depth.” said Al Rheinnecker, Chief Executive Officer of APP.

About American Piping Products

American Piping Products, Inc. headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is primarily engaged in the distribution of carbon, stainless steel and chrome moly pipe, tubing, fittings, and flanges used in the processing, energy, manufacturing, fabrication and construction industries. As one of the leading steel pipe suppliers in the world, American Piping Products utilizes steel processing facilities in Houston, St. Louis, Philadelphia and Chicago that stock over 50,000 tons of material and offers immediate shipment of steel pipe, flanges and fittings to customers across the globe. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-316-5737.