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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ADS Hosts Harrisonville, Missouri Plant Grand Opening



HILLIARD, Ohio–August 11, 2017–Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE: WMS) (ADS), the leading manufacturer of water management products and solutions for commercial, residential, infrastructure and agricultural applications, hosted a grand opening event for its new Harrisonville, Missouri manufacturing plant on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.



Joe Chlapaty, Chairman and CEO, ADS

Located approximately 40 miles south of Kansas City in Harrisonville, Missouri, the 35-acre facility has approximately 50 employees and produces a wide range of ADS products, including ADS N-12® high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe and the company's line of HP polypropylene pipe. The grand opening event featured guest speakers including Senator Ed Emery - District 31 state senator; Adam Timmerman - U.S.

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's District Representative; Mayor Brian Hasek – Harrisonville, MO; Obie Carl – Executive Director of the Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce; Eric Hughes – Strickland Construction; and representatives from ADS.


Immediately recognized by its green stripe, ADS N-12 large diameter corrugated HDPE pipe is just one of the company's products being manufactured at the new ADS plant in Harrisonville, Missouri.

"This new plant allows us to meet the growing demand for all of our products in the region, while helping reduce the cost and time of delivery to our customers," stated Joe Chlapaty, Chairman and CEO, ADS. "Harrisonville provided an ideal site through land availability, close access to rail and interstate connections, and a community with the right work force skills."


The new ADS plant in Harrisonville, Missouri has a fabrication operation.

The full portfolio of ADS products is available at the location including ADS N-12® HDPE pipe, HP Storm and SaniTite® polypropylene pipe, StormTech Chambers, INSERTA TEE® and other fittings, Nyloplast® Drain Structures and geosynthetic fabrics and grids.

For additional information, contact any local ADS office, call 800-821-6710 or visit: www.ads-pipe.com.

About Advanced Drainage System, Inc.:

Advanced Drainage Systems is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. Its innovative products are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. The Company has established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging its national sales and distribution platform, its overall product breadth and scale and its manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, the Company operates a global network of approximately 60 manufacturing plants and over 30 distribution centers. To learn more about the ADS, please visit the Company’s website at www.ads-pipe.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

Certain statements in this press release may be deemed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are not historical facts but rather are based on the Company’s current expectations, estimates and projections regarding the Company’s business, operations and other factors relating thereto. Words such as “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “anticipate,” “predict,” “potential,” “continue,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “projects,” “believes,” “estimates,” “confident” and similar expressions are used to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are only predictions and as such are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For more information, please contact:

Tori Durliat
Marketing
419-424-8275
Tori.Durliat@ads-pipe.com

Michael Higgins
Investor Relations
614-658-0050
Mike.Higgins@ads-pipe.com