Franklin, Tenn. (March 15, 2016) – Tennessee-based Manchester Tank & Equipment Co. celebrates 70 years in business and will take the opportunity to thank their customers in Nashville, Tennessee during the  Annual NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo ( on April 8-10, 2016 at the Music City Center. The Manchester Tank team will join over 230 exhibitors specializing in propane-related products and services. This Expo is the largest annual expo for the propane industry in the United States with more than 30 countries represented. The Expo will be hosting an AUTOGAS PAVILLION, which will promote one of the industry’s fasting growing markets.

Visitors to the Expo can find the Manchester Tank team in two locations this year. Company representatives will be available to discuss Manchester Tank’s full product line and services on the show floor at booth 701. Manchester’s Autogas team members will be located in the AUTOGAS PAVILLION, booth 1437 to discuss the state-of-the-art dedicated autogas production line at their Quincy, Illinois manufacturing facility. They will be available to review custom design requirements for Tier One and OEM automotive manufacturing processes and a standard product line offering. Products showcased at the Expo include:

  • Single and Double Manifold ASME Autogas Tanks & Equipment
  • DOT Propane Cylinders
  • Aluminum Forklift Cylinders
  • Mower Cylinders
  • Propane Hand Burners

Manchester Tank’s cross-functional team has more than 70 years of combined expertise in quality manufacturing, research & development, service and technical support to respond to market trends, meet customer needs and help educate the industry.

About Manchester Tank & Equipment Co.

Manchester Tank & Equipment Co. (, a division of McWane, Inc. of Birmingham, Alabama is a is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and nationwide distributor of low-pressure vessels, domestic and industrial cylinders, propane tanks, air receivers, and fire suppressants. Its headquarters are located in Franklin, Tennessee, with manufacturing plants in Bedford, Indiana, Crossville, Tennessee, Elkhart, Indiana, Quincy, Illinois, Echuca, Australia and two locations in Chile. Its product lines include: propane cylinders; gas grill cylinders; industrial air receivers; forklift cylinders; tanks for automotive, air brake and fire suppression systems applications.

About McWane, Inc.

McWane, Inc. ( is a family business based in Birmingham, Alabama with iron foundries across the United States and the world. In addition, McWane companies build wireless network switches and monitoring equipment. McWane’s divisions focus on the safe, environmentally friendly manufacturing of ductile iron pipe, fittings, hydrants and valves. These and other products provide the backbone of vital water distribution and wastewater treatment systems for communities across the globe. The company employs more than 5,500 workers and has a longstanding commitment of support to those communities where our employees live and work.


Lesley Shorter, Marketing Manager
1000 Corporate Centre Drive
Franklin, TN 367067
Tel: (615) 370-6107 Fax: (615) 376-3922


About McWane Ductile

The first McWane foundry, McWane Pipe, was organized in 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama. Today, McWane Ductile continues to supply ductile iron pipe used in water infrastructure found in cities across America.

About McWane Inc.

McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the United States and the world.  At the McWane Family of Companies, we cast ductile iron products--including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings, and plumbing products--manufacture fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, steel pressure vessels, and build network switches and monitoring equipment.  We are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products.  With more than 6,000 team members McWane has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work.