Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has formed a new Technical Services Department to provide education and technical support to engineers on the application and installation of all Charlotte Pipe products. The group will consist of five individuals: Bill Morris, technical services manager for Charlotte Pipe; Dewey Manus, a master plumber and technical advisor; Vic Hines, a PVF industry veteran since 1976; Art Lynn, an 18-year veteran with Spears Mfg. Co.; and Kirk Thompson, former president of Thompson Plastics, which was acquired by Charlotte Pipe.