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Oatey SCS® Introduces New Centro Washing Machine Outlet Box


CLEVELAND, Ohio (March 15, 2012) –  Oatey SCS introduces its new line of Centro washing machine outlet boxes, offering easy installation in a new, compact design. Made of high-impact polystyrene, the Centro boxes offer maximum durability and flexible installation for residential applications.

With nine different SKUs, Centro boxes are available with ¼ turn brass ball valves and a variety of tail piece configurations, including with or without water hammer arrestors.

“These boxes meet a variety of customer demands,” said Diane Artman, Vice President of Marketing for Oatey SCS. “Customers asked for a compact size, easy and flexible installation, and a variety of tail pieces, which is exactly what we’ve provided.”

A few of its best in class features are: 

  • Compact size – Centro takes up less space and fits almost anywhere.
  • Durability – Centro boxes and brackets are made of high-impact polystyrene.
  • Flexible installation – Three knockouts on top of box allow for condensate drain while two-piece valves come uninstalled, giving choice of mounting locations.
  • Variety – Multiple tailpiece configurations for complete customer satisfaction. 
Oatey Centro supply boxes are stocked at various plumbing wholesalers nationwide.

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Oatey SCS® distributes an unmatched array of more than 6,000 plumbing products. Our stable of brands has built significant equity over the years and is leveraged to penetrate various market segments. Included are Hercules® plumbing chemicals, Cherne® underground and testing equipment, Dearborn® tubular and bath waste products, and Oatey® plumbing supplies.

Oatey Co. is the leading manufacturer of solvent cements, roof flashings, washing machine outlet boxes, air admittance valves, plumbing chemicals, wax bowl rings, and hundreds of other plumbing specialty products. Found in many residential and commercial applications, Oatey products have earned the trust of both plumbing professionals and consumers since 1916. Oatey Co. operates a comprehensive global manufacturing and distribution network, backed by experienced and responsive technical service professionals.

For more information, visit or call (800) 321-9532.