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Uponor Offers Industry-first, Lead-free Brass Ball Valves for Commercial PEX Piping Applications

Uponor ProPEX LF brass commercial ball valves Uponor North America (Uponor) is offering the industry’s first code-listed ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass Commercial Ball Valves for PEX-to-PEX connections in plumbing and hydronic distribution applications.

The full-port valves are available in sizes from ½” to 2″ and are listed to ASTM F1960, NSF 14/61, NSF 359 and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).

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Uponor PEX-a Pipe Support Now Available up to 3½” for Commercial PEX Piping Applications

Pex-a Pipe Uponor North America (Uponor) now offers its innovative PEX-a Pipe Support in sizes up to 3½” for suspended piping applications in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems.

Uponor PEX-a Pipe Support is a galvanized steel channel that provides continuous support of PEX in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing similar to that of copper or steel pipe. The product is available in 9-foot lengths for ½”, ¾”, 1″, 1¼”, 1½”, 2″, 2½”, 3″ and 3½” PEX pipe sizes and comes with nylon-coated, stainless-steel strapping to secure the pipe to the support.

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Uponor Launches New Stainless-steel Manifold for Radiant Heating and Cooling Applications

Stainless steel ManifoldUponor North America (Uponor) is launching a new Stainless-steel Manifold targeted for residential and commercial radiant heating and cooling applications.

Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the manifold is available in 1″ and 1¼” sizes in 2 through 8, 10 and 12 loop configurations. It features integrated flow meters for easy system balancing, full-port ball valves with temperature gauges, and balancing and isolation valves for complete loop isolation.

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Uponor, Inc. Invests in Upstream Technologies to Make Waterways Clean

SAFL BaffleApple Valley, Minn. — Uponor North America (Uponor) recently announced it has purchased a minority position in Upstream Technologies, a New Brighton, Minn.-based company.

Commercializing technology — developed in conjunction with the University of Minnesota — Upstream Technologies is involved in the stormwater management market and has introduced innovative products that significantly improve process and efficiency in these areas. The opportunity came to Uponor through its recently launched subsidiary Uponor Innovations LLC.

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Uponor Receives 2014 Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes

2014 Partners of Choice AwardApple Valley, Minn. — Uponor North America (Uponor) was recently honored with the prestigious Partners of Choice Award from Houston-based Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately held home builder and the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building.

Uponor is one of only 13 companies out of 200 David Weekley Homes’ U.S. suppliers to receive the highly coveted “A,A” ranking for world-class excellence in both quality and service.

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Uponor Names Jennifer Hauschildt Vice President of IT

Jennifer Hauschildt Vice President of ITApple Valley, Minn. Uponor North America (Uponor) has named Jennifer Hauschildt vice president of IT, effective Aug. 4, 2014.

Hauschildt will oversee Uponor North America’s Information Technology team and Project Services Group, and will be a member of Uponor North America’s senior management committee. Her primary responsibilities will ensure that IT strategy, services, infrastructure and applications support Uponor’s business goals and objectives.

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Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings

Uponor North America (Uponor) is launching an industry-first innovation with six new ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass CPVC Adapter Fittings for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems.

 The fittings, which are available in 1¼”, 1½” and 2″ sizes, are offered in a spigot and a socket adapter and all feature Uponor’s durable, reliable ASTM F1960 ProPEX expansion system for connecting to PEX piping.

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Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2014 Top Workplace

Uponor North America a 2014 Top Workplace Uponor North America (Uponor) has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Minneapolis Star Tribune based on an employee-based survey. Uponor was ranked 20th on the mid-size company list.

“It’s always an honor to be chosen for an award,” says Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America. “Being named as one of the top places to work in Minnesota is especially rewarding because it was based on feedback from the people who know us best — our employees.”

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Uponor Donates Product to Lennar’s Village Builders Benefit Home

Uponor North America  was one of several companies that donated products and materials to support the Village Builders® Benefit Home, sponsored by Lennar® homebuilders and the Greater Houston Builder’s Association. The project, located in the northwest Houston suburb of Cypress, Texas, generated net proceeds of $270,000, which benefitted local charities in the greater Houston area, including the Texas Children’s Cancer Center, the Alzheimer’s Association of Houston and Southeast Texas and HomeAid Houston.

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