GF Building Flow Solutions releases its Sustainability Review 2023

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JULY 15, 2024 — GF Building Flow Solutions (formerly Uponor) published the company’s Sustainability Review 2023. The Review, prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Standards and assured by an independent third party, details the company’s ambition, work, and achievements in sustainability throughout the year, as well as highlights people leading sustainability development in different parts of the organization. Sustainability initiatives in 2024 and beyond will be reported on GF.

GF Building Flow Solutions Americas (Formerly Uponor) Again Named a Minnesota and USA Top Workplace

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 25, 2024GF Building Flow Solutions Americas (formerly Uponor North America) has again been named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune, while also securing a spot on the Top Workplaces USA list. This is the company’s 13th Top Workplaces Minnesota accolade, ranking No. 29 in the large company category, and the third consecutive year on the Top Workplaces USA list.

Hailey Mick Named Incoming President of the ASHRAE Tennessee Valley Chapter

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 18, 2024GF Building Flow Solutions Americas (formerly Uponor North America), a global provider of Uponor-branded products, today announced that Hailey Mick, business development manager of Engineering Services, was recently selected as the incoming president of the ASHRAE Tennessee Valley Chapter. Her two-year term will begin on July 1, 2024.

Two Uponor Campuses Earn Back-to-Back Governor’s Safety Awards

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 12, 2024Uponor North America has again been honored with two Governor’s Safety Awards by the Minnesota Safety Council. The company’s Apple Valley campus won its fifth Governor’s Safety Award, recognized at the Bronze level this year, and the Uponor Lakeville Distribution Center won its fourth award, achieving the highest level of Diamond.

Uponor and WiPP Forge a Dynamic Alliance

Advancing women’s empowerment in the plumbing and piping industries

AURORA, CO – February 22, 2024 – Women in Plumbing & Piping (WiPP) proudly announces Uponor as its latest sponsor, forging a powerful partnership to advance the cause of empowering women within the plumbing and piping industries. Uponor, a distinguished global leader in cutting-edge plumbing and heating solutions, joins WiPP in its unwavering commitment to cultivating an inclusive community that propels the personal and professional growth of women in these pivotal trades.

GF to Close Uponor Transaction

Strong focus on value creation and attractive end markets with new piping systems setup

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., NOV 13, 2023 —By joining forces with Uponor, GF is set to become a global leader in sustainable water and flow solutions. To support this ambition, complementary businesses will be grouped together under one roof: the new division GF Uponor will focus on Building Technology, whereas the infrastructure and utility business will move to GF Piping Systems. Michael Rauterkus will join GF’s Executive Committee and will lead the new division together with his Uponor leadership team.

Industry Continuing to Discover Risks, Failures with Generic F1960 EP Fittings

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., NOV 01, 2023 — Beginning in early 2020, supply-chain disruptions and unprecedented construction-materials demand resulted in an influx of F1960 engineered polymer (EP) fittings from various manufacturers and suppliers located around the globe. Unfortunately, some of these “F1960” fittings are not actually manufactured or tested to the same standards as the Uponor ProPEX® F1960 fittings, and contractors are learning a hard lesson about the differences when they experience a failure in their piping system.