May 5, 2008
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Press Releases

Uponor Joins Fix Housing First Coalition to Help Stimulate Housing Market and Revive Economy

Jyri Luomakoski Appointed President and CEO of Uponor

Uponor Releases January through June 2009 Factory Training Schedule

Uponor Reinvests in Training Program; Appoints Industry Veteran Wes Sisco as Senior Trainer

Engineered Plastic (EP) Line Offers Low-cost, Durable Commercial Plumbing Solution

New Engineered Plastic (EP) Heating Manifold Offers Durable, Cost-effective Radiant Solution

Uponor Consolidates Production Operations; Closes Canadian Facility

Uponor Breaks Ground for New 285,000-square-foot Distribution Center in Lakeville, Minn.

Uponor Canadian Headquarters Relocates to Toronto Suburb to Align with Sales Strategies

Redesigned proPANEL® Awarded Professional Builder’s 100 Best New Products for 2008

New Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ Zoning System Offers Wireless Control of Radiant Zones, Faster Installation

New Climate Cŏntrol™ Network System Connects All HVAC Systems for Easier Installation, Total Control

Uponor Hosts Apple Valley State of the City Address and Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Uponor, an AIA/CES Provider, Releases 2008 Radiant Heating and Cooling Webinar Schedule

Wirsbo AQUAPEX® Tubing Expansion Joint Kit Saves Valuable Labor Time and Costs

Uponor Factory Training Schedule For Second Half of 2008 Now Available

New Uponor EP Opposing-port, Multi-port Tees Offer Added Design and Installation Flexibility

Uponor EP Branch Multi-port Tees and Elbows Ideal for Demanding Commercial Applications

ProPEX® EP Valves Use Innovative Ceramic Disc Technology for Greater Durability, Performance

New ProPEX® Out-of-the-Wall Support System Provides Clean, Efficient Solution to the Fixture

Uponor to Promote Commercial Radiant Uses Via Green Mechanical Council Membership

Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ - Multifunction Boosts System Functionality, Reduces Install Costs

Uponor AQUASAFE® Looped Fire Safety System Simplifies Design and Speeds Installation

Redesigned Uponor proPANEL® Unit Expands Radiant Design Options, Simplifies Installation

Uponor Announces Updated Factory Training Schedule for 2008

Uponor Names William Gray, Formerly of ITT Corporation, New General Manager for Canada

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce Names Uponor, Inc. its 2007 Business of the Year

For the Media: Factory Training

Uponor Factory Training Schedule For Second Half of 2008 Now Available

Uponor has released its Factory Training Program dates for the second half of 2008. The three-day sessions are currently available for reservations for the months of July through December. Read more...

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Since the inception of its popular factory training program in 1993, more than 10,000 heating professionals have attended at least one training session at the Uponor facility in Apple Valley, Minn. In addition, Uponor representatives have offered onsite training to nearly 100,000 plumbing, heating and fire safety professionals.

Uponor offers these exclusive classes for the latest in professional training and education for those interested in sharpening their skills in the radiant heating industry. For the second half of 2008, Uponor will continue to offer weekend and weekday training sessions which include the following dates:

  • July 17-19: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Aug. 6-8: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Aug. 21-23: Radiant Controls and Electronics

  • Sept. 8-10: Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (ADS)
    (Note: This class is now full.)

  • Sept. 25-27: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Oct. 1-3: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Oct. 27-29: Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (USDS)

  • Nov. 3-5: Radiant Controls and Electronics

  • Nov. 13-15: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Dec. 1-3: Radiant Design, Application and Operation


Brief descriptions of the three courses follow:

Radiant Design, Operation and Application develops an understanding of the key elements of radiant floor heating systems, including delivery fundamentals, installation techniques, zoning, balancing and heat loss.

Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping educates students about the ADS software, boiler piping and circulator sizing or the Uponor USDS design program. (Attendees can sign up for either the ADS class or the USDS class.)

Radiant Controls and Electronics focuses on the Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ Line, as well as zoning and wiring.


“Uponor is well-known in the industry for providing valuable, informative training sessions for radiant heating systems,” says Mary Beth Manninen, training manager for Uponor North America. “Professionals who attend our classes consistently experience a greater understanding of Uponor radiant floor heating products, systems and designs.”

For more information or to register for upcoming factory classes, go to, click on For Professionals and select Training Center. For further assistance, e-mail or contact Jodi Staub, training and technical product coordinator, at (800) 321-4739, ext. 5333.

Uponor is a leading supplier of PEX-a plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor employs 4,700 people globally. Uponor Corporation is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Helsinki, Finland.

Uponor, Inc. is headquartered in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit or call Uponor toll free at (800) 321-4739.

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