Uponor News Release


June 18, 2013
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249



Star Tribune Names Uponor North America to its Top 100 Workplaces for 2013

Top Workplaces 2013 StarTribuneAPPLE VALLEY, Minn., June 18, 2013 — Uponor North America (Uponor) has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune. Uponor was ranked 16th on the midsize company list.


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“This acknowledgement is about organizational health and employee engagement, so the biggest rewards are enjoyed every day by Uponorians working in a healthy and motivating environment,” says Jyri Luomakoski, Uponor president and CEO. “The team has not only improved the business, but also ensured that it is a place where people want to work, creating a sustainable base for continuous success.”

Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about organizational health, job expectations and employee engagement. The analysis included responses from more than 64,300 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

Uponor North America President Bill Gray adds that the Star Tribune’s Top 100 Workplace recognition is a great honor. “This truly is a great place to work. The passion and dedication that our employees bring to work every single day is inspiring. I'm proud to work beside such a talented group of people.”

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Nearly 1,900 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.”

The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 16, and can also be found at www.StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2013.

Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets. In 2013, the company was named Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Alliance in addition to a Top 100 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs 380 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponorpro.com, www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

For more information about Uponor, visit the Uponor media room at http://uponor.greenhousedigitalpr.com/archive/ or www.uponor-usa.com/mediaroom.

For editorial assistance, contact John O’Reilly c/o GreenHouse Digital + PR at (815) 469-9100; e-mail: john@greenhousedigitalpr.com.


© 2013 Uponor, Inc.

Uponor is a trademark of Uponor Corporation and Uponor, Inc.
WorkplaceDynamics is a trademark of WDL.
Star Tribune is a trademark of The Star Tribune Media Company.


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