Uponor News Release


March 3, 2014
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249





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Uponor Wins Community Impact Award in Sustainability Category

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Uponor Wins Community Impact Award 2014In a celebration ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 27, Uponor North America (Uponor) was named a 2014 Community Impact Award winner in the Sustainability Category. Uponor was one of three finalists for the prestigious award that is sponsored by Minnesota Business Magazine.


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The Sustainability Award recognizes companies for offering their products or services in a way that's better for the environment.

“We were up against some tough competition, but the emphasis on our triple-bottom-line philosophy, our community involvement and our efforts toward energy reduction at our facility made all the difference,” says Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America.

An Uponor team represented by Senior Management Committee members and members of the Sustainability Team were in attendance at the event, which was held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis.

“This award is a great honor for our company,” says Gray. “It validates the hard work and efforts in sustainability done by many at Uponor, and it helps promote Uponor as a sustainable, vibrant company that is invested in long-term growth and success.”

To learn more, read the article in the March issue of Minnesota Business Magazine that features all the winners.

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 more than 500 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/.

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


© 2014 Uponor, Inc.

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Attendees at the event included (back row left), Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety; Rusty Callier, director, Operations; Dale Stroud, sr. director, Marketing/Offerings; Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America; Sang Albrecht, manager, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS); (front row left) Rebecca Lennon, sr. director, Sourcing and Supply; Ingrid Mattsson, director, Brand Management; Kim Bliss, sr. writer, Technical Communications; and Dan Hughes, director, Real Estate, Security and EHS.

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