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Mechanical Contractor Leverages New Kitting Service to Curtail Material Shortages and Boost Installation Productivity

Developed by Uponor, this new solution takes the guesswork and freelancing out of piping installations. Each kit, which includes all the needed ProPEX® fittings, adapters, valves, and rings, is delivered to the job site — one kit per room or apartment — along with a material list and an isometric layout for the installer to follow, helping to minimize mistakes and maximize efficiency.

BY JOHN O’REILLY

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA — Among the many critical challenges facing a plumbing foreman on a multifamily job site is the need to maintain efficient and consistent installation methods across the entire project. This mandate applies as much or more to the rough-in plumbing as to the finishing trim: the larger the job, the bigger the challenge.

Uponor North America Announces New VP Appointments for HR and Sales

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., DECEMBER 13, 2022 —Uponor North America (Uponor) has named Erica Amévo as vice president of Human Resources and Matt Bahr as vice president of Sales. Erica will be based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, and Matt will be based in Washington, D.C. Both positions will report to Andres Caballero, president, Uponor North America, and will also be members of the company’s Senior Management Committee (SMC).

Uponor Previewed New AquaPort™ Innovation at ASPE 2022

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 — The first of its kind in North America, Uponor previewed an exciting new innovation at the 2022 ASPE Convention & Expo — the AquaPort™. Ideal in multifamily or hospitality low-rise, mid-rise, or high-rise applications, the AquaPort is a self-contained unit that converts a building’s hydronic heating supply to on-demand domestic hot water.

Uponor North America Earns Top 10 National Manufacturer Award

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., AUGUST 11, 2022Uponor North America continues to earn recognitions from employee engagement research company, Energage. In addition to being named a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award recipient, ranked the #1 Top Manufacturing Workplaces in Minnesota in 2022; and recognized eight times as a Top Workplace in the State of Minnesota since 2012, Uponor has now been ranked #10 in Energage’s National Manufacturer Top Workplaces list out of 349 similarly sized companies. This is the first time Uponor has earned a top 10 national ranking in this category.

David Weekley Homes Names Uponor a 2022 National Preferred Partner

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 28, 2022David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately held homebuilders, announced their 2022 National Preferred Partner winners, and Uponor North America (Uponor) was one of only 12 companies nationwide to receive the prestigious honor. Uponor provides PEX plumbing and fire safety systems for David Weekley Homes, and this marks the ninth consecutive year Uponor has been recognized by the national homebuilder since 2014.

Two Uponor Campuses Honored with Governor’s Safety Awards

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 8, 2022 — In recognition of its exceptional workplace safety and health initiatives, Uponor North America has been honored with two Governor’s Safety Awards for 2021 by the Minnesota Safety Council. The company’s Apple Valley campus won its third Governor’s Safety Award since 2015, while the Uponor Lakeville Distribution Center has won its second award in as many years.

Uponor a Manufacturer of the Year Honoree; Select Leaders Honored


APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 17, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) was recently named a 2022 Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year honoree in the Large Company category by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ). The honor marks the first time Uponor has been named a top manufacturer by the MSPBJ, with a previous honor in their Manufacturing Sustainability category in 2020. This is the fifth year the publication has recognized organizations that are driving Minnesota’s economy, while also growing their companies.