APPLE VALLEY, MINN., AUGUST 11, 2022 — Uponor 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.
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APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 28, 2022 — David 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.
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 16, 2022 — Uponor Corporation (Uponor) has named Andres Caballero president of its Building Solutions – North America division and a member of the Executive Committee at Uponor. He will be based in Apple Valley, Minn., reporting to Michael Rauterkus, president and CEO, Uponor Corporation.
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.
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.
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 06, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) held a ceremonial “pipe-cutting event” to mark the opening of its $5.5 million, 25,000-square-foot expansion to the Hutchinson, Minn., facility. This new space will increase the company’s PEX-a pipe extrusion production capacity by more than 10 percent, while growing highly skilled jobs in Hutchinson in the coming years.
Program Rebranded “Uponor Pro Rewards”
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., APRIL 20, 2022 — Uponor North America recently launched its newly enhanced Uponor Pro Rewards program as a tangible way to thank service plumbers and contracting company representatives for their brand loyalty and repeat purchases of qualifying Uponor products.
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 31, 2022 — Uponor Corporation, the Finland-based parent of Uponor North America, has appointed Jennifer Hauschildt to the newly created position of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for the company worldwide, while also making her a member of the Uponor Executive Committee. The appointment, effective April 1, makes her the first leader based in North America to be named to the Executive Committee in a non-presidential role.
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., FEBRUARY 9, 2022 — Uponor North America was recently named to the Top Workplace USA 2022 list for companies with 500-999 employees. This award is based entirely on feedback from an employee engagement survey conducted by an independent, third-party research company, Energage, and celebrates companies that prioritize creating a people-centered culture and giving employees a voice.
APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JANUARY 12, 2022 — In late November 2021, Uponor North America reached a staffing milestone at its Hutchinson, Minn. production facility. Uponor hired its 100th employee since 2018, when the company opened operations in McLeod County. Uponor has been rapidly expanding its footprint in Hutchinson despite some challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Uponor aims to hire even more employees as it expands its operations throughout 2022 and beyond.