APPLE VALLEY, MINN., OCT 27, 2022 — Uponor was the host site for the Minnesota Chamber’s Behind the Business event on Oct. 24, which provided an opportunity to showcase the company’s innovation and top workplace culture during Manufacturing Month in Minnesota. Approximately 40 guests from a variety of industries and businesses were in attendance, including representatives from the Office of Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (representing Minnesota’s 7th District, in which our Hutchinson facility is located) and those from our local Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce. Doug Loon, MN Chamber President, was also in attendance to welcome the attendees and join in this behind-the-scenes look at Uponor.
Anna Picchetti, Uponor Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, gave an introductory presentation to highlight Uponor’s innovative and sustainable solutions, award-winning manufacturing, and People First culture. Guests then proceeded on a tour of Uponor’s Apple Valley factory and new Experience Center. This was the first community partnership event held in the newly built Experience Center, which opened on Sept. 27, 2023.
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About Uponor North America Apple Valley, Minn.-based Uponor North America strives to be the partner plumbing and HVAC professionals rely on for smart water and energy solutions. An award-winning manufacturer of PEX piping and marketer/distributor of Uponor PP-RCT in North America, the company offers plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping, and pre-insulated piping system solutions for new construction, retrofits, and remodels in the residential and commercial markets. Recognized for best-in-class manufacturing, sustainability, economic development, and as a top workplace, the Uponor group of companies employs about 4,400 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America. In 2022, Uponor’s global net sales totaled approximately €1.4 billion ($1.5 billion as of 12/31/22 exchange rate). Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. uponor.com