New resource-rich website consolidates multiple sites into one, allowing users to quickly find information about Uponor products and applications in a single, mobile-friendly location.
APPLE VALLEY, MN (AUGUST 11, 2020) — Uponor North America has launched a new website, Uponor-USA.com, built with an intelligent and intuitive design that enables U.S. and Canadian visitors to quickly find whatever they need, whenever they need it — all in a single location that will readily accommodate any screen type: desktop, laptop, pad or mobile phone.
One of the nation’s largest privately-held home builders honors Uponor for going “above and beyond” for a seventh consecutive year.
APPLE VALLEY, MN (JULY 30, 2020) — Houston-based David Weekley Homes, one of the largest privately-held home builders in the United States, announced today the winners of its 16th annual National Preferred Partner Survey, recognizing suppliers “that have gone above and beyond throughout the previous year.” For the seventh consecutive year, Uponor North America (Uponor) ranked among 11 other elite building-product manufacturers as a “National Preferred Partner.”
Circle Pines, Minnesota-based, injection-molding company more than doubles its vendor report-card score in only two years by aggressively boosting its performance in energy conservation, packaging materials, health and safety audits, and other areas.
BY JOHN O’REILLY
APPLE VALLEY, MINNESOTA — Few things in this world can be factually characterized as truly “unique” — as in “one of a kind,” “nothing like it anywhere else.” But for Eric Eichten, “unique” is an absolutely spot-on summation of the three-year-old Uponor Sustainability Report Card questionnaire process.
25-year industry veteran cited for technical leadership and volunteer service as TC 6.5 Programs Subcommittee Chair, and for his work developing educational programs in radiant heating and cooling.
APPLE VALLEY, MN (JULY 16, 2020) — Devin Abellon, P.E., Business Development Manager for Engineering Services at Uponor North America, was recently named the recipient of the 2019-2020 George B. Hightower Technical Achievement Award. Presented on May 28th during the 2020 ASHRAE Annual Conference (held virtually this year), the award recognizes excellence in volunteer, leadership and service to the organization’s Technical Committees, Technical Groups and Technical Research Groups.
Led by Vice President Doug Fulton, this new function will seek growth opportunities through corporate acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as internal product development.
APPLE VALLEY (JUNE 17, 2020) — To further enhance Uponor North America’s ability to deliver innovative plumbing and heating solutions to its customers, the company has announced the creation of a new business function. This new business function will be led by Vice President Doug Fulton and called New Venture Development.
Reporting directly to President Bill Gray, Fulton will lead the exploration, incubation and integration of new products into Uponor’s existing business offerings, while also forging external partnerships. The overarching goal is to expand the company’s growth opportunities in ways that align with Uponor’s business strategy and customer insights.
Fulton’s responsibilities will encompass numerous areas related to corporate growth and expansion: Business Development (M&A/Partnerships), Business Incubation, Construction Services (including Building Information Management), Codes & Standards, Government &
Uponor is committed to using 100 percent renewable resources to power its facilities globally by 2025
APPLE VALLEY (April 22, 2020) — In conjunction with Earth Day 2020, Uponor North America is pleased to announce that its Lakeville, Minn., distribution center now receives 100 percent of its electrical power from wind energy, and is the first major manufacturing customer to participate in Dakota Electric Association’s Wellspring Renewable Energy program.
LAS VEGAS, January 21, 2020 — Phyn, the leader in intelligent water solutions backed by Uponor and Belkin International, showcases its commitment to innovation in sustainable and water efficient construction products and technology with the introduction of Phyn Plus Pro Edition at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS). Created for and sold exclusively to professional channels including home builders and the residential construction community, Phyn Plus Pro Edition shares all of the best-in-class capabilities of the award-winning consumer Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant
Offering 10 different configurations, new fitting series aims to cut costs and boost productivity by eliminating the time-consuming task of composing tees on the job site
APPLE VALLEY, MINN (JAN. 21, 2020) —A significant number of all pipe connections on commercial job sites are composed tees. Taking the time to create these tees increases labor costs, while undercutting installation efficiencies. A new series of ProPEX® engineered polymer (EP) reducing tees from Uponor North America allows system designers and installers to eliminate these costly, time-consuming connections to better meet tight project deadlines and keep schedules on track.
Five-story, 126,000-square-foot, LEED® Gold building features numerous structural and mechanical innovations, including a thermally activated, bubble-deck slab, providing radiant cooling as well as radiant heating on six levels.
BY JOHN O’REILLY
IOWA CITY, IOWA — The Visual Arts Building (VAB) at the University of Iowa is a marvel of both aesthetic design and mechanical engineering. Six years in the making and completed in October 2016, the award-winning, 126,000 square-foot structure blends the artistry of the renowned Steven Holl Architects (New York) with an array of innovative mechanical systems that smoothly integrate with Holl’s aesthetics while meeting the numerous, industrial-like requirements of this challenging space.