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Uponor named a “National Preferred Partner” by David Weekley Homes

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.”…

ASHRAE honors Devin Abellon with Hightower Tech Achievement Award

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.

Uponor unveils New Venture Development business function

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.…

Uponor Distribution Center now powered 100 percent by wind energy

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.…

Uponor launches labor-saving ProPEX® EP reducing tees series

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.…

Uponor North America signs exclusive agreement with Pestan North America

Partnership with PP-RCT pipe and fittings company affirms Uponor as the leading polymer pipe solutions provider for commercial plumbing and HVAC

APPLE VALLEY (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019)Uponor North America and San Diego, Calif.-based Pestan North America (PNA), a supplier of PP-RCT pipe and fittings, today announced the signing of an agreement naming Uponor the exclusive distributor of PNA’s proprietary PP-RCT (polypropylene, random copolymer, with modified crystallinity and temperature resistance) products throughout the U.S. and Canada.…

Uponor & Belkin invest additional $12 million to grow joint-venture company, Phyn

APPLE VALLEY (MAY 9, 2019) — Uponor and Belkin have decided to invest an additional USD $12 million, $6 million each, into their joint venture company, Phyn, in 2019.  The new investment will be used for ongoing research and product development for smart water solutions as well as continuing efforts to grow in the North American and European markets.…

Uponor North America appoints Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Feb. 12, 2019 — John Schleiter has been appointed Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs, North America, for Uponor North America.  As the North American organization’s chief in-house counsel and key member of the senior management team, he will direct the management of legal affairs for the organization and provide strategic leadership on business matters to promote and protect the interests of the company, its customers and the industry.…