Tag: Uponor North America

Newly Redesigned ProPEX® Ball Valves Provide Increased Value

Enhanced offering delivers greater quality, safety, reliability, and performance for residential and commercial projects


APPLE VALLEY, MINN., SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
— Delivering higher value for residential projects and helping commercial projects meet stringent demands, Uponor North America (Uponor) now offers a newly redesigned line of ProPEX® ball valves for PEX-a plumbing and hydronic distribution applications.

Uponor Expanding Manufacturing Capacity in Two Facilities

The company will add 57,000 square feet to its Lakeville Distribution Center along with 25,000 square feet to its Hutchinson facility

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JULY 13, 2021 — To help meet growing customer and market demands for PEX pipe, Uponor North America is expanding its manufacturing capacity in Minnesota. Starting in August, the Lakeville Distribution Center, which was originally built in 2009, will begin construction to add 57,000 square feet on the southwest side of the building. The $5 million project is scheduled for completion in June 2022. Additionally, the Hutchinson facility, which was purchased in 2017 and opened in 2018, is also expanding with a $5 million renovation project to create an additional 25,000 square feet of manufacturing space, scheduled to be complete in May 2022.

Uponor North America’s Bill Hooper Appointed 74th Chair of CIPH

Regional Sales Manager and 30-year veteran of the hydronics industry will lead the plumbing and heating association

MISSISSAUGA, ON (JUNE 28, 2021) — With industry leadership a longstanding cornerstone of Uponor North America, the company proudly welcomes the recent election of Bill Hooper, Regional Sales Manager – Atlantic with Uponor Atlantic Ltd., as the 74th Chair of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH). The announcement was made at the CIPH’s 89th Annual General Meeting, held virtually on June 15.