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Uponor and WiPP Forge a Dynamic Alliance

Advancing women’s empowerment in the plumbing and piping industries

AURORA, CO – February 22, 2024 – Women in Plumbing & Piping (WiPP) proudly announces Uponor as its latest sponsor, forging a powerful partnership to advance the cause of empowering women within the plumbing and piping industries. Uponor, a distinguished global leader in cutting-edge plumbing and heating solutions, joins WiPP in its unwavering commitment to cultivating an inclusive community that propels the personal and professional growth of women in these pivotal trades.

GF to Close Uponor Transaction

Strong focus on value creation and attractive end markets with new piping systems setup

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., NOV 13, 2023 —By joining forces with Uponor, GF is set to become a global leader in sustainable water and flow solutions. To support this ambition, complementary businesses will be grouped together under one roof: the new division GF Uponor will focus on Building Technology, whereas the infrastructure and utility business will move to GF Piping Systems. Michael Rauterkus will join GF’s Executive Committee and will lead the new division together with his Uponor leadership team.

Industry Continuing to Discover Risks, Failures with Generic F1960 EP Fittings

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., NOV 01, 2023 — Beginning in early 2020, supply-chain disruptions and unprecedented construction-materials demand resulted in an influx of F1960 engineered polymer (EP) fittings from various manufacturers and suppliers located around the globe. Unfortunately, some of these “F1960” fittings are not actually manufactured or tested to the same standards as the Uponor ProPEX® F1960 fittings, and contractors are learning a hard lesson about the differences when they experience a failure in their piping system.

Uponor CEO Michael Rauterkus at Round Table Talk about AI with Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and other top executives at the Axel Springer Award 2023

UPONOR CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 19 OCTOBER 2023 — Uponor, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, proudly participated in the Axel Springer Award 2023 in Berlin on October 17, 2023. The event brought together top executives from different industries for an evening of celebration.

Uponor Celebrates Grand Opening of New Experience Center

Uponor Experience Center Press Kit:

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Fact Sheet
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Bios Sheet
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Interview – Desmond Clancy
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APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Sept. 27, 2023 — Today, Uponor North America celebrated the grand opening of its newly constructed Uponor Experience Center located at its regional headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn.

Uponor wins Minnesota Manufacturing Sustainability Award from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JANUARY 6, 2021 — The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently announced Uponor North America is the 2020 Manufacturing Sustainability Award honoree recognizing the commitment to conserving water, reducing waste, improving energy efficiency and empowering labor.

Each year the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honors the region’s top manufacturing companies that drive the local economy with innovation and productivity at world-class levels. This marks the first time Uponor has won the prestigious award.

Uponor North America appoints Brett Boyum Vice President of Marketing & Offerings

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., NOV. 18, 2020 — In alignment with its strategic focus on enhancing customer experiences and differentiating through innovation, Uponor North America (Uponor) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Boyum to the position of Vice President of Marketing & Offerings and a member of the company’s Senior Management Committee.

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.