Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 16, 2012
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Brand Management Senior Manager
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 

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Sibley High School Students Visit Uponor to Learn About PEX and New Technologies

Wes Sisco, training manager at Uponor AcademyOn Feb. 14, more than 60 pre-engineering students from Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, Minn., visited the Uponor North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn., to learn about new innovations in radiant heating and cooling, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, using crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing.

 

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The students’ visit was in conjunction with a push to encourage more science and technology education in Minnesota schools. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who visited Uponor on Jan. 11 to promote business innovation, also spoke in an online column about the importance of technical schools and the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) network in Minnesota.

“We have a long, strong history in education and training at Uponor,” says Wes Sisco, training manager at Uponor Academy. “Reaching out to students is one of our top priorities because it helps support the next generation of professionals coming into the workforce.”

The student outreach program at Uponor invites students from local high schools as well as vocational and technical schools to learn about the innovations and benefits of PEX-based radiant heating and cooling, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems. To learn how your school can get involved, contact Wes Sisco at wes.sisco@uponor.com or Steve Swanson, customer trainer, at steve.swanson@uponor.com.

Uponor, Inc. is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety, and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets in the United States. Uponor, Inc. employs 380 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

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Wes Sisco, training manager at Uponor Academy  

Wes Sisco, training manager at Uponor Academy, explains the concept of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing to students from Sibley High School.

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Uponor Customer Trainer Steve Swanson  

Uponor Customer Trainer Steve Swanson shows students how to make a ProPEX® fitting with PEX.

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Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) makes a ProPEX connection during a Jan. 11 visit to Uponor  

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who is an avid proponent of science and technology education, makes a ProPEX connection during a Jan. 11 visit to Uponor, as Apple Valley Mayor Mary Hamann-Roland (left) and Tony Radcliff, VP of Marketing/Offerings (right), look on.

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