Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2014
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

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Uponor Receives 2014 Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes

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Uponor Chosen as Eco Leader by GreenBuilder Magazine

Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings for Commercial Piping Systems

Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2014 Top Workplace

Uponor Partners with Thomas Enterprise Solutions™ for On-demand CAD and BIM Library

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Uponor Fire Safety Design Services Receives Minnesota License for Standalone Designs

Uponor Introduces Two New EP Multiport Tees for Commercial PEX Plumbing Applications

Brent Noonan Named Uponor North America Vice President of Sales

Uponor Wins Community Impact Award in Sustainability Category

Uponor Named a Progress Minnesota 2014 Honoree

Uponor Becomes an ASPE Affiliate Sponsor for 2014

 

Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings for Commercial Piping Systems

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Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings for Commercial Piping SystemsUponor North America (Uponor) is launching an industry-first innovation with six new ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass CPVC Adapter Fittings for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems.

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The fittings, which are available in 1¼", 1½" and 2" sizes, are offered in a spigot and a socket adapter and all feature Uponor's durable, reliable ASTM F1960 ProPEX expansion system for connecting to PEX piping."

"These fittings offer designers and installers a fast and efficient solution for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in larger-diameter pipe sizes - something that the industry has not had available until now," says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety at Uponor.

The ProPEX end of the fitting is manufactured with lead-free brass and is tested and listed to NSF 61 and NSF 372 to meet lead-free requirements. The CPVC end of the fitting is designed to transition from copper tube size (CTS) pipe and fittings and is listed to the ASTM D2846 standard for CPVC fittings.

Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling and hydronic distribution piping systems for residential and commercial applications. In 2014, the company received the Community Impact Award for Sustainability and the Progress Minnesota award for driving business growth and economic development. In 2013, the company was named Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Alliance and a Top 100 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs nearly 500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit the Uponor media room at uponor.oreilly-depalma.com or www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

For editorial assistance, contact John O'Reilly c/o O'Reilly DePalma at (815) 469-9100;
e-mail: john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com.

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