Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 1st, 2015
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

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Uponor Offers Industry-first PEX Pipe and ProPEX® Fittings in 2½" and 3" for Commercial Applications

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Uponor AquaSAFE™ First PEX Fire Sprinkler System to Receive Exposed Listing Canada

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Uponor, Inc. to Resolve U.S. Class-action Suit through Enhanced Warranty

Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2015 Top Workplace

Uponor AquaSAFE™ First PEX Fire Sprinkler System to Receive Exposed Listing

Political, Community Leaders Celebrate at Uponor Groundbreaking Ceremony for $18M Expansion

Uponor Innovations Now Accepting Applications for Game-changing Ideas for 2015

Uponor Invests $18 Million to Expand PEX Pipe Manufacturing Facility in Apple Valley, Minn.

 

Uponor Offers Industry-first PEX Pipe and ProPEX® Fittings in 2½" and 3" for Commercial Applications

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Uponor’s new offering of PEX pipe and ProPEX® expansion fittings in 2½A first in the industry, Uponor PEX pipe and ProPEX® expansion fittings are now available in 2½" and 3" sizes, offering professionals the ability to specify, design and install even more commercial plumbing and hydronic piping systems with PEX.

"This new offering is an ideal solution for engineers and contractors who have been designing and installing other piping materials such as steel, copper, polypropylene or CPVC for commercial projects," says Tony Radcliff, vice president, Marketing/Offerings at Uponor. "PEX is a much more durable, cost-effective and high-performing solution for potable-plumbing risers and distribution lines, as well as for transporting water to terminal units such as chilled beams and fan coil units."

The pipe offering, which includes Uponor AquaPEX® for potable-plumbing applications and Wirsbo hePEX™ oxygen-barrier pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications, is available in various coil lengths and straight lengths to meet any application need. The ProPEX ASTM F1960 expansion fitting offering includes a complete line of tees, elbows, couplings and transition fittings, as well as a flange adapter kit. The offering also includes new PEX pipe cutting tools and larger sizes of PEX-a Pipe Support (a steel channel that enables hanger spacing similar to that of copper for suspended-piping applications).

To align with this new offering, Milwaukee® Electric Tool is launching its new M18™ FORCELOGIC™ ProPEX Expansion Tool that expands 2", 2½" and 3" Uponor PEX pipe for making ProPEX connections. The new FORCELOGIC tool complements Milwaukee’s current offering of M12™ and M18 ProPEX Expansion Tools for ⅜" through 1½" Uponor PEX pipe sizes.

"Offering Uponor PEX pipe and ProPEX fittings in 2½" and 3" is a game-changer for the commercial piping industry," says Radcliff. "Now even more structures can benefit from the great advantages Uponor PEX provides, including greater durability, greater freeze-resistance, flexibility for fewer fittings and fewer potential leak points, a 25-year warranty and the only fitting system in the industry that actually gets stronger over time."

 

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About Uponor

Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping and pre-insulated piping systems for residential and commercial applications worldwide. In 2015, the company received the Governor’s Safety Award for workplace safety and health and also was named a Top 150 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs approximately 500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn.

For more information about Uponor, visit http://uponor.oreilly-depalma.com or www.uponor-usa.com/mediaroom.

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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© 2015 Uponor, Inc.

Uponor, AquaPEX, Wirsbo, hePEX and ProPEX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Uponor Corporation and Uponor, Inc. Milwaukee, M12, M18 and FORCELOGIC are trademarks or registered trademarks of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation.

 

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Uponor's new offering of PEX pipe and ProPEX® expansion fittings in 2½" and 3" sizes includes Uponor AquaPEX® pipe for potable-plumbing applications and Wirsbo hePEX™ pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications.

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Uponor's new offering of PEX pipe and ProPEX® expansion fittings in 2½" and 3" sizes includes Uponor AquaPEX® pipe for potable-plumbing applications and Wirsbo hePEX™ pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications.

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