Atkore International Announces Acquisition of American Pipe & Plastics, Inc.
Atkore International today announced that it has acquired American Pipe & Plastics, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of PVC conduit serving the Telecommunications, Cable TV, Power and Fiber Optic infrastructure markets (www.ampipe.com). “We continue to strengthen our commitment to serving the PVC market with the addition of American Pipe & Plastics to the Atkore family,” commented Bill...
Exporting to the European Union
We Can Help with Environmental Product Compliance Issues For our customers who export products to the European Union (EU) or who sell to customers who export, compliance with EU environmental regulations is critical. We are frequently asked to provide a Certificate of Compliance to REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), an EU regulation that was adopted in...
Allied Tube & Conduit Now Utilizing BIM Technology
Allied Tube & Conduit® has entered the world of BIM. Allied is making BIM Models available to design professionals through SmartBim at www.smartbim.com. These models are free to download and are currently available for IMC, EMT, Rigid Steel Conduit, as well as elbows and nipples. What is BIM? BIM stands for “building information modeling”. BIM is an intelligence based 3D model...
Social Media: Immediate Updates and News
We’ve been using social media to keep you updated on all sorts of things like which tradeshows or events that Atkore and each of its brands will be attending, new product launches that will benefit you in our industry, job openings, contests, and videos. It’s the most immediate way for you to know what we can do for you and to help you stay ahead of your competition!...
Fire Sprinkler Systems Save Lives
NFPA Researching Sprinkler Performance Issues “Sprinklers Save Lives.” That’s a key point in the Fire Sprinkler Initiative launched a few years ago by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). But the statement really applies on a larger scale: “Fire Sprinkler Systems Save Lives.” Steel fire sprinkler pipe is the backbone of the vast majority of fire sprinkler systems, which...
Unistrut International presents Unistrut Defender
A breakthrough in corrosion resistance for the metal framing industry. Unistrut® International is proud to introduce a new, corrosion-resistant patent pending product line called Unistrut Defender. Unistrut Defender is designed for harsh environments, providing a service life between Hot-Dip Galvanized and stainless steel systems. Independent testing shows that Unistrut Defender is THREE...
Allied Sprinkler Pipe Meets “Lead-Free” Definition
The new definition for “lead-free” in the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) went into effect January 4, 2014, leading to questions from our customers concerning compliance of Allied’s sprinkler pipe to the new definition and to NSF/ANSI 61, Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects. Section 3.5 of NSF/ANSI 61 requires that covered products comply with the lead-free definition...
Atkore Prepares for Conflict Minerals Reporting
The May 31, 2014 deadline for SEC reporting companies to disclose the presence of conflict minerals in the products they manufacture is fast-approaching. For the past year, Atkore has been working closely with its suppliers around the world to ensure that all materials used in the manufacture of its products are free of conflict minerals. On August 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange...
Unistrut Provides Free BIM Models for Design Professionals
In a continuing effort to offer its’ customers and end-users state-of-the-art technology, Unistrut® is proud to announce the availability of BIM Models through www.smartbim.com. These models consist of over 1500 of the most specified and highest selling items in its product line. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is CAD (Computer Aided Design) software used to virtually design and...
Unistrut Modular Supports Delivers Labor Savings to Contractors
Itasca, Illinois – Unistrut® Construction a leader in medical supports installation for over 60 years announces the introduction of its newest innovation in equipment supports technology. The Unistrut Modular Support System (UMS) delivers a better solution to the medical equipment support installer by reducing the number of components and eliminating much of the fabrication work that needs to...
Atkore International Acquires Ridgeline Pipe Manufacturing
Atkore International today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Ridgeline Pipe Manufacturing, a U.S. manufacturer of electrical PVC Read more…
Atkore International Completes Sale of Brazil Business
Brazil Business Sale September 2013
Atkore International Inc. Acquires Heritage Plastics
Atkore International today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreeement to acquire the assets of the Heritage Group of companies (“Heritage Plastics”), a leading manufacturer of PVC conduit, fittings, elbows, as well a plumbing pipe products. Read more…
Roger Vaught To Be Honored at NAED National Meeting
Please join us in congratulating Roger Vaught, Vice President, as the recipient of the 2013 National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Associate Service Award. For complete details on all awards, please continue to read.
3D CAD Models Aid in Product Design for Unistrut® Applications
Unistrut® International announces a comprehensive line of 3D CAD models of Unistrut parts are now available for download from the company web site (www.unistrut.com). These versatile models will aid contractors, architects and engineers in designing basic assemblies from virtual Unistrut parts. The 3D models allow the installation contractor to conceptually fit parts into their project...
William E. Taylor Named President of Allied Tube & Conduit
William Taylor Named President-Allied Tube & Conduit