Uponor, Inc. to Resolve U.S.
Class-action Suit through Enhanced Warranty.
Uponor, Inc. and several home builders, plumbers and distributor
partners have requested court approval of two class-action
settlements relating to alleged failure risks of Uponor yellow brass
"We continue to have a high level of confidence in the long-term
performance of these products as they have an excellent track
record, but view these settlements as a way to resolve extensive
litigation and assure our customers and partners that we stand
behind our products," said Bill Gray, president of Uponor, Inc.
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According to the terms of
the settlements, Uponor, Inc. will be providing an enhanced
warranty to property owners to cover potential fitting
failures. There also will be a separate claims fund
established to honor the terms of an enhanced warranty.
Details of the Settlements are subject to final Court
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. In 2014, the company received a Best-in-Class
award for Minnesota manufacturing, a Community Impact Award
for sustainability, and a Progress Minnesota award for
driving business growth and economic development. The
company was also named a Top 100 Workplace by the
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs more than 500
people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley,
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