NSF, ETL, or UL Mark: What’s the Difference?
Atkore’s acquisitions of Heritage Plastics, Ridgeline Pipe and American Pipe and Plastics (API) over the last couple of years have expanded our nonmetallic product portfolio considerably and changed us from a regional supplier into a market leader with a national presence in PVC conduit and plastic pipe. The integration of…
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…
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…
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…