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4.16.2019

Announcing Melissa Kidd as Senior Vice President of Sales for Electrical Raceway


Atkore International has announced the promotion of Melissa Kidd to Senior Vice President of Electrical Raceway Sales, with responsibility for developing strategic programs aligned with company goals that promote sales growth and customer satisfaction, while driving earnings growth and cash flow. Effective immediately, Ms. Kidd will report directly to Mr.…


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4.1.2019

Threadless Fittings for Use with Metal Conduit and EMT


When planning a new construction project, renovation, or an addition to an existing structure, you need to choose which wiring method is the most effective. You’ll need to take into consideration physical protection, approved for exposed installations, approved for use in wet locations, offer corrosion resistance, and/or serve as an…


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3.27.2019

Domestic and Environmental Certifications


Certification plays an important role in the sales function as well as the compliance aspect of our business. As an example, steel products manufactured and/or mined and melted here in the United States are often required by customers to meet federal or state requirements. The Buy American Act of 1933…


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9.27.2018

Atkore Acquires Vergokan International


Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”) (NYSE: ATKR), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Pentahold NV to acquire Vergokan International NV (”Vergokan”), a leading manufacturer of cable tray and cable ladder systems, underfloor installations and industrial floor trunking that serves industrial, power and energy, commercial and…


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5.8.2018

Announcing Retirement of CEO John Williamson; William Waltz Named Chief Operating Officer and Successor


Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”) (NYSE: ATKR) announced today that John Williamson, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of Atkore’s fiscal year on September 30, 2018. The Atkore Board of Directors approved his retirement and a leadership succession plan under which, effective immediately, William (“Bill”) Waltz…


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4.16.2018

Steel Tube Institute Addresses Use of Standard Rigid Couplings in Hazardous Locations


Atkore has received periodic questions on the use of our standard couplings on Rigid and IMC conduit in Class 1 Division 1 hazardous locations during the last year. Often, these questions arise in the form of requests for the explosion proof listing associated with the coupling, which does not exist.…


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2.9.2018

Strong Inflation Across Virtually Every Commodity and Spend Category


US industrial markets have seen positive economic growth driven by: Strengthening customer demand Lessening government regulations Increased trade actions from imports Recovering energy industry As a result of this positive economic activity, there have been downstream economic repercussions. Specifically: Steel – 5 year high; Up 20% since October 2017 Copper –…


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10.2.2017

Atkore International Group Inc. Acquires Calpipe Industries LLC


Harvey, Illinois, October 2, 2017 / Business Wire / — Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”), today announced that it has acquired Calpipe Industries, LLC., a market leader for electrical conduit systems for corrosive environments and security bollards for high security, access control and architectural environments (www.calpipe.com). “We’re excited to have…


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9.5.2017

Atkore International Group Inc. Acquires Flexicon Limited


Harvey, Illinois, September 5, 2017 / Business Wire / — Atkore International Inc. (“Atkore”) (NYSE: ATKR), today announced that it has acquired Flexicon Limited (”Flexicon”), a leading global manufacturer of metallic and non-metallic flexible cable protection systems that carry many international and market product approvals and serves the industrial, commercial…


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7.11.2017

The Water Side of Our Business


Atkore’s PVC brands have a significant PVC water and plumbing pipe business, which supplies plastic products for irrigation, DWV (Drain-Waste-Vent), well casing and sewer and drain systems. The Atkore water pipe business also has significant possibilities for growth. According to a 2007 EPA survey, the nationwide infrastructure need is estimated…


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