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Atkore Named to Crain’s Chicago Business List of Largest Privately Held Companies

Atkore has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business list of Chicago’s Largest Privately Held Companies. The annual list ranks companies based on 2014 revenues, and Atkore International received the number 25 position of the total 303 companies identified. “We’re proud to be one of the largest privately-held companies in Chicago,…

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Atkore International Acquires Assets of Steel Components, Inc. (SCI)

HARVEY, Ill., Nov. 20, 2014 — Atkore International Inc. (“Atkore”) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Steel Components, Inc. (SCI), a leading designer and manufacturer of steel and malleable iron electrical fittings for steel, flexible and liquidtight conduit, as well as armored cable (  SCI will operate as…

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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 ( “We continue to strengthen our commitment to serving the PVC market with the addition of American Pipe & Plastics…

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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…

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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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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