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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Korridor: Innovation is What We Do: A New Wiring System, Expanded Tray Load Depth, Innovative Connections and More!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Welcome to a new edition of The Korridor from Atkore International! In this edition, we’re bringing you a new wiring system, an introduction to our innovative connections, a response to a common question about couplings in hazardous locations, new websites, a new cable tray load depth,…

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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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Korridor: New Product Launch, Updated Catalogs, New Websites, & How to Reduce Toxic Emissions

Monday, February 12, 2018 Welcome to a new edition of The Korridor from Atkore International! In this edition, we have a new product launch, two new websites, updated catalogs and digital assets, information on how to reduce toxic gas emissions, and more! All of our Korridor articles are available to…

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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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Conduit or Cable Exposed to Water? Handle with Care, See Atkore’s Acquisitions, New Products, Websites & more

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Welcome to a new edition of The Korridor from Atkore International! In this edition, we’re bringing you a lot of exciting news. We’ve made some acquisitions and have more to offer to our customers. You’ll see that we’ve added some additional brands to our New Product…

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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 ( “We’re excited to have…

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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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Atkore Launches 5 New Products and More!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Welcome to a new edition of The Korridor from Atkore International! We’ve been hard at work this quarter and are proud to be able to introduce five new products from brands such as Konkore Fittings®, Razor Ribbon®, Cope®, and Power-Strut®. We’re also arming you with information…

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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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