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8.3.2016

Conflict Minerals: Reporting as a Public Company


Three years ago, as a privately held company, Atkore International adopted and implemented a conflict minerals policy. The policy consists of an annual review of Atkore products and raw materials, a reasonable country of origin inquiry for raw materials, and supplier terms and conditions which require our suppliers to certify…


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3.28.2016

NEMA Standards Play a Vital Role in Manufacturing of Atkore Electrical Raceway Products


Atkore International manufactures a number of electrical raceways, which we define as “the mechanical infrastructure that deploys, isolates and protects a structure’s electrical circuitry from source to outlet.”   Before Atkore can successfully implement its Mission Statement (To be the Customer’s first choice for electrical raceway and mechanical product and solutions,…


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3.9.2016

Atkore’s Domestic and Environmental Certification Process


In the past, there has been some confusion regarding Atkore’s domestic and environmental certification process. 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…


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6.25.2015

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…


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7.1.2014

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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2.27.2014

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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1.24.2014

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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