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Atkore Acquires Cor-Tek™ by Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Company

Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”), today announced that it has acquired the assets of Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Company, a leader in PVC conduit and duct products sold under the Cor-Tek™ brand name ( “Cor-Tek specializes in cellular core technology which delivers value and cost effectiveness to the residential, commercial…

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Atkore Acquires United Structural Products

Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”), today announced that it has acquired the assets of United Structural Products, LLC. (“USP”), a manufacturer of welded aluminum and engineered-to-order cable trays that are built per NEMA standards and certified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). “The acquisition of USP is consistent with Atkore’s statements on…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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