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Korridor Newsletter for January 2015

Atkore Acquires New Manufacturers

Acquisition of American Pipe & Plastics, Inc.
Atkore International acquired American Pipe & Plastics, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of PVC conduit serving the Telecommunications, Cable TV, Power and Fiber Optic infrastructure markets ( Learn more about the APPI acquisition »

Acquisition of Steel Components, Inc.
Atkore has also 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 operates as a standalone business. Learn more about the SCI acquisition »

New Website for the New Year at Allied Tube & Conduit’s Electrical Division
The Allied Tube & Conduit® electrical conduit division has a brand new website that’s been built with the customer in mind. Whether you’re browsing on your computer or your mobile device, you’ll get the perfect experience every time with our new responsive website design. The new website also provides an enhanced rep locator to allow customers the ability to quickly locate Allied product representatives in their area. May you enjoy the new site and the value that it offers at! Read more about why we’re excited about the new website or just begin by experiencing it yourself.

Unistrut Releases Video of its Newest Product Line, Unistrut Defender
Unistrut Defender is a patent pending corrosion-resistant product line designed for harsh environments, providing a service life between hot-dip galvanized and stainless steel systems.  The Unistrut Defender video gives a detailed product overview, displaying its unique self-healing properties, salt spray test results and more.  Watch the Video »

Allied Tube & Conduit’s Newest Innovation: Kwik-Fit Calculator
Allied Tube & Conduit is proud to share with you their newest innovation, the Kwik-Fit Calculator. This brand new calculator is built utilizing modern web technologies that calculate the labor, material, and time savings that can be realized by using either Kwik-Fit® EMT or Kwik-Fit® Compression EMT products instead of traditional EMT with separate couplings.

Enter your job requirements and rates, hit calculate, and see your results instantly on-screen. Save your results as a PDF and/or email them to an appropriate individual. And for those that would want to see those Kwik calculations on the go, the calculator works on your mobile device as an app. Simply visit the Kwik-Fit Calculator page and add the app to your homescreen. Then the icon will be there on your phone or other mobile device whenever you need it! Calculate your savings today! Try the new Kwik-Fit Calculator »

New MasterFormat Specifications Available for Allied Tube & Conduit
Specifications based on the Construction Specification Institute’s (CSI) 2014 updates to MasterFormat® are now available for Allied Tube & Conduit® sprinklerfence and conduit products.

MasterFormat is a master list of numbers and titles developed by CSI to organize and standardize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the U.S. and Canada. Each specification includes information on required submittal data, quality assurance requirements, storage and handling, standards, and installation information. Read the announcement and see each of the MasterFormat documents »

Flexhead Introduces New Multi-Position Tall Bracket
Flexhead recently unveiled its new Multi-Position Tall Bracket (MPT).  The MPT Bracket was developed to be the simplest, most versatile mounting bracket for flexible sprinkler drops on the market. Customers were searching for a bracket that would allow the ceiling tile to be installed after the Flexhead drop was fully in place. Learn more about MPT »

AFC Continues Star Rewards Program in 2015
We are continuing our AFC Stars Rewards program for distribution partners into 2015. Participants earn points with every purchase from AFC Cable Systems. These points can then be used towards great rewards such as computers, cameras, gift cards, iPads and more. Points accumulate over time and never expire, so participants can save up for that one high value item, or choose an assortment of items.

From January 1, 2015 through March 31, 2015 AFC is running a triple points promotion on, Home Run Cable®, MC-Plus®, Super Neutral Cable®, Parking Deck/Lot PVC Jacketed cables and our new MC Luminary<sup>&trade;</sup> cable. For more information on AFC Stars Rewards program, go to or sign up now! Get all the promotion details »

Allied Tube & Conduit® Set to Exhibit at Fencetech
Allied Tube & Conduit® is set to visit the Sunshine State in February to exhibit at the Fencetech Conference & Expo held in Orlando from February 4-6, 2015.  Exhibiting in Booth #603, Allied will highlight its complete line of cutting edge Razor-Ribbon® – Barbed Tape Security Solutions, along with its stable of high strength security fencing framework products.

Held at the Orange County Convention Center, Fencetech show is an international event that attracts over 4,500 correctional decision makers from the county, state and federal levels and is considered the largest Fence, Deck, Railing and Security shows in North America.

To learn more about Allied and its complete line of products, visit us at Fencetech 2015 in booth #603.  For additional product information please visit and

Allied Vineyard Stakes Team Road Show Tour Marches On
Just into the New Year, Allied’s Vineyard Stakes Team is continuing its Improved Vine Training System road show. Upcoming Vineyard Stakes Road Show tour dates will have the Allied team setting up shop at many of the Wine Industries preeminent industry trade shows. See the tour dates »

Unistrut Construction Makes the ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors List
Congratulations to Unistrut Construction for making the ENR Top 600 specialty contractors list.  This esteemed list ranks specialty contractors by their year-end revenue.