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Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2014 Top Workplace

Companies Rated Based on Employee Opinions Measuring Engagement, Organizational Health, and Satisfaction

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Uponor North America has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Minneapolis Star Tribune based on an employee-based survey. Uponor was ranked 20th on the mid-size company list.

“It’s always an honor to be chosen for an award,” said Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America. “Being named as one of the top places to work in Minnesota is especially rewarding because it was based on feedback from the people who know us best — our employees.”

He added that the award makes him proud because a high percentage of employees (94 percent) took the time not only to complete the survey and rate Uponor highly, but also to provide constructive comments in the areas where the company does well and the areas where it can continue to improve.

“All of us at Uponor North America — collectively — have created an environment where people respond, not only through exceptional day-to-day performance, but also by participating and giving feedback,” Gray said. “We are striving to create something special here at Uponor; our employees’ feedback is vital in helping us to continue this journey.”

Top Workplaces recognizes companies based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health, and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from more than 58,600 employees at Minnesota public, private, and nonprofit organizations.

The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on June 15, 2014. The report can also be found at

For more information on Uponor North America, visit

Publication date: 6/30/2014

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