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March 2, 2010: Uponor Unveils Expanded Training Center, Enhanced Course Offerings

March 2, 2010
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APPLE VALLEY, Minn. - Uponor has announced the opening of its newly remodeled and expanded Uponor Factory Training Center. Located next to the corporate headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn., it is an 11,000-square-foot facility dedicated to educating professionals in the radiant heating, plumbing, and fire sprinkler industries. With 50 percent more space, the revamped training center features various improvements such as stadium seating, a second classroom, a trainee business center, sophisticated audio/visual technology, a hands-on applications lab, enhanced controls learning station, self-serve refreshment area, and a new cafeteria.

“When designing the new factory training center, we kept the contractor at the forefront of our minds,” said Steve Lockridge, senior product manager, Channel Marketing, at Uponor. “We wanted to offer our business partners a comprehensive training experience that included knowledgeable instructors, the latest technology, and hands-on opportunities.”

In addition, Uponor announced an expanded class curriculum. Taught by senior trainer, Wes Sisco, and customer trainer, Steve Swanson, the factory training courses provide information on how to properly design, install, and troubleshoot Uponor systems and applications.

“We realize the building landscape is changing with the introduction of sustainable new concepts and changes to building codes and standards,” said Sisco. “By offering new and advanced courses to navigate the contractor through existing and emerging technologies, we are making a concerted effort to support the industry professional and improve the building market.”

The 2010 expanded course offerings include the following classes:

• Radiant Hydronics and Design (2 days)

• Advanced Radiant Hydronics and Design (2 days)

• Advanced Design Suite™ (1 day)

• Geothermal Design and Application (2 days)

• Climate Control™ Network System (2½ days)

• Climate Controls (2 days)

• AquaSAFE™ Levels I and II (2 days)

• AquaSAFE Level II (1 day)

For class details, training dates, and to register online, visit www.uponor-usa.com/training.

Publication date: 03/01/2010

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