Stars of the TLC Network TV show “American Chopper” (from left) Paul Teutul Jr., Mikey Teutul, and Paul Teutul Sr., of Orange County Choppers, present a custom-made motorcycle to Viega CEO Dan Schmierer (with microphone) after a special parade in Wichita, Kan., home of Viega’s U.S. headquarters. The chopper includes Viega copper and stainless steel fittings as part of its design. The company plans to use the bike for marketing purposes and to show at trade shows around the United States. The episode of “American Chopper” focusing on the Viega chopper is scheduled to air March 20 on TLC.

Publication date:02/25/2008