Hutchinson expansion progresses with hiring of senior manager

Local resident Paul Jossart joins Uponor to lead operations at new Hutchinson facility

02/06/2018

Apple Valley, Minn., Feb. 6, 2018 — Uponor North America (Uponor) has named Paul Jossart senior manager, Operations, for the company’s Hutchinson, Minn. expansion. A 20-year resident of Hutchinson, Jossart will be responsible for operations at the Hutchinson facility.

“As a long-term resident of Hutchinson, Paul’s background will prove invaluable as we get our new location up and running in the second half of 2018 and build strong connections in the community,” says Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America. “He will play a critical role to our future success in Hutchinson.”

Jossart previously held operations roles at Hutchinson Technology, Nova-Tech Engineering, and most recently with Arconnic/Remmele Engineering. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Uponor North America announced the $6.35 million investment in Hutchinson in July 2017 after signing an agreement to purchase an existing 237,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and office space to support the company’s growing U.S. manufacturing operations. It is currently being renovated to manufacture Uponor PEX pipe used in the company’s plumbing, fire sprinkler, and radiant heating and cooling systems. The Hutchinson site was an attractive location as it provided access to a large manufacturing pool of talent and remained close enough to Uponor’s existing operations to use shared services. Uponor expects the facility to become operational mid-year 2018.

For information about career opportunities at the Hutchinson plant and other Uponor North America locations, visit the careers page on uponor-usa.com.

Media contact

Patti Winger

Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications

T  800.321.4739, ext. 6775

M  651.341.8991

E  patti.winger@uponor.com

About Uponor

Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping and pre-insulated piping systems for residential and commercial applications. In 2016, Uponor partnered with Belkin International to form Phyn, a new intelligent water company to revolutionize the way consumers interact with water and help solve major challenges facing the global water supply. Recognized for best-in-class manufacturing, sustainability, energy efficiency, safety, business growth, economic development, workplace giving and a top workplace, Uponor employs more than 3,900 worldwide.

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