11 Jul

The Water Side of Our Business

Atkore’s PVC brands have a significant PVC water and plumbing pipe business, which supplies plastic products for irrigation, DWV (Drain-Waste-Vent), well casing and sewer and drain systems. The Atkore water pipe business also has significant possibilities for growth. According to a 2007 EPA survey, the nationwide infrastructure need is estimated…

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10 Jul

All Atkore LEED Letters Updated to LEED Version 4

LEED, also known as “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design”, is a green building certification program that recognizes building strategies and practices. There are different tiers of LEED certification such as Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum; the level of certification depends on how many points a project is able to…

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10 Jul

All Atkore LEED Letters Updated to LEED Version 4

LEED, also known as “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design”, is a green building certification program that recognizes building strategies and practices. There are different tiers of LEED certification such as Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum; the level of certification depends on how many points a project is able to…

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4 Jun

NSF Certification and Atkore’s PVC Brands

Atkore’s PVC brands manufacture a series of product lines for use in non-electrical applications, which often require certification by the National Sanitation Foundation. Choosing a product certified by NSF lets you know the company complies with strict standards and procedures imposed by NSF. From extensive product testing and material analyses…

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7 Apr

The National Electrical Code Process Explained

The National Electrical Code® (NEC®®), or NFPA 70, is a regionally adoptable standard for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). As with all NFPA standards, development of the NEC® is an open process built on a consensus of input from the…

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4 Apr

2017 Product of the Year Winner: Three Products for Three of Atkore’s Brands

Atkore International is excited to announce that three Atkore brands are 2017 Product of the Year Category Winners in Electrical Construction and Maintenance Magazine (EC&M). Products were chosen by a panel of judges representing electrical professionals from engineering, contractor and plant facility and maintained industries. Category winners go on to…

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4 Apr

2017 Product of the Year Winner: Three Products for Three of Atkore’s Brands

Atkore International is excited to announce that three Atkore brands are 2017 Product of the Year Category Winners in Electrical Construction and Maintenance Magazine (EC&M). Products were chosen by a panel of judges representing electrical professionals from engineering, contractor and plant facility and maintained industries. Category winners go on to…

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30 Mar

How 2017 NEC® Code Changes Impact Atkore Electrical Raceway Products

When considering which electrical raceway product to use for your project, knowing what is allowed by the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) is crucial. The NEC® is a living document that is on a three year revision cycle which means you need to be aware of any changes as revisions are…

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28 Mar

Atkore Launches New Product Portal

Atkore International is excited to announce the launch of our New Product Portal. This portal features supporting resources for recently launched products from Atkore’s family of brands all in one convenient location. This includes award winning products from AFC Cable Systems, Allied Tube & Conduit®, Konkore Fittings and more! At…

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3 Oct

New Opportunities for Atkore Products With Growth of Alternative Energy Industry

According to a report recently issued by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), alternative energy is poised for significant growth.  That’s good news for Atkore, since we have several products that are used in this continuously-evolving industry, including conduits, fittings, metal framing, Liquid Tight Flexible Conduit, MC Cable, cable tray…

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