5 Oct

Announcing Jay Lahman as Senior Vice President of Sales – Electrical Raceway

Atkore International today announced the appointment of Jay Lahman to Senior Vice President of Electrical Raceway Sales. He will report directly to Bill Waltz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore. Mr. Lahman will be responsible for developing strategic programs aligned with company goals that promote sales growth and customer…

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5 Oct

Announcing Jay Lahman as Senior Vice President of Sales – Electrical Raceway

Atkore International today announced the appointment of Jay Lahman to Senior Vice President of Electrical Raceway Sales. He will report directly to Bill Waltz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore. Mr. Lahman will be responsible for developing strategic programs aligned with company goals that promote sales growth and customer…

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27 Sep

Atkore Acquires Vergokan International

Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”) (NYSE: ATKR), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Pentahold NV to acquire Vergokan International NV (”Vergokan”), a leading manufacturer of cable tray and cable ladder systems, underfloor installations and industrial floor trunking that serves industrial, power and energy, commercial and…

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24 Sep

Kaf-Tech Price Increase Announcement: Effective September 24, 2018

As all of you know, copper has been steadily rising over the past couple of weeks, and today jumped again significantly. We also continue to have pressure on non-copper related costs. We’re addressing these by announcing an increase on cable products effective close of business Monday, September 24th. Again, this change will be effective for […]

30 Jul

Freight Prepaid Policy Revision from July 16, 2018 – Effective Immediately

Freight Prepaid Policy Change Effective July 16, 2018 To Be Revised Immediately Per Below We continue to see freight increases in the 18% to 23% range.  With fuel surcharges and carrier availability issues, the impact of freight continues to drive higher costs.  We addressed these issues with our June 21st letter raising our prepaid from […]

30 Jul

Kaf-Tech Price Increase Announcement: Effective July 31, 2018

The volatility of copper over the past couple of weeks has driven pricing lower than justified. Now with copper firming up, as well as continued pressure on non-copper related costs including steel, aluminum, freight and plywood, plus the implementation of tariffs, we’re announcing a price increase effective close of business Tuesday, July 31st. For specific […]

25 Jun

Freight Prepaid Policy Change Effective: July 16,2018

With freight increases in the 18% to 23% range, along with fuel surcharges and shortages of available trucks, the impact of freight is weighing heavily on all transactions. We, therefore, find it necessary to implement a new policy for our prepaid terms. Effective July 16, 2018, we’ll be instituting new rules as follows*: Cable Products or Combined […]

6 Jun

Kaf-Tech Price Increase Announcement: Effective June 11, 2018

With the weakening of the dollar, as well as a possible strike at the world’s largest copper mine, copper comex has spiked by more than $0.18 in the last 4 days. This, coupled with the 10% aluminum and 25% steel tariff implementation for imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, now in effect as of June 1st, has […]

18 May

Non-Copper Materials Cost Coverage: Effective May 25, 2018

In response to customer feedback received after the issuance of our May 8th letter, we’re facilitating the pass through of our non-copper materials costs, addressing the need to be administered at a line level in order to ease the pass through to end users. We appreciate that a need to increase prices is understood, considering […]

8 May

Announcing Retirement of CEO John Williamson; William Waltz Named Chief Operating Officer and Successor

Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”) (NYSE: ATKR) announced today that John Williamson, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of Atkore’s fiscal year on September 30, 2018. The Atkore Board of Directors approved his retirement and a leadership succession plan under which, effective immediately, William (“Bill”) Waltz…

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