16 Apr

Announcing Melissa Kidd as Senior Vice President of Sales for Electrical Raceway

Atkore International has announced the promotion of Melissa Kidd to Senior Vice President of Electrical Raceway Sales, with responsibility for developing strategic programs aligned with company goals that promote sales growth and customer satisfaction, while driving earnings growth and cash flow. Effective immediately, Ms. Kidd will report directly to Mr.…

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1 Apr

Threadless Fittings for Use with Metal Conduit and EMT

When planning a new construction project, renovation, or an addition to an existing structure, you need to choose which wiring method is the most effective. You’ll need to take into consideration physical protection, approved for exposed installations, approved for use in wet locations, offer corrosion resistance, and/or serve as an…

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1 Apr

Threadless Fittings for Use with Metal Conduit and EMT

When planning a new construction project, renovation, or an addition to an existing structure, you need to choose which wiring method is the most effective. You’ll need to take into consideration physical protection, approved for exposed installations, approved for use in wet locations, offer corrosion resistance, and/or serve as an…

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27 Mar

Domestic and Environmental Certifications

Certification plays an important role in the sales function as well as the compliance aspect of our business. As an example, steel products manufactured and/or mined and melted here in the United States are often required by customers to meet federal or state requirements. The Buy American Act of 1933…

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4 Feb

Kaf-Tech Price Increase Announcement: Effective February 6, 2019

With copper’s steady rise as well as continued pressure on other materials and freight, we’re announcing an increase to be effective close of business Tuesday, February 5th.  New pricing will be in effect as of Wednesday, February 6th. For specific details, please contact your local agent. View announcement as PDF

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 […]