Uponor Names Executive Vice President

Apple Valley, MN — Uponor has announced that Anders Tollsten will replace Jim Bjork as Uponor North America's executive vice president. Previously, Tollsten was the executive vice president of the Uponor Nordic region.

Tollsten possesses a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.

Uponor (formerly Wirsbo) is a leading supplier of plumbing and heating systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor employs 4,100 people globally. In 2005, Uponor's net sales were $1.3 billion, returning an operating profit of 11.9 percent. Uponor Corporation is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Helsinki, Finland. Uponor North America is headquartered in Apple Valley, MN.

For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com.

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