Milwaukee announces partnership with Uponor

Milwaukee announces partnership with Uponor

Contractors crowd the Milwaukee Electric Tool booth at the Uponor Convention in Las Vegas. Milwaukee is making 12V and 18V PEX joining tools for Uponor.

LAS VEGAS — Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. announced a new partnership with Uponor, a manufacturer and supplier of plumbing, fire sprinkler and radiant heating and cooling systems, at the Uponor Convention here.Fueled by the common passion of delivering increased productivity to plumbing and heating professionals, the companies have aligned to develop a comprehensive solution for installing Uponor’s ProPEX fitting system.

Throughout its history, Milwaukee has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the trades with the introduction of products designed to increase productivity. Innovative products like the Hole Hawg, Super Hawg, M12 Cordless Copper Tubing Cutter, M12 Cordless PVC Shear, M18 Cordless Band Saw and Switchblade Selfeed Bits are examples of the innovation which has delivered unsurpassed productivity. Through this partnership, Milwaukee will now add M12 and M18 ProPEX Expansion Tools to its growing line of products designed for the plumbing and heating trades.

“We are dedicated to delivering disruptive innovation by offering solutions to the end user that challenge conventional wisdom,” said Steven Richman, president of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. “I am proud to partner with an organization that clearly shares this passion and our core values.”

With Uponor’s continued support, the M12 and M18 ProPEX Expansion Tools will launch later this year, offering features such as an auto-rotating head for accurate, one-handed expansion. The new tools will not only accelerate the speed in which users can install ProPEX connections, they are also compatible with over 20 tools on their respective battery platforms.

“At Uponor, we realize an essential ingredient for success in the plumbing and heating industry is a quality fitting system and a quality tool,” said Anders Tollsten, executive vice president, Uponor North America. “We know our customers are loyal to the ProPEX connection method, and we want to offer them a tool with the same durability to match. Partnering with Milwaukee will allow us to offer our professional partners this vital combination.”

Sharing a common core foundation, Milwaukee Electric Tool and Uponor will build this partnership to continually support the success of plumbing and heating professionals. Inspired by Uponor’s ProPEX innovation and built with legendary Milwaukee durability, the M12 and M18 ProPEX Expansion Tools are both backed by a Heavy Duty, five-year warranty.