MN100: Viega LLC

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The Company:
Viega was founded in Germany in 1899. By 1901, the company began to manufacture home plumbing products, growing and expanding internationally. In 1999, through the purchase of an interest in a U.S. company, Viega expanded its product offering to North America. Today, the innovative products of the Viega group of companies are produced at six international locations and distributed worldwide. Viega LLC, a privately held subsidiary, is the expert in the manufacture and distribution of plumbing, heating and pipe joining systems for customers in residential, commercial and industrial markets throughout North America. The firm has 400 employees.
Primary Product / Service:
With more than 16,000 products and systems offered worldwide for plumbing, heating, cooling and pipe joining applications, all Viega systems are highly engineered, making them fast, easy and safe to install. Viega offers its flagship Viega ProPress line for marine systems in copper, stainless steel and copper nickel. The systems are designed to perform in the harsh environments of the open sea. Viega ProPress systems are best suited for fresh water systems while Viega SeaPress is specifically designed for corrosive seawater environments. Viega ProPress, Viega MegaPress and Viega SeaPress can be used in a variety of applications from potable water to fuel and fire main.
The Case:
Only Viega offers press fitting systems in multiple materials like Viega MegaPress for black iron, Viega ProPress for copper and stainless, Viega SeaPress for copper-nickel and Viega PEX Press for PEX tubing. With the widest range of options and marine industry approvals, Viega can be installed in many shipboard applications.
100 N. Broadway, 6th Floor
Wichita, KS 67202
Telephone: (800) 976-9819
CEO/President: Dave Garlow
(As published in the August 2016 MN100 edition of Marine News)
Marine News Magazine, page 91,  Aug 2016

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