Weholite license to Canada
Uponor Infra and Wynnchurch Capital, an American private equity firm, signed a business purchase agreement of Uponor Infra's North American business on 31 August 2018. The name of the new company is Infra Pipe Solutions Ltd., which is indirectly owned by Wynnchurch Capital and/or its affiliates.
At the same time Uponor Infra Oy and Infra Pipe Solutions Ltd signed a Weholite Licensing Agreement for the continuous future manufacturing of the Weholite pipes and products for the North American market.
In addition to Uponor Infra’s own production of Weholite, there are licensees in UK, Iceland, Oman, South Africa, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Brazil, France, Turkey, Tanzania and now also in Canada.
The Weholite product line, invented by Uponor Infra (former KWH Pipe) in the 1980s, consists of polyolefine pipe, fittings and fabricated assemblies. The structured-wall HDPE Weholite pipe is available in various sizes, with inside diameters ranging up to 3500 mm.
The pipe is used extensively worldwide in gravity/low pressure service applications for drinking water, stormwater, sewage and various other liquids. Weholite fabricated assemblies are designed for special functions, such as manholes, retention tanks and even individual family-sized sewage treatment units for non-urban regions.
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