Uponor PEX pipes turn 50
Durable, versatile and innovative
In 1972, Uponor PEX pipes were the first cross-linked polyethylene pipes to hit the market. They marked a real turning point for the entire construction industry. Over the past 50 years, these durable and corrosion-resistant pipes have proven their flexibility and enormous versatility. A technology designed to last a lifetime and more.
50 years of PEXcellence
The past, present and future of an extraordinary plumbing product
50 years and still ...
As a result, over six billion metres of Uponor PEX pipes for drinking water, heating and radiant applications have been installed worldwide. Uponor never stopped innovating and still continues to set the standard in the industry for a safe and pure water supply.
Uponor PEX pipes installed worldwide
This is just the beginning. Here’s to a bright future of continuing to build a better tomorrow.
Uponor PEX pipes in European buildings
The Grand Tower in Frankfurt is Germany's tallest residential building. Uponor heat interface units are responsible for the heating and cooling supply in more than 400 apartments in the high-rise building. Around 300 kilometres of Uponor PEX Comfort pipes were installed for the underfloor heating and cooling.
Serfont de fontanería
The architects of Servicios de fontanería Rico (Serfont), a plumbing and sanitation company in Málaga, chose a special way of using Uponor PEX pipes for the installation at the company's headquarters. The pipes were installed as an architectural design element for storage and lighting creating a new application for Uponor PEX pipes.