Wichita, Kan. — Viega announced that manufacturing of its MegaPress® carbon steel press fittings will begin at the company’s manufacturing and distribution facility in McPherson, Kan. Viega plans to break ground in November for an 80,000-square-foot addition to the 439,000-square-foot facility, with full production expected to begin in 2016.
“Adding production capabilities in McPherson will ensure that we are prepared for future growth and the continued demand for Viega products,” said Dave Garlow, president and CEO, Viega.
Viega is the industry’s premier manufacturer of pipe joining systems for plumbing, heating and industrial applications. The McPherson facility currently manufactures plastic products for the PureFlow® plumbing and Viega ProRadiant™ product lines, including the Viega ManaBloc® homerun water distribution system and the Viega-assembled panels for easy radiant heating installation.
Viega owns and operates five strategically located manufacturing and distribution centers around the United States. Each facility is ISO 2008:9001 certified and operates with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art quality management system that guarantees the best possible products and services.
About The Viega Group:
Founded in 1899, The Viega Group manufactures and distributes the highest quality plumbing, heating and pipe joining systems in the world. Viega is best known for innovative press technology systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, like Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead™ bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega LLC offers more than 3,000 products in North America. For more information, visit www.viega.us.