Apple Valley is home to the North American headquarters of Finland based Uponor. On April 11th, 2014 Uponor USA was been named 2013 Manufacturer of the Year by Manufacurers Alliance. Congratulations Uponor!
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From left, are: Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce President Ed Kearney, Uponor North America President Bill Gray, Apple Valley Mayor Mary Hamann-Roland and Manufacturers Alliance President Art Sneen.