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4/13/22

*Effective Immediately* - List Price Increase Annoucement for Listed Piping Systems & Valves

Dear Valued Customers,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following products.

Polypropylene
·         Proline® PPR & PPH Pipe only (molded fittings: no increases) – 9% increase
·         Duo-Pro® Pipes (PPxPP, PPxPVDF, PPxPE100RC, PPxECTFE) – 9% increase
·         PP Single and Double-Wall (PPxPP, PPxPVDF, PPxPE100RC, PPxECTFE) Fabricated Fittings – 9% increase
·         Poly-Flo® PP – No increase

Polyethylene
·         Air-Pro® Pipes Only (no fitting increases) – 9% increase
·         PE-100RC Single Wall Pipes – 9% increase
·         PE-100RC Chem Prolok® Pipe – 9% increase
·         PE-100RC Chem Prolok® Fabricated Fittings – 9% increase
·         Poly-Flo® PE – No increase

Valves
·         General purpose ball valve (GPV) – 11% increase

All new quotes and orders shall be based upon new list prices. All orders and quotes with special project pricing shall be reviewed and is subject to change, prior to formal order acceptance. Please contact your regional manager for updates.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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3/10/22

*Effective Immediately* - List Price Increase Announcement for Listed Piping Systems

All Customers,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following product lines.

High Purity

·         PolyPure® (Natural PP) New pricing will be available online.
·         PP-Pure® (HP-Pigmented PP) New pricing will be available online.

Industrial

·         Proline® (Standard Pigmented PP) New pricing will be available online.
·         Air-Pro® (Advanced PE) new pricing will be available online
·         Chem Proline® (Advanced PE) new pricing will be available online
·         Chem Prolok® (Advanced PE double wall) new pricing will be available online

All new quotes and orders shall be based upon new list prices. All orders and quotes with special project pricing shall be reviewed and is subject to change, prior to formal order acceptance. Please contact your regional manager for updates.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

Click here to download a full copy of this announcement.

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2/18/22

February 2022 PVDF Price Increase

*Effective Immediately* - List Price Increase Announcement for Listed Piping Systems

To Our Valued Customers,

Due to abrupt changes within the PVDF materials supply chain, we are announcing immediate changes to current pricing for all PVDF piping systems products. We will be issuing new list prices for all affected PVDF products sometime next week (week of 2/21/22). All quotes and purchase orders shall be under review in order to determine final pricing, prior to formal order acceptance.

Please contact your regional sales manager for additional details regarding these changes. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we navigate through these unavoidable supply chain related events.

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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2/1/22

2022 Welding Price Increase Announcement

To Our Valued Distributors,

We will be raising list prices on our welding equipment and related products, effective on February 28, 2022.

List Price increases for the following welding equipment and rental rates are as follows:


·       SP/IR (AGRU) Welding Equipment and Accessories: Increase of 8%
·       All IR Equipment Rental Rates: Increase of 5%
·       All Widos Equipment: Increase an average of 12%
·       All Widos Equipment Rental Rates: Increase of 11%

Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to February 28, 2022, or as supply allows. All orders placed on or after February 28, 2022, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed during the month of February 2022 may need to be reviewed depending on terms; please contact your regional manager for confirmation.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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1/27/22

2022 Actuation Price Increase Announcement

To Our Valued Distributors,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following actuation products, effective on February 28, 2022.

List prices for the following actuation products are increasing on average by the following percentages:

Series 83, 92, 19: Increase of 8%
Series 94:  Increase of 15%
Series 17: Increase of 30%
Series 10 w/ Mounting: Increase 35%
Series 10: Actuator Only: 40%
Pneumatic Actuation: Increase of 8%
Electric & Pneumatic Actuator Options: Increase of 8%

Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to February 28 2022, or as supply allows. All orders placed on or after February 28, 2022, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed during the month of February 2022 may need to be reviewed depending on terms; please contact your regional manager for confirmation.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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1/5/22

Freight Changes Effective February 1, 2022

Please note the following changes to our freight policy that will go into effect on February 1, 2022. The changes are bolded below.

Freight will be allowed on the following orders:
1.$ 3,500.00 Net or greater for valves.*
2.$ 10,00.00 Net or greater for single wall pipe and fittings.
3.$ 5,000.00 Net or greater for actuators only.
* Combined orders of valves and pipe must meet requirements of pipe orders to qualify for freight allowed.

Freight will be allowed on the following orders for Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico:
1.$ 5,000.00 Net or greater for valves.
2.$ 25,000.00 Net or greater for single wall pipe and fittings.

To download a copy of our full freight policy, please visit our webpage here or download the PDF here.

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12/29/21

2022 Valve Price Increase Announcement

All customers,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following valve products, effective on January 10, 2022.

·       Type-21 ball valves: PVC, CPVC, PP = 12% / PVDF = 25%
·       Type-23 Multiport® valves: PVC, CPVC, PP = 10% / PVDF = 25%
·       Type-27 Omni® ball valves: PVC, CPVC & Labcocks® = 20%
·       GP-V ball valves: PVC = 10%
·       Type57P/57LIS/57IL/56/75/56D/75D/58/large diameter butterfly valves:

o   PVC, CPVC, PP = 10%
o   PVDF = 20%
o   PDCPD = 10%
o   Pool-Pro® = 12%
o   Type-55/55IL = 10%

·       Type-14/15/G diaphragm valves manual: PVC/CPVC/PP = 10% / PVDF = 12%
·       Type-14 diaphragm valves actuated: PVC/CPVC/PP = 10% / PVDF = 25%
·       Ball check valves: PVC/CPVC/PP = 10% / PVDF = 20%
·       Swing check valves: PVC/PP = 10% / PVDF = 25%
·       Wafer check valves: PVC = 10%
·       Gate valves: PVC = 15%
·       Globe valves: PVC = 10% / PP = 15%
·       Globe control valves: All = 10%
·       Sediment strainers: PVC = 10%
·       AV Gaskets: EPDM = 10% / PTFE = 10% / PVDF = 20%
·       Pressure relief/regulator valves: PVC = 10%


Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to January 10, 2022, or as supply allows. All orders placed on or after January 10, 2022, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed in December 2021, shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis; please contact your regional manager for updates. All special project pricing orders after January 10, 2022 will be based upon the new list prices.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,



Asahi/America

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12/7/21

2022 Double Wall Piping Price Increase Announcement

All customers,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following double-containment product lines, effective on January 1, 2022.

Duo-Pro® Fabricated Piping Systems

·       PP x PP pipe will increase 12%
·       PP x PP fittings will increase by 15%
·       PE-100RC pipe and fittings will increase by 15%
·       ECTEF x ECTFE pipe and fittings will increase by 15%
·       ECTFE x PP pipe and fittings will increase by 15%

Poly-Flo® Double Contained Piping Systems

·       PP & PE pipe will increase 6%
·       PP & PE fittings will increase 12%

Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to January 1, 2022, or as supply allows. All orders placed after January 1, 2022, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed in December of 2021, shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis; please contact your regional manager for updates. All special project pricing orders after January 1, 2022 will be based upon the new list prices.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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12/1/21

2021 Piping Price Increase Announcement

All customers,

Due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events, it is necessary to increase our list prices on the following product lines, effective on January 1, 2022.

High Purity

·         Poly-Pure® (Natural PP) Pipe an average increase of 10%
·         Poly-Pure® (Natural PP) Valves and Fittings an average increase of 8.5%
·         PP-Pure® (HP-Pigmented PP) Pipe an average increase of 9%
·         PP-Pure® (HP-Pigmented PP) Valves and Fittings an average increase of 7%

Industrial

·         Proline® pipe increase of 6%
·         Proline® fittings increase of 9%
·         Air-Pro® pipe increase of 10%
·         Air-Pro® fittings increase of 8%
·         All PE100-RC increase of 10%
·         Halar® pipe and fittings increase of 10%

Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to January 1, 2022, or as supply allows. All orders placed after January 1, 2022, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed in December of 2021, shall be reviewed on a case by case basis; please contact your regional manager for updates. All special project pricing orders after January 1, 2022 will be based upon the new list prices.

Once posted, new list prices can be found online at www.asahi-america.com

Thank-You,

Asahi/America

Click here to download a copy of this announcement

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11/15/21

PVDF Pipe Increase Annoucement

All customers,

Effective December 1, 2021, new list prices will go into effect due to cost increases of raw materials and related supply chain events. The following product lines will be affected:

·         PVDF Standard Piping System Products (December 1, 2021)
·         PVDF High Purity Piping System Products (December 1, 2021)
·         Pipe increase up to 11%
·         Fittings increase up to 8.5%
·         Valves increase up to 5.5%

Any orders placed at standard distributor discounts, current pricing shall be accepted prior to December 1, 2021, or as supply allows. All orders placed after December 1, 2021, shall be based upon the new list prices.

Orders with special project pricing that are placed between November 10 and December 1 will be reviewed on a case by case basis; please contact your regional manager for updates. All special project pricing orders after December 1 will be based upon the new list prices.


Thank-You,

Asahi/America

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4/12/21

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2021 Asahitec PP-RCT List Price Increase Announcement

Effective April 12, our current Asahitec PP-RCT list prices will be increasing due to international supply chain related events. Product Groups affected are:

·         PP-RCT pipe increasing 15%
·         PP-RCT butt fittings increasing 4.5%
·         Brass Insert Fittings increasing 16%
·         No change on socket fittings

Please contact your regional manager for updates. New prices can be found online in our price list library, Monday April 12th 2021, at www.asahi-america.com

We appreciate your understanding in these unusual times, and we will always support our loyal customers to the best of our ability.

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4/5/21

Proline

List Price Increase Announcement for Listed Polypropylene Piping Systems

Effective April 5, our current list prices will be increasing due to international supply chain related events. The following product lines will be affected;


·         PP-Pure HP - Polypropylene

·         PolyPure – Natural Polypropylene

·         Proline – Standard Polypropylene

Any orders placed at standard distributor discount pricing will be accepted prior to April 5th, 2021 and after that, all new orders shall be based upon the new list prices.

Special project pricing orders placed between March 22nd and April 5th will be reviewed on a case by case basis; please contact your regional manager for updates. All special project pricing orders after April 5th will be based upon the new list prices.

New prices can be found online, April 5 at https://www.asahi-america.com/support/price-lists

We appreciate your understanding in these unusual times, and we will always support our loyal customers to the best of our ability.

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Asahi/America Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Asahi 493868 Final certificate

Click here to download a copy of our certification certificate

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Asahi/America Recognized for Helping Lawrence, MA

Asahi/America was recently recognized by the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Massachusetts State Senate and by the US House of Representatives for the company's contribution to the city of Lawrence.

As a result of our new corporate headquarters, the company was commended in the manufacturing and R&D category by the Chamber and legislative bodies for the positive effects it has had in our new community.

Merrimack Valley Award 2015

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mass State Award 2015

Massachussetts State Senate

House of Rep Award 2015

United States House of Representatives

Grand Opening Celebration - Click here to go to our "Grand Opening Page"

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Asahi President & CEO, Dan Anderson, and Lawrence, MA Mayor, Dan Rivera, cut the ribbon to offically open our new headquarters

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Honored guests at the grand opening

 

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Over 250 people attended the grand opening celebration

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Asahi/America's new company home

   

November 20, 2014

New warehouse update - The shelves are filling up

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So many boxes of valves

Pipe fittings waiting for a new home

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Actuation department taking shape

Production has begun!

November 13, 2014

New warehouse update - more products arrive

Nov13 a Nov 13 B

Lots and lots of butterfly valves

Unloading another truck

Nov 13 C Nov 13 d

All our pipe under one roof

Air-Pro compressed air piping and valves at work

November 4, 2014

New warehouse update

Nov 4 Racks Nov 4 Pipe Arrives

Look at all those racks

Pipe arrives!

Nov 4 ceiling tiles in R and D Nov 4 More pipe

New R & D area

Pipe ready to be loaded into the new warehouse

October 24, 2014

New warehouse beginning to take shape

pipe racking view from mezz

New piping racks going up

Warehouse getting ready for products to arrive

October 21, 2014

New sign goes up on the front of the building

New sign Oct 2014 New Sign 2 Oct 2014

New sign added to the building

New signage on our new corporate headquarters

September 29, 2014

Office staff is all moved in and hard at work

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Engineering and CAD department on the 2nd floor

2nd floor conference room

new office sept 2014 3 new office sept 2014 4

3rd floor accounting and information services

First floor reception area take from product showroom

September 3, 2014

Move in day is approaching quickly...

Carpet is in Carpet is in2

Carpet is installed on 3rd floor

2nd floor gets new carpet

Wall is in wall 2

Warehouse wall is sheetrocked

New metal studs in warehouse

August 27, 2014

And the work continues...

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Offices getting readied

A view from the new mezzanine

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Warehouse tour in progress

Insulation almost finished

August 19, 2014

Workers are making progress in both the office and warehouse

Summer C Room Summer Mezz

Conference room taking shape

Mezzanine almost complete

Summer Warehouse Summer Warehouse2

Ducts being installed in the warehouse

Wall going in

August 1, 2014

Things are begining to take shape in Lawrence

It is a beehive of activity at our new corporate headquarters in Lawrence, MA. Work continues in both the office and warehouse as preparations continue for our fall grand opening.

New Front Summer 2014 New Office Summer 2014

A nice sunny day in Lawrence

Work on the offices continues

Warehouse Summer 2014 Warehouse 2 Summer 2014

New Mezzanine is up

Metal studs continue to be added

June 25, 2014

Construction continues in Lawrence

Things are progressing at our new corporate headquarters in Lawrence, MA. Framing has been put up in both the offices and warehouse and building materials are arriving daily.

Framing Office work

Framing in the new offices has begun

 New walls are going up

Warehouse Framing New Warehouse Stuff

 Frames are up in the new warehouse

 Shelving has arrived

   

June 13, 2014

Construction has began in both the office and warehouse areas in Lawrence

Workers are preparing our new corporate headquarters for our anticiapted arrival this Fall. You can get a true sense of just how large our new warehouse is by noticing the full size dumptruck (bottom right image), which looks like a child's toy matchbox, sitting inside the expansive building!

New Conferance Room Window Offics taking shape

New conference room windows

Offices are taking shape

Construction has begun Dump Truck

Digging trench for new mezzanine

Dumptruck in the new warehouse

May 5, 2014

Banner Announcing Asahi/America's future home goes up on our new building

New Sign 1

Asahi-lawrence sign goes up

New Sign 2

Future corporate home gets first signs

 

Asahi/America Announces Move to New Corporate Headquarters Location in Lawrence, MA - set to open in October 2014

655 Andover St. Lawrence MA

March 10, 2014

Asahi/America Inc., a leading manufacturer of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid flow solutions, will move its corporate headquarters to Lawrence, MA in October 2014. The 200,000 square foot facility will house all of Asahi/America’s current operations and provide room for the company’s aggressive development plans.

"I am pleased that we have been able to secure a state of the art facility in Lawrence for our new headquarters,” said Dan Anderson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This facility will be the perfect venue to showcase our products and grow our business.”

Asahi/America’s new headquarters will not only include office space and an expansive manufacturing and warehouse floor, but will allow the 43-year-old company to host meetings, provide training seminars and better serve customers.

As Asahi/America moves forward with its plans to move from Malden to Lawrence, MA there are no anticipated interruptions in business or to services.

Follow our move here as we will be updating this area of our web site as we progress.

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Front of new building

2nd floor office space

Warehouse and loading bays

 

 

 

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Lots and lots of room to grow!