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06-28-2017
Asahi/America, Inc., recently announced that Alex Gambino will be transitioning from the company’s engineering department to its business development team. Effective July 1, 2017, Alex will assume the role of business development manager for Asahi/America’s industrial piping lines in the western region and Mexico.
06-16-2017

Asahi/America, Inc.,recently named John Romano to the office of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Romano joined the company on June 12, 2017.

03-30-2017
Asahi/America, Inc. introduces the CPVC body and disc Type-57P butterfly valve.
03-20-2017

Asahi/America Introduces the Omni® Type-27 Ball Valve.

01-12-2017

Rod Van has been promoted to the position of Industrial Business Development Manager for the Eastern and Central Region by Asahi/America.

11-09-2016
Asahi/America, Inc.,, is pleased to announce the addition of Ken Moody to its business development team. Ken joined Asahi/America on October 31, 2016 as business development manager for commercial piping in the western region.
09-12-2016
Massachusetts-based thermoplastic valve and pipe manufacturer Asahi/America, Inc. is pleased to announce its partnership with German manufacturer, Bänninger. Through this new partnership, Asahi/America will have exclusive distribution rights in North America to Bänninger’s PP-RCT piping systems for the commercial plumbing market.
09-12-2016
Asahi/America, Inc. introduces Asahitec™ PP-RCT piping systems for plumbing and HVAC applications. Asahitec™ PP-RCT is the latest advancement in polypropylene polymers, and has a wide range of benefits including greater pressure capabilities at higher temperatures than conventional PP materials.
07-19-2016
Asahi/America, Inc., introduces the Pro-Vent® duct system. Pro-Vent® is specifically designed for ventilation and exhaust systems that transport corrosive fumes.
06-14-2016
Anthony Hernandez joins Asahi/America's sales team as District Sales Manager.
05-26-2016
Asahi/America Introduces COOLSAFE™ Pre-Insulated Piping System for Chilled Media
05-04-2016
Asahi/America Promotes Michael J. Hansen to Vice President of Western Region and International Operations
02-17-2016
Asahi/America, Inc. has expanded its Chem Proline® Advanced PE piping system to include Frank Series V86 back pressure regulators.
01-26-2016
Asahi/America Introduces Forward Pressure Regulator for Ultrapure Water
09-15-2015
Asahi/America Introduces Speed Handle™ Kits for Butterfly Valves
08-17-2015
Asahi/America Welcomes New Sales Team Member - Joe Pye
08-11-2015
Asahi/America Introduces Forward Pressure Regulator for Ultrapure Water
07-31-2015
Asahi/America Introduces 1+ Connection Fittings by EM-Technik
02-18-2015
Introducing Alison Corcoran Asahi/America's new Accounts Receivable Coordinator.
01-01-2015

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in fluid flow technology, recently announced the promotion of Daniel S. Anderson to the office of president and CEO. The announcement was made to Asahi/America employees December 11, 2014 by former President and CEO Hidetoshi Hashimoto, who will remain with the Massachusetts-based company as chairman of the board of directors. Anderson assumed his new position January 1, 2015.

01-05-2015

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technology, is pleased to announce the addition of George Tenhagen to its sales team. George joined Asahi/America on January, 5 2015. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Asahi/America team

12-01-2014

Asahi/America, Inc. reintroduces the Poly-Flo® co-extruded double containment piping system. Available in black PE and euro grey PP-R, Poly-Flo® is ideal for installations with space constraints and systems where thermal expansion and contraction are present.

09-23-2014

Asahi/America, Inc., has expanded its product offering to include a 3" PVC wafer check valve. Wafer check valves are installed on the discharge side of pumps in applications such as aquariums, water attractions, water treatment and municipalities to prevent back-flow flooding that could seriously damage pump systems.

07-28-2014
Robert Cosgrove joins Asahi/America as District Sales Manager for AZ, NM and UT
07-25-2014
Asahi/America Announces Three ABS Product Approvals
07-17-2014

Asahi/America, Inc., announces that their Series 92 electric actuators have received UL1203 certification for use in Cl1, DIV1 hazardous locations.

07-01-2014

Proline® Pro150, Pro45 and Provent® industrial piping systems and PP-Pure® high purity piping system are now NSF 61-G certified.

03-10-2014

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.

01-06-2014

Asahi/America announce our newest Asahi/America District Manager, Mr. Mark Monroe. Mark will be responsible for Texas (except Houston), Oklahoma and Arkansas.


 

09-23-2013

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, announces the promotion of Mr. Mike Hansen to Western Regional Sales Manager. Mike will oversee Asahi/America's team of Sales Representatives west of the Mississippi River. In addition, he will continue to serve as District Sales Manager for distributors in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Mike will work in assisting Asahi/America District Sales Managers and their distributors in sales and specification efforts for Asahi/America's full family of thermoplastic fluid flow products.

07-24-2013

Asahi/America, the leader in high purity piping systems, introduces Purflon®, PFA high purity piping system. Purflon® is a complete piping system constructed from ultra high purity PFA resin (SEMI tested). Purflon®offers high chemical and temperature resistance making it ideal for aggressive applications. Complimented by Asahi’s SP Series cutting-edge IR and Beadless welding equipment,. In addition to pipe and fittings, a wide range of Dymatrix™ PFA valves are available to complete the system.

07-18-2013

Asahi/America, Inc. has released a new free App for use with the iPhone, iPad and Andriod. The new App is a part number search tool that allows the user to locate part numbers and list prices for any of Asahi/America's over 20,000 items on their mobile at the click of a button.

04-02-2013

Asahi/America, Inc., in conjunction with their German-based partner, Polytetra GmbH, offers all-thermoplastic, corrosion resistant heat exchangers that are designed and built per customer specification, and are fully customizable.

Polytetra's long history of experience and innovation enables them to work with Asahi/America to produce custom heat exchangers featuring industry leading designs ideal for corrosive environments.

01-01-2013

Asahi/America's Chem Proline® and Chen Prolok™ Have Been Certified by NSF to NSF/ANSI Standard 61-G

10-31-2012

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, has expanded its offering of PVC wafer check valves to include sizes 4", 6", and 8". Wafer check valves are installed on the discharge side of pumps in applications such as aquariums, water attractions, water treatment and municipalities to prevent back-flow flooding that could seriously damage pump systems.

10-19-2012

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in fluid flow solutions, introduces the Quarter Master (QM) Remote Cycle™. A complete QM Remote Cycle™ unit consists of an Asahi/America Series 94 electric actuator with self-powered battery and open/close timer mounted to a ball or butterfly valve for use in remote areas where power sources are limited or unavailable.

05-15-2012

Asahi/America, Inc., a leader in fluid flow solutions for corrosive environments, introduces the Series 10 electric actuator. The Series 10's rugged construction, proven design and customizable options make it the perfect work-horse for corrosive industrial applications. The Series 10's enclosure is a die-cast aluminum alloy with a thermally-bonded powder-coat. This combination NEMA Type 4X & 6 enclosure is bolted together in two sections by four M10 socket-head cap screws and fitted with an O-ring between the two halves, allowing the Series 10 to weather harsh environments. The Series 10 conforms to AWWA C542.

11-01-2011

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic technology, introduces Chem Proline®, a new crack resistant polyethylene piping system designed for the harshest liquid chemical applications. Chem Proline® pipe and fittings possess the greatest resistance to "slow crack growth." Chem Proline® is a lower cost alternative to metal, fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe and lined steel pipe.

09-01-2011

Asahi/America Introduces Type 57LIS ISO-5752 Short Pattern Butterfly Valve

07-28-2011

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic valve technology, has recently expanded their line of valves to include the Type 57IL Isolator Lug butterfly valve. The Type 57IL Isolator Lug features a unique lug design where the 316 stainless steel lugs are inserted into the valve body during the injection molding process permanently combining the lugs and valve body into one unit.

03-23-2011

New Innovation in Valves PE100 Ball Valve is Corrosion Resistant Solution to Metal

02-02-2011

Asahi/America Expands Regulating Products Offerings Now stocking PolyPure PPn Frank Regulators

01-05-2011

Asahi/America Offers Polytetra Electric Heaters