United Brass Works, Inc. and WEIDMANN announce the launch of WEIDMANN branded electrical apparatus valves and fittings.   

Randleman, NC and St. Johnsbury, VT –– April 22, 2013 – United Brass Works, Inc., a world class manufacturer of bronze, brass, ductile iron and carbon steel valves for industrial and electrical applications and WEIDMANN Electrical Technology, a global leader in electrical insulation, components, and diagnostics for transformer manufacturers and transformer owner/operators, are pleased to announce the launch of a full line of WEIDMANN branded valves and fittings.   

For over 25 years WEIDMANN has been representing United Brass and its line of electrical apparatus valves for transformer applications to the OEM, Utility, and Service Company markets.  This strategic partnership combines WEIDMANN in-depth knowledge of transformer insulation systems design, engineering and operation with United Brass excellent engineering and manufacturing capabilities and will focus on the development of customized solutions for the industry.  The WEIDMANN brand ensures, as it has for over 100 years, the products will be of the highest quality, offered at competitive prices and backed by industry leading customer service and technical support.   

The United Brass sealing technology is known and trusted by transformer manufacturers and utilities for its best in class leak-proof product performance. WEIDMANN knowledge of transformer OEMs’ needs and challenges will be a driving force in the development of new products and innovative technologies to further enhance performance and reliability of transformer fluid management systems.  All products will continue to be manufactured and assembled to the latest technical standards and environmental requirements by United Brass at their state of the art facilities in the United States.  United Brass is ISO9001 accredited and is committed to continuous quality improvement through the application of best practices in material selection, 100% product testing, and unmatched workmanship.  

“The relationship between our two companies has never been stronger”, says Todd Thiele, Vice President of Sales for WEIDMANN Electrical Technology.  “We look forward to serving the market with a full line of valves and fittings specifically designed for transformers and other associated equipment.”  

Mike Berkelhammer, President and Chief Operating Officer of United Brass, states “This agreement leverages UBW’s world class manufacturing capability with WEIDMANN’s industry leading technical expertise and strong relationships with transformer OEMs and Utilities.  The combined effort will result in products that meet the market need in quality, function, and value.”  


The WICOR Group develops, produces, and distributes high-voltage insulation materials, components and systems as well as sophisticated diagnostics, oil testing services, and sensors and monitors for transformers (Business Area Electrical Technology), and sophisticated injection molded plastics applications for automotive, industrial and medical technology customers (Business Area Plastics Technology). The WICOR Group is active worldwide in more than 30 locations and employs a staff of 3,750. The headquarters of the WICOR Group is in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.  For more information contact: WICOR Americas Inc. Jurg Brunner President and CEO, One Gordon Mills Way, P.O. Box 903,  St. Johnsbury, VT 05819-0903 USA  Phone: 802-748-8106 E-mail: jurg.brunner@wicor.comwww.weidmann-electrical.com 

About United Brass Works, Inc.  

United Brass Works is a manufacturer of high quality industrial valves for a variety of applications such as boiler valves, fire protection valves, brass casting components and more. Founded in 1910 in New York City, the company continues to grow by providing stock products available for immediate shipment from its factory and home office in Randleman, North Carolina and its warehouse and sales office in N. Las Vegas, NV. United’s products are sold all over the United States and internationally. 

For more information contact: United Brass Works, Inc. Jim Sattler, Sales Manager, 714 S Main Street, Randleman, NC 27317. Phone: 336-498-2661 E-mail: jim.sattler@ubw.comwww.ubw.com