Posted February 21, 2018

Viega announces first half of 2018 training schedule

Courses include press technology for carbon steel and copper.

Viega LLC announces the schedule for the first half of its 2018 training programs at the Viega Educational Facility located in Nashua, N.H. The programs aim to bring plumbing and heating professionals up to speed with the latest technologies in the industry.

Some of the major programs offered for early 2018 include press technology courses for carbon steel and copper. These courses demonstrate through practical examples and hands-on instruction the advantages of press pipe-joining technology over traditional methods and press systems’ ability to increase installation efficiency and decrease downtime. Other training programs on the schedule include: LoopCAD, NFPA 13D Fire Sprinkler, Radiant Piping and Controls, Radiant Design and Software, Radiant and Hydronics Troubleshooting, Radiant Systems and Hydronics 101.

“As an industry leader, Viega takes great responsibility in providing advanced, industry-related education for its state-of-the-art solutions and products,” said Jason McKinnon, director of technical services at Viega. “No matter if an attendee is a beginner installer or an experienced engineer, our training courses are designed to teach relevant information on the newest technologies and methods for all experience levels, so that they can remain on the cutting edge in providing the best industry practices and solutions for all applications.”

The training programs cover a wide variety of subjects; courses may be purchased in one-day, two-day, three-day or week-long packages. Each package price includes meals, and other options include hotel, airfare and tool access in addition to the training. Viega offers dedicated classes for groups of 10 or more, as well as customized training programs designed for specific needs.

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The Viega Group, with a tradition of innovation for more than 115 years, has more than 4,000 employees worldwide and is among the leading manufacturers of pipe fitting installation technology. In metal press systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, the company is the global market leader.

In the U.S., Viega LLC employs nearly 500 people and offers more than 3,000 products. These include Viega ProPress for copper and stainless, Viega MegaPress for carbon steel and stainless pipe, the Viega PureFlow System including PEX and fittings in high-performance polymer and Zero Lead bronze, as well as MegaPress CuNi and SeaPress systems for marine applications. Viega also specializes in the design, production and installation of ProRadiant heating and cooling systems, and offers In-Wall Flushing Technology including carriers and flush plates. For more information, visit