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LONDON – October 24, 2019 – nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (“nVent”), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, is pleased to announce an alliance with MAPEI, a global leader in the manufacture of mortars, grouts, adhesives and chemicals for the building industry. Utilizing the premium electric floor heating technologies offered under the nVent NUHEAT brand, nVent and MAPEI are working together to create MAPEI Mapeheat with Technology from nVent NUHEAT for the Canadian flooring channel.

Starting in late November, select Canadian flooring channel distributors can begin purchasing Mapeheat products from MAPEI and enjoy the same quality, functionality, assortment and purchase price as established by nVent NUHEAT.

nVent Vice President of Building and Infrastructure Solutions Marty Lee, stated, “nVent and the nVent NUHEAT team are excited about this alliance with MAPEI. Both nVent and MAPEI have cultures that emphasize innovation, service and excellent warranty support. This program promises to deliver great value and peace of mind for our growing base of wholesalers, professional installers and end-users. We look forward to delighting our mutual customers with the results of this alliance.”

“MAPEI takes pride in our commitment to continuously serve and support customers with the best quality and the most advanced and complete range of systems and services,” said Marco Roma, General Manager of MAPEI Inc. “The launch of Mapeheat, in alliance with such an innovative and highly recognized manufacturer as nVent, is another step toward the further consolidation of our position as the leading brand and vendor of choice for the Canadian construction industry.”

“This alliance will generate many exciting opportunities. nVent and MAPEI’s shared insights into the needs and desires of customers and contractors will lead to better products, enhanced services and improved technical solutions with compelling value,” stated Wally Lo, nVent Product Manager for Floor Heating in North America.

About nVent NUHEAT
A broad assortment of innovative electric radiant floor heating solutions for tile, stone, laminate, engineered wood and luxury vinyl floors are offered under the nVent NUHEAT brand. NUHEAT premium floor heating products have been manufactured in Canada since 1989 and are a part of the nVent family of innovative electrical solutions.

About nVent
nVent is a leading global provider of electrical connection and protection solutions. We believe our inventive electrical solutions enable safer systems and ensure a more secure world. We design, manufacture, market, install and service high performance products and solutions that connect and protect some of the world’s most sensitive equipment, buildings and critical processes. We offer a comprehensive range of enclosures, electrical connections and fastening and thermal management solutions across industry-leading brands that are recognized globally for quality, reliability, and innovation. Our principal office is in London, United Kingdom and our management office in the United Sates is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.

nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF, TRACER and NUHEAT are trademarks owned or licensed by nVent Services GmbH or its affiliates.

Established in 1937, MAPEI Group is globally headquartered in Italy with 87 subsidiaries, including 81 plants in 35 countries. MAPEI is the world-leading manufacturer of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for installing all types of flooring and wall coverings. The company specializes in developing chemical products for every aspect of construction, from waterproofing and structural strengthening to concrete repairs and tunnel building.

Headquartered in Deerfield Beach (Florida), MAPEI North America consists of the subsidiaries MAPEI Corporation (for the USA), MAPEI Inc. (for Canada) and MAPEI Caribe (for Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands), whose 18 facilities collectively have a workforce of more than 1,700 employees. MAPEI facilities have been certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. An environmentally conscious manufacturer that reinvests five percent of its revenue into R&D, MAPEI offers training for architects, contractors, installers and distributors through the MAPEI Technical Institute. For more about MAPEI, visit or call 1-800-42-MAPEI (1-800-426-2734).


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