Viega announced that manufacturing of its MegaPress carbon steel press fittings will begin at the company’s manufacturing and distribution facility in McPherson, Kan. Viega plans to break ground in November for an 80,000-square-foot addition to the 439,000-square-foot facility, with full production expected to begin in 2016.

“Adding production capabilities in McPherson will ensure that we are prepared for future growth and the continued demand for Viega products,” said Dave Garlow, president and CEO, Viega.     

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Viega is a manufacturer of pipe joining systems for plumbing, heating and industrial applications. The McPherson facility currently manufactures plastic products for the PureFlow® plumbing and Viega ProRadiant product lines, including the Viega ManaBloc homerun water distribution system and the Viega-assembled panels for radiant heating installation.

Viega owns and operates five ISO 2008:9001 certified manufacturing and distribution centers around the United States.