Pipe, HDPE

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) announced an ongoing study by Jana Laboratories confirms 100-plus year life expectancy for pipe made from polyethylene (PE) when used in municipal potable water systems.

The Plastics Pipe Institute’s (PPI) new brochure, A Greener Infrastructure, is now available in both digital and print editions.

Compiled by Traci Read, Senior Editor

The 2009 Pipe Selection Guide is now available for download!

Despite a weak current construction environment, pipe demand is expected to turn around and grow 2.0 percent annually to 11.1 billion feet in 2013.

Rain for Rent was recently recognized by the Institute for Family Business (IFB), at the annual Family Business Award ceremony in Fresno, CA.

The C200 Remote PE pipe squeeze off tool is designed to squeeze off 1/2- to 2-inch PE pipe.

Worldwide demand for plastic pipe is forecast to increase 4.6 percent annually through 2012 to 8.2 billion meters, or 18.2 million metric tons.

McElroy Manufacturing Inc. recently introduced Low Profile Rollers, a new productivity enhancing option for high-density polyethylene pipe jobsites.

ISCO Industries, the nation’s largest distributor and supplier of high density polyethylene (HDPE) piping products, has announced the acquisition of Wright Water & Waste based in Solon, OH.

One of the issues raised following the retraction of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) press release regarding alleged problems with fused PVC pipe is the role of PPI in the plastic pipe industry.

PPI positions itself as representing all of the industry. In its response to the PPI press release, Underground Solutions Inc. (UGSI) claimed PPI devotes its efforts to promoting HDPE pipe products.

Syndicate content