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PPI appoints new board of directors chair

PPI appoints new board of directors chair

August 25, 2021 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), has announced that Douglas Keller, Technical Lead – Americas for Equistar Chemical’s Pipe Resins, is now the chair of its board of directors, a two-year appointment. Keller, who has been a member of PPI for 12 years, moves to the chair position after serving asRead More

Pipe Market Turns to New Materials to Address Aging Water Infrastructure

Pipe Market Turns to New Materials to Address Aging Water Infrastructure

February 19, 2020 at 11:35 am 0 comments

Municipal pipe market spend makes up 30 percent of overall utility CAPEX for water infrastructure. In part, to address aging pipes, bursts, and other leakage management issues, the pipe market is turning to new materials (plastic) and new technologies (trenchless). More than $234 billion (USD) of capital expenditures (CAPEX) areRead More

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

June 26, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA), which represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of PVC pipe, recently announced the completion of the first comprehensive environmental and performance review of water and sewer pipes in North America. The study used life cycle assessment methodology to evaluate the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly usedRead More