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Plastic Pipes XVII to award best presentation prize

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Plastic Pipes XVII to Award Best Presentation Prize

The organizers of Plastic Pipes XVII conference and exhibition have decided to award a Best Presentation Prize to the most significant contribution in the field of plastic pipe technology.  Nominations for the award will be judged from the 130 presentations delivered during the next event in Chicago's Swissôtel, 22 - 24 September, 2014.

A draft programme is available at http://www.ppxvii.org/docs/program_chicago_web_v3.pdf.

For further information: please contact Mrs Eva Balassa - Congress Ltd. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read the Press Release about the prize to be awarded at PP XVII, Chicago.

PVC Recycling Technologies - VinylPlus brochure

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PVC Recycling Technologies - VinylPlus Brochure

This new VinylPlus brochure outlines the context and opportunities for recycling in Europe, as well as some of the challenges and solutions for extending the recycling of waste PVC.  The emphasis is on the emerging PVC recycling technologies that can access the 'more difficult to recycle' waste streams.

VinylPlus has the challenging target of recycling 800 000 tonnes of PVC annualy by 2020.  Within this target is a contribution of 100 000 tonnes from 'more difficult to recycle' PVC waste.  One or more of the technologies described in this brochure must play an essential role in achieving this ambitious target.

Download the VinylPlus brochure on recycling technologies for PVC

VinylPlus New Brochure: Closing the loop with PVC

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VinylPlus Brochure - Closing the Loop with PVC

VinylPlus just issued a new brochure, Closing the Loop with PVC, showcasing a non-exhaustive selection of best practice examples developed within the framework of the VinylPlus programme.  The brochure emphasizes the commitment across the PVC value-chain but also towards wider audiences.  It describes the VinylPlus programme in practice looking at PVC applications along with quotes from decision-makers, local authorities, VinylPlus management, VinylPlus partners, recyclers, etc.  Also have a closer look at page 14 which is highlighting the development by Molecor (PVC4Pipes member) of the largest PVC-O pipe in the world.  Download the brochure 'Closing the Loop with PVC'.

SOTRA SEPEREF becomes the leading French manufacturer of bi-oriented PVC pipes

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In 2012, an investment of more than € 3 million was made by SOTRA SEPEREF for the acquisition of a second production line of bi-oriented PVC pipes. Used for the distribution of drinking water, bi-oriented PVC pipes are the greenest solution available on the market thanks to a continuous process of bi- orientation, a manufacturing process that only few companies in the world have mastered. Read the Sotra Seperef Press Release.

PVC Pipes Are Low on CO2 Emissions

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PVC Pipes are low on CO2 Emissions - Malaysia Conference Told

U.S. President Obama and the EU are set to forge a new deal to cut greenhouse gases at the end of March in Brussels.  Whatever the outcome, technical experts from PVC4Pipes are confident that their pipe systems will more than meet the most stringent present and future requirements in the field of CO2 emissions.  At the recent eighth World Chlor-Alkali & Vinyls Conference in Malaysia, Zoran Davidovski from PVC4Pipes informed participants that these emissions have been closely measured and assessed for all major PVC pipe applications.

Read more about the PVC4Pipes presentation in Malaysia.

PVC4Pipes Website Homes in on Wider Public

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PVC4pipes Website Homes in on Wider Public

All pipe systems are usually kept out of sight for practical and aesthetic reasons, and thus often invisible.  But not forgotten since PVC4pipes have now transformed their website to target the eyes and minds of the people who really matter when it comes to buying and relying on PVC pipe systems.  It marks a significant start of an outreach programme to encourage a dialogue with architects, designers, specifiers, constructors, users and many other industry and public stakeholders.

Read more about the new PVC4Pipes website.

PPXVII Conference Boost to USD 100 Billion Global PVC Pipe Market

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PPXVII Conference Boost to USD 100 Billion Global PVC Pipe Market

Significant trends in the field of PVC pipe systems will be presented at the Plastic Pipes XVII Conference and exhibition hosted at Swisshotel Chicago, September 22 - 24, 2014.  A preview of the papers submitted reveals that these developments will provide a boost for a growth industry that already generates a global turnover estimated in excess of USD 100 billion.

For further information, please contact Mrs EVA Balassa - Congress Ltd. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read PVC4Pipes Press Release

Plastic Pipes XVII: Many new trends previewed for Chicago conference

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Plastic Pipes XVII: Many New Trends Previewed for Chicago Conference

Innovation within the plastic pipe industry continues to play a key role in its commercial future.  A preview of papers submitted for Plastic Pipes XVII reveals significant trends and ideas in the field of plastic pipe technology as well as an industry that is operating successfully on a larger stage.  The exhibition and conference will be take place in Chicago on September 22 - 24, 2014.

For further information: please contact Mrs EVA Balassa - Congress Ltd. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read the Press Releas for PP XVII Chicago.

PVC4Pipes membership is expanding

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PVC4Pipes membership is expanding

PVC4Pipes is delighted to announce the expansion of its membership.

Today PVC4Pipes is pleased to announce that Tigre of Brazil and GF Piping Systems of Switzerland have become members of the association.  Read more about PVC4Pipes new members in 2014.

And the Winner is....Floridienne Chimie

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And the Winner is....Floridienne Chimie

Floridienne Chimie, a member of PVC4Pipes was recently awarded the First Prize by the Belgian Business Awards for the Environment for their development of new ‘green’ stabilisers for PVC. Read more about Floridienne.