PVC4Pipes Conference 2022

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On behalf of ECVM, the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers, we have the great pleasure to invite you to attend the PVC4Cables and PVC4Pipes Conferences to be held, respectively, on 5 and 6 October 2022 in BolognaItaly.

Addressing the common theme Connecting Sustainability and Innovation, both conferences are open to all actors of the PVC cable and PVC pipe industries. They aim to present and discuss trends and opportunities in both sectors, with a particular focus on sustainability and innovation.

Participation to the conferences is free of charge. Registration is mandatory.

Programme headlines for the PVC4Pipes conference

  • Regulatory challenges and opportunities for PVC and additives
  • Addressing sustainability challenges with PVC pipe networks
  • Lifecycle competitiveness of PVC pipes
  • Readiness of PVC pipes for the hydrogen economy
  • European standardisation developments impacting PVC pipes
  • Sustainable innovations along the PVC pipes value chain

The PVC pipe industry meets again in Bologna

It's time for the second PVC4Pipes conference!

Innovative technical performance and sustainable solutions in the European PVC pipes sector were showcased at the first PVC4Pipes conference in 2019. The theme for the event was ‘PVC Pipes in Europe: Delivering sustainable performance for more than 80 years’ and attracted more than 95 participants from 13 countries. Representatives from the whole supply chain came together: utilities, pipe manufacturers, compounders, equipment manufacturers, raw material suppliers and certification bodies.

Read the wrap up or watch the recap below.