PVC pipe conference to link innovation with sustainability

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PVC4Pipes, the value chain platform of the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM), is organising its second conference that will take place on 6 October 2022 at the Royal Hotel Carlton in Bologna, Italy. With a focus on connecting sustainability with innovation, the conference will review important regional trends and opportunities that concern the entire supply chain of this essential industry. Whereas conference attendance is free of charge, organisers are advising early online registration to ensure participation.

Dr. Vincent Stone, spokesman for the Platform, comments: “A lot has changed since PVC pipe systems were first commercially produced in 1936. The gymnastics of plastics is a ceaseless performance of versatility in the face of changing markets and the regulatory world in which we live. Given that things are constantly changing for the sustainable better, our conference is an ideal medium through which to stay informed of the latest developments.” 

“Our PVC pipe program promises to be practical and pertinent. We shall home in on the regulatory challenges and opportunities for PVC pipe networks and additives, explore the sustainability challenges that can be addressed by a PVC pipe network as well as their appealing lifetime competitiveness. Conference will also describe and prescribe PVC pipes that deliver the power of the new hydrogen economy. European standardisation developments and sustainable innovations along the PVC pipes value chain will be closely examined.”

“We have assembled an impressive line-up of speakers from all PVC walks and talks of life. PVC connections are equally endurable as the human connections that make them possible,” says Stone. “For such communicative reasons, we have planned ample opportunities for conference delegates to network creatively and connect sustainability with innovation.”