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IPEX Makes Major Investment in State-of-the-Art Molding Plant

July 21, 2021

IPEX is excited to announce a major investment in a new state-of-the-art injection molding plant to be built in Pineville, North Carolina. The new facility will encompass Industry 4.0, including […]


Uponor Is Expanding Manufacturing Capacity in Two Facilities

July 13, 2021

To help meet growing customer and market demands for PEX pipe, Uponor North America is expanding its manufacturing capacity in Minnesota. Starting in August, the Lakeville Distribution Center, which was originally built […]


Major Advances to Be Announced at the International Plastic Pipes XX Conference

July 9, 2021

Major technical and business advances will be announced at the International Plastic Pipes XX Conference and Exhibition. These developments are previewed by the provisional program of papers for the conference […]


Plastics Pipe Institute Honors Industry Projects and Members

June 1, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced the winners of its Projects and Members of the Year program during its annual membership meeting, which was held virtually on May 12, […]


What Is the Best Material for Reverse Osmosis Water for Hospital Equipment?

May 27, 2021

Naveen Kumar Shivanna, CPD, GPD, LEED GA, a Fire Protection and Plumbing Engineer with Setty & Associates in Baltimore was asked by the contractor on a hospital project to supply […]


Engineers and Contractors Pivot to Avoid Supply Chain Issues with Plastic Piping

May 25, 2021

In these difficult times, engineers and contractors are turning to metal to avoid long lead times and skyrocketing costs. by Francesca Dunbar We have all experienced major disruptors due to […]


PPI Announces Major Update to Its Free Plastic Pipe Design Calculator

April 22, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has announced a major update to its Building & Construction Division’s Plastic Pipe Design Calculator. PPI is the major trade association representing the plastic […]


“Out of Sight, Out of Mind. Not so Fast.”

March 15, 2021

Considerations for ASTM D2321 standard practice for underground installation of thermoplastic pipe vs. cast iron for sewers and other gravity-flow applications. by Francesca Dunbar and Laura Loziuk Often, when something […]


How to Prevent Fire Protection and Domestic Water Pipes from Freezing Due to Cold Weather?

March 10, 2021

Have you been following the lively plumbing design discussions on ASPE Connect? In this new regular feature on ASPE Pipeline, we will highlight current discussion threads that are generating a […]


John Guest Celebrates 60 Years of Innovative Push-fit Technology and Leadership

February 19, 2021

John Guest, part of the RWC family of brands, turns 60 in 2021, celebrating a long history of delivering advanced plumbing technology, quality products, and innovative solutions to a diverse […]

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