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Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes Read more

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VinylPlus recycles 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018

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VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment of the European PVC industry, recycled nearly 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018, a 15.6% increase from 2017 and 92.4% of the VinylPlus 2020 target. Read more

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PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

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PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

President of the Italian PVC Forum and PVC4Cables Spokesperson Carlo Ciotti discusses the environmental advantages of PVC. Read more

12 Jun 2019 14:57 guest blogs

Cockle Bay, Sydney

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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered at the Ozpipe XIX Conference in Australia will lead to a significant upswing in the region's plastic pipe industry. Read more

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Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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Perstorp has obtained FCN 001967 (Food Contact Notification) from the US FDA for the use of Pevalen as a plasticiser in PVC polymers for use in repeated‐use food contact articles. Read more

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Baerlocher expands Malaysian manufacturing hub

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Global additives manufacturer Baerlocher continues to invest in its Malaysian subsidiary, expanding its Seremban site with an additional production line for metal stearates, a new warehouse and an office facility. Read more

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TEPPFA expands membership base

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TEPPFA has expanded its membership base with direct company members, national associations and associated members. Read more

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Prague, Czech Republic

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Champions league vinyl

This year’s Vinyl Plus Sustainability Forum was hosted at the Hilton Prague, and the Czech Republic’s Environment Minister Richard Brabec welcomed players, stakeholders and journalists as discussions on sustainability and circularity began Read more

14 May 2019 14:22 editor's blog

Avery Dennison® DOL 1400 Z - New premium vehicle wrap overlaminate offering 220% elongation

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Outstanding elongation properties offered by a new Avery Dennison film have set new standards for premium overlaminates. The new highly conformable and ultra-transparent DOL 1400 Z Series can elongate up to 220 per cent. Read more

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AMUT supplies extrusion lines to Jiangsu Canlon

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AMUT Group has supplied two extrusion lines to Jiangsu Canlon for the production of waterproofing membranes in PVC and TPO. Read more

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PPG Teslin REAL ID

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PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

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Mahad site, india

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Nouryon Specialty Chemicals has completed a €4m expansion at Mahad, India, which will increase organic peroxides production capacity at the site by 80 per cent. Read more

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Nouryon, formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, will double production capacity for solvent-based organic peroxides at its Los Reyes site in Mexico, enabling it to support the strong growth of the North American polyolefin and PVC markets. Read more

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She Runs

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VinylPlus championed the sustainable use of PVC at the running event She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead 2019, which gathered 2,500 young women aged 14-18 to race through Paris. Read more

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Molecor participates in 47th annual Uni-Bell meeting

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Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association brings together the PVC pipe and fitting manufacturers in the world at the 47 annual meeting which will take place in San Diego, US, from 11-13 March. Read more

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IVK Europe’s new website is now live online. Under the slogan ‘We offer protection’, the European plastics sheets and films manufacturers present the variety and performance of their products with a modern design. Read more

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the global construction polymer market is poised to expand vigorously at a CAGR of 6.5%.

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A new report by Future Market Insights (FMI) reveals that by the end of 2026, over $135m (~€118m) worth of construction polymers will be sold globally. Read more

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Nouryon will license its innovative continuous initiator dosing (CiD) technology to Karpatnaftochim, Ukraine’s largest PVC producer. Read more

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The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2019 has now opened its registration. Read more

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VinylPlus is continuing its commitment to supporting a sustainable framework for the PVC value chain in Europe by launching its new VinylPlus Product Label. Read more

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  • Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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    Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

    Many dig-up reports from Europe and worldwide have shown that PVC water and gas pipes can last for at least 100 years

  • Vinyl Council of Australia: Partnerships aid progress in vinyl sustainability

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    Vinyl Council of Australia: Partnerships aid progress in vinyl sustainability

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  • VinylPlus recycles 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018

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    VinylPlus recycles 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018

  • PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

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    PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

  • Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

  • Baerlocher expands Malaysian manufacturing hub

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    Baerlocher expands Malaysian manufacturing hub

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