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Plastic Pipe Institute and International Code Council working together

By: Bill Bregar

September 24, 2012

IRVING, TEXAS (Sept. 24, 1:05 p.m. ET) — The Plastic Pipe Institute Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Code Council creating a framework for the two organizations to work together on educational, technical, scientific, legislative and regulatory issues involving plastic pipe for plumbing, fire sprinkler and radiant heating and cooling systems, plus other construction applications.

Irving-based PPI is a trade association representing polyethylene and polypropylene pipe manufacturers. ICC is a code developer and product evaluator in North America.

PPI and ICC will disseminate information and work together on issues related to codes and standards about plastic piping systems designs and installations.