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Royal converting siding plant to PVC pipe production


May 27, 2014 2:39 pm ET

Royal Building Products will invest $24 million to expand PVC pipe production in Newbern, Tenn.

Carlisle raising the roof


May 22, 2014 9:17 pm ET

Carlisle Construction Materials raised the roof and added 23,000-square feet of space to manufacture more PVC roofing membranes at its plant in Greenville, Ill.

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JM Eagle makes case for direct verdict, new trial


May 16, 2014 2:53 pm ET

Last year a jury found that J-M Manufacturing Co. had violated the False Claims Act by falsely representing that its pipe products met industry standards in order to receive government payments from dozens of public utilities between 1996 and 2006....

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Pipeline Plastics to build third HDPE pipe plant in 3 years


May 16, 2014 12:24 pm ET

Started in just 2011, Pipeline Plastics LLC will build a third plant — this one an estimated $10 million facility in Levelland, Texas — to meet demand for pressure pipe used for oil and gas applications.

Study: 100-year life for PVC pipe conservative


May 15, 2014 3:05 pm ET

Excavations and tests of PVC pipe in service around the world indicate the pipe material can be expected to provide reliable service in excess of 100 years, a new study says.

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Vinyl Building Council appoints its first executive director


May 15, 2014 12:36 pm ET

She may be new to the Vinyl Building Council (VBC), but Kate Offringa knows building products. And she knows Washington even better.

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Case study: Green Globes certification faster, cheaper than LEED


May 14, 2014 2:52 pm ET

A five-story science building constructed on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia earned stamps of approval in sustainability from both LEED and Green Globes, but Green Globes came with a far smaller price tag.

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Minnkota more than doubling production space for its PVC windows and doors


May 13, 2014 4:01 pm ET

Minnkota Windows is building a 78,000-square foot facility that will more than double its space for making PVC products in North Dakota — the fastest growing state in the nation.

Associated Materials Group names CEO


May 6, 2014 10:07 am ET

Associated Materials Group Inc. named Brian C. Strauss as president and CEO on May 5, as well as a member of its board of directors.

GSE enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to complete sale


May 5, 2014 11:50 am ET

GSE Environmental Inc. filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on May 4, according to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del.

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