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Genova set to open plant in Kentucky


June 5, 2014 2:02 pm ET

Genova Products Inc., which makes plumbing and building materials mostly from vinyl, plans to lease a 100,000-square-foot factory in Paducah, Ky., that once housed Infiniti Plastic Technologies Inc.

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J-channel window lawsuit staying in Tennessee


June 2, 2014 5:40 pm ET

A patent infringement lawsuit involving J-Channel window frame technology will not be moving to U.S. District Court in New York, where a couple of big-name defendants had wanted to transfer the case.

Investment group files suit against Ply Gem


June 2, 2014 2:16 pm ET

A retirement fund representing firefighters and police in Waterford, Mich., is claiming in a lawsuit that Ply Gem Holdings Inc. misrepresented its financial performance in violation of federal securities laws.

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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.

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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.

Harrington buys high-purity pipe assets


May 13, 2014 4:24 pm ET

Pipe distributor Harrington Industrial Plastics has acquired the assets of E&S Technologies to expand its line of high-purity products and its reach into the eastern United States.

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.

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China's Shide Group, BASF unveil 'revolutionary' all-plastic window profile


April 23, 2014 9:10 pm ET

SHANGHAI — The PVC window profile market in Asia is expected to increase four-fold by 2025, and Chinese building products maker Dalian Shide Group Co. Ltd. hopes to take a bigger slice of that as a result of a new partnership with German...

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