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Plastic pipe market predicted to hit double digit growth


October 10, 2014 2:24 pm ET

The plastic pipe industry will see double-digit growth over the next 10 years with global sales for manufacturers and the businesses supporting them estimated to reach $500 billion by 2024.

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Judge might retry issues in JM Eagle whistle blower lawsuit


October 3, 2014 2:24 pm ET

The hotly contested whistle blower lawsuit over the quality of some of JM Eagle's PVC pipe may still be a long way from being decided, with the judge now saying that he may retry some issues.

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ADS opens California distribution yard


September 23, 2014 12:39 pm ET

Pipe maker Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. opened its third facility in northern California, this time a stocking and distribution yard in Alviso to increase the supply of its products for managing storm water and sanitary sewers in the Silicon...

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Georg Fischer closing SC pipe plant


September 17, 2014 2:58 pm ET

Georg Fischer Central Plastics LLC (GFCP) closed its manufacturing operation for pipe components in Abbeville, S.C., on Sept. 15, putting 17 employees out of work and a 21-acre complex with a rail spur back on the rental market.

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Fresh off its IPO, Advanced Drainage Systems looking to grow


September 3, 2014 4:10 pm ET

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of thermoplastic corrugated pipe, posted a net sales increase of 12 percent and announced plans to continue growing by converting more pipe buyers to plastic and acquiring more...

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HDPE taking the place of concrete in some sewer structures


September 3, 2014 10:51 am ET

Extruded high density polyethylene pipe is increasingly used as a replacement for traditional materials in infrastructure projects. But now even sewer structures, which traditionally would be built from precast concrete, are being made from extruded ...

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Uponor investing in new technology companies for future growth


August 11, 2014 4:24 pm ET

Cross-linked polyethylene pipe maker Uponor Inc. is casting a net to catch future, promising water management technologies.

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India's Astral expanding, signs action star as brand ambassador


August 8, 2014 12:31 pm ET

Indian plastic pipe maker Astral Poly Technik Ltd. is making significant investments in new capacity, including setting up its first plant in South India, as it expects that the country's new government will dramatically speed up home building...

Report: US pipe demand to exceed $63 billion


August 8, 2014 11:02 am ET

The U.S. demand for pipes to carry everything from crude oil and natural gas to potable water and storm water is expected to go up 7.3 percent annually and become a $63.5 billion industry in 2018, according to a new report.

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PPI honors top pipe projects


June 12, 2014 2:22 pm ET

The Plastics Pipe Institute honored five projects for significant achievements in the conduit, corrugated pipe, energy piping and municipal/industrial divisions as well as four individuals for exceptional service.

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