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Judge limits scope of jury verdict against JM Eagle


December 19, 2014 2:30 pm ET

A federal judge in Los Angeles said Dec. 18 that last year's jury verdict issued against J-M Manufacturing Co. — now JM Eagle — for falsely representing that its PVC pipes uniformly complied with industry standards only applies to the...

Storage tank maker goes public in Mexico


December 10, 2014 3:14 pm ET

Grupo Rotoplas SAB de CV is hoping to raise $250 million through the stock offering.

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Residents ask court to close pipe maker


November 21, 2014 3:22 pm ET

Residents living by National Pipe & Plastics Inc.'s new factory in an industrial zone of Endicott, N.Y., say the facility has “devastated the neighborhood” with loud noise, foul odors, increased truck traffic, lowered property values and ...

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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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