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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.

Judge rules that JM Eagle has cause to sue over press release


June 6, 2014 2:51 pm ET

JM Eagle has a couple causes for legal action against a whistle blower's law firm as a result of a November press release.

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US water and wastewater pipe demand


June 2, 2014 9:56 am ET

US water and wastewater pipe demand

JM Eagle reminds customers of 50-year pipe warranty, vows court appeal


December 4, 2013 11:29 pm ET

JM Eagle emailed a letter Thursday to customers, telling them to rest assured North America's largest pipe extruder stands behind its products with a 50-year warranty and will rigorously defend its reputation in court.

JM Eagle potentially liable for billions in damages


November 18, 2013 12:54 pm ET

JM Eagle faces billions of dollars in damages following a federal jury’s decision that North America’s largest manufacturer of PVC pipe knowingly sold substandard product to government entities for water and sewer systems from 1996-2006.

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