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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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New Georg Fischer piping site gets 'Tanked'


August 1, 2014 1:21 pm ET

A huge aquarium under construction at a new California facility for Georg Fischer will help educate, and will be on an episode of Animal Planet's show 'Tanked.'

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Australian trade group battles non-compliant PVC pipe fittings


July 28, 2014 2:19 pm ET

An Australian plastics industry association is battling against imported, non-conforming PVC pipe fittings, but is stymied by a convoluted web of regulatory bodies.

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Green Leaf bringing molding back to Indiana from China


June 9, 2014 4:47 pm ET

An injection molder specializing in liquid handling products is bringing most of its production back to the United States from China.

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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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US water and wastewater pipe demand


June 2, 2014 9:56 am ET

US water and wastewater pipe demand

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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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China's pipe makers adopt voluntary code in face of safety worries


April 3, 2014 2:32 pm ET

China's plastics pipe trade association wants the industry to clean up its act and stop using recycled materials and the neurotoxin lead to manufacture drinking water pipe.

Watts settles lawsuit over plastic connector


April 3, 2014 11:25 am ET

Plumbing specialties major Watts Regulator Co. has settled a class action suit alleging design flaws in a plastic nut that connects a flexible hose from a home's water supply to a toilet.

Brief filed in latest JM Eagle legal case


March 31, 2014 11:54 am ET

Phillips & Cohen LLP, the law firm accused of defamation and trade libel by JM Eagle, has hired an outside legal team, which has filed a motion in a California state court seeking to strike the PVC pipe maker's lawsuit.

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