globalpipe headlines 2015

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globalpipe No.583 17.12.2015

  1. Peruvian Industrial Plastic Pipe Producers plan to build new Factories in Peru
  2. Molecor/ESP plans with Partner Cidelsa to build own PVC-O Pipe Factory in Peru
  3. InyectoPlast/PER: Expansion of already existing Pipe Plant and plan to build new
  4. Mexichem Peru plans to open a new Pipe Plant in the North of Peru in 2016
  5. T&T Ingeniería y Construcción/PER will increase its Pipe Production by 30%
  6. Koplast/PER plans to open 3 Pipe Production Factories in Peru in 2017
  7. Tuboplast/PER expects PVC Pipe Production Start in new Factory in 2016/2017
  8. Peru: High Need for Investment in Water Supply in all Parts of the Country
  9. Uponor Infra divests its Omega-Liner® Business to Pipeline Renovation Specialist
  10. PE100+: PACE+ – Online Tool developed for and released by PE100+ Association
  11. European Construction on a steady Recovery Path – 80th EUROCONSTRUCT

globalpipe No.582 09.12.2015

  1. KWD Market + Charts “Heating & Plumbing Pipes Europe 2015” – now published!
  2. KE KELIT introduces new comprehensive Smartphone App with regular Updates
  3. Viega USA offers Viega FostaPEX® form-stable, multi-layered Tubing
  4. Pegler Yorkshire/GBR: Tectite Push-fit System makes Plumbers’ Lives easier
  5. GF Piping Systems: Below Water, yet above Standard with MULTI/JOINT 3000 Plus
  6. Coperion Nanjing Machinery Ltd. Co. opens new Plant in Nanjing Jiangning District
  7. battenfeld-cincinnati will present its Extrusion Equipment at Saudi PPPP in Jan’16
  8. Adel MPT-Crimea: Launch of new PP-R/Al/PP-R Pipe Plant on Crimean Peninsula
  9. HENCO decided for PEX and against PE-RT for underfloor heating systems in Russia
  10. Russian PE Pipe Market will fall by 23% in 2015

globalpipe No.581 01.12.2015

  1. Uponor’s Transformation Program accelerates profitable Growth
  2. Uponor further expands Competence in Drinking Water Delivery
  3. IVAR/ITA has opened a new Branch in Valencia: IVAR HVAC Ibérica, S.L.
  4. Georg Fischer and Caritas Switzerland act together to bring Access to clean Water
  5. Georg Fischer to lift Working Time Increase at its Swiss Facilities per Year-End
  6. Polypipe/GBR: Group Revenue Jan-Oct 2015 was +5.9% ahead on prior Year
  7. Pipeson/SWE: New Approval Management Functionality with Help of Kiwa
  8. Lesso/CHN: Piping Systems +3.8% – New Business Launch: Offshore Cage Culture
  9. Pierte Pipe Industry/CHN launched seven layer antibacterial Alu composite Pipe
  10. Weixing/CHN expands to West seeing benefits in China’s new Silk Road Initiative
  11. China’s Top 10 Industry Brands for PP-R Pipes 2015 with a total of 139 Candidates
  12. China’s Top 10 Brands in the Range of Floor Heating Pipes 2015

globalpipe No.580 25.11.2015

  1. Dizayn/TUR: Production Start of PP and PP-R Pipes at two Lines in Russia in Nov’15
  2. Ostendorf Kunststoffe/DEU to build its own Plastic Pipe Plant in Russia
  3. SOCAR/AZE: Two big Announcements for the Pipe Industry within one Year
  4. Pipelife/CZE launched UNIBETA Pipe: UNI –Versatility | BETA – Material PP-RCT
  5. Hyundai Pipe extends PE Pipe Production – Fighting for more Acceptance in Korea
  6. battenfeld-cincinnati: First Polyolefin Solid-Wall Pipe Line for 2.6m Pipes sold
  7. Baruffaldi Primac latest Technology: Off-line Drilling Machine for Drainage Pipes
  8. Baruffaldi Primac: FT/C – 0/40 Threading Machine – smallest of the Group
  9. VinylPlus: Recycling PVC helped to create 1,000 Jobs throughout Europe
  10. HDPE imports to Russia slumped by 38% over the first nine months of 2015
  11. Azerbaijan maintains good Business Climate and attracts foreign Investments
  12. Iran expects Petrochemical Exports to increase after Sanctions lifted

globalpipe No.579 17.11.2015

  1. Rettig ICC expands into new Markets through Acquisition of Italian Emmeti S.p.A.
  2. Uponor: One billion metre Milestone in Multi Layer Pipe Production
  3. NSF International Testing and Certification Services exhibit at The Big 5 in Dubai
  4. TEPPFA expanded Membership – Borealis one of first Raw Material Members
  5. Pipelife/CZE: Perfection has found its Name – CarboCRP, three-layered PP-RCT Pipes
  6. Viega USA provides Design and Product Transition Assistance for PEX Applications
  7. GF Piping Systems/CHE: New Sanipex MT Fittings for cramped Spaces
  8. Georg Fischer Harvel/US: EcoFIT PE & PROGEF Standard PP NSF/ANSI 372 certified
  9. HVAC Market Global & US: Growth in 2015 with fundamental Setup for the US
  10. HVAC Equipment Global is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5% from 2015-2020
  11. HVAC Equipment: US Demand +6.8% annually through 2019 by Freedonia Report
  12. Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems for Commercial Buildings – Report newly published

globalpipe No.578 11.11.2015

  1. WRW/DEU expands its Range of Multi Layer Composite Pipe Products with Velcro
  2. SST/RUS enter Water Underfloor Heating Market with flexible Stainless Steel Pipes
  3. SANHA Press Fitting Systems now with ABS and DNV GL Certificates
  4. Applus RTD/DEU showcased latest innovative Technology the RTD DTI Trekscan
  5. Geberit achieves solid Results in a challenging Environment in first three Quarters
  6. Uponor picks up Speed in the U.S. as European Demand remains stagnant in Q3
  7. Uponor continued Active Offering Development / Novel Offerings in Q3 2015
  8. Danfoss/DNK announced agreement to acquire DAF Energy
  9. ISO to become IEX: New Name for the leading Insulation Industry Trade Fair
  10. IEX USA: Successful Premiere of Insulation Expo (IEX) / A growing US Market

globalpipe No.577 30.10.2015

  1. HVAC Market: Middle East is one of the largest; Strongest Region will be Asia Pacific
  2. District Cooling Sector Middle East Region sees huge Potential
  3. Giacomini/ITA: New Spider Panels for reduced-thickness Radiant Floor Systems
  4. Giacomini/ITA developed GKCS Radiant Plasterboard Ceiling System
  5. Alwasail/SAU will present its HDPE Piping System 16-1200mm at first MCE Saudi
  6. National Factory for Plastic/SAU: Leading PVC Pipe Producer exhibit at MCE Saudi
  7. Giacomini/ITA: Exhibits at The Big 5 – Gaia Awards 2015 shortlisted
  8. Best5 Algeria: Construction Sector’s Growth continues moving forward
  9. GPPA International Annual Conference 2015 – Placing PVC Emphasis this Year
  10. The Big 5: New Hall called The Big 5 Focus / Challenges in GCC Construction Market
  11. MCE Saudi: MCE to launch first major Exhibition in the Kingdom
  12. Calendar of Events Nov 2015 – Dec 2016: Listing of Trade Fairs, Exhibitions etc.

globalpipe No.576 22.10.2015

  1. Nupigeco S.p.A. changed Name into Nupi Industrie Italiane S.p.A. in 2015
  2. MULTITUBO Systems moved into new Headquarter in Hassfurt, Germany
  3. Texmo Pipes/IND received prestigious Orders at PAN INDIA dealers Conference
  4. FERROPLAST – Grupo Plásticos Ferro showcased Piping Systems at Climatización
  5. KraussMaffei Berstorff concentrates Extrusion Competence in South America
  6. Valtec/ITA: VT.INBOX-PRESS Stainless Steel Piping System now in typical Sizes
  7. Nupi Americas got new NSF Approval for NIRON PP-R Piping System
  8. Nupi/ITA announced Expansion of NIRON multi layer PP-R Pipes up to DN 400
  9. Pipelife Norway will be installing largest Production Line for double Wall PP Pipes
  10. Nupi/ITA launched new ELOPRESS Fittings with monolithic Rings DN 63
  11. Nupi/ITA – ELOFIT HDPE fitting system: New WRAS Certificate & Arrive in Albania
  12. Valtec/ITA: Addition of Crimp-Fittings for Use with Baseboard Piping
  13. Zurn/USA introduced new Zurn PEX® QickCap® Crimp Rings for easier Installation
  14. Marley New Zealand: Customer-led Product Launch of Adaptors
  15. VSH/NLD: Water Tap Sprinkler wins Innovation Award Fire Protection 2015

globalpipe No.575 09.10.2015

  1. Uponor opens Factory for Ecoflex pre-insulated PE-Xa Pipe Production in Russia
  2. Pipelife RUS started with the Production of new certified Instaplast PP-R Pipes
  3. Russia: Weakness persists in Industrial Production – Increase of 1.3% in 2016
  4. German Companies to invest some €1 Billion in Russian Economy
  5. General Fittings/ITA: Interview regarding Value of Made in Italy & Network Chorus
  6. Industrial Blansol/ESP: 60th Anniversary – ixPress2 push fit System now in White
  7. Viega USA hosted National Manufacturing Day Event in October
  8. Viega USA SeaPress® System available for Marine Pipe-Joining Applications
  9. FIV/ITA: Full Range of Products for Gas, updated according to last Standards
  10. GIRPI/FRA launched Expansion Compensator which completes its SYSTEM’O Range
  11. HeatLink/CAN launched High Performance Polymer (HPP) Mini Multiport Tees
  12. Hepworth Qatar upgrades two Kitemark Licences of their PE100 and PE80 Pipes

globalpipe No.574 02.10.2015

  1. RWC/AUS expands U.S. Manufacturing Footprint with new SharkBite Facility
  2. Uponor: Operating Profit Guidance Change for 2015
  3. Loex/ITA announced Merger with Velta Italia Srl
  4. PCT Pipe Coil Technology – Reece Group/GBR: A new Home in Newcastle upon Tyne
  5. DPI Plastics/ZAF promotes latest Sustainability Standards
  6. Eurotubi/ITA Press Fitting Pipes now offer 2m Pipes in Length instead of 6m
  7. Eurotubi/ITA: Now Big Size and Super Size Press Fittings in Industrial Applications
  8. Durapipe UK: HTA C-PVC Pipework System simplifies Expansion Solutions
  9. Kashira Plast/RUS starts Production of Bimetal and Aluminium Radiators COMPIPE
  10. Loex/ITA launched Ventilation which improves Air with no Loss of Heat
  11. Sica/ITA introduced newest Entries of Palletiser, Winder and Belling machine
  12. Assocomaplast: Sprinting forwards of Italian Plastics and Rubber Machinery in H1

globalpipe No.573 25.09.2015

  1. Rifeng/CHN presented U-Profile Fittings with double Leakage Indication at ISH
  2. THC Chile developed new Plastic Clamp “Pexlock” for inserting Fittings
  3. Uponor USA: New pre-insulated PEX Pipe meets Energy-Code Requirements
  4. Uponor USA launched Ecoflex potable PEX Plus for Underground Freeze Protection
  5. Dow North America launched new HYPERTHERM Resin 2399 for PE-RT Pipe
  6. Blue Ocean got KIWA Certification for PP-R Piping System on May 1, 2015
  7. Wefatherm/DEU: The only PP-R Piping System with full WRAS Product Approval
  8. Plastics Piping Systems Congress hosted by Austrian Standards with great Start
  9. Pipes IX Conference 2015: Challenges and Opportunities await local Pipe Industry
  10. Climatherm – energy 2015 in Athens, Greece: Change in Dates – Now in March 2016

globalpipe No.572 18.09.2015

  1. Berke Plastik/TUR: The rapidly growing Company now produces in four Factories
  2. China Lesso Group now with own Production of Plumbing and Irrigation Parts in US
  3. Philmac/AUS – Pipe Fittings Manufacturer – invests in Machinery to expand
  4. Bosch/DEU officially opened its first Thermotechnology Plant in Mexico
  5. battenfeld-cincinnati: Global Structures for optimal Customer Support
  6. Rifeng Global Conference 2015: Cooperation – Sharing – Development
  7. Great financial Opportunity for a Brass Fitting Manufacturer
  8. Aquatherm/DEU offers new Solutions for painting aquatherm PP-R Pipe Systems
  9. Molecor/ESP revolutionize the PVC-O Pipe Market with its new Socket Joint System
  10. International Plastic Pipe Conference IV 2015 in China, Shanghai
  11. Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) announces Key Engineering Addition


globalpipe No.571 21.08.2015

  1. Cromford Pipe Mackay/AUS: New PE Pipe Manufacturing Plant opened in 2014
  2. Silver-Line Plastics/USA will double Lawton Pastic Pipe Plant and add 20 new Jobs
  3. United Poly Systems/USA: New HDPE Pipe Plant in Mesa del Sol – add 35 new Jobs
  4. Dura-Line/IND: Fourth Manufacturing Plant for Cable Ducts and PE Pressure Pipes
  5. Skipper/IND: PVC Pipe Production Start at new Plant – First outside Eastern India
  6. mfh systems/DEU: New 15mm dry Construction Underfloor Heating System
  7. German Market for Surface Heating and Cooling Systems continues to grow
  8. Global and Chinese Underfloor Heating Industry Report 2015-2020
  9. U.S. Housing Starts climbed in June to second highest level since November 2007
  10. European Construction Market in Q2 2015 by Arch-Vision
  11. Permits for Residential Buildings rose noticeably in Europe 2015 by Euroconstruct

globalpipe No.570 12.08.2015

  1. KWD Market Summary “Pipes in and around Russia 2015” newly published
  2. World Demand for Plastic Pipe to grow 6.7% through 2019 by new Freedonia Study
  3. Pegler Yorkshire/GBR: Push and Press – Like two Peas in a Pod
  4. Pegler Yorkshire launches essential Tube Straightener Tool for HVAC Installers
  5. Sanext and Izola participated at Aqua-Therm Novosibirsk 2015 for the first Time
  6. Pertrubacia: PERTiX – Expertise in Electrofusion of PE-RT Pipes for District Heating
  7. Molecor/ESP presents the only DN800mm oriented PVC Pipe in the World
  8. Polypipe/GBR launch innovative Surface Water Treatment Drainage Solution
  9. Georg Fischer H1 2015: Resilient in the Face of Currency Headwinds
  10. Uponor’s Performance improves in Q2 driven by North America and Uponor Infra
  11. Uponor: Streamlining Program in European Building Solutions / Reduction of Jobs

globalpipe No.569 31.07.2015

  1. REHAU UK won Award for REHAU Easy Heat Underfloor Heating System
  2. REHAU USA launches RAUBOARD™ Radiant Heating Panel
  3. Uponor USA launches new, more cost-effective ProPEX® Brass Ball Valves
  4. New Pipe Design Calculator for Plumbing & Heating now available online by PPI
  5. RPA’s System Design Showcase Awards open to all Designers and Contractors
  6. DVGW Germany: Listing of new, extended or modified Marks FY 2014 – June 2015
  7. Blucicin Plastic Industry/CHN bought battenfeld-cincinnati PE-RT Extrusion Line
  8. Akansu Group becomes fifth largest Pipe Producer in Turkey / Pilsu Pipe founded
  9. ÖZPLAS Plastik/TUR: Increase in Exports of Kayseri PE and PVC Pipe Manufacturer
  10. EGIC/EGY got new PP-R four layer Pipe Extrusion Line from Beier Machinery/CHN
  11. BEIER Machinery/CHN: Successful PE and PP-R Pipe Extrusion Projects
  12. Mergen Makine/TUR presents its Extrusion Technology at Turkish Exhibitions

globalpipe No.568 24.07.2015

  1. Plastics Pipe Institute – PPI/USA: Annual Industry Awards announced
  2. Rehau USA got PPI Award for Radiant slab Heating & Cooling System in Highschool
  3. Uponor USA: PPI Award for in-slab Radiant Heating & Cooling System in University
  4. Prinsco/USA: PPI Award for Time & Cost Saving HDPE Pipe alternative to Concrete
  5. Arkema/USA got PPI Award for PA11 Piping System from bio-renewable Source
  6. ISCO/USA got PPI Award for Replacement of concrete Pipes with HDPE Pipes
  7. POLYPLASTIC Group/RUS optimizes Manufacturing Capacity
  8. SIBUR/RUS renamed the Polyethylene Pipe Grades
  9. Belarus: FEZ “Gomel-Raton” search for an Investor for Multi Layer Pipe Production
  10. Russian Construction Crisis slows Sales of Sanitary Equipment down
  11. Construction Output in Kazakhstan grows by 4.1% in 2014
  12. HVAC Market in Russia 2014 – Publication new published by PMR in August 2014
  13. Radiant Cooling demonstrates high Efficiency and greater Comfort
  14. VDMA: The Action of Building Valves was outside Europe in 2014

globalpipe No.567 13.07.2015

  1. Tecnomatic/ITA delivers Extrusion Lines to a Pipe Plant in Myanmar in Asia-Pacific
  2. Myanmar Pipes/MMR: Biggest Manufacturer of Piping Systems in South East Asia
  3. Torii Kasei/JPN got new Examination Certificate for DAIPOLYNE PE Pressure Pipe
  4. WEBER/DEU installed high performance Extrusion Line at Torii Kasei in Japan
  5. AIG Engineering/UK: Equipment for PE long radius bend Production for Torii Kasei
  6. Uponor Infra/FIN: Weholite HDPE Piping System successfully entered new Markets
  7. battenfeld-cincinnati China: Successful Chinaplas and Open House
  8. UNICOR/DEU: G2 – The new Generation of small Corrugators
  9. Corma/CAN and Kolsite Maschine Fabrike /IND renewed its Partnership in India
  10. FB Balzanelli/ITA presented three Lines of new Products at PLAST 2015
  11. FB Balzanelli/ITA developed EC Series renaming in EC-1 – easier use & time saving
  12. Maillefer/CHE: New Option for automated handling of finished Coils – safer & faster
  13. PCT Pipe Coil Technology/GBR expand its Machinery Range for pre-insulated Pipes

globalpipe No.566 08.07.2015

  1. Almona/SAU started Production of FTTx Fiber optic MicroDucts Conduits in 2014
  2. Al Watania/SAU presented newly launched PP-R Pipes at Project Qatar Exhibition
  3. DPI Plastics: 28th Anniversary of Coprax, represented in SouthAfrica by DPI Plastics
  4. DPI Plastics/ZAF: Municipal Sewerage Line upgraded with 4,3km of PVC Pipes
  5. Iranian Investors to invest $5 Mio for Plastic Pipe Plant in Danhara FEZ, Tajikistan
  6. Egypt’s Construction is fastest growing Sector / Egypt Building Show in June
  7. Algeria: Construction Sector with dynamic Growth / Construction Exhibitions
  8. Iran: Region’s largest Construction Market with biggest Needs / Construction Fairs
  9. Iraq: Construction Sector – Great Opportunity for Investors / Construction Fairs
  10. Lebanon: Construction remain one of the most attractive Sectors / Project Lebanon
  11. Morocco plans to invest 3.3bn € in Construction Sector 2015/ MaBuild in October
  12. Qatar: Fastest growing Construction Market in GCC / Project Qatar in May 2016
  13. Saudi Arabia: Largest Construction Market in GCC Region / Construction Fairs
  14. Turkey: Construction Permits decreased by 44.5% in Q1 2015 / Construction Fairs
  15. UAE: Strong Growth in Construction Sector expected for 2015 / The Big 5 Show

globalpipe No.565 02.07.2015

  1. Mueller Industries: First PEX Pipe Production Facility was installed in Dec 2014
  2. Molecor/ESP developed PVC-O Technology arrives to Kazakhstan
  3. Wavin Ekoplastik/CZE: New EVO from PP-RCT for cold and hot Water Systems
  4. Pipelife Bulgaria: New Production of PP Mono Pipe System in Botevgrad
  5. Uponor USA: AquaSAFE™ Residential Fire Sprinkler System is now approved
  6. ADS/USA new Product: Septic Stack™ Systems – bundled 100mm HDPE Pipes
  7. Intek Group: Revenue decrease of KME attributable to lower Raw Material Prices
  8. Mueller Industries/USA: Net Sales increased in Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014
  9. Mexichem/MEX: Full Year Revenues grew by 8% to $5.6 billion
  10. Rettig Group/FIN: Strong Cash Flow & improved Profitability despite weak Demand
  11. Armacell/DEU increased Net Sales by 8.8% y-o-y to €452.2 Million (2013: 415.7)
  12. European Construction Recovery gains Momentum – 79th Euroconstruct
  13. European Construction Market in Q1 2015 by Arch-Vision

globalpipe No.564 24.06.2015

  1. Ulkumen Ardila/TUR presented latest Mega-Therm PP-RC Innovation in Brazil
  2. Omega Flex/GBR: TracPipe® corrugated st steel (CSST) Gas Piping saves 75% Time
  3. Omega Flex/USA: TracPipe® CounterStrike® withstands the Forces of Nature
  4. GF Piping Systems: Economic Long Runner – the Diaphragm Valve Type 604/605
  5. Winkler Technik/DEU has been issued a Chinese Patent JetRail JR812T / JR1417T
  6. Armacell presents Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its Materials
  7. Ebrille/ITA: Showed Product Range at AHR EXPO / Succeeded in UL 723 Testing
  8. Roth Industries/DEU Subsidiary Bolenz & Schäfer opens Branch in China
  9. SABIC published Sustainability Report 2014 – 7% Reduction in Water & Energy
  10. Russia: Despite Recession & PE Pipe Market Contraction – New Pipe Plants in Sight

globalpipe No.563 17.06.2015

  1. FRABO announces the Resolution of the over ten-year-long Lawsuit with DVGW
  2. Dizayn build Plant in Free Zone Alabuga – Russ. Pipe Producers expressing Concern
  3. Tehstroi/RUS rented a Plant for PE Pipe Production in Ingushetia
  4. Uponor: After a Career of nearly 19 Years Heiko Folgmann leaves Uponor
  5. NSF/ANSI 14: 50 Years of Service to the Plastics Piping Industry
  6. Uponor CFO Riitta Palomäki addresses the current Plastic Raw Material Shortage
  7. CIS Markets are confronted with Export Price Increase of European Raw Materials
  8. Russia: Tax Maneuver – The medium term Perspectives for Industries concerned
  9. LegionnairesDisease: This new Legionella Set was published by BSRIA
  10. Eurima calls on EU Leaders to unleash the Power of Insulation

globalpipe No.562 08.06.2015

  1. Kashira Plast/RUS: PEX+PE-RT Pipe Producer reacts to difficult economic Situation
  2. Comisa Rus LLC: Kashira Plast + Italian Comisa SpA opened a new Branch in Russia
  3. Watts Insulation moved Microflex PE-Xa pre-insulated Pipe Production to Italy
  4. GF Piping Systems: State-of-the-Art Piping System for historical Steam Ship
  5. GF Piping Systems wins major Plastic Piping System Order for largest Cruise Ships
  6. battenfeld-cincinnati:  Most powerful PE-Xa Line demonstrated live in Vienna
  7. Maillefer: Optimizing the Balance of Power and Productivity of Extruder
  8. Maillefer now formed two Groups: Irrigation Solutions and Pipe Solutions
  9. Aliaxis grows Revenue by 7.4% to a Record Level of €2.7 billion in 2014
  10. Polypipe Group: Business Performance has been good with 8.7% Sales Growth

globalpipe No.561 29.05.2015

  1. Viega USA announces vertical Integration of its PEX Tubing manufacturing Process
  2. FV Plast/CZE got new SKZ Marks for PE-RT heating and PP-R pressure Pipes
  3. Shanghai Hengyuan/CHN presented NSF certificated Pextec Piping System at ISH
  4. Viega introduces PEX Press Fire Protection Fittings in high-performance Polymer
  5. GF Piping Systems: Hycleen – Systematic Drinking Water Hygiene presented at ISH
  6. GF Piping Systems added Cordless Tool d16-d40 to its Range of Pressing Tools
  7. REHAU presented RAUTOOL Range Extensions and Innovations at ISH
  8. TEPPFA: Top Role for Topalli becoming Deputy General Manager of TEPPFA
  9. MosBuild 2015: Visitor Numbers in Russia’s Build Sector remain strong
  10. IFAT Eurasia: Impressive Launch / New Hub for Turkish environmental Technology
  11. MCEE 2015 – Canada’s largest HVACR Trade Show & Conference – draws a Crowd
  12. PLAST 2015: Exhibiting Companies Increased / PLAST breaks up the 3 Years Cycle

globalpipe No.560 26.05.2015

  1. Uponor will build a Pipe Factory in Russia – Ecoflex is supposed to be first Product
  2. POLOPLAST/AUT+DEU: Investment in Innovation and Technology Leadership
  3. Pipelife Germany added new Compact KG Sewage Pipe to Sewage Pipe Range
  4. TECO/ITA: Drinking Water Distribution System K4 got Design Plus Award at ISH
  5. Taconova presented new TacoTherm Dual Piko Heat Interface Unit at ISH
  6. KraussMaffei Berstorff: C6 Control System – New addition for the Chinese Market
  7. Aalberts Industries: Another good Year 2014 with record Revenue of €2.2 million
  8. Wienerberger with strong Performance in 2014 – Record Revenue of €2.8 billion
  9. Wienerberger: Pipelife of Pipes & Pavers Division with Revenue Growth in Q1 2015
  10. SKZ Germany: Expired and New Marks between January 2014 and January 2015

globalpipe No.559 15.05.2015

  1. Nanoplast/RUS started with the Production of PE-Xb Pipes in Spring 2015
  2. WRW: With innovative Solutions to a simpler and safer Installation
  3. TECEflex & TECElogo multi layer Pipes are now available with fitted Insulation
  4. TECE: Now Fire Protection with Rockwool Pipe Shells – Not just Thermal Insulation
  5. REHAU: News for low-noise Building Drainage & Fire Protection RAUPIANO PLUS
  6. aquatherm: Pipe Marking – Improved Type Face in Future starting from May 2015
  7. battenfeld-cincinnati: Innovative, modular anti-wear Concept Solutions
  8. Geberit FY 2014 Results: Profitability reaches all-time high
  9. Geberit Q1 2015 Results: Off to a good Start in 2015 – Forecasts for 2015
  10. Uponor’s steady Progress continues despite weak European Trends – Q1 2015
  11. Tessenderlo FY 2015: PPS Markets showed significant Differences

globalpipe No.558 08.05.2015

  1. Alterplast/RUS: Start of Sale for its new TEBO technics PE-RT Pipe in Dec 2014
  2. Formül: The Turkish PP-R Pipe Manufacturer plans Production of Press Fittings
  3. Plastica Alfa’s/ITA latest development: Alfaidro No Fire PP-R Piping System
  4. REHAU: RAUTITAN for Drinking Water & Heating Installations – Innovations 2015
  5. Valtec/ITA present new Pipeline System VT.INBOX-PRESS at Aqua-Therm Moscow
  6. aquatherm black system for Heating and Cooling with new Connections
  7. TECElogo Push-Fit System now even more conveniently & safely installed by Hand
  8. TECE presented at ISH: TECEfloor – Glass Cover for the Heating Circuit Manifold
  9. aquatherm at ISH was the first time represented with two Booths / New Website
  10. Vinnolit announces that Managing Director Dr Ralph Ottlinger will retire

globalpipe No.557 30.04.2015

  1. PRO AQUA Factory is the Leader of PP-R Players in Russian Market by CREON
  2. Ego Engineering – PRO AQUA/RUS started colored PP-R Pipe Production on April 1
  3. Gallaplast/EST: PE-RT & PEX Pipes Production Start / PP-R Pipes now up to 160mm
  4. PK Kontur/RUS presented its PE-RT Pipes at Aqua-Therm Moscow for first the time
  5. PEŠTAN/SRB: New double layer corrugated PP Pipe Production, 150-800mm
  6. FDplast/RUS participated at Aqua-Therm Moscow, YugBuild and MosBuild 2015
  7. Honeywell: Heating Control 2.0 evohome with Smart Zoning Technology
  8. IVAR presented its flagship Product CUBODOMO Multi-Area Timed-Thermostat
  9. REHAU expands its Controller Family with Nea Smart Control System
  10. Uponor presented new at ISH: Smatrix – More Comfort for less Energy
  11. Viega “Fonterra Smart Control”: Control constantly adjusts the hydraulic Balance
  12. Wavin presented smart HOME Control & New branding Concept: Connect to Better

globalpipe No.556 23.04.2015

  1. Terrendis is the new Belgian Subsidiary of French RYB Group / Pre-insulated Pipes
  2. REHAU: New Generation of the RAUGEO PE-Xa Probe presented at ISH
  3. AMUT present latest Extrusion, Recycling & Thermoforming Developments at Plast
  4. battenfeld-cincinnati China presents turnkey PO Pipe Lines up 400mm at Chinaplas
  5. battenfeld-cincinnati China introduces its new Management at Chinaplas
  6. PLAST 2015: Positive Signs from the Sector for the upcoming Fair | May 05-09, 2015
  7. Saudi Power 2015 (formerly Saudi Energy) – New for 2015: Saudi Aircon | May 11-13, 2015
  8. ISH China & CIHE 2015: New heights with record-breaking exhibitor participation | May 13-15, 2015
  9. MCE SAUDI 2015: New Launch is in November – Date original planned for May | Nov 30 – Dec 02, 2015
  10. SHK ESSEN 2016: German Heating Industry extends Cooperation with MESSE ESSEN | Mar 09-12, 2016
  11. TEPPFA Forum 2015, a great Success – Slides and Presentations are available
  12. Calendar of Events May 2015 – April 2016: Listing of Trade Fairs, Exhibitions etc.

globalpipe No.555 16.04.2015

  1. Uponor Quick & Easy Connection Technology – The Success Story continues
  2. MULTITUBO: The slim designed PPSU Push Fitting is on Stock now
  3. MULTITUBO: Welding Fittings now presented for the Dimensions from 16–32mm
  4. Smartweld presented new Fitting on the Dow Stand at ISH 2015
  5. Flamco introduces Clips and Mounting Pads with unique Features at ISH
  6. Flamco T-plus: The fastest and simplest Method of making a T-Piece Coupling
  7. GF Piping Systems: UNI-Coupling – The easy Connection for Piping Systems
  8. Krauss Maffei: Record Machine for GF Piping Systems
  9. PCT Pipe Coil Technology build the World’s first Ø250mm HDPE Pipe Coiler
  10. Molecor participated with great Success at the NPE Trade Fair in Orlando in March
  11. Armacell acquires Business of Industrial Thermo Polymers Limited (ITP)
  12. Halcor Group: Stronger Presence in French Market through Reynolds Cuivre SAs

globalpipe No.554 01.04.2015

  1. Viega Raxinox: Flexible stainless steel Drinking Water Installations off the Roll
  2. REHAU presented RAUTHERMEX energy-efficient composite Pipe System
  3. Halcor showcased innovative Copper Products and Solutions at ISH
  4. Capricorn/POL top Novelty 2015: 5 layer PE-RT/EVOH-PE-RT Surface Heating Pipe
  5. SiGMA-Li/POL: PE-RT-Al Pipe Production Start / New battenfeld-cincinnati Line
  6. FV Plast/CZE News: FV PP-RCT and FV ENERGEO / Production Start of PE-RT Pipes
  7. battenfeld-cincinnati: Speed and Cost Efficiency are fully compatible
  8. Total sets new Standard in multi layer Pipe Productivity with XSene XRT 70 HDPE
  9. Giacomini Group is growing-up through the new Poland Branch
  10. GF Piping Systems Reference: Clean Water for 150’000 Inhabitants

globalpipe No.553 25.03.2015

  1. ISH 2015: New Developments and sensible System Additions were presented
  2. REHAU: New RAUTHERM SPEED hook-and-loop System – 30% faster Installation
  3. REHAU present exclusive World Premiere: Super-slim hook-and-loop System Mat
  4. SANHA relies on 100% lead-free Material with CuSi (Silicon Bronze) Fitting Ranges
  5. Coes/ITA: New Coesklima Sliding Push Fit – Good by to the old “exposed” O-Ring
  6. HENCO presented their new Modular Super Size Press Fittings now up to 90mm
  7. HENCO introduced their new Press Sleeve in 2014
  8. Conex Bänninger: New for 2015 – >B< Press Inox Stainless Steel and >B< Push
  9. Pegler Yorkshire: New Sizes add yet more Connectivity with Tectite Sprint

globalpipe No.552 06.03.2015

  1. Comisa/ITA shows wide Range of Plumbing Items at ISH Hall 6.1 C46
  2. Giacomini/ITA will be at ISH – Product News 2015 – Products uploaded in MagiCAD
  3. POLOPLAST will debut a global Innovation in the Pipe System Sector at ISH
  4. Polypipe/GBR takes an International Presence to ISH
  5. Wieland/DEU at ISH: Hygienically first-class Drinking Water Supply
  6. European Construction Market in Q4 2014 by Arch-Vision
  7. Bright Outlook for Global Construction Market as predicted by Timetric
  8. Hottest Construction Markets in the next 5 Years identified by Timetric
  9. Exploding construction market in China, between Buoyancy and Hubris by Timetric
  10. US Housing Starts fall, but still at high Levels in Q1 / 2015: Growth Year for Housing

globalpipe No.551 03.03.2015

  1. AIS/ESP – OEM Fitting Manufacturer – will present new Product Launches at ISH
  2. Compact Floor/DEU: New Technology Company for Conductive Layers founded
  3. DOWLEX 2388 PE-RT Resin Pipe achieve highest Chlorine Resistance Classification
  4. IVT/DEU will show PRINETO lead-free Pipe System at ISH – New Fitting Generation
  5. Ke Kelit/AUT will present Coolfix Ceiling Cooling Systems at ISH in Frankfurt
  6. NSF Representatives can help to meet several Regulatory Requirements at ISH
  7. radius-kelit infrastructure/AUT introduce innovative District Heating Pipe Systems
  8. Viega strengthens its Claim on Technology Leadership at the ISH 2015
  9. TEPPFA Forum Program: Market Overview, old Problems–new Solutions and more
  10. THE Machines/CHE invites to its Open Days, March 17-19, 2015
  11. Aqua-Therm Moscow: New Opportunities for HVAC & Pool Industry in 2015

globalpipe No.550 25.02.2015

  1. Georg Fischer/CHE FY 2014: GF keeps its Earnings Growth Path
  2. Uponor’s Performance continues on Track in 2014, supported by strong US Growth
  3. AGRU/AUT presented Large Diameter EF-Coupler / New: AGRU Seal Clean Gaskets
  4. Linglong Piping/CHN show PP-R & PEX/Al Piping Systems at Aqua-Therm Moscow
  5. Uponor Infra Oy divests majority Holding in Thai Infrastructure Solutions Company
  6. Uponor US invests €16 Million to expand PEX Pipe Manufacturing Capacity in NA
  7. KWD Market Report “Flexible Pipes from PEX, PE-RT and PB, Worldwide 2014”
  8. Review of the European Plastics Pipe Industry – Two new AMI Reports
  9. China has become World’s largest Producer and Consumer of Plastic Pipes
  10. Brazilian Pipe Manufacturers grow because of Brazil’s Infrastructure Programs

globalpipe No.549 18.02.2015

  1. Amiantit Norway awarded major GRP Pipe Contract with Swedish Sydvatten
  2. Armacell acquired OneFlex, a leading Turkish Insulation Materials Manufacturer
  3. Georg Fischer takes immediate Measures to face recent Swiss Franc Appreciation
  4. Watts Water Technologies/USA completes Acquisition of AERCO International, Inc.
  5. Brugg Pipesystems launched new CASAFLEX Mini Connection Technology
  6. Brugg Pipesystems expanded CALPEX range with added Insulation Capacity
  7. Global Piping/ES launch AC-FIX Shrink-Fit System similar to Uponor’s Q&E+ProPEX
  8. REIKU’s bio-based corrugated Cable Protection Tubing is environmentally friendly
  9. EMMETI show Heating Components at ISH/Manifold Systems now approved by BBA
  10. BLÜCHER/DNK: Drainage Systems at ISH – New: HygienicPro and a new Dimension
  11. Smartweld: Manufacturer of Welding Fittings for multi layer Pipes expand Business
  12. Uponor/DEU with Uni Pipe PLUS and new Stand Concept at ISH 2015

globalpipe No.548 11.02.2015

  1. Conex Bänninger UK – Part of IBP Group – announces Growth of the UK Sales Force
  2. Geberit/CHE expands Group Executive Board
  3. battenfeld-cincinnati USA: Continued Success and new Equipment showcase at NPE
  4. KraussMaffei Group shows Product Range at NPE – aimed at Demands of US Market
  5. THE Machines/CHE: Tape Labyrinth Technology and Solutions
  6. REHAU/DEU: ISH Motto 2015: “Your safe Choice” on three themed Stages
  7. Roth/DEU Energy and Sanitary Systems at the ISH in Frankfurt
  8. Winkler/DEU: ISH Motto 2015 “Education” with Emphasis on Fixing of Tubes
  9. ISH Motto 2015 ‘Comfort meets Technology – Introducing Partner Country Concept
  10. ISH “Gleaning” at Messe Dresden, Germany, 2 Months after leading Frankfurt ISH
  11. NPE2015 has surpassed the previous NPE Record for Exhibit Space

globalpipe No.547 06.02.2015

  1. Self attaching Systems for Radiator Panel Heating – ever more successful
  2. Radius and Polypipe now Part of TEPPFA
  3. KraussMaffei Berstorff remains a reliable Partner for Russian Plastics Processors
  4. Valsir/ITA: Triplus triple layer PP soundproof Pipe System is now certified AENOR
  5. Advanced Drainage Systems/USA acquires Ideal Pipe of Canada with three Plants
  6. Nordpipe/RUS invested in KraussMaffei Berstorff System for three-layer PE Pipes
  7. Tehstroi/RUS commissioned two KraussMaffei Berstorff HDPE Extrusion Lines
  8. Annual Meeting of Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Assoc./US: Speaker Topics
  9. Annual Meeting of Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Assoc./US: PVC Pipe in the Age of Replacement
  10. First Kish International Ideal Home Show 2015 / Region – People – Free Zone
  11. TEPPFA Forum 2015 in Brussels: Early Bird Registrations are now open
  12. Plastics Piping Systems Congress conquer Vienna, hosted by Austrian Standards

globalpipe No.546 03.02.2015

  1. BEULCO/DEU: Safe & lead-free Solutions / Looking for Sales Representatives in USA
  2. CT Piping/USA: Now North American Distribution Partner for PESTAN PP-RCT Pipe
  3. Nupi Americas: First Shipment of Niron from its new North American Warehouse
  4. Quick Fitting/USA: ProBite push Fitting with Industry’s first ever 75-Year Warranty
  5. Roth North America presented amongst others Roth X-PERT S5® Pipe at AHR Expo
  6. Shanghai Hengyuan Piping/CHN presented Pextec PEX/Al Pipes at AHR Expo
  7. Armacell/USA introduced new AP Armaflex® Black LapSeal Pipe Insulation
  8. K-Flex USA presented INSUL-LOCK DS and K-FIT Pipe and Fitting Insulation
  9. Perma-Pipe/USA: Pre-insulated Piping and Leak Detection Systems at AHR Expo
  10. Pittsburgh Corning/USA with FOAMGLAS® Insulation Product Range at AHR Expo
  11. Tricon Piping Systems/USA showed pre-insulated Piping Systems at AHR Expo
  12. AHR Expo Show 2015 sets Chicago Attendance Record

globalpipe No.545 20.01.2015

  1. battenfeld-cincinnati: Visible Competence for large diameter Pipe Extrusion Lines
  2. Union Pipes/ARE produces large diameter Pipes at battenfeld-cincinnati Line
  3. Valsir/ITA enters the Japanese Market
  4. Walraven Group/NLD forms JV for Pipe Support Systems with Hira Industries
  5. aquatechnik/ITA presents PP-R Pipe System fusio-technik & safety system Fittings
  6. Aquatherm International/USA showcases PP-R Piping Systems at AHR Expo
  7. Conex Bänninger/GBR attends AHR Expo 2015 – New Sizes for K65 Fittings Range
  8. Rehau USA showcases new Radiant Heating and Controls Products at AHR Expo
  9. Uponor USA presents Radiant Heating, Plumbing and Hydronic Piping Applications
  10. Viega USA introduces new Double Drop Elbow Fitting and Venturi Press Inserts