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globalpipe No.664 14.12.2017

  1. AGRU to extrude world’s largest HDPE pipe / XXL pipes for marine installation
  2. AGRU introduce FM 1613 approved PE 100-RC piping system+new pressure classes
  3. Armtec: Multi-million dollar investment in large diameter HDPE pipe equipment
  4. Armtec launched latest evolution in SRPE pipe technology – BOSS 3000
  5. GPS PE Pipe Systems has produced a completely new size pipe for drilling project
  6. Qenos: The next generation PE pipe resin “PE125” – White paper newly published
  7. BPF Pipes Group supports new standard for water pipes in contaminated land
  8. BPF Pipes Group: Below-ground plastic pipes bring strength through flexibility
  9. SAPPMA: 5th edition of technical manual for pipe manufacturing & pipeline design
  10. RWC UK: Reliance Water Controls product portfolio is BIM ready
  11. Marley Plumbing and Drainage with a large portfolio of BIM objects on BIMstore
  12. Sica introduced Unibell electric belling machines for PVC-U pipes now up 250mm
  13. Sica patented innovative method for cutting plastic pipes at high extrusion speeds
  14. Maillefer has reduced cycle times on all recent TCA coilers by 6% to over 10%
  15. Radius Systems: Service pipe coils now sold in pack quantities

globalpipe No.663 08.12.2017

  1. Elval and Halcor create a new company “ElvalHalcor” with stronger financial base
  2. Walter Maier and Tobler Haustechnik join forces to become Meier Tobler
  3. RWC has completed acquisition of HOLDRITE® in June – New market opportunities
  4. SILON: A new logo to reinforce the SILON brand / Investment in “Chlortester”
  5. EgoEngineering opened new warehouses in Rostov-on-Don and Yekaterinburg
  6. Eurotherm: Zeromax special zero-thickness radiant floor system
  7. EgoEngineering: New expanded polystyrene panels with laminated coating for UFH
  8. Durapipe UK is updating the design of brass composite union fittings
  9. Radius Systems streamline its electrofusion fittings offering
  10. BPF Pipes Group: New resource will aid best practice approach to PE pipe jointing
  11. RWC Ltd.’s FY2017 Financial Review: A continuous record of strong annual growth
  12. Jain Irrigation is progressing very well / Start of “Digital Agro Service” poject
  13. Marley Plumbing and Drainage strengthens its technical department
  14. BPF Pipes Group: New president Derek Muckle predicts a lively year ahead

globalpipe No.662 30.11.2017

  1. Development of the production of PE-Xa, PE-Xb and PE-Xc pipes worldwide
  2. US PVC pipe and fittings market outlook to 2022 newly published by Ken Research
  3. Production volume of polymer pipes in Russia decreased in first 8 months by 1.8%
  4. PK Kontur: New production of PE-RT pipes with EVOH / PP sewer pipe now up 160
  5. EgoEngineering: POLYTRON ProKan SN 16 pipes now available in 2 new diameters
  6. FRABO: Now 2-meter externally galvanized carbon steel pipes available
  7. Austroflex launched AustroPUR district heating system –flexible + high insulation
  8. K-Flex USA takes on durability with introduction of pipe insulation K-FLEX Titan™
  9. Radius Systems partner with CPV to launch innovative district heating pipe system
  10. Thermaflex: Eco-village “Permatopia” rolling out a sustainable future with Flexalen
  11. CPV: New PUR insulation foaming line / UK district heating sector continues to rise
  12. BPF Pipes Group: District heating systems guidance notes newly published

globalpipe No.661 23.11.2017

  1. Molecor-Titan Consortium launches new PVC-O pipes production in Paraguay
  2. FRABO rewarded for the investments in logic “industry 4.0”
  3. mfh celebrates 5 years – Achim Nierbeck let shareholders go ahead
  4. SANHA: Extension concept approved by a clear majority / Financial results on track
  5. Wienerberger reports revenue and earnings growth in the first nine months
  6. NIBCO CAD & BIM Models Catalog – “Driving Customer Productivity”
  7. PK Kontur presented piping system data for BIM-Modeling
  8. COMAP has launched first BIM library for its multilayer connection range
  9. Uponor USA partners with UNIFI Labs for BIM content solution
  10. UN World Water Development Report 2017 “Wastewater”: The Untapped Resource
  11. Sustainable path to water security urgent priority for Arab World – Report
  12. Global Water Crisis: Compilation of current articles, reports and events to this topic

globalpipe No.660 17.11.2017

  1. Zurn introduces F1960 Expansion System completing the PEX® solution
  2. Infloor Heating Systems® presented new pre-assembled stainless steel manifolds
  3. POLOPLAST celebrate 60th anniversary with investment in innovation & technology
  4. LK Pex has increased storage capacity and more efficient deliveries / Stable growth
  5. LK Group reported increased sales and higher earnings in 2016
  6. Zurn’s new headquarters has achieved LEED® Gold certification
  7. BPF Pipes Group: Warm water underfloor heating system guidance notes published
  8. Global Market Insights: Global hydronic underfloor heating market will grow
  9. Global Market Insights: Global underfloor heating market will grow
  10. Market.Biz: Global underfloor heating market to reach 5.3 Billion USD in 2017
  11. Markets and Markets: Underfloor heating market worth 4.23 Billion USD by 2023
  12. Radiant Insights: Global underfloor heating industry expecting market growth

globalpipe No.659 13.11.2017

  1. JG Speedfit expands Layflat® PB pipe range in line with demand
  2. JG Speedfit has launched Room Packs – Underfloor heating in just one room
  3. John Guest USA: JG ProLock system now with range of products for all applications
  4. Oil Creek Plastics currently converts PE pipe material for greater pressure rating
  5. IPEX releases P-Trap Primer Connection Tee for drain and sewer systems
  6. Isoltubex: New AENOR certification for multilayer piping system in gas installation
  7. Rubinetterie Bresciane recently renewed UkrSERPRO certification
  8. Uponor Annex, USA, achieves LEED® Gold certification
  9. JG Speedfit’s New Divisional Technical Director
  10. Mexichem: Results increased in third quarter and first nine months 2017
  11. Isoltubex has acquired new facilities / Expansion of production capacity
  12. KAN-therm: Opening ceremony of KAN-therm distribution system in China
  13. AHR Expo 2018 Innovation Award finalists: AquaMotion, Caleffi & John Guest USA
  14. The Big 5 2017 launches new HVAC-R sector / Growth expected for Dubai sanitary
  15. AHR Expo 2018 in Chicago: Latest HVACR innovations, products and technologies

globalpipe No.658 07.11.2017

  1. aquatechnik has announced Fusion-Tech UV Black PP-RCT pipe (patent pending)
  2. Isoltubex: New insulated Multilayer and PE-RT pipes with UV protection in black
  3. ABN Pipe Systems: ABN//WELDING ELECPIPE – The multi-purpose solution
  4. Armacell: Saving time and money with pre-covered insulation systems
  5. battenfeld-cincinnati Austria: New Managing Director and new CTO
  6. TEPPFA: Discover Plastics – International plastic pipes campaign unveiled
  7. Uponor’s good progress in third quarter offsets the shortfall in the second quarter
  8. Geberit: A good third quarter / Solid results in the first nine months
  9. Watts Water Technologies: Sales in third quarter increased 7%
  10. Saint-Gobain: Good organic growth, at 4.2% for the nine-month period
  11. Borealis delivers a solid quarter, advances on key growth initiatives
  12. PPCA: Plastic Pipe spin-off Conferences in South Africa and China successfully
  13. PPCA: Papers of Plastic Pipes conference 2016 now freely available for download
  14. Aleris PIPELITE® Seminar 2018 for multilayer tubing community – Save the date
  15. Copper Alloys 2018: The conference will give a look at challenges & developments

globalpipe No.657 31.10.2017

  1. Armacell USA expands crosslinked polyethylene manufacturing in US
  2. battenfeld-cincinnati USA celebrates its 40th anniversary at its USA facility
  3. VDMA: German plastics+rubber machinery remains successful on foreign markets
  4. Valsir wins “Most downloaded BIM object” prize – Only one in plumbing sector
  5. GF Piping Systems releases free-to-use digital libraries for piping plant design
  6. Armacell BIM plug-in for planning technical insulation
  7. REHAU: Andreas Haupt is new communications chief with effect from October 01
  8. Borealis: Philippe Roodhooft return to Borealis and join Executive Board
  9. Aquatech Amsterdam: Water sector segments/ Floodex Launch/ Expansion in 2019
  10. Plastic Pipes 2017 Conference in Mumbai: Current scenario and future trends
  11. North American Water Loss 2017 (NAWL 17) Conference program posted
  12. Pipex Exhibition 2018 to real guide to Pipes & Fittings world in Egypt

globalpipe No.656 24.10.2017

  1. GF Piping Systems releases BIM library for Autodesk Revit
  2. Wavin launches new BIM Revit packages / 5 Tips to get more out
  3. COMAP launches MyCOMAP smartphone application to make installers life easier
  4. Exova Plastic Pipes: Exova MYLab – Rent your own ISO 17025 accredited lab
  5. SIKORA: APT successfully relies on SIKORA inline X-ray measuring system for years
  6. PVC pipe pushing growth (+5.1%) in global plastic pipe market by BCC Research
  7. Plastic Pipes – Europe (3rd edition) market study newly published by Ceresana
  8. VDMA: German building valves manufacturers – it’s all happening outside of Europe
  9. German industrial valves manufacturers again making impact in their key markets

globalpipe No.655 10.10.2017

  1. Roth: Install floor heating systems faster with new Roth Original Tacker Speedstar
  2. Molecor widens pipes range and launches into the market the new DN710 PVC-O
  3. aquatherm blue pipe MF OT replaces corroded steel in office building
  4. aquatherm: New tapping tool & component unit for tapping pipes under pressure
  5. Pipelife Finland launches Raineo Rainwater management system
  6. KraussMaffei Berstorff: High-tech solution concepts for the Iberian market
  7. Plumbing fittings market in the US – New study by Freedonia Group
  8. US HVAC market forecasts by product, energy source, market + region by Freedonia
  9. US Smart Connected HVAC in commercial buildings soars according to BSRIA study
  10. Ifo Eurozone Economic Outlook: Euro area economy continues to grow strongly

globalpipe No.654 02.10.2017

  1. Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI): Annual industry award winners announced
  2. REHAU got PPI Award project of the year for using radiant heating & cooling system
  3. Soleno got PPI Award project of the year for HDPE pipe, a chemically inert solution
  4. ISCO got PPI Award – Highlight was joining pipes during pullback process
  5. Southwire got PPI Award project of the year for HDPE Cable-in-Conduit installation
  6. Uponor Infra and Tanzanian Plasco Ltd. signed Weholite Licensing Agreement
  7. Pipelife acquires Preflex Group – a leading producer of prewired electro conduits
  8. SIKORA opens up new office in Southeast Asia with its headquarter in Malaysia
  9. SIKORA will present CENTERWAVE 6000 for measurement of large pipes at fairs
  10. GF Piping: Reliable connection thanks to integrated pressure testing interface
  11. DPI FlowCalc app is now available for free download
  12. Pegler Yorkshire launches PY product handbook app
  13. Uponor: Uptdated Investor Relations app – New features now available

globalpipe No.653 25.09.2017

  1. Maillefer Combines with Davis-Standard in order to become marketplace leader
  2. GEBERIT posted solid results in the first half of 2017
  3. Mexichem: Revenues increased 7% to $2.9 billion in H1 2017
  4. Advanced Drainage Systems: New app to support agricultural drainage planning
  5. Global plastic pipes report: Growth in public infrastructure + new pipe materials
  6. Global HDPE pipes market expected to reach US$ 19.7 billion by 2024
  7. Global PVC Pipes Market research report- Growth at a CAGR of 7.13% in 2016-2023
  8. Guide for new AWWA C900-16 standard for PVC pipe published by PVCPA
  9. AWWA’s newest standard: Lead service line replacement standard coming soon

globalpipe No.652 15.09.2017

  1. Mexichem to acquire Netafim – World leader in smart irrigation
  2. Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) has acquired Duraslot, Inc.
  3. Advanced Drainage Systems hosted Harrisonville, Missouri plant grand opening
  4. Uponor extends its Ecoflex Thermo range
  5. Brugg Pipesystems: Optimisation of the CALPEX district heating pipe system
  6. Breaking barriers for PVC Pipes – Interview with PVCPA executive dir. B. Hollands
  7. Polymer market expects uptick in Brazil’s PE, PP demand in 2017
  8. Pipe infrastructure trends for 2017 – South Africa and Worldwide by SAPPMA
  9. China Plastic Pipe Conference in October 2017: Top Line-Up of Speakers

globalpipe No.651 09.08.2017

  1. Borealis: PP-RCT piping get boost in North America thanks to new ASTM standard
  2. PPI responds to “Construction of American Pipelines” Memorandum
  3. KraussMaffei: Mexico – Full House at the Open House / Strong demand in Mexico
  4. Bosch sees signs of growth in Russia+CIS region – Annual press conference Moscow
  5. Watts Water Technologies: In Q2 2017 sales up 2% driven by PVI acquisition
  6. PVC4Pipes: New leaflet published – PVC, a today’s material for the future
  7. Pegler Yorkshire extends tooling range for its VSH Xpress fittings
  8. MrPEX Systems: Product highlight featuring F1960 Cold Expansion Fittings
  9. MrPEX/US – partnered with Terrendis/BEL – now offers pre-insulated PE-Xa pipes
  10. Big 5 Dubai, November 26-29: Further changes to optimise visibility for 2017
  11. Plastic Pipes XIX 2018: Call for Papers now open – Deadline October 31, 2017

globalpipe No.650 02.08.2017

  1. Deutsche Bogenn: Perhaps world’s longest pipes – Production start in 2017
  2. NUPI Americas: First NIRON PP-RCT fittings produced at NUPI plant in USA
  3. New pipe plant for drip irrigation opened in Jalal-Abad region with EU support
  4. Pipeline Plastics LLC installed new 65-inch diameter HDPE pipe extruder
  5. DPI Plastics commissions new HDPE pipe factory with 14 extrusion lines
  6. Viega breaks ground for new headquarters in Broomfield, USA
  7. Pipelife: Introduction of the new SoluForce High Temperature Pipe System
  8. GF Piping: IR-110 A infrared fusion machine – Peace of mind in quality of jointing
  9. Uponor: Net sales in H1 2017 totaled €573.5 (546.4) million, with growth at 5.0%
  10. Saint-Gobain: Significant progress in results across the board in H1
  11. Mueller Ind.: Net sales in H1 2017 slightly increased up to 1,192,186$ (1,076,880$)

globalpipe No.649 26.07.2017

  1. Ostendorf Rus: White PP pipes + fittings 32mm for open laying of internal sewerage
  2. PRO AQUA began producing low-noise composite PP drainage pipes Polytron Stilte
  3. REHAU presented RAUPIANO PLUS low-noise drainage + fire protection news at ish
  4. Wavin widens its soil & waste pipe and fitting range with HDPE
  5. Pipelife: Fourth drip irrigation pipe extrusion line in Pipelife Turkey
  6. MrPEX introduces Radiant Wood Track System for using 3/8” PEX tubing
  7. Ego Engineering introduces EPS floor heating knob panels in 2017
  8. aquatherm supports architects and designers in 3D modeling with BIM files
  9. Roth Werke: Comprehensive planning with BIM-compliant data courtesy of Roth
  10. NUPI enters the BIM – Building Information Modeling – world
  11. Uponor – BIM library: Build on Uponor BIM data for building products
  12. Viega: BIM data from Viega for planning in a digital building mode

globalpipe No.648 21.07.2017

  1. Uponor acquires new facility in the USA to expand PEX pipe manufacturing
  2. KWD Market Report „PEX, PE-RT + PB Heating & Plumbing Pipes Worldwide 2017“
  3. Uponor PEXtalk: Don’t call it a comeback, 5 reasons why manufacturing is booming
  4. “Mr.PEX” Tomas Lenman, owner & founder MrPEX® Systems, has retired
  5. RosTurPlast opened own testing laboratory for PE-RT pipes in 2017
  6. GF Piping Systems to acquire a pre-insulated pipe manufacturer in North America
  7. Colby Pipe shut down its two plants in Denver – Charlotte Pipe is buying them
  8. Solvay’s Radel PPSU enables CiXi Zhenpeng to introduce all-plastic stop valve
  9. GF: A substantial growth in sales & profit – Most of all GF Piping Systems with 10%

globalpipe No.647 14.07.2017

  1. KWD-Market Report “PEX, PE-RT and PB Pipes Worldwide” – Now published!
  2. Armacell: New Tubolit Application Manual and videos from Armacell
  3. Aquatherm: New SDR 9 pipe delivers material savings + increased design flexibility
  4. Eurotubi: Stainless steel press fittings in areas with salinity – marine aerosol
  5. Henco presented different options of control units in Henco range at ISH 2017
  6. Uponor: Room temperature controls Smatrix PRO – The optimum in every area
  7. Uponor: Efficient and simple smart home control with Uponor Smatrix App
  8. Molecor: TOM® PVC-O pipes mechanical calculation program
  9. Thermaflex welcomes new shareholder Nimbus Investments and CEO Bert Venema
  10. Uponor’s Ilari Aho joins global green building leaders on Board of WorldGBC
  11. COMAP has been presented at ISH with its German subsidiary Wemefa
  12. Giacomini showed new smart system thermoregulation and more at ISH 2017

globalpipe No.646 04.07.2017

  1. aquatherm inaugurates new extrusion plant with a family party
  2. Fangli showcased FLSJ-G series high-efficiency single screw extruder at Chinaplas
  3. Goldstone: New technology for steel reinforced corrugated pipes at Chinaplas 2017
  4. Milacron completed successful showing at Chinaplas 2017
  5. Yili: Euro style high speed PE pipe extrusion line – power saving of 30%
  6. ERAL Makina will present its PP-R welding machines at The Big 5 Show 2017
  7. FB Balzanelli: End cap fitting machines MTP & MTM
  8. Roth: Safeguarding the future for the family-owned company Roth
  9. Partnership provides access to safe & affordable drinking water to people in Kenya
  10. Borealis delivers another record year with a net profit of EUR 1.1 billion in 2016
  11. EUROCONSTRUCT 84th – Special topics: European real estate markets /Iran&Mexico
  12. ISH 2019 with a new sequence of days from Monday to Friday

globalpipe No.645 27.06.2017

  1. KE KELIT is expanding into Germany/G. Goldbach joints the Company in September
  2. battenfeld-cincinnati USA strengthens sales and service team
  3. Uponor Infra: Weholite Licence to Turkey
  4. PRO AQUA: Production start of Pro Aqua PE-RT EVOH 5-layer pipes in spring 2017
  5. Ego Engineering News 2017: PE-Xa pipes PRO AQUA by Uponor / Range of tools
  6. Zhejiang Deso got new AENOR certifications for its PP-R piping system
  7. Eurotubi: New patent application Mixpress – the fitting system for thick pipes
  8. Eurotubi presented the new AISI 316L stainless steel “V” profile press fitting at ISH
  9. Uponor now offering ProPEX® connections for water service applications
  10. SANHA: Measuring tools for press fitting system & press universal deburring tool
  11. Chinaplas 2017: Focusing on technology & innovation – more than 155.000 visitors
  12. PIPES XI Conference and Exhibition in South Africa: Record attendance expected
  13. EUROCONSTRUCT 83rd: Recovery of economy boosted construction output growth
  14. Eurozone Economic Outlook by ifo Institute: Solid growth prospects

globalpipe No.644 22.06.2017

  1. Wavin showcased Wavin SiTech+ innovative sewage system at ISH 2017
  2. Aliaxis: Akatherm, Girpi, Jimten, Nicoll, Redi, Sanit & Wefatherm – Highlights at ISH
  3. Peštan obtained certifications for PVC, PE, HDPE and PP corrugated pipes
  4. Uponor re-engineers ProPEX LF brass valves to deliver greater quality and value
  5. POLYPLASTIC Group: First year of growth after two years of decline despite crisis
  6. Lesso Group reported 12.8% growth of revenue to RMB17,221 million in FY 2016
  7. Aalberts Industries: Net profit and earnings per share +12% in FY 2016
  8. Aliaxis: Results impacted by investments in strategic transformation + write-downs
  9. ADS: Adjusted EBITDA (Non-GAAP) increased 3.2% to $193.4 million in FY 2017
  10. BSRIA disappointed with President Trump’s decision on Paris Accord

globalpipe No.643 09.06.2017

  1. HeatLink Group and PexCor Manufacturing acquired by Mueller Industries
  2. Mueller Ind. acquires HeatLink Group and PexCor, manufacturer of PE-Xa pipes
  3. Shurjoint – innovative leader in mechanical groove systems – acquired by Aalberts
  4. Armacell: Groundbreaking ceremony for manufacturing facility in Bahrain
  5. Peštan began exporting products to China in the second quarter of 2017
  6. SILON: PE-Xb for heating & plumbing pipes pays off – ask the Golden Questions
  7. ADS introduced large diameter high-performance PP fiber reinforced HPXR 75 pipe
  8. Enetec showed new designed decoiler for optimising Eneflex pipe laying
  9. Valsir showed new MFV Modules range: Creating equipped wall never been so easy
  10. REHAU presented plumbing boxes 100% prefabricated for faster installation at ISH
  11. Aalberts Industries appointed new Chairman and Member of Supervisory Board
  12. ADS: Joseph Chlapaty announces intention to retire as CEO of ADS after 37 years

globalpipe No.642 02.06.2017

  1. Uponor inaugurates PEX, PE-RT and PP-R factory and sales office in China
  2. Uponor NA invests in US PEX Pipe Production and centralizes Canadian Operations
  3. Mueller Industries: PEX plastic piping R&D initiative halted
  4. Agru America opens large diameter HDPE pipe production facility in Charleston
  5. Molecor expands its PVC-O production capacity in South Africa
  6. Thermaflex presents a paper at SusTEM: “4th generation district heating solutions
  7. KRV publishes now pressure pipes installation instructions in English language
  8. Tyumen Vodokanal – 750 repairs 2016: Old, wrong installed new+counterfeit pipes
  9. Vinidex: New Maxicoil® System makes large coils up to 2,000 meters possible
  10. Aquatech China 2017: Largest exhibition for process, drinking&waste water in Asia
  11. SusTEM 2017: Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference

globalpipe No.641 26.05.2017

  1. Molecor launched ecoFITTOM PVC-O Fittings for Pressure Pipes
  2. DPI Plastics upgrades large-bore Extrusion Line for new Ultraflo™ Range
  3. Polypipe: Spilt Milk is no match for Polypipe’s Ridgistorm-XL System
  4. REHAU: Latest generation of RAUGEO PE-Xa Probe has a rough outer layer
  5. Ipex: There’s a lot of Opportunity for supplying Infrastructure Market in CAN+USA
  6. PVC Pipe Market is expected to reach $85,565 Million, Globally, by 2022
  7. New Study: Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Underground Pipe Infrastructure
  8. JG Speedfit boosts Nationwide Network off-the-back of Successful Year
  9. Polypipe: Record Performance during 2016 and continuing Growth
  10. Saint-Gobain: €9,937 million – Robust organic Growth of 7.6% in First Quarter 2017

globalpipe No.640 22.05.2017

  1. Enetec presented new Nob Boards MINI TF-X 45° & TF DD 90°double-density at ISH
  2. Enetec showed Euro-Ten ultra slim flat & Flat-37dB insulation EPS boards at ISH
  3. JG Speedfit Underfloor Heating: Innovative, time saving & tool-free pipe connection
  4. IPEX introduced World’s largest Diameters & new Pressure Class of PVCO Pipe
  5. aquatherm: Customised Prefabrication has an especially positive effect
  6. Enetec places follow-up order for KraussMaffei Berstorff multilayer PE-RT line
  7. KraussMaffei Berstorff: 3rd order from Enetec – System highlight 5-layer pipe head
  8. Krauss Maffai Chinaplas: Premium machine quality for Chinese pipe formulations
  9. FB Balzanelli will present Pipe Coiling Solutions at Chinaplas
  10. ASSOCOMAPLAST Association: Made in Italy doing Business at Chinaplas 2017
  11. Hengli Petrochemical selects LyondellBasell Hostalen ACP PE Technology

globalpipe No.639 12.05.2017

  1. Viega: Innovative Smartpress System with flow-optimised metal Connectors
  2. RWC introduced SharkBite® EvoPEX Push-to-Connect Plumbing System
  3. Pegler Yorkshire: Pushing the Boundaries – Tectite receives BSI Kitemark Standard
  4. Pegler Yorkshire: Bespoke Valve Configurations on Site as early as seven Days
  5. Uponor: New Varicool Carbon cooling ceilings – 45% more output&60% less weight
  6. Henco ECOLINE Saving Circulation Pipe was shown at ISH 2017
  7. Wieland: Efficient Heating of Drinking water and Recovery of Heat from Greywater
  8. Henco: New manifold UFH-MDK presented at ISH 2017
  9. KE KELIT: New KELOX PROTEC FB push manifold presented at ISH 2017
  10. REHAU showed RAUTHERM SPEED heating circuit manifold at ISH 2017
  11. Roth’s new addition Thermaset Manifold offers automatic hydraulic Adjustment

globalpipe No.638 05.05.2017

  1. Uponor presented new pipe-carrying panels Klett Silent and Klett Twinboard at ish
  2. Infloor Heating Systems and InfloorPERT are now registered Trademarks in US
  3. RWC/AUS: SharkBite® Lilac PEX Pipe now available in straight lengths
  4. Uponor invests €16.3mn to expand PEX Pipe Production Capacity in North America
  5. Aquatherm North America celebrated Opening of new Headquarter and Plant
  6. Armacell strengthens its Presence in Scandinavia through Danmat Acquisition
  7. Watts Water Technologies has acquired PVI Industries effective November 2, 2016
  8. Wieland Group: Acquisition of Wolverine Technical Tube Business
  9. Geberit announces First Quarter Results: Good Start into 2017 – Net Sales up 2.6%
  10. Mueller Industries: Net Sales in Q1 2017 increased by 8.5% vs Q1 2016
  11. Mueller Industries: Results in Piping Systems Businesses were mixed in 2016
  12. Uponor’s Net Sales grows in all Segments in the First Quarter 2017
  13. Watts Water Technologies: Net Sales Q1 2017 slightly increased by 1% vs Q1 2016

globalpipe No.637 28.04.2017

  1. REHAU: RAUTHERMEX DUO up to 75mm / RAUTHERMEX Strong constant at 10 bar
  2. Uponor Q&E Jointing Technology for pre-insulated Ecoflex Pipes now up to 75mm
  3. Interplast: Aquaplus Prins pre-insulated PP-R Pipe placed on International Market
  4. Henco makes Life easier with new and upgraded Pipe Tools as shown at ISH 2017
  5. REHAU presented new professional Tools, the RAUTOOL A-one and A5 at ISH 2017
  6. aquatherm: New Component Unit for the Installation under Pressure
  7. ENERPIPE: Innovation – CaldoCLICK Sleeve System – No more Bonding or Shrinking
  8. REHAU: New retrospective Connection or Network Extension with REHAU NEXUS
  9. Viega: Easytop Valves and Ball Valves completely reworked
  10. Wavin: Less bumpy Roads with Wavin corrugated Shaft Pipes
  11. Plastic Pipes from HOBAS, JM Eagle and Uponor for fixing giant sinkhole

globalpipe No.636 06.04.2017

  1. KE KELIT launched brandnew XTRME FIX high Performance Axial Press Fitting
  2. VSH PowerPress: Fast, clever and efficient – New launched at the ISH 2017
  3. SANHA has expanded its RefHP Range – Fittings now available from 3/8” to 2 1/8”
  4. SANHA now offers new improved axial Expansion Joints for NiroSan & NiroTherm
  5. Rifeng: CSTB Certification for PEX and PEX-Al Pipes and Fittings/ ISH Participation
  6. ATP: DNV-GL Certification for Toro 25 in Shipbuilding Industry / ISH Participation
  7. Georg Fischer awarded major Order in promising Cruise Ship Sector
  8. Valsir launched a new Business Unit for manufacturing Sewer Systems
  9. Wieland-Werke AG: Change in the Chairmanship of the Executive Board
  10. Wieland: Fiscal year 2015/16: Net Income significantly above the previous Year
  11. REHAU – ISH Review: Trends in the Building Industry “the smarter, the better”

globalpipe No.635 30.03.2017

  1. Geberit Volex Piping System: Suitable for all Heating and Plumbing Systems!
  2. Interplast launched ecoFloor PLUS with decreased Height and increased Efficiency
  3. Wieland has presented cuprotherm System ekoLight at ISH 2017 for the first Time
  4. REHAU launched innovative Renovation Solution RAUTHERM SPEED plus renova
  5. REHAU presented new Hook-and-Loop Extension RAUTHERM SPEED silent at ISH
  6. Roth: New QE Static Mat for a fast Response with minimal Installation Height
  7. HENCO Super Size Range of Multilayer Pipe & Fittings now in Diameters 75, 90+110
  8. Multitubo: New MLC-Dimension 90 & 110mm with Modular Connecting Technology
  9. VSH Shurjoint: Mechanical Grooved Piping System, preferred alternative to welding
  10. Valsir – presenting latest Products at ISH – introduced new Push-fit Triplus Fittings

globalpipe No.634 24.03.2017

  1. BYR PEX/RU: Revolutionary System with PE-RT Pipe and PE-Xb Shrink back Fitting
  2. Smartweld launched its Welding Fitting now as well for PP-R/Al Multilayer Pipes
  3. Smartweld: Smart Connections for PE-RT/Al Multilayer Pipes now from 16-110mm
  4. Neupex added Welding Fittings by Electrofusion to PE-RT System / Now 110mm
  5. WRW/DEU launched new PP-R/Al Pipes and coiled PE-RT/Al Pipes up to 110mm
  6. Georg Fischer/CHE: 15 Years GF Clean Water Foundation
  7. Henco is the proud Winner of ‘GOLD’ at the Aalberts Awards
  8. SANHA: Piping System Specialist provides BIM-enabled Product Data in Revit
  9. ISH 2017 with positive Results: Excellent Mood – More Visitors & Exhibitors
  10. Plastics Pipes and Fittings 2017 Conference in Moscow on May 26, 2017
  11. Pipes XI 2017 Johannesburg PPCA Spin-Off Conference – Focus on Sustainability

globalpipe No.633 13.03.2017

  1. NIBCO introduces PERTpro™ Tubing to its flexible Piping System Line in 2017
  2. Plastic (TM RVK (TM PBK))/RUS started PE-RT Pipe Production in 2016
  3. Mordovia Pipe Company/RUS: PE-RT/EVOH Pipe + new Production Facility Launch
  4. VALF-RUS – Teploset/RUS launched new PP Production Line / Aquatherm Moscow
  5. Molecor participates in the Irrigation Project with DN800mm PN16 PVC-O pipe
  6. Tubrica/VEN ordered KraussMaffei Berstorff Lines for PO and PVC Pipe Production
  7. PK Kontur/RUS: New PPSU Fittings – New PP Pipe Production Line & Certification
  8. NIBCO copper fittings: WROT ACR Fittings UL Recognized to 700 PSI now available
  9. NIBCO launches Press Extended Adapters – longer than Standard WROT Adapters
  10. Pipelife Gas Stop improves Gas Grid Safety for Netherlands Enexis Netbeheer
  11. Wienerberger doubled net profit in 2016 – Group is strong and forward-looking
  12. Armacell increased its 2016 Revenues by 3.4% to EUR 558.6 Million

globalpipe No.632 07.03.2017

  1. KE KELIT/AUT will be presenting a new Concept at their Stand at the ISH Exhibition
  2. WRW – Bigger – Faster – Stronger: Multilayer Pipes now available in 90 and 110mm
  3. mfh systems offers Dry Construction Solutions for Renovation & Old Buildings
  4. MULTITUBO Fittings: welding 16-75+modular 90+110mm/Fire-protection Solution
  5. A.T.P./ITA has introduced TORO 25 HC – Health & Care – PP-R Piping System
  6. NSF International participates at ISH Frankfurt Hall 4.2, Stand B40 on March 14-18
  7. WAVIN Ekoplastik/CZE got new DVG Certification for PP-R Pipes DN 75-160mm
  8. Blue Ocean PP-R Piping System is now certified by WRAS (UK) Approval
  9. FRABO: FRABOPRESS 316 SECURFRABO got CSTB Certification/ ISH Participation
  10. TECE/DEU: Sound insulation-tested TECEprofil Pre-Walls and MultiGips Wallboard
  11. COMAP/FRA speeds up its Expansion by integrating 5 new Subsidiaries in Europe
  12. REHAU: Dr. Roger Schönborn becomes Division Manager Building Solutions
  13. Thermaflex: Announcing the Creation of their Strategic Advisory Board

globalpipe No.631 02.03.2017

  1. Thermaflex: ThermaSmart PRO Insulation received Euroclass B for Fire and Smoke
  2. Uponor launches Ecoflex Thermo PRO in selected European Markets
  3. Thermaflex: FlexaNet Street in a Day – the District Energy Revolution
  4. Thermaflex/NED: New easy-to-use Calculation Tool for Insulation Professionals
  5. Armacell increases Prices for Insulation Materials due to rising Raw Material Costs
  6. Armacell Eco-Cycle: Return Service for Surplus Insulation Materials
  7. Roth Plastics Technology/DEU: Formally Handover of Keys for new Logistic Centre
  8. Zurn’s Growth Strategy: Service Centre Openings in 2016 – 2 in the U.S and 1 in UAE
  9. Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS)/US has acquired Plastic Tubing Industries (PTI)
  10. Georg Fischer/CHE: A further Increase in Performance in 2016
  11. Watts Water Technologies: 2016 operating Cash Flow of $138 million, up 25% y-o-y
  12. Mexichem: Free Cash Flow in 2016 was $175 Million, up 85% – Strong Finish in Q4

globalpipe No.630 24.02.2017

  1. Infloor Heating/USA added InfloorPERT Tubing to its Infloor Product Line in 2016
  2. Crosspipe/CHL got new AENOR Certification for its Crosspipe Pexgol PE-Xa Pipe
  3. Viega at ISH 2017: Focus on Megapress Piping System for thick-walled Steel Pipe
  4. KAN/POL: New Brass Version of System KAN-therm Press LBP
  5. Zurn PEX/USA expands Zurn PEX Qick Sert CR Corrosion Resistant Polymer Fittings
  6. POLOPLAST/AUT+DEU: funTEC – The new Technology for its Drainage System
  7. LK Group/SWE will exhibit its Energy Solutions and Heating&Plumbing Pipes at ISH
  8. REHAU: Motto at this year’s ISH will be REHAU. MY SAFE CHOICE.
  9. Roth/DEU doubly represented at the ISH: Energy Systems and Sanitary Systems
  10. Winkler Technik/DEU: Alexander Winkler continues WINKLER TECHNIK Tradition
  11. BPF Pipes Group/GBR: New BPF Pipes Group President – New Website
  12. Exova Plastic Pipes/SWE: New Sales Executive at Exova Plastic Pipes
  13. Geberit/CHE: New Member of the Geberit Board of Directors
  14. Watts Water Technologies/USA elects two new Director

globalpipe No.629 16.02.2017

  1. KAN/POL: In 2016 biggest Changes at KAN-therm Push & Push Platinum System
  2. KAN/POL: New Generation of KAN-therm Push Platinum System
  3. Uponor USA now offers ProPEX® Connections for Water Service
  4. Geberit Silent-Pro highly Sound-Insulating Drainage Plug-in System new in 2016
  5. Huliot/ISR: Download of Ultra-Silent Drawings in REVIT Format now available
  6. Geberit: Very strong fourth Quarter – First Information on the Year 2016
  7. Uponor Q4 2016: Satisfactory Progress but no Growth vs strong comparison Period
  8. Uponor FY 2016: Improving comparable Operating Profit – Small Organic Growth
  9. Uponor: Construction 2016 – Europe strengthened, NA remained healthy / Outlook
  10. U.S. Housing Production up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge
  11. Ifo World Economic Climate continues to brighten in Q1 2017

globalpipe No.628 09.02.2017

  1. Oil Creek/USA got new ICC-ES Certification for AQUA and HEATFLEX PE-RT Pipe
  2. Legend/USA now manufactures HyperPure™ PE-RT Pipe, 100% recyclable + fusible
  3. Isoltubex: PE-RT-EVOH Pipes now in red Color available/New Aenor Certifications
  4. ABN/ESP: New Campaign “The healthiest for your facilities” – Latest Pipe Launches
  5. aquatechnik NA: PP-R Pipes NSF 14,51,61+372 certified/New PP-R Extrusion Line
  6. Viega USA introduces new Insulated PEX Barrier Piping System
  7. Valsir/ITA nominated for BIMobject Awards 2016 | Developers of BIM models
  8. ABN/ESP: New BIM Objects Library Catalogue for ABN// EVAC ENERGY PLUS system
  9. Uponor USA plans to launch new Intelligent Water System Technology this Year
  10. ISH Shows in 2017: India in Feb / Germany in Mar / China in May / Shanghai in Sep
  11. NSF: Join NSF International for a Drinking Water Regulations Seminar in Germany

globalpipe No.627 03.02.2017

  1. John Guest USA introduces JG ProLock Plumbing Fittings, a Twist-to-Lock System
  2. Legend/USA introduces SmartClick PE-RT & PEX Connection System at AHR Expo
  3. Isoltubex/ESP recently added the new Jaw RFlz 40 for Pipes now up to 40mm
  4. REHAU USA launch EVERLOC+TM Compression-Sleeve Fitting System at AHR Expo
  5. IPEX/CAN: Only IPEX offers System 636® Fittings for Flue Gas Venting
  6. Viega USA:New Viega ProPress® Zero Lead™ Ball Valve Press x Hose Thread
  7. NIBCO/USA launches FLO-BOSSTM, a new Line of Balancing Valves
  8. DPI Plastics/ZAF opens new HDPE Pipe Facility in South Africa in February
  9. Cherokee Culvert/US: First Step into Plastic Pipe Market with HDPE Composite Pipe
  10. Uponor Infra/FIN: Licence for Giant Diameter Polyethylene Pipe awarded in France
  11. Armacell USA acquires the extruded PE Insulation Business of Nomaco, USA
  12. Geberit/CHE: Change to the Geberit Board of Directors

globalpipe No.626 24.01.2017

  1. IPEX/CAN continues to innovate, new System 636® Fittings for Flue Gas Venting
  2. battenfeld-cincinnati USA appoints new President & CEO
  3. FB Balzanelli: Features of their Automatic Coilers described at YouTube
  4. Nest: Leading connected Home Brand Nest expand to Germany, Austria, Italy&Spain
  5. Construction Review Africa is working on a feature Article on Water Pipes
  6. PE100+ Assoc. launches Online Assistant for Trenchless Pressure Pipe Installation
  7. Calendar of HVAC and similar Trade Fairs and Conferences in January-March 2017
  8. Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Assoc.’s Annual Meeting: Improving Water Quality and Safety
  9. PPCA Spin-off Conferences in South Africa and China for 2017 announced
  10. First Compounding Industry Exhibition to take place in Germany in June 2018

globalpipe No.625 09.01.2017

  1. KE KELIT: Heiko Folgmann joins KE KELIT Management
  2. Mexichem announced Acquisition of UK-based Vinyl Compounds Holdings Limited
  3. Uponor concludes its Employee Negotiations in Spain
  4. Rubinetterie Bresciane Bonomi exhibited at SMM 2016 / Turbo CuNi goes on Cruise
  5. Rubinetterie Bresciane Bonomi/ITA: New TURBO IRON Compression Fittings
  6. DPI Plastics: PVC, the Material of choice for Stormwater Drains and large Sewers
  7. aquatherm: Waste Disposal/Recycling of Insulation Material with/without HBCD
  8. Rifeng/CHN received STF Approval for its PE-Xb/Al/PE-Xb Piping System in 2016
  9. Russian GOST Standard for PVC-O Water Supply Pipes has been drafted
  10. AHR Expo 2017: Expected Business Growth across the HVACR Industry
  11. PEXOLOGY/USA got 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award for PEXGUN handheld Tool
  12. Taco/US introduce AHR Expo award-winning SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control