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New Name For PPI Division Reflects Expanding Use Of HDPE Conduit

May 18, 2017 - in News, Water

IRVING, Texas -  The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced today that its Conduit Division has been renamed the Power & Communications Division (PCD).  The change was prompted by growth within the division, uses of conduit in rapidly developing…

AWWA to Update Standard, Including Enhanced Performance High-Density Polyethylene Resins

August 3, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

IRVING, Texas, August 3, 2015—According to the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will publish a comprehensive…

Specification Section: Polyethylene Pipe Products

June 7, 2015 - in Plastic Pipe

Polyethylene (PE) pipe is routinely specified and used in utility services such as natural-gas and potable-water distribution, sanitary and forced sewer,…

Advanced Drainage Buys Canada’s Ideal Pipe

February 5, 2015 - in Corporate

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. has hiked its stake in the Canadian plastic drainage pipe market by acquiring Ideal Pipe Inc., which makes high density polyethylene pipe and related accessories. ADS of Hilliard, Ohio, paid C$56.8 million (US$44.3 million) for…