VinylPlus makes ongoing progress with PVC sustainability                                                                              16.12.2015

Over the past 15 years, PVC has undergone a remarkable transformation from being a much-maligned plastic material to playing an important role in addressing climate change and establishing a circular economy. Today the vinyl industry is seen as a role model for tackling sustainability challenges and its developmental journey so far, driven by the European PVC industry’s voluntary commitments Vinyl 2010 and VinylPlus, is revealed in its latest report.
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TEPPFA in Dubai at GPPA International Conference                                                                                        30.11.2015

The past 25th November, The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association has taken part to the GPPA International Conference 2015. The event, together with other relevant conferences, was held in the luxury Fairmont hotel in occasion of the “Big Five Conference” (23rd-25th November), annual appointment for the construction industry of the Middle East.
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VinylPlus: recycling PVC helped to create 1,000 jobs throughout Europe                                                     12.11.2015

The 481,000 tonnes of waste PVC recycled across Europe in 2014 contributed to the creation of around 1,000 direct jobs in recycling plants, according to VinylPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry. 
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Aquatech 2015 - Event impressions                                                                                                                 09.11.2015

Aquatech Amsterdam 2015 Exhibition successfully ran last week in Amsterdam (NL) thanks to the presence of 850 exhibitors.
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Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2016 to explore Smart Vinyl for Our Cities                                                          27.10.2015

Smart Vinyl for Our Cities is the theme for the fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum, which will bring together representatives from the entire PVC industry value chain in Vienna, Austria on April 28th 2016.
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Press Release: EuPC’s Building & Construction Division Works Towards A                                                     20.10.2015
Better Understanding Of Plastics Solutions

The Building & Construction Market Division of the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has recently launched a new website. The website, www.plasticsinconstruction.com, was developed in collaboration with PlasticsEurope in order to showcase the benefits of plastics products and solutions in the building and construction sector as well as the possibilities it can offer to society.
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Plastic pipe market booming in China says conference organisers                                                                  14.10.2015

The plastic pipe business in China is booming according to the organizers of the recent Fourth China International Plastic Pipe Conference held in Shanghai. This forum was attended by 338 participants representing 266 companies from China and around the world.
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TEPPFA General Manager opened Piovan main event                                                                                        2.10.2015

The day of yesterday, 1st October 2015, Piovan held its conference “Piovan Pipe & Profile day”. The venue was chosen in the city of the company headquarters, Santa Maria di Sala, near Venice. 
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TEPPFA PEF project at LCM conference in Bordeaux                                                                                          7.9.2015

From the 30th August to the 2nd September 2015, the 7th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM 2015) took place in Bordeaux, France. TEPPFA participated at the conference presenting a poster about one of its most ambitious projects: Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) in hot & cold water supply piping systems in the building.      
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China International Pipe Conference announced                                                                                               19.8.2015

The fourth China International Plastic Pipe Conference will be held in Shanghai on 21 -22 September 2015. At least thirty presentations will review the latest business and technical developments in a region that continues to witness a sustained boom in plastic pipe technology.
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TEPPFA at Piovan Pipe & Profile day                                                                                                                    7.8.2015

It is with great pleasure that TEPPFA officially announces its participation to the conference Piovan PIpe & Profile Day. The event, organized by Piovan in cooperation with TEPPFA, Krauss Maffei, Penta, Collin, Fdm and Aquatech, will be held at Piovan Headquarters - Venice, Italy - on 1st October 2015.
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New PVC eco-profiles show improved environmental performance                                                                 13.7.2015

A new set of PVC eco-profiles and environmental product declarations has shown an improvement in the material’s eco-credentials. New data published by PlasticsEurope reveals VCM’s (Vinyl Chloride Monomer) and PVC’s global warming potential decreased by about 2-3 % from 2006 to 2015. 
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EuPC press release 'from "act of god" to "act of shareholder" in the petro chemical industry                           6.7.2015

The reliability of the European polymer producing industry continues to raise serious concerns as over 40 force majeure situations have been declared in a period of only four months. 
Due to this sudden material shortage, production lines across Europe are forced to stop at the plastics converting level, alarming brand owners and OEMs. 
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Berlin calling for papers - Positive signs in plastic pipe market                                                                         29.5.2015

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has announced a call for papers to be presented at its Plastic Pipes XVIII Conference and Exhibition taking place in Berlin’s InterContinental Hotel on 12 – 14 September 2016. 
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PEF sustainability workshop                                                                                                                              20.5.2015

The CROATIAN CHAMBER OF ECONOMY in cooperation with TEPPFA and together with the Industry Department - Plastics and Rubber Industry Association - are organizing a sustainability workshop. The seminar will take place the 25th of May 2015 in Split, Croatia. For further information see the programme below. 
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STR-PVC affirms its ambitions                                                                                                                            11.5.2015

During the General Assembly of April 3rd 2015, members of STR PVC renewed their trust in their current management for the next two years. Furthermore, Benoît Hennaut (Vice-President of Nicoll International and General Director of Nicoll France) and Luc Bertossi (General Director of Pipelife France) have been confirmed for their positions respectively as President and Vice President of the syndicate. 
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Top role for Topalli at TEPPFA                                                                                                                             8.5.2015

Claudia Topalli has stepped up to become Deputy General Manager of TEPPFA. Since joining the association five years ago, Claudia has done much to promote plastic pipe systems and their important environmental benefits.
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Berlin hosts Plastic Pipes Conference XVIII                                                                                                          6.5.2015

PLASTIC PIPES XVIII Conference and Exhibition will be hosted at Berlin’s InterContinental 12 – 14 September 2016. Organizers of the event expect at least 450 participants drawn from all sectors of the plastic pipes industry and from over 40 countries.
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VinylPlus: half million of tonnes of PVC recycled                                                                                                5.5.2015

With  481,018 tonnes of PVC waste recycled in 2014, VinylPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry, is steadily progressing toward its 2020 recycling targets.
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TEPPFA Forum 2015 - Pictures                                                                                                                          29.4.2015

Photos capturing the most relevant moments of the Forum are now available online in a dedicated webpage. 
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TEPPFA Forum 2015 - presentations                                                                                                                 23.4.2015

Powerpoint presentations of the speakers are now available in the Forum website. 
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TEPPFA Forum 2015, a great success!                                                                                                               17.4.2015

TEPPFA Forum 2015 took place in Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th of April 2015. TEPPFA is glad to announce that these two days have been an incredible experience for all participants, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and guests! The conference was attended by 150 participants who had the opportunity to contribute through various and interesting sessions.
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To REACH or to recycle?                                                                                                                                      2.4.2015

As Paul Rubig emphasized, Reach plays a very important role to give a framework in recycling today; the question is how we can take both in a very efficient and transparent way, that incentives the reaching of the targets as soon as possible.
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Countdown goes on: -16 days left to TEPPFA Forum 2015!                                                                              31.3.2015

13th and 14th of April are almost here and TEPPFA is looking forward to your participation at this great event. 
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To REACH or to recycle?                                                                                                                                    26.3.2015

On Tuesday the 24th of March, TEPPFA supported the stakeholder event organized by EurActiv Institute in the L42 Business Center in Brussels. 
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Countdown started: - 21 days to TEPPFA Forum 2015!                                                                                    23.3.2015

13th and 14th of April is approaching: Hotel Le Plaza will be hosting TEPPFA Forum 2015, with the support of the Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA). 
TEPPFA is glad to inform you that more than 100 participants arriving from 21 countries and 4 different continents have already confirmed their presence. Few slots are still available for those wishing to register.
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MEP award winner for the environment category is...Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy                                                  20.3.2015

On 18-03-2015, as every year since 2005, the MEP awards, organized by the Parliament Magazine, took place in the European quarter of Brussels in the charming atmosphere of the “Le Concert Noble”. 
TEPPFA is glad to take part at this important and prestigious event as the sponsor of the Environment category. After a brief presentation of the association and of the three MEPs candidates to the award, TEPPFA’s General Manager Tony Calton announced that the winner of the environmental category is Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy. 
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TEPPFA Sponsoring MEP Awards 2015!                                                                                                              26.2.2015

TEPPFA is glad to be a sponsor of the MEP Awards and provide an opportunity to their work to be recognised and fully appreciated. 
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PVC4Pipes at TEPPFA Forum 2015                                                                                                                     20.2.2015

PVC4Pipes will participate and exhibit at the forthcoming TEPPFA Forum on 13th and 14th April 2015 at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, Belgium.
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Radius and Polypipe now part of TEPPFA                                                                                                          26.1.2015

Two major European plastic pipe companies have joined the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA). With this addition of the Radius Group and Polypipe Group of companies, TEPPFA will henceforth represent eleven European manufacturers of plastic pipe systems.
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TEPPFA Forum 2015 - Early Bird Registrations Open                                                                                        23.1.2015

We are very glad to inform you that TEPPFA Forum 2015 will take place in Brussels, Hotel Le Plaza, in April (13 and 14) 2015, early bird registrations are now open! 
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Call for papers - TEPPFA Forum 2015                                                                                                                  9.1.2015

We are very glad to welcome you to the TEPPFA Forum 2015, which will take place at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels next April on the 13th and the 14th.
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