01.12.2016 ‘Towards Circular Economy’ is the theme of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

Taking the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’, the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will examine the key sustainability challenges for PVC when representatives from the entire industry value chain meet in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017.
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30.11.2016 European Builders Confederation - Clean Energy Package: buildings essential for energy transition

Today the European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, an extensive set of legislative proposals revising key directives for the housing sector on energy efficiency and renewables. If the European Union is to continue as the frontrunner in climate change talks, this package will be fundamental.
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05.10.2016 Full House Expected at Plastic Pipe Conference in Las Vegas

PLASTIC PIPES XIX Conference and Exhibition will take place in Las Vegas, US at the Red Rock Resort on the 24 – 26 September 2018.
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30.08.2016 PEFCR for Hot and Cold Water Supply Pipes Open for Public Consultation

The Technical Secretariat for the “Hot and cold water supply pipes within the building” PEF pilot has published their draft Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules for public consultation ending on the 26th of September.
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16.08.2016 Berlin Conference – Final Program Announced

The final program for Plastic Pipes XVIII Conference and Exhibition has now been published on the event website. Organizers expect a record attendance of over 450 delegates and urge participants to register before 1 September to take advantage of accommodation deals. The event is being hosted at Berlin's InterContinental 12 -14 September 2016. A workshop for Non-Destructive Testing has also been included for the afternoon of Sunday, 11 September.
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01.08.2016 VinylPlus: championing PVC in European sports stadiums

Host of several football games in the recent UEFA Euro 2016 Championships, the impressive Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice, France features on the front cover of a new brochure from VinylPlus celebrating the prominent role played by PVC in the construction of modern sports venues.
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27.06.2016 EBC Annual Congress

Last Friday representatives from European construction SMEs gathered in Brussels at the EBC Annual Congress to discuss how to adapt Building Information Modelling (BIM) to construction SMEs’ needs. BIM appears as the ultimate innovative process in the sector. Its potential is huge as regards cutting cost of construction works, energy efficiency, reduction of construction and demolition waste, only to mention a few areas. But if this revolution is to take place, small and medium-sized construction companies, which make up 99.9% of the sector, have to take part in it.
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13.06.2016 Video recap of CEN-TC 155 Helsinki May 2016

The CEN/TC 155 plenary meeting took place on 18-19 May 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. The meeting was organized by the Finnish Plastics Industries Federation, TEPPFA National Association member, in cooperation with Finnish Standards Association.
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13.06.2016 Construction Industry and Material Producers join forces for better standardisation

The representatives of three European construction sector associations today joined Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Amsterdam, to co-sign the Joint Initiative on Standardisation. This initiative sets out actions to modernise, prioritise and speed up the delivery of standards by the end of 2019, respecting the needs of their users. It kicks off a dialogue between all the stakeholders involved in standardisation: European and national standardisation organisations, industry, civil society, Member States and the Commission who gathered at the Europe Building to celebrate the agreement, in a ceremony organised by the Dutch Presidency.
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03.06.2016 Seminar: Towards a circular economy - role and perspectives of the PEF

Claudia Topalli, Deputy General Manager of The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association, will be representing TEPPFA at the “Towards a circular economy: role and perspectives of the Product Environmental Footprint” seminar, which will be held on the 10th of June 2016 at the University of Palermo in Palermo, Italy. She will present strategies of environmental communication in the circulation of the Product Environmental Footprint.
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27.05.2016 Latest developments at Berlin Conference

Organizers of PLASTIC PIPES XVIII Conference and Exhibition have published the complete Abstract Book of papers that will be delivered during the event at Berlin’s InterContinental Hotel on 12 – 14 September 2016. The publication reveals some interesting developments in the field of plastic pipe technology.
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13.05.2016 What would the world be without plastics?

Maarten Roef, CEO of Wavin, was nominated President of TEPPFA as of April 6, 2016. Who is this plastics enthusiast and what is his vision for TEPPFA and the plastic pipes and fittings industry?
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27.04.2016 Plastic Pipes XVIII: Early Bird Registration!

The main program will comprise 118 papers delivered by experts from all over the world. It will review current technical and market issues relating to the design and development, manufacturing, testing and operation of plastic
pipe systems. Also included is a gallery of 18 posters of which ten top posters will be accompanied by five minute session presentations.
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27.04.2016 Vinyl India 2016 Summit

“Vinyl India 2016”, or in other words the 6th International PVC & Chlor-Alkali Summit took place on 21st & 22nd of April 2016 in Mumbai, India. The event was organized jointly by the Eliteplus Business Services along with CPMA – Chemicals and Petrochemicals Manufacturers’ Association. The summit was supported by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Fertilizers and Chemicals, Government of India.
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22.04.2016 Plastic Pipes XVIII: First Global Workshop on Non-Destructive Testing

Organizers of Plastic Pipes XVIII Conference and Exhibition anticipate a large attendance of about 500 participants this year with the introduction of a workshop on non-destructive testing (NDT). It will be the first time that such an event has been hosted on such an international scale. This half day session is scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, 11th September 2016 – prior to the start of the main event at Berlin’s InterContinental Hotel on 12 – 14 September 2016.
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08.04.2016 TEPPFA Forum 2016 – A very special 25th Anniversary Celebration

TEPPFA, The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association, is delighted to announce that the TEPPFA Forum 2016 was a great success. The 25th anniversary event took place in the wonderful surroundings of the Steigenberger Hotel in Brussels on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th of April 2016.
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30.03.2016 TEPPFA Forum 2016 - Announcement

We have all been deeply shocked and outraged by the tragic events in Brussels and our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims. After careful consideration, TEPPFA would like to confirm that the TEPPFA Forum 2016 and the Gala Dinner will take place next week (April 4th and 5th) as planned. We would like to express our gratitude to the continued support of our participants, speakers and panelists.
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18.03.2016 Congratulations to MEP Simona Bonafè, winner of the Environment award

The MEP Awards ceremony, organized by Dods the Parliament Magazine, took place on 16th March in the charming atmosphere of the “Le Concert Noble”, a hidden pearl of the European quarter of Brussels.
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07.03.2016 TEPPFA Forum 2016 - Extended Early Birds Fees!

TEPPFA, The European Plastic Pipes & Fittings Association, organises the yearly Forum on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 April, 2016 in Brussels. This edition is a special one because the Association celebrates its 25th Anniversary (1991-2016). 
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21.01.2016 TEPPFA welcomes new global Manufacturer Member

Welcoming members across the supply chain, The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) has announced the recent enrollment of one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies LyondellBasell as a new associate supplier member.
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