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TEPPFA Launches New Website and New Visual Identity

Fresh, responsive and dynamic design demonstrates the assets of plastic pipes   Ever since its foundation in 1991, TEPPFA has built up a wealth of informati...

Posted on 26th November 2019

TEPPFA joins EU wide initiative to improve the sustainable use of plastics

The Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration is a clear commitment to increase uptake of recycled content in new plastic products. On 20 Septem...

Posted on 20th September 2019

CEN publishes first EN standard for PVC-O pressure pipes

The first European EN standard for oriented unplasticised poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-O) pipes came out on 17 April 2019, after an extensive four-year development process, initiat...

Posted on 2nd July 2019

In touch with the Dutch

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has highlighted the promotional and networking opportunities of its next conference and exhibition, PLASTIC PIPES XX...

Posted on 3rd September 2019

China plastic pipe industry – conference signals further growth

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered at the 6th China International Plastic Pipe Conference will point towards further growth in what ...

Posted on 22nd July 2019

Tests confirm 100Year+ expected lifetime for PVC and PE Pipes

Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pip...

Posted on 12th July 2019

CEN publishes 3 new EN standards for PP and PVC-U stormwater boxes

New EN standard for Stormwater boxes expected to stimulate market demand from public and private procurers ...

Posted on 11th September 2019

Best polymer producers awards for Europe 2019

Members of Polymers for Europe Alliance choose the best polymer producers in Europe  Friday, June 14, 2019 — During the Gala Dinner of the conference...

Posted on 19th June 2019

OZPIPE XIX to boost plastic pipe industry

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered at OZPIPE XIX Conference in Australia will lead to a significant upswing in the region’s pl...

Posted on 3rd June 2019

TEPPFA expands its membership base

LK Group, NUPI Industrie, IPPMA and ECVM new TEPPFA members TEPPFA continues to expand its membership base with both direct company members, National Assoc...

Posted on 17th May 2019

The European Parliament plenary vote on the recast of the Drinking Water Directive

Brussels, 28 March 2019 – The European Drinking Water Industrial Alliance supports today’s adoption of the Drinking Water Directive by the European Parliament Pl...

Posted on 28th March 2019

Kiwa and DVGW CERT hand over first plastics multilayer piping certificates at ISH

Frankfurt, Germany – On Wednesday, March 14th, Kiwa and DVGW CERT handed over the first certificates according to the voluntary assessment scheme for plastic multi...

Posted on 20th March 2019

VinylPlus sustainability forum 2019: accelerating innovation

‘Accelerating Innovation’ is the theme of the seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum which will explore key drivers of innovation that support the PVC industry’s targets w...

Posted on 6th March 2019

Plastic pipes XIX & XX conferences

PLANS FOR OZPIPE XIX IN FULL SWING The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that its spin-off event in Australasia will be called ...

Posted on 4th February 2019

A European strategy for plastics in a circular economy

2019 is the year of European elections. This does not pass unnoticed. In 2018 the Brussels political agenda was mainly driven by the Brexit. For the European plastics industry t...

Posted on 20th December 2018

An all-time high: almost 740,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2018

An all-time high: almost 740,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2018 – up by 15.6% from 2017 VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment...

Posted on 14th May 2019

Fausto Bejarano appointed new TEPPFA President

Fausto Bejarano appointed new TEPPFA president At the occasion of the 2019 General Assembly the members of The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Associ...

Posted on 10th April 2019

Tackle the root of the problem

Avoidance of root ingress issues starts with the selection of the correct pipe material. Root ingress is the result of roots of trees growing into sewer ...

Posted on 20th December 2017

Reassuring reports from the Nordics on microplastics in tap water

The discussion on microplastics focused until September 2017 on marine litter and microplastics found in birds, fish and whales.  An article...

Posted on 19th December 2018

Circular economy as it was meant to be: rigid PVC from waste to resource as part of the north sea resources roundabout

The Netherlands are the first country in the EU to set criteria for end-of-waste for rigid PVC waste. ...

Posted on 13th December 2018

The environmental friendly rain gutter system

Since 2010 TEPPFA has issued a number of EPD’s (Environmental Product Declaration) to describe the environmental impact of plastic pipe systems, thus providing a transparent w...

Posted on 23rd December 2017

Good practice guides for various jointing technologies to polyethylene piping systems

What do I have to consider while installing a flange? How do I have to storage, transport or handle polyethylene pipes? Would it be better to use electrofusion, butt-fus...

Posted on 23rd November 2017

Workers’ safety is our highest priority!

All TEPPFA member companies are committed to continuously improve safety performance with the ultimate goal of zero accidents. There is a special taskforce to support TEPPFA Mem...

Posted on 23rd October 2017

TEPPFA EPDs are being updated with the latest available data

TEPPFA provides EPD’s for almost all plastic pipe systems within civil engineering, building and utility systems with the purpose of providing transparency of the plas...

Posted on 23rd October 2017