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Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Tests confirm 100-Year+ 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 pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years.


Uponor planning $17 million expansion in Minnesota

Uponor planning $17 million expansion in Minnesota

By the end of the year, Uponor’s footprint in the area will put 738,000 square feet of space — almost 17 acres of facilities — under roof. The total includes a distribution center and resin-receiving facility in Lakeville, Minn.


New Lupolen resin for pipe producers

New Lupolen resin for pipe producers

LyondellBasell announced the introduction of Lupolen 5461 B Q 471 B, a grade with higher melt flow rate that improves processing in screw extrusion.


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