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About Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)

An EPD presents the environmental performance of products and services in an objective and standardized way.

PE100+ Association celebrates its 15th  Anniversary !PE100+ Association celebrates its 15th Anniversary !

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Successful Plastic Pipes  conference in MoscowSuccessful Plastic Pipes conference in Moscow

The very first International Plastic Pipes Conference in Russia,, organised by PPCA, enjoyed great success in the heart of Moscow on October 3-4, 2013 The Plastic Pipes Moscow brought together all...

3rd PPCA/CPPA “Spin Off” Conference in Xi’an, China3rd PPCA/CPPA “Spin Off” Conference in Xi’an, China

At the first International Plastic Pipe Exchange Conference in Beijing in November 2009, Wang Zhanjie, Secretary General of the CPPA, referred to it as the “Golden Bridge” of knowledge transfer linking East and West honouring the best papers of the Plastic Pipes conference series.

Members Meeting 2013

PE100+ Association annual members meeting welcomes a new member and elects new Board and new President. The annual PE100+ Association member meeting on April 5, 2013 in Brussels welcomed the presence...

 Members meeting 2013
PE pipes seminars in MoroccoPE pipes seminars in Morocco

PE100+ Association held in June 2013, together with Aristegui Maquineria, the Spanish leading supplier of welding equipment for plastic pipes, technical l seminars with two major players of the water...

14 th Advisory Board Meeting14 th Advisory Board Meeting

PE Pipes for the third Millenium

Sino French Seminar in Chongqong, May 29-30th 2013 Sino French Seminar in Chongqong, May 29-30th 2013

In the spirit of promoting consistent quality at the highest level in the use of PE pipe systems while refraining from positioning them aggressively versus other plastic pipes, the PE100+ Association has been active in an important industry event in China in May 2013.

GPPA conference in ME,  May 28-29th 2013GPPA conference in ME, May 28-29th 2013

From May 28-29th, the Gulf Plastics Pipe Academy (GPPA) held their annual Spring Conference in Doha, Qatar, focusing on the 'Life Cycle, Repair and Maintenance of Plastic Pipe Systems' and 'The Role of Plastic Pipes in the Sustainability and Conservation of Resources'.

Exxova response

In early 2011 the well reputed UK Water Industry Research Limited (UKWIR) published a comprehensive report about the integrity of water supply systems made of PE in the United Kingdom.

The report was promoted to the interested public under the somewhat misleading heading "Did you know that up to 20% of PE electro fusion joints may well fail before they reach their design life time, according to failure data analysis?". This statement caused quite some concern and uncertainty with end users.

Consequently the PE100+ Association approached Exova (UK) who carried out the research work the report is based on and received a clarifying statement indicating that PE pipes have the lowest failure rate amongst all the different materials used in the construction of water mains

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Members of the Association

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