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What is PE100+ Association

Promoting usage of HDPE piping & trust in high quality PE materials
 

Way of working and members of PE100+ Association

  • Founded on 24th February, 1999 by Borealis, Elenac and Solvay.
  • Truly international membership currently comprising 15 member companies: Borealis, Borouge, INEOS O&P, IRPC, Kazanorgsintez PJSC, Korea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD, LyondellBasell, PetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical Company, Prime Polymer, SABIC, SCG & Thai Polyethylene, Sinopec, and Tasnee. 
  • Supported by an Advisory Committee of non-affiliated independent experts
  • Works closely with other trade associations

Aims of PE100+ Association

  • Assuring consistent quality at the highest level in the production and application of PE 100+ pipe materials
  • Establishing a PE100+ logo accessible by any producer of PE pipe materials meeting the enhanced requirements of the Association
  • Promoting usage of PE piping systems in general
  • Focus towards end-users with more information support
  • Creating trust in high quality PE materials globally

Members of the Association

BOREALISBOROUGEFormosa Plastics CorporationHanwha TotalEnergiesINEOS O&PIRPCKazanorgsintez PJSCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD (KPIC)LyondellBasellPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE

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