Member associations of the PPCA are the PE 100+ Association www.pe100plus.com, Plastics Pipe Institute www.plasticpipe.org and The European Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association www.teppfa.com represented by Hans Pierik, David Fink (Chairman) and Tony Calton (Vice Chairman and Treasurer) respectively, all as voting board members. In addition, Zoran Davidovski (PPXX Chairman) and Sarah Patterson (PPXX USA co-vice chair) are serving on the board as non-voting members. Each of the conferences is intended to be self financing and any profits from one event are re-invested in future conferences, educational tools or “spin-off” events. The mission statement of the PPCA is as follows:"PPCA is a global association dedicated to the ongoing creation and distribution of technical and application information on plastic pipes systems in order to educate and expand their safe, cost effective and sustainable use."
Founded in 1999, PE100+ Association is a global industry organization made of several PE manufacturers (today 13) whose objective is to promote consistent quality at the highest level in the production and the use of PE100 pipe material. Safety and quality play critical roles in PE pipe applications. In 1999, three leading PE manufacturers took the initiative to build up the Association to guarantee that pipe materials meet the highest possible requirements. By monitoring the most critical properties of enhanced requirements, PE 100+ Association is able to issue a “PE100+ Association Quality Materials List” on a regular basisPlastics Pipe Institute Inc.
The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) is the major trade association in North America representing all segments of the plastics piping industry. PPI’s mission is to enable the highest quality of life and preserve our natural resources through the advancement, acceptance, and use of plastic pipe systems. As an association, PPI provides a platform for the industry to share information, conduct research, and develop technical and educational content to meet the needs of various market segments served by plastics piping. PPI functions as The Voice of An Industry for our members. Members include pipe manufacturers, resin and additives suppliers, machinery manufacturers, distributors and testing and standards organizations.Teppfa
TEPPFA, founded in 1991, is the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association, consisting of 15 national associations together with 10 companies manufacturing plastic pipe systems across Europe.
Our mission is to:
* Promote high quality plastic pipe systems through standardization and quality marks
* Drive our industry to continuously improve its sustainable and environmental performance
* Develop key messages and communicate effectively across Europe on the benefits of plastic pipe systems
TEPPFA is the voice of the plastic pipes and fittings industry at EU level and actively contributes to the development of European policies.