Radius and Polypipe now part of Teppfa
TEPPFA welcomes Polypipe and Radius as new members. Left to right Tony Calton – General Manager TEPPFA, Glen Sabin - Managing Director Polypipe, Frederic Midy -Divisional CEO Aliaxis, Niels Rune Solgaard Nielsen - CEO Pipelife and TEPPFA President, Andy Taylor - CEO & Vice President Radius
Two major European plastic pipe companies have joined the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA). With this addition of the Radius Group and Polypipe Group of companies, TEPPFA will henceforth represent eleven European manufacturers of plastic pipe systems.
Tony Calton, General Manager of the Brussels based TEPPFA is delighted to welcome the two companies into the association: “As an organization, we are actively engaged in promoting the European plastic pipe industry and working constantly to promote technical standards and environmental sustainability. These two companies have a wide experience in the European market. We look forward to their participation in what has become a successful partnership between the producers of plastic pipe systems and the various national plastic pipe associations that make up our membership.”
The Radius Group is a global leader in the supply of underground pipeline infrastructure. With headquarters in Hilcote in the UK, it operates from 20 plants and exports to more than 50 countries worldwide. With an annual turnover of about EUR 1 billion, the company employs over 7,000 people.
One of the ten largest manufacturers in Europe, the Polypipe Group of companies operates from 16 facilities and manufactures over 20,000 product lines. Primary markets are UK, French and Irish building and construction with a presence in Italy and the Middle East. The Polypipe Group is based in Edington, UK.
TEPPFA was founded in 1991 and consists of 15 national associations together with now 11 companies across Europe manufacturing plastic pipe systems.
A TEPPFA FORUM is being organized on 13 – 14 March in the Hotel Le Plaza, Brussels. The forum is specifically designed to discuss market issues, Corporate Social Responsibility and plastic pipe solutions in Challenging Situations.
Further information: Claudia Topalli Tel.: + 32-2-736-24-06
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