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Manufacturing as the backbone to economic recovery
03 June 2013

Manufacturing as the backbone to economic recovery

The PVC industry is capable of helping Europe overcome the current economic crisis and achieve the competitiveness goals set by the EU for 2020. Particiapants at the Vinyl Sustainability Forum 201...
Over 360,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in Europe in 2012
29 April 2013

Over 360,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in Europe in 2012

VinylPlus registered a record 362,076 tonnes of PVC recycled last year, keeping it on track to meet the challenge of recycling 800,000 tonnes per year by 2020. A more comprehensive and wider scope for...
Newcomer interview with Geir Vegsund, H-Produkter AS
12 February 2013

Newcomer interview with Geir Vegsund, H-Produkter AS

Why did your company decide to join VinylPlus? PVC windows keep increasing their market share in Norway. Over the last two years we have more than doubled our production capacity. With more than 20 y...
Sustainable construction using PVC, a perfect match
06 February 2013

Sustainable construction using PVC, a perfect match

Recent estimates indicate that the building and construction (B&C) sector is responsible for about 40% of the European Union’s (EU) total energy consumption, representing 40% of the global CO2 ...
Newcomer interview with Marino Uberti, Alfatherm
26 November 2012

Newcomer interview with Marino Uberti, Alfatherm

Why did your company decide to join VinylPlus? For Alfatherm there was first a corporate reason. As part of the PVC industry and member of different national and international sectorial associations...
Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop
07 November 2012

Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop

For the industry at large, it implies a radical change in its modus operandi bringing about a continuous quest for improvements in the way its resources are obtained and transformed. Companies have to...
Innovation: a key priority for the sustainable PVC future
21 August 2012

Innovation: a key priority for the sustainable PVC future

Innovation, in all its shapes and forms, will be a key driver for the evolution of the PVC industry in the next decade: innovative thinking and creative solutions, more investment in research and deve...
Partnerships Forum debates on The Future We Want at Rio+20
29 June 2012

Partnerships Forum debates on The Future We Want at Rio+20

During these three days, VinylPlus participated in a number of forums and debates on the role of partnerships where the progress made by the European PVC industry was showcased. Below some of the m...
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