Welcome the Vice President of Sustainability and Industry Affairs
The Vinyl Institute welcomes Cristian Barcan as our new Vice President of Sustainability and Industry Affairs. Cristian is responsible for leading the organization’s overall campaign to advance the vinyl industry’s sustainability commitment and progress.
Why PVC Pipe Is the Right Fit for Municipal Water Systems
No corrosion, few water main breaks, and a life expectancy of 100+ years. There are a number of key reasons that municipalities are replacing their aging iron pipes with PVC pipes.
Isn't it time your water district gave PVC pipes a second look?
Industry Reach & Impact
The Vinyl Institute advocates for vinyl industry priorities in the federal,
state and local legislative process, and with regulatory agencies and
codes and standards affecting the industry. Industry issues include
water infrastructure, chemical regulation reform, and international trade.
Check out the host of education programs provided by the Vinyl Institute and associated vinyl industry associations and companies.
Architects & Designers
Obtain continuing education credits.
Product Marketers & Sales
Learn more about vinyl technology.
Learn about vinyl programs and sponsorships.
Check out our resources.
Vinyl is the world’s most versatile plastic that brings safe,
versatile, durable, and efficient products to people in their
home and throughout communities.
Learn about how vinyl works hard to make your life easier every day
Learn why vinyl is often referred to as the "infrastructure plastic"
Learn about the sectors that use 15 billion pounds of PVC resin produced annually
Learn about vinyl's implications on future generations
Learn about the robust recycling market and get an up-to-date director of recyclers
Explore Our Resources
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See charts, diagrams and infographics about vinyl.
Get detailed, science-based technical information about vinyl and vinyl manufacturing.
See how architects and designers use vinyl applications in design projects.