The Evolution of POLOPLAST Mechanical Pipes

The Evolution of POLOPLAST Mechanical Pipes

POLOPLAST America has only been serving the U.S. marketplace for a relatively short time. That doesn’t mean we’re a new company, however. Our history goes back more than 60 years to the nation of Austria, where our earliest plastic pipe innovators began working on new...
Where in North America Can POLOPLAST Products be Purchased?

Where in North America Can POLOPLAST Products be Purchased?

Although POLOPLAST has 60+ years of history ofcutting-edge piping design and performance across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other markets, we’re still relatively new to North America. Although we’re happy to meet all the contractors, engineers, brokers, and...
What is Thermal Fusion?

What is Thermal Fusion?

POLOPLAST America’s polypropylene (PP-R) piping and fittings have several significant advantages over more traditional, metallic pipes, but perhaps the biggest difference is in how our pipes and fittings are joined. No burn permits or open flames are needed to join...
From Austria to Texas: How POLOPLAST Became a Trusted Global Brand

From Austria to Texas: How POLOPLAST Became a Trusted Global Brand

In 2019, POLOPLAST America moved into our new headquarters in Houston, Texas. In addition to our corporate offices, this cutting-edge facility in the middle of the continent is also home to our piping system fabrication lab and training studios. Thanks to Texans’...
Can POLOPLAST PP-R Pipes Help Prevent Legionnaire’s Disease?

Can POLOPLAST PP-R Pipes Help Prevent Legionnaire’s Disease?

Corroded metal pipes are a serious issue facing the managers of America’s aging infrastructure. In addition to causing leaks and water contamination, corroded pipes can actually help encourage the growth of potentially deadly bacteria, including legionella. In Flint,...
What’s the Difference Between PP-R and PEX Plastic Pipes?

What’s the Difference Between PP-R and PEX Plastic Pipes?

At POLOPLAST America, we receive a lot of questions from customers about how our polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems compare to cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipes, and it’s always a topic we’re happy to discuss. Because PEX pipes and our PP-R pipes are both...