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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’...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
POLOPLAST America is extremely proud to bring German-made polypropylene (PP-R) solutions to the North American marketplace. Not only because we’re excited to revolutionize the way engineers, contractors, and building owners spend their time and money on building...read more
It’s an uncomfortable truth: The skilled trades are facing a labor shortage in the United States. Between Baby Boomers retiring, construction workers who found new fields after the real-estate bubble burst, and the slow trickle of new students entering PHVACR trade...read more
Sustainability is one of the core attributes of POLOPLAST America’s polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems, and we take pride in our eco-friendly products. Many traditional piping materials, including steel and copper, can leach chemicals into drinking water, which can...read more
Polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems are known for their purity and durability, lasting up to 60 years or more of regular usage with virtually no maintenance required. Unfortunately, some PP-R piping systems are vulnerable to ultraviolet (UV) degradation, which means...read more
POLOPLAST America knows that there are concerns from some consumers about the possibility of chemical leaching from plastic pipes. Water transported by some plastic piping materials, such as PEX, has been subjected to laboratory testing that found trace amounts of...read more
Looking for a piping system that’s built to last? Look no further. POLOPLAST America’s piping systems won’t wear out, corrode, or crumble after installation even after decades of regular use—now that’s PURE PROGRESS. It’s easy to think of plastic as being...read more
Metallic piping systems have been the industry standard in the United States for generations. Galvanized iron, steel, copper, and other materials have served builders and contractors well over many years. But technology and innovation push us forward every day, and...read more