Gold and Silver Sparkle for Conference Sponsors

Jan 08, 2018

Organizers of PLASTIC PIPES XIX report that Gold level sponsorship of their Conference and Exhibition is now complete with the addition of McELROY and LyondellBasell.

Also announced is that SICA and Trelleborg have signed up to sponsor this international event at Silver Level. PPXIX will take place in Las Vegas, US at the Red Rock Resort on the 24 – 26 September 2018.

Announcing the sponsorship, Sarah Patterson, Chair of the PPXIX Organizing Committee, is delighted with the development. “McELROY based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is renowned in the global field of plastic pipe fusion technologies.” Patterson remarks. “Their innovative drive is exemplified by the design of new fusion machines and equipment to address job site productivity for the ever increasing range of pipe sizes produced in the world today.”

”LyondellBasell is a recognized producer of plastics throuhout the world.” says Patterson. “With headquarters in Houston, TX and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the company's key regions comprise the USA, Europe and the Middle East. LyondellBasell has played a key role in the commercial introduction of plastic pipe solutions for over 50 years. The scope and scale of their product systems embrace multiple markets and applications worldwide.”

As to the first announcement of Silver Level sponsors, Patterson explains: “The endorsements of SICA and Trelleborg are highly welcomed. The plastic pipe industry has become a mechanism enabling world economic growth since it delivers long term performance in the form of infrastructure investment.”

“SICA is an Italian producer of downstream equipment for plastic pipes and is headquartered in Alfonsine. Its product portfolio comprises haul-offs, saws, belling and packaging machines, automation and auxiliary equipment. With over 55 years of experience, SICA continues its strong drive to deliver value.”

Trelleborg Pipe Seals is part of the global Trelleborg Group and provides a wide choice of premium pipe, manhole and connector seals, as well as pipe renovation systems. Founded in 1905 and with a track record of over 100 years in polymer engineering, the Swedish based company has developed innovative solutions for improved seal integrity and performance.

“Perception is reality and the PPXIX sponsors are well positioned to present a prominent platform during the Las Vegas conference,” Patterson explains.

  • Main corporate sponsors for PLASTIC PIPES XIX in Las Vegas are Baerlocher and Rollepaal.
  • Gold level sponsors are McELROY, LyondellBasell, The Dow Chemical Company, S&B Technical Products Hultec USA and MOL.
  • Silver sponsors comprise SICA and Trelleborg.
  • IPAD corners will be sponsored by PVC4Pipes Association and PE100+Association.
  • Gala Dinner is sponsored by the European Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (TEPPFA).
  • NSF International will sponsor one of the conference coffee breaks.

Organizers of PLASTIC PIPES XIX are the Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA). PPCA has created a special LINKEDIN page accessible through:

Conference information about sponsorship, registration, submission of papers and exhibition facilities is posted on:


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