Record results for Polypipe

by tubelinks on 08/23/2017 - 08:11 pm
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Polypipe, one of Europe’s biggest manufacturers of plastic pipe systems, reported record half year results but said it remains alert to uncertainties caused by the recent General Election and the Brexit negotiations.

The Doncaster-based firm said it is yet to see any impact, but it remains watchful. Chief executive David Hall said: "We haven't seen any impact on our market apart from cost inflation on imported materials. "We remain watchful of consumer sentiment, but housebuilding will carry on regardless. We think the majority of our markets are robust. "Looking ahea ...

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Wolverine Tube to reopen, bringing 25...

by tubelinks on 08/23/2017 - 05:24 pm
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Morgan County, Alabama, USA - Wolverine Tube Inc. plans to resume manufacturing at its plant in Morgan County after a nearly decade-long hiatus. Mark Brown, corporate engineering manager for Wolverine, said Wednesday the plant is slated to resume operations by the end of the year, this time manufacturing aluminum components instead of copper tube.

The move is expected to bring about 100 jobs to the plant on Market Street Northeast — just outside the Decatur city limits — by the end of 2018 and 250 jobs within three years, Brown said. Total payroll ...

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Thompson Pipe Group's Acquisition mea...

by tubelinks on 08/23/2017 - 04:57 pm
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A recent acquisition makes Thompson Pipe Group one of the largest and most diversified water, drainage and sanitary pipe resources in North America. 

When Thompson Pipe Group recently acquired the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of U.S. Pipe, previously a division of Forterra, it instantly became a major provider of pipe to the water, wastewater, power and industrial markets in North America. With manufacturing plants throughout the country, Thompson Pipe Group now offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio of open-cut and trenchless pressure and gravity pipe so ...

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Wells' Spiralling growth as tube firm...

by tubelinks on 08/17/2017 - 05:11 pm
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A TUBE manufacturer is celebrating half a century in business and continued growth.

Family-owned Wells Spiral Tubes Ltd has carried out extensive improvements and invested in new machinery at its Airedale Road, Keighley, base, and it is adding to its current 24-strong workforce.

Three new spiral tube machines have been installed at the Prospect Works site, where a new glass entrance has also been built and the yard doubled in size.

Wells makes spiral tubes, fabrications and associated fittings and distributes them across the UK and Europe. Its specialities include flue sy ...

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