Polypropylene piping system
Aquatherm’s Greenpipe polypropylene-random (PP-R) piping system
Aquatherm’s Greenpipe polypropylene-random (PP-R) piping system is available in sizes up to 18 in. in diameter and is ideal for water mains and high-rise buildings. The new 18-in. Greenpipe features a standard dimension ratio 11 (SDR 11) wall thickness, which can deliver 4,000 to 6,000 gpm and provides a balance of strength and flow rate. Greenpipe can be directly buried in soil, sand, and other materials. Aquatherm’s natural R-value of 1—or more depending on pipe size and SDR—also delivers potential savings in terms of insulation and energy loss.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey