Pressing technology has now been approved for use on CVNs (carrier vessel nuclear) Viega, the first press fitting system to meet the Navy’s rigorous testing requirements, announced that the company has received additional Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) approval for PCFs (press connect fittings) that can be used on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers. Viega was Read more

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced today that its Building & Construction Division (BCD) has elected Bill Melvin of Legend Valve (Auburn Hills, MI) as Division Chair and Jim Paschal of Aquatherm (Lindon, UT) as Vice Chair.  Melvin, who will also represent the division on the PPI Board of Directors for the next two Read more

Featuring first-of-its-kind technology in the U.S., the combined investment is over $16m for new equipment’ Viega is continuing its investments in North American manufacturing, installing equipment that is a first in North America for Viega. Viega is installing new MegaPress® Laser Welding and Smart Connect® machining in McPherson, Kansas that welds components together to make Read more

Huge Commercial Heating System Retrofit! The Hub is on the road in Missoula, Montana for five days to pipe up 1.2M Btu’s of hot water heating for a 45+n unit condo property. The Hub’s Eric Aune joins the Mickelson Plumbing crew for an intense but fun project in this episode of our ‘Hub On Read more

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) today announced the appointment of Jason McKinnon, director of engineering services, Viega, LLC (Broomfield, CO), as the chair of its Education Committee.  PPI is the major North American trade association representing the plastics pipe industry. “Our Education Committee,” stated David M. Fink, PPI president, “is counted on by the Read more