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The leaflet 10 reasons to choose PVC cables is now available on the website.
In a complex period like the one we are experiencing at a global level, the issue of cost control is crucial for any product at every stage of its life, from purchase to maintenance, up to disposal and recycling. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – the methodology evaluating the economic performance of materials – is considered the most effective method to...
  ‘PVC Upcycling’ is a pilot project aimed at recovering the PVC component of electrical cables coming from the decommissioning of energy plants (de-manufacturing) and at recycling it into products with a low environmental impact (re-manufacturing). Funded under the European Regional Development Fund (POR CALABRIA 2014-2020), the ‘PVC Upcycling’...
VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 771,313 tonnes of PVC in 2019 - more than 96% of the programme’s 2020 target. The PVC industry is well on track to meet VinylPlus’ ever more challenging recycling targets for 2025, in line with the Circular Economy and the ambition of the Circular...
PVC4Cables hosted yesterday in Berlin its second biennial conference with the theme In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems. Over 90 representatives of the European PVC cable industry debated the future of the sector, focusing in particular on research and development (R&D), sustainable development and market...
With just a little over three weeks to go, the 2nd PVC4Cables Conference has shaped up very well: an excellent venue, renowned speakers and moderators, a great programme and steadily growing number of participants. This one-day event will present and debate the state-of-the-art on PVC cables and their numerous technical and functional benefits for users...
2nd PVC4Cables conference: "In PVC cables we trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems"   Brussels, 19 September 2019 – With the theme In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems, PVC4Cables will host its second bi-annual conference in Berlin, Germany, on 7 November 2019. The...
A new PVC4Cables brochure supports professionals and specifiers with the necessary information to make the right choice in different building contexts, demonstrating the ability of PVC cables to meet the individual specifications of intended-use/fire-risk at competitive costs. In building and construction, choosing the right cable means combining technical...
On 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a transformative plan of action to address urgent global challenges over the following 15 years. Based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 associated targets, the agenda seeks not only to...
One of the objectives of the PVC4Cables platform is to promote the advantages of PVC cables at the most relevant events of the cable sector, and in particular the formulation developments and innovations that the PVC supply chain have developed over the years and will continue to develop. The Cable 2019 conference, which took place in Düsseldorf, Germany,...
Without wires and cables, our society, as we know it, would not exist. Electricity, electronics, transports, IT, home automation depend on cables, especially in our interconnected and digitalised society. Wires and cables are widely used to power countless appliances and electrical equipment. They are the largest application sector for flexible PVC in...
On 19 June 2018, the 1st Plenary Meeting of Partners of the PVC4Cables platform gathered in Milan, Italy, more than 30 delegates, in representation of the majority of the companies currently participating in the platform, either directly as individual companies or via European and National associations. The programme covered an update on the activities...
Brussels, 22 May 2018 - VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 639,648 tonnes of PVC within its framework last year. The 2017 results were presented at its 6th VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 in Madrid, Spain where the industry shared its latest sustainability achievements. This year’s...
Prof. Enrico Boccaleri of the Università del Piemonte Orientale (Italy) presented the work done with Marco Milanesio, Luca Palin, Giuseppe Rombolà and Gianluca Sarti on ‘Functional nano-additives for the modification of the properties of p-PVC for cable applications’ at Cables 2018, held in Cologne in March. Nanotechnologies represent an interesting...
Lyon, 27 October 2017 – PVC4Cables hosted yesterday its first conference ‘Sustainability, Innovation, Market: The new horizons of the PVC cables industry’ in Lyon, France, attracting more than 110 delegates from all over Europe. Focus of the Conference was the significant progress made by the PVC cables industry in terms of sustainability and...
Brussels, 5 September 2017 – PVC4Cables will host its first conference on 26 October 2017 in Lyon, France when hot topics, such as Construction Products Regulation and environmentally responsible innovation, will be debated at the one-day event. Discussion among selected country experts will centre on the technical and environmental performance of PVC...
During the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum we succeeded in developing strong relationships with many stakeholders, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the European Commission, EU Member States, specifiers, designers and architects. Capitalising on these solid results, we are pleased to announce the VinylPlus...
Brighton, 27 April 2017 – PVC4Cables has been launched today in Brighton, UK, at the PVC 2017 Conference. PVC4Cables is the new ECVM's platform dedicated to the PVC cables value chain. It brings together the producers of PVC resins, stabilisers and plasticisers, and it is open for participation by PVC compounders and PVC cables producers. PVC4Cables...
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