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Industry Update
Susan Wade Nov 2018

The Vinyl Institute Recognizes Leading Companies for Outstanding Health, Safety and Environmental Performance

VI announced recipients of its annual health, safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment at facilities throughout the United States and Canada. This year the VI recognized 37 facilities with 56 awards for outstanding performance.

Industry Update
Susan Wade Oct 2018

Vinyl Institute Welcomes Ned Monroe as President and CEO

The Vinyl Institute today announced that Ned Monroe, CAE will join the VI as President and CEO, replacing Dick Doyle who has announced his retirement for the end of 2018 after successfully leading the association over the past seven years.

Uncover facts about vinyl
Industry Update
Susan Wade Oct 2018

Vinyl Industry Uncovers the Facts in HBN’s Misleading Report about PVC

Health Building Nework (HBN) released its non-peer reviewed report about the vinyl industry last month, which is riddled with inaccuracies and misleading statements. Check out the latest Vinyl Verified post regarding the HBN’s misleading report about PVC.

Housing Construction
Industry Update
Susan Wade Aug 2018

These 4 Housing Headwinds Could Impact the Vinyl Industry

Jim Tobin, executive vice president and chief lobbyist at NAHB, provided an overview of the housing market and homed in on what he called the “4 headwinds” impacting the sector: lumber, lots, labor, and lending.

Industry Update
Susan Wade Jul 2018

VI Looks to Introduce Three Students to the Vinyl Industry

The Vinyl Institute is looking to award up to three students travel grants to the 2018 Vinyltec conference.

Industry Update
Susan Wade Apr 2018

Webinar: New Prop 65 Labeling Effective August 30, 2018. Are You Ready?

New Prop 65 labeling requirments will go into effect on August 30, 2018. The VI in collaboration with Keller and Heckman LLP are hosting a one-hour complimentary webinar on May 15th and June 7th to review the new amendments and discuss their impact on the vinyl industry.