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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. 

California Prop 65 Labeling requirements
Industry Update
Susan Wade Apr 2018

NPE Education Session to Address New Prop 65 Labeling Requirements for Vinyl Products

Amendments to California Prop 65 go into effect on August 30, 2018. A complimentary education session presented by Keller and Heckman, LLP provides compounders, vinyl product manufacturers, distributors and importers attending NPE2018 with important information to help them nagivage the new Prop 65 labeling requirements.