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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.

Industry Update
Susan Wade Dec 2017

3 Key Takeaways from 2017

This year, the vinyl industry focused on continuously improving the industry and its perception. Here are the 3 key takeaways we both learned and reaffirmed.

Industry Update
Susan Wade Nov 2017

Sustainability, Science-based Decision Making, and Other Takeaways from Vinyl360

The highlight of Vinyl360 was a conversation about the North American vinyl industry’s sustainable path forward. More topics included China's PVC production, the EPA's responsiveness, chlorine's benefits, and health and safety.