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Susan Wade

VP, Marketing & Communications

Susan Wade leads all of the Vinyl Institute’s marketing and communications efforts, and designs and implements strategies and tactics that enhance the public reputation of the vinyl resins industry. She as more than 20 years’ experience the corporate, agency and non-profit sectors developing and implementing award winning marketing and public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and trade and member associations.


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Susan Wade VP, Marketing & Communications

(202) 765-2296

State of the Union Address at the Capitol
Susan Wade Feb 2019

VI Comments on State of the Union Address

The Vinyl Institute’s Chairman, Dick Heinle released the following statement on tonight’s State of the Union address:    

PVC Pipe in Buy American Executive Order
Susan Wade Feb 2019

VI supports President Trump’s Executive Order to Strengthen “Buy American” Provision for PVC pipes

VI strongly supports President Trump's Executive Order to strengthen his 2017 "Buy American" provision - particularly as it relates to polyvinyl chloride pipes. 

Sustainability and your company's bottom line
Susan Wade Jan 2019

Sustainability and Your Company's Bottom Line

There is a green reward. That’s the key takeaway from Libby Bernick about the value of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities being undertaken by companies. In other words, sustainability isn’t just good for the planet—it’s also good for your bottom line.

import export legislation
Susan Wade Dec 2018

USMCA is a Win for US Businesses and American Workers

The Vinyl Institute strongly supports the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urges implementation.  

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.