PB-1 Piping Systems | News & Media

The Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) is an association of market leaders committed to the use of the thermoplastic material called Polybutene-1 (PB-1) for the manufacture of piping systems used in heating and plumbing installations worldwide. This website provides information regarding the performance, applications and useful supplier links for PB-1 piping products and polymers.

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LyondellBasell COVID-19 Response

PBPSA founder member LyondellBasell provides its corporate response to the COVID-19... more

John Guest | RWC COVID-19 Response

Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC), the owner of PBPSA member company, John Guest... more

Thermaflex Presenting at Plastic Pipes in Infrastructure 2020

PBPSA member Thermaflex will present at Session 3 of the... more

PB-1 Presented at Kunststoffrohr Tagung 2019

PBPSA founding member LyondellBasell presented at the... more

PB-1 Article in Gulf Construction

Underlining the high levels of construction currently occuring in the Middle East... more

Flexalen Specified for Tallest Building in Benelux

In the port city of Rotterdam, BAM Bouw en Techniek has... more

HakaGerodur at EGC 2019

PBPSA member company HakaGerodur AG will be exhibiting at the European Geothermal... more

Thermaflex to Present at COOL DH 2019

Thomas van den Groenendaal, Commercial Manager of PBPSA... more

Nueva Terrain Hosts Technical Visit from Egypt

As Nueva Terrain expands into new markets with its piping... more

Thermaflex and Armacell sign agreement

Luxembourg / Waalwijk, 3 April 2019 – Armacell, a... more

Nueva Terrain PB-1 Manuals

PBPSA member company Nueva Terrain offers a broad range of pipes and plumbing... more

JG Pipe Goes the Extra Length

Responding to customer demand, PBPSA member company John Guest with its JG Speedfit... more

LyondellBasell PB-1 Webinar

On March 7, 2019 PBPSA member LyondellBasell, presented a Webinar: Benefits of... more

Visit HakaGerodur at ISH

PBPSA Member HakaGerodur is pleased to announce the company will be participating at... more

Technical Visit to Nueva Terrain

Following the company's policy of providing technical support to our clients,... more

Nueva Terrain Website in English

PBPSA Member Nueva Terrain is pleased to announce that their new corporate website,... more

New Website for Nueva Terrain

PBPSA member Nueva Terrain recently launched a new corporate website offering a... more

New Ownership for John Guest

On June 15, 2018 Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited (“RWC”)... more

Speedfit Awarded BMJ "Best Plumbing Brand"

PBPSA member John Guest, a global market leader in... more

John Guest Doubles Guarantee on Speedfit

When it comes to product confidence, John Guest has always... more

A New Sustainable Eco-village

Just south of Copenhagen in Karise Denmark, Permatopia, a bold and visionary... more

PBPSA Members Exhibited at Fakuma 2017

PBPSA members HakaGerodur and LyondellBasell exhibited at... more

HakaGerodur Innovation Award

PBPSA congratulates member company HakaGerodur AG which was awarded as one of the... more

New CEO and Shareholder for Thermaflex

Nimbus Investments from Zeist, the Netherlands, have... more

Thermaflex at SusTEM 2017

Christian Engel, Business Development - District Heating & Cooling for PBPSA... more

District Energy Climate Awards

Energy is vital to the functioning of our societies. We need solutions that make it... more

Thermaflex at Euroheat & Power Congress – Glasgow

PBPSA member company Thermaflex attended the Euroheat... more

Thermaflex Shows at Ecobuild

PBPSA member Thermaflex exhibited at Ecobuild 2017, and along with its certified... more

Thermaflex at Münchner Kunststoffrohrtage

Christian Engel, Business Development Director, District... more

Harmonizing Comfort, Capital and Environment

A healthy and cool indoor climate, it is a basic living... more

JG Speedfit a Full BMF Member

JG Speedfit, the world leading manufacturer for push-fit fittings, has been awarded... more

Best for the World Environment

PBPSA member Thermaflex (North West Europe), the innovator and manufacturer of... more

Sustainable Energy for All

In September 2011, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched Sustainable Energy... more

Nueva Terrain PB-1 Manual

A technical document covering all aspects of PB-1 piping capabilities and... more

PBPSA welcomes Nueva Terrain

PBPSA warmly welcomes Nueva Terrain S.L. as our latest member company. PBPSA members... more

The Brightest! The Greenest!

Thermaflex invites: The Brightest! The Greenest! Want to connect with... more

A plastic push-fit revolution

The invention of the push-fit fitting is driven by the demand for faster and easier... more

Sustainability at John Guest

As the heating industry strives to minimise its impact on the environment, PBPSA... more

PBPSA welcomes John Guest

PBPSA extends a warm welcome to John Guest Ltd. as our latest member company. All... more