The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), the major trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, installed its new board of directors for 2015 at the group’s recent annual membership meeting.
Patrick Collings of Lane Enterprises was named chairman of the board.
The board also includes David Fink of WL Plastics, vice chair; Michael Pluimer of Crossroads Engineering Services, advisory council chair; and Peter Zut of Krauss Maffei, treasurer.
Working with division chairs, the association’s president and legal counsel, this group governs the institute, overseeing its business.
An engineer by training who holds several patents, Mr Collings is also an accomplished businessman who is president and general manager of Lane Enterprises, and has led that company through steady growth for nearly a decade.
The chairs of the five PPI divisions participating on the board are: Building & Construction: Gary Morgan of Viega; Conduit: Michael Tribble of Southwire; Corrugated Plastic Pipe: Jeremy Duininck of Prinsco; Energy Piping Systems: Douglas Keller of LyondellBasell; and Municipal and Industrial: Lawrence Norris of Wolseley Industrial Group.