Saint-Gobain Process Systems Launches New Website

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has launched a new website for its Process Systems business unit: The site provides comprehensive market and application information along with useful advanced search tools. - June 21, 2012 - Saint-Gobain Process Systems

Polypropylene Tubing from NewAge(R) Industries – A Viable Substitute for Fluoropolymer Tubing During a Time of Shortages

Fluoropolymer tubing has been in short supply this year due to a shortage of raw materials. Other tubing materials – most notably polypropylene – offer an alternative to fluoropolymer. Substitution depends on each application’s requirements, but NewAge Industries’ Prolite(R) polypropylene tubing shares several performance characteristics with fluoropolymer including chemical and corrosion resistance and low surface friction. - June 08, 2012 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Nu Flow Benelux Completed 200th Job

Nu Flow Benelux hit the ground running. Less than two years after their first job, the family- owned Nu Flow international partner celebrated its 200th completed job and has established itself as one of the pipe lining leaders in the Benelux area in Europe. This Nu Flow success story is an example of dominance and effectiveness of Nu Flow’s in-place technology in the worldwide market. - May 13, 2012 - Nu Flow

Nu Flow Welcomes 50th Global Partner

Nu Flow, the world’s leading inside infrastructure corporation, announced today that they have signed their 50th global partner, in addition to their hundreds of North American licensees. This means Nu Flow’s epoxy coatings and/or structural liners will be available to rehabilitate various water, drain and mechanical systems without disruption in 5 of 7 continents including, North America, Australia, Europe, Asia and Africa. - May 13, 2012 - Nu Flow

Expanded Plastic Tubing & Hose Buying Guide from NewAge(R) Industries Now Available; Prompts Readers to Investigate Details Regarding Selection

“The Top 20 Tubing and Hose Buying Tips” gives readers advice for the tubing and reinforced hose selection process. Its purpose is to help engineers and purchasing agents avoid buying errors and order returns. The original brochure contained twelve buying tips and has now been expanded to twenty, covering additional subjects such as indoor and outdoor use, moisture related factors, flammability, and surface characteristics. The guide is complimentary. - May 02, 2012 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

AdvantaPure(R) to Spotlight Molded Components & Single Use Items at Spring 2012 Trade Shows; Schedule Includes Pharmaceutical & Bioprocess Events

High purity tubing manufacturer AdvantaPure will exhibit its single use products and molded components for the pharmaceutical and bioprocess industries at two upcoming events, Interphex and the Single Use Applications Conference. AdvantaPure will highlight single use tubing of silicone and TPE and molded fitting connections. When combined into a manifold assembly, the products help reduce leaks associated with barbed-style fittings that can lead to wasted batches of costly pharmaceuticals. - April 28, 2012 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Nu Flow San Diego Relocated to Bigger Property to Accommodate Growth

Nu Flow’s San Diego office and corporate headquarters recently moved to a larger lot to accommodate the extensive growth of the company. Located half of a mile down the street, the new office is 3,550 square feet bigger than the old building and is two stories tall. The new warehouse is... - April 21, 2012 - Nu Flow

Delery, Lundy Honored by ACPA for Lifetime Achievement

Top individual honors presented at American Concrete Pipe Association's annual convention. - April 21, 2012 - American Concrete Pipe Association

2012 ACPA Pipe School Sets Attendance Record

Industry gathering praised for world-class training, DOT and peer interaction, and new product demos. - April 04, 2012 - American Concrete Pipe Association

ACPA Recognizes Safest Concrete Pipe Plants

Exemplary safety performance earns prestigious awards for plants across North America. - March 28, 2012 - American Concrete Pipe Association

The New AdvantaTube(TM) Sealer & Sterile Welder Available Now from AdvantaPure(R); Manufactured to Seal & Weld AdvantaFlex(R) Biopharmaceutical Grade Tubing

Specially developed for the biopharmaceutical industry, the AdvantaTube Sterile Welder and the AdvantaTube Sealer are now offered by AdvantaPure. The units are programmed to weld and seal the company’s AdvantaFlex biopharmaceutical grade TPE tubing and were added to the product line due to customer requests. The ability to seal and weld tubing in a biopharmaceutical process is an important function, and not all tubing materials possess the capability to be welded and sealed. - March 07, 2012 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

In the Face of Limited Nylon Tubing Supplies and Worldwide Demand Outpacing Inventories, NewAge(R) Industries Possesses Abundant Stock

While many suppliers of nylon-12 tubing have struggled with raw material shortages, NewAge Industries has been able to source the product and stock up. The material was in limited supply due to several reasons – oil, the renewable energy market, and the cabling industry – that affected worldwide inventories. NewAge worked with its partners to secure more-than-adequate supplies of nylon-12 tubing, which is used for a variety of fluid and air applications. - February 26, 2012 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

2012 ACPA Pipe School Swings for the Fences

Pipe industry to gather in Orlando for “Spring Training,” including plant tours, high-tech demos, DOT panel discussion and more. - February 01, 2012 - American Concrete Pipe Association

Concrete Pipe Rated Most Durable by DOTs, Specifiers

ACPA survey of key pipe customers also rates concrete as easiest to design, specify. - January 11, 2012 - American Concrete Pipe Association

AdvantaFlex(R) TPE from AdvantaPure(R) Now Available as Molded Components; Ideal for Simple Molded Manifold Assemblies for Sampling & Batch Fill Applications

Previously available only in tubing form, AdvantaFlex thermoplastic elastomer is now offered as molded components for biopharmaceutical manifold assembly applications. Wyes (Y), tees (T), cross (X) connectors, and reducer connectors, as well as sanitary ends and container closures, allow for single resin validation and one material contact surface. AdvantaFlex molded assemblies eliminate most barbed fitting connections and their leak potential while they provide an alternative to silicone. - December 02, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

NewAge(R) Industries’ Employees Walk for Charity; Team Members Help Others & End Up Helping Themselves in the Process

Three of NewAge Industries’ team member committees – ESOP, Wellness, and Helping Hands – worked together to help those in need. Three charities benefited from the employees’ efforts, and employees became healthier themselves by literally walking an extra mile. The team wore pedometers during October and made charitable donations upon reaching milestones of five and then ten million steps collectively. The group also held a clothing drive and is now working on a food drive and Toys for Tots. - November 25, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Nylobrade(R), NewAge(R) Industries’ Signature Plastic Hose, Celebrates 55 Years of Service; Primary Applications Remain Fluid & Air Transfer

NewAge Industries proudly notes the 55th anniversary of its first plastic hose, Nylobrade. The product was introduced to the U.S. in 1956 and is still used today for air, gas, and fluid transfer in industries such as chemical, food and beverage, OEM, appliance, and even toy and spa. Nylobrade holds NSF certification for food equipment (NSF 51) and potable water (NSF 61). The hose is manufactured in the U.S. from non-toxic ingredients that conform to FDA and USP Class VI standards. - November 18, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

NewAge(R) Industries Extends Its Excellent Product Quality Rating to Seven Straight Years; Results in Fewer Product Rejections & Problems for Customers

Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has now held a product quality rating of 99.7% or better for seven consecutive years. The company’s quality assurance procedures are aimed at reducing problems and rework for customers. NewAge commits a significant number of its team members to its quality department in order to maintain high quality product standards and lessen failures, rejections and returns. - October 15, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

ACPA Launches More Robust, User-Friendly Website

Industry-specific hub offers wealth of technical data, links and valuable content. - October 12, 2011 - American Concrete Pipe Association

AdvantaPure(R) to Highlight Single Use Systems & Leak-Proof Molded Components at Fall 2011 Pharmaceutical & Bioprocess Trade Shows

High purity tubing manufacturer AdvantaPure will exhibit at five trade shows this fall to showcase its single use systems and components for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess industries. Shows include Interphex Puerto Rico and the ISPE Annual Meeting where AdvantaPure will have product solutions on hand for fluid processing applications. Single use system materials include platinum-cured silicone and AdvantaFlex(R) biopharmaceutical grade TPE. - September 30, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

AdvantaPure(R) Now Offers Hose Fittings of Stainless Steel, Molded Silicone, & Other Sanitary Materials for Pharmaceutical, Biologics and Chemical Fluid Flow Applications

Five fitting materials are now available from AdvantaPure for secure connections involving high purity fluid transfer. Supplied attached to tubing or reinforced hose, the fittings give customers a choice for optimal performance in various applications. Stainless steel, silicone, TPE, Hytrel(R), and polypropylene options offer features such as smooth finishes for unobstructed flow, chemical resistance, and use with a wide range of temperatures. - August 25, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Versatile Use of Concrete Pipe, Boxes Draws National Acclaim from ACPA

Minnesota highway project recognized with prestigious ACPA Project Achievement Award. - August 20, 2011 - American Concrete Pipe Association

Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing from NewAge(R) Industries Offers Purity for Fluid Transfer; Well Suited for Medical, Pharmaceutical, & Food Applications

Silcon(R) Med-X tubing is manufactured from platinum-cured silicone for purity in critical fluid flow applications such as pharmaceutical, medical, surgical, food and beverage. The tubing is extremely flexible and will not support bacteria growth. Silcon Med-X does not contain plasticizers, offers the fewest number of extractables, and meets USP Class VI requirements. - July 14, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Hose Identification Solutions from AdvantaPure(R) Help Reduce Errors; New Identification Methods Provide Customers with More Choices

AdvantaPure now offers ten ways to identify hoses used in pharmaceutical and other critical process applications. Identification helps increase hose connection accuracy. Options include various uses of colors, printing directly on the hose, protected labels, laser-etched metal components, and electronic methods. - June 23, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

NewAge(R) Industries Lights Up Rooftop with Largest Solar Array in Bucks County, Pa.; Congressman Fitzpatrick Praises Company’s Successes

Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries installed a one megawatt rooftop solar panel system and hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 8, 2011. The system – the sixth largest of its type in Pennsylvania – is now in operation and provides 50 percent of the company’s energy needs. It is, to date, NewAge’s most challenging green initiative. In attendance was U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-8) who said, “You’re demonstrating an example a lot of other manufacturing organizations should take a look at.” - June 12, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Nylobrade(R) PVC Hose Gains NSF-51 and NSF-61 Certification – Conforms to Standards for Use with Potable Water & Food Equipment Materials

NewAge Industries’ Nylobrade reinforced PVC hose is now certified by the National Sanitation Foundation for use in drinking water and food processing applications such as vending machinery, beverage transfer, kitchen appliances, medical devices, marine equipment, and recreational vehicles. Nylobrade offers a smooth surface for unobstructed flow and is stocked in thin, standard, and heavy wall thicknesses. - May 20, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Push-to-Connect Fittings in Two Materials - Acetal & Brass - Now Available from NewAge(R) Industries

Easy-to-use Newloc(R) push-to-connect fittings provide instant, leak-proof connections to rigid and semi-rigid plastic tubing. They save time over the assembly of connections such as barbed fittings and clamps. Applications include food and beverage transfer, pneumatics, robotics and instrumentation, potable water, chemical lines, and more. Newloc fittings require no tools for installation and may be disconnected and reused. - March 10, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

At New Florida Marlins Ballpark, Firespray's Innovative Ductwork Solution Saves Time, Space and Cost

An innovative fire-rated ductwork solution from Firespray International has saved time, cost and space for the state-of-the-art Florida Marlins Ballpark in Miami. Fast-track installation of over 100,000 square feet of Firespray’s Flamebar BW11 fire-rated smoke exhaust and stair... - March 06, 2011 - Firespray International

AdvantaPure(R) to Feature Single Use Systems at Spring Trade Show Appearances—Events Include Interphex and the PDA Meeting

AdvantaPure will exhibit its high purity tubing, manifolds, and disposable fluid processing systems at five pharmaceutical industry shows this spring. In addition to Interphex and the annual PDA Meeting, AdvantaPure will appear at Single Use Systems 2011 and two ISPE events. All five appearances give customers and prospects one-on-one contact with AdvantaPure’s engineers and the opportunity to discuss their single use and fluid transfer applications. - February 10, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Co-Extruded Plastic Tubing from NewAge(R) Industries Offers Cleanliness Along with Flexibility—Combines the Useful Properties of Two Materials

Polyethylene-lined EVA tubing offers the functionality and cleanliness of polyethylene with the flexibility of EVA for applications such as food and beverage processing, fluid feeds and drains, chemical transfer, and appliance components. The tubing is manufactured by producing the polyethylene, or PE, layer and then extruding the flexible EVA cover around the PE. It results in permanently-fused, flexible, translucent tubing that resists many chemicals and gases, plus moisture. - February 02, 2011 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Nu Flow Potable 7000 System Receives PMG Listing

PMG Listing No. 1020 from ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) - January 15, 2011 - Nu Flow

Overmolded Tri-Clamp(R) Ends from AdvantaPure(R) Reduce Risks Associated with Barb-Style Fittings and Provide an Alternative to Silicone

New Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends from AdvantaPure offer an option for sanitary connections with PVC, TPE, and TPR tubing. They cost less than silicone versions and are well suited for pharmaceutical, medical, surgical, food, and beverage applications. Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends reduce the entrapment risks associated with barb-style fittings. The ends are attached to tubing thermally and without the use of leachable adhesives. - December 15, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

NewAge(R) Welcomes Michael Allard as Global Distribution Sales Manager for Its Tubing Products

Allard will manage the distributor network for NewAge Industries’ industrial plastics and AdvantaPure(R) high purity tubing and hose products. Allard brings years of sales and management experience to the company. His background includes involvement in the industrial, biopharmaceutical, and semiconductor markets. Allard will also manage the company’s New England sales region, represent the company at trade shows, and be involved with various industry associations. - December 02, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Platinum Cured Silicone Tubing from AdvantaPure(R) Now Stocked in 49 Sizes from 0.03” to 1” I.D.

AdvantaPure now offers its APST silicone tubing in nearly 50 sizes for use in pharmaceutical, biotech, biomedical, chemical, food, and beverage applications. The wide range of sizes addresses requirements for multiple fluid transfer uses. APST is extremely flexible, contains no animal-derived ingredients, and offers a temperature range of -100°F to 400°F (-73°C to 204°C). The tubing meets standards for organizations such as USP, FDA, ISO, 3-A, and European Pharmacopoeia. - October 27, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

ACPA Says HDPE Pipe Failure at Texas Fish Hatchery Offers Costly Lessons

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) recently learned a very costly lesson when it was forced to replace two miles of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe with reinforced concrete pipe (RCP), after portions of the plastic drainage system collapsed at the new John D. Parker East Texas Fish Hatchery near Jasper. - September 30, 2010 - American Concrete Pipe Association

NewAge(R) Industries to Go Solar with Rooftop Solar Panel Array; Will Produce 50% of Energy Needs

Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries will have 4000 solar panels installed on its roof that will generate more than 50 percent of its electricity requirements. The company received state and federal grants to help fund the project, which should be completed during the first quarter of 2011. The rooftop array will produce one megawatt of electricity and help NewAge pursue green initiatives. - September 23, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

NewAge(R) Industries Welcomes Bill Keiser as Director of Quality; Brings Extensive Knowledge & Experience

Keiser brings nearly 30 years experience in the field of quality to the plastic tubing manufacturer, which serves both industrial and clean-application industries. He is involved with both the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and ASTM (American Society for Testing of Materials) at the committee level. Keiser’s credentials and knowledge will help all NewAge’s team members maintain the company’s high level of product quality. - August 26, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

AdvantaPure(R)’s BioPharm Tubing & Single Use Systems to be Featured at Upcoming Fall Shows

AdvantaPure will exhibit its high purity pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products at three industry trade shows this fall. AdvantaFlex(R) biopharm tubing and molded, Class VI silicone, single use systems will be the focus. Other items include silicone container closures and manifold identification solutions. - August 12, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Hot Bond(R) from NewAge(R) Industries Eliminates Cumbersome Bundles of Tubing & Saves Money

Tubing bonded with heat, not adhesives, helps customers save time and money on installations by eliminating multiple line routing. Hot Bonded tubing also saves space over bundles, shows a professional appearance, and offers easier line traceability for quick troubleshooting. Four bonding styles are available: permanent, strippable, skip, and tubing bonded to electrical wire. - July 23, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Credit Valley Hospital Takes Innovative Approach with Firespray International Ductwork

Firespray International has supplied an innovative fire-rated ductwork solution that saved space, time and cost in constructing new laboratory space and operating rooms at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. - July 21, 2010 - Firespray International

NewAge(R) Industries Once Again Honored as Finalist in "Top Small Company Workplaces" Contest

For the second year in a row, the plastic tubing manufacturer was selected as a finalist in a competition sponsored by Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces(TM). NewAge was one of 40 finalist companies chosen from over 500 entrants. A national panel of experts in leadership noted that NewAge does not stand still with its product line. It continues to innovate and adapt to its customers' needs, and that contributes to its 56-year history of success. - June 30, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

AdvantaPure(R) Expands Its Silicone Molding Operations — Again — to Increase Product Output

The high-purity products group of NewAge Industries, AdvantaPure, expanded its operations in 2008 and recently did so again to meet the demand for its single use systems and molded components used in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production. AdvantaPure converted existing space into cleanrooms for the manufacture of silicone manifolds and container closures. Former office space at the company’s headquarters outside Philadelphia, PA, is also undergoing conversion. - June 11, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

PVC Tubing Lined with Hytrel(R) Combines the Properties of Two Durable Materials

Hytrel-lined PVC tubing from NewAge(R) Industries satisfies different performance requirements for the interior and exterior of a tube. It’s flexible, durable, and suitable for both food and industrial applications. The Hytrel lining is odorless and tasteless and offers low permeability. The PVC jacket resists abrasion, shock, and U.V. while it insulates the tubing from electronic interference. NewAge stocks Hytrel-lined PVC tubing for immediate or JIT shipment. - June 10, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Interphex 2010 Proves Successful for Single Use Systems Manufacturer AdvantaPure

Attendees at Interphex 2010, held last month in New York City, showed interest in AdvantaPure’s single use systems for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The company’s tubing, hose, and identification solutions also drew interest. Attendees asked many questions about how AdvantaPure’s new products could increase speed and efficiency in their drug and vaccine production processes. - May 27, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Accu-Strap LLC Offers One Year Limited Warranty on All Accu-Strap PVC Tank Gauging Products

Enhanced precision, increased repeatability, extended product lifespan and now, to top it off, Accu-Strap LLC offers a one year limited warranty on all Accu-Strap PVC Tank Gauging Products. Accu-Strap LLC Owner/CEO Cory Gahley first brought his company and its “Unbreakable” Tank... - May 06, 2010 - Accu-Strap LLC

Heavy Duty Cam Operated Couplings Available in Four Materials—Options for Both Industrial & Food Use

Cam and groove fittings are now offered by NewAge Industries in four materials: nylon, industrial-grade polypropylene, food-grade polypropylene, and PVDF. A significant advantage over metal counterparts is their lighter weight. The couplings also provide benefits such as high impact strength and resistance to acids and solvents. NewAge’s cam operated couplings are stocked in sizes up to 4” and in several common styles. - March 12, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

AdvantaPure(R) to Feature Products for Manifold Identification & Container Sealing at PDA Meeting

AdvantaPure will showcase its DocuLink(TM) silicone manifold identification method, BioClosure(TM) Systems high purity container closures, and AdvantaFlex(TM) biopharmaceutical grade tubing during the exhibition portion of the meeting. The three products are the company’s latest advances for pharmaceutical manufacturing and bioprocess applications. - February 26, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Raymond Baker, Founder of NewAge(R) Industries, Remembered

NewAge Industries announces the passing of Raymond E. Baker, its founder. Baker started the company in 1954. He imported hardness testing equipment and PVC hose from Europe and grew the company into a multi-million dollar business. Today NewAge is owned by his son Ken and concentrates on plastic tubing and hose, fittings and clamps, and, with its AdvantaPure(R) product line, solutions for high purity fluid processing. - February 06, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

BioClosure(TM) Systems from AdvantaPure(R) Offer Secure Seals for Pharma, Biotech, & Lab Uses

BioClosure Systems are suitable for repeated or single use and work with flexible container systems, laboratory bottles and apparatus, and sampling and storage receptacles of glass, plastic, or metal. They provide purity and a secure environment for critical processes. BioClosure Systems reduce contamination and costs associated with cleaning and validations. - January 31, 2010 - NewAge Industries, Inc.

Joe Vincenti Joins Firespray International

Joe Vincenti has joined Firespray International as vice president for the company’s North American operations. He will lead U.S. and Canadian market expansion for Firespray International, a world leader in the design and manufacture of fire resistant ductwork systems for commercial buildings under the highly successful Flamebar BW11 brand. - January 25, 2010 - Firespray International

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