HPAC Magazine

Popular trainer makes a move to the Plastic Pipe Institute

Lance MacNevin has left his position in the manufacturing sector to take on a diverse role with industry association.

August 10, 2015   Doug Picklyk

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc., (PPI) recently announced that Lance MacNevin, P. Eng. has joined the association as director of engineering, building and construction (BCD) and conduit (CD) divisions. MacNevin, a 22-year industry veteran, will be responsible for each division’s technical, marketing, educational and industry outreach programs. He will also be PPI’s spokesperson in the building, construction, plumbing, communication and electrical sectors where products such as PEX and CPVC pipe and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit are used.

MacNevin, who is a contributor to HPAC magazine, will continue to be active within industry organizations where standards and codes are established and updated.

MacNevin joins PPI from REHAU where, most recently, he managed the REHAU Academy, the company’s training unit for contractors, engineers and architects. He was responsible for creating technical training programs for REHAU construction products used in heating, cooling, snow and ice melting, HVAC controls, plumbing, water service and geothermal systems. He was also REHAU’s Senior Codes and Standards Specialist, participating in the technical committees of ASME, ASTM, AWWA, CSA and NSF.

PPI is the major trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry and is dedicated to promoting plastics as the material of choice for pipe applications.

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