Over 65% of all PVC consumption in Australia is in the building and infrastructure sectors. PVC is durable making it suitable for long-term applications such as PVC pipes and fittings, cable insulation, floor coverings, window profiles, cladding and roof membranes.
Other uses are in short to medium-term applications such as packaging, medical devices, toys, stationery, fashion and household products. PVC has been used in Australia for over 40 years. A number of performance advantages means PVC now replaces many traditional materials.
Markets for PVC Pipes in Australia include: