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THE POLY PODCAST

Join your colleagues in the industry as we learn together about the people behind the products of the HDPE industry. Coming to you on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Tracks

#26 Join Peter Dyke (PE Alliance) and Jimmy Dang (Oro Loma SD) as they discuss the rollout and adoption of HDPE in his medium sized wastewater system. Lots of details and performance related conversat
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
43:54 06/21/2022
#25 Dan Landy and Richard Kolasa interview PE Alliance Executive Director Peter Dyke
Join us for an hour long interview with Peter Dyke, Executive Director of the PE Alliance as he shares what is going on with the Association in 2022.Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
59:12 04/27/2022
#24 AMA Alliance Panel
Alliance engineer Dan Landy hosts this podcast that was originally produced as part of the Alliance's webinar program. The Ask Me Anything format is a great way for a panel to discuss key issues in the rollout of HDPE pipe for cities. On the podcast are Dan Landy, PEA engineer, Jim Hoffman resilience expert as questioners and Richard Kolasa WL Plastics engineer and Peter Dyke PEA. Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
66:31 03/24/2022
#23 PE Industry Leaders Talk Outlook 2022
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
52:42 12/27/2021
#22 Peter Dyke and Dan Landy discuss the latest PE Alliance capability and what to look for at the much anticipated PE Showcase '21.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
24:41 11/29/2021
#21 Poly Podcast explores typical HDPE Questions and Issues with expert panelists: Richard Kolasa, Alan Ambler and Doug Keller.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
69:39 10/07/2021
#20 The PE Alliance announces the latest edition of the Poly Podcast sponsored by WL Plastics. Ron Abbott of CP Chem talks with our Peter Dyke about plastic recycling and breakthrough technology his t
Imagine a future where plastic resin can be reformulated to pass as virgin so the possibilities for recycled plastics are endless. That future could be here soon.Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
38:12 09/07/2021
#19 Two of McElroy's leaders, Brett Stone and Vince King who share their insights of Innovation at McElroy Manufacturing and the future of butt fusion.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
67:10 06/09/2021
#18 Join Peter Dyke as he enjoys a lively conversation with trenchless HDPE legend, Andy Mayer. Andy has led the way for pipe bursting and HDD with HDPE for the last 20 years. After cutting his teeth
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
62:14 05/07/2021
#17 In a departure from the usual format, 3 marine related interview shorts combine to present how HDPE and marine applications come together to provide the same sort of benefits seen in pipelines. IS
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor WL Plastics.
56:59 04/27/2021
#16 Chip McElroy, President of McElroy Manufacturing and Peter Dyke sit down to discuss the evolution of HDPE resin, butt fusion equipment and how McElroy manages through the wild market swings.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
64:01 04/07/2021
#15 - Two veterans of HDPE use, Josh VanDiver runs the wastewater utility for Redding CA and shares significant use insights. The second guest is Holly Link, recently retired from Colorado Springs Ut
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
46:51 03/26/2021
#14 - The PE Alliance welcomes two veteran HDPE municipal users to the Podcast. Many lessons learned and interesting facts and stories from 2 engineers: Eric Shaffer (Duluth MN) and Richard Brand (Eas
The PE Alliance welcomes two veteran HDPE municipal users to the Podcast. Many lessons learned and interesting facts and stories from 2 engineers: Eric Shaffer (Duluth MN) and Richard Brand (East Windsor NJ). This session is a great way for the engineer or wary municipal staff member to learn about HDPE integration from two municipal staff members. 
47:14 03/05/2021
#13 - From his base in central Illinois, Core & Main's David Mosier is making an impact and has a unique perspective into what resonates in the Heartland.
Core & Main - One HDPE expert that has been making great progress in the municipal market development is Core & Main's David Mosier. From his base in central Illinois, David is making an impact and has a unique perspective into what resonates in the Heartland.Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
55:58 02/04/2021
#12 - The role of the engineer in specifying HDPE is crucial. Alan Ambler is one of those engineers and offers unique insights into the process that we go through. Join us as we get to know Alan bette
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
60:11 01/21/2021
#11 - David Fink, PPI president, sits down with Podcast host Peter Dyke for a conversation on all things HDPE, David's career, issues in the PE world and more.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
64:59 12/02/2020
#10 - Jimmy Kirchdorfer, CEO of ISCO Industries talks conception of the PE Alliance, PE market dynamics and the importance of shared vision.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
39:22 11/19/2020
#9 - Join Peter Dyke and WL Plastic's Dusty Langston (VP Engineering) as the two men discuss HDPE markets, the material science behind the resin, historic PE failure mechanisms and other interesting P
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
69:50 11/05/2020
#8 - Peter Dyke sits down with Mike James (ISCO) about large diameter HDPE projects and the growth of HDPE for use in transmission and raw water projects.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
49:57 10/21/2020
#7 - Engaging conversation with leading engineer... The Alliance hosts PE expert Stephen Boros (Pipeline Plastics) to get his perspective on pipe, the PE market and his work with PPI.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
49:49 10/07/2020
#6 - Collins Orton, pipe bursting legend and dynamic speaker, talks development of the revolutionary installation method.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
40:21 09/16/2020
#5 - Industry icon Harvey Svetlik talks Europe use, history of HDPE, his many experiences and what the future holds.
Harvey SvetlikHDPE ConsultantInventor of the "MJ Adapter"Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
65:54 09/02/2020
#4 - Engaging and super smart Tech Services Engineer Connor Bush (Performance Pipe) sits down with Peter Dyke to talk civil engineering and HDPE.
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
40:35 08/19/2020
#3 - A Leader from McElroy: Jim Johnston
Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
65:35 08/05/2020
#2 - Join Host Peter Dyke as he interviews MIT trained chemical engineer Doug Keller who shares his perspective on the 4710 resin, evolution of the various markets and what the future holds for advanc
Join Host Peter Dyke as he interviews MIT trained chemical engineer Doug Keller who shares his perspective on the 4710 resin, evolution of the various markets and what the future holds for advancements in the product. Thank you to our Poly Podcast sponsor Strongbridge.
52:57 07/22/2020
#1 - Peter Dyke interviews Richard Kolasa, an engineer with member WL Plastics. Richard is the Alliance's most prolific teacher of the Engineer's Talk and shares his unique and learned opinions about
Richard Kolasa (WL Plastics) talks with the PE Alliance's Peter Dyke about all things HDPE. Tune In!Thank you Strongbridge for sponsoring our first ever Poly Podcast.
80:55 07/08/2020