PPFA Processor Safety Award Winners

The Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association announces the Processor Safety and Recognition Award Winners, Arrow Adhesives Company and Charlotte Pipe & Foundry Company.

The Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA) has announced the winners of its Processor Safety Recognition Awards, based on 2019 data.


The winners are:

Arrow Adhesives Company

Arrow Adhesives, headquartered in Norcross, GA, is a specialized manufacturer of solvent cements and related products used to join plastic pipe and fittings. Arrow brand solvent cements are distributed worldwide.

Charlotte Pipe & Foundry Company

Charlotte Pipe, a trusted manufacturer of plumbing systems since 1901, is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte Pipe has seven plant locations across the United States which manufacturer products distributed around the world.


The safety award, based on OSHA lost work data, was established to elevate the importance of safety in the industry and to highlight PPFA member efforts to achieve safety excellence. Participation underscores for member companies the importance of safety to their own human resource goals. It also provides a body of data that, when coupled with PPFA’s Annual Safety Summit, can be used as a platform to help identify best safety practices in plastic pipe and fittings manufacturing. This exchange of ideas leads to exemplary safety experiences and provides benefits to the entire industry.