The Plastics Pipe Institute installed its new board of directors for 2015 at the trade association’s membership meeting in Irving, Texas.

Patrick Collings (Lanes Enterprises) was named chairman of the board, a two-year appointment. The board is filled out by David Fink (WL Plastics) as vice chairman, Michael Pluimer (Crossroads Engineering Services) as advisory council chair and Peter Zut (Krauss Maffei) as treasurer. The past chair is George Zagorski (Blue Diamond Industries).

 Collings, an engineer with several patents, has led Lane Enterprises through a steady growth for nearly a decade. “We look forward to Pat’s guidance and direction for PPI’s positive future and to ongoing broadening value for members, as well as enhanced benefits and service to our industry,” said Tony Radoszewski, president of PPI.