CPV Ltd is a leading UK manufacturer of specialist engineering pipe systems for industrial and building-related applications. Founded in 1948, the company has established a world-class reputation for its innovative range of products, including corrosion-resistant pipe solutions and pre-insulated pipe systems for district heating and cooling applications. It’s hard to believe that the best part of seven decades has passed since our company was founded by my father back in 1948. It was the year that saw London host the Olympic Games for the second time, the first British aeroplane broke the sound barrier and, the equally celebrated and derided organisation, British Railways was created. The world has changed immeasurably in the years that have ensued and the Chemical Pipe and Vessel Company, as it was known back in the early days, has itself experienced its fair share of change.
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- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Pipes and Piping
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- $1,000,000 US - $10,000,000 US
However, some things have remained the same, namely, our guiding principles and the ethos that have helped CPV to become a world-class manufacturer of engineering pipework solutions for a wide array of applications, including corrosion-resistant pipe solutions and pre-insulated pipe systems for district heating applications.
CPV was a pioneer in the development of thermoplastic pipe systems and, to this day, we are still committed to driving forward innovation in products, services and manufacturing techniques. This not only improves the way in which our products perform, but it often lowers our clients’ capital and operational expenditure.
A friendly, family-run concern
Although we have steadily grown over the years to become an international group of companies, we have made a determined effort to retain our closely-held values as a friendly, family-run business. This filters through every aspect of the CPV Group, to the mutual benefit of our clients, employees, suppliers and associates. The markets in which we operate remain dynamic and, as environmental concerns grow ever-stronger, the demand for our state-of-the-art pipe systems continues to increase.
Thank you for taking the time to read this introduction, the remainder of this website will provide you with a host of information on our company and just how it can assist you with your projects and applications.
A World-Class Company
We operate in a wide array of sectors, with products satisfying many applications, most of which concern engineering pipe solutions for aggressive, corrosive, hot, chilled and potable liquids.
Our state-of-the-art production facility - based at the site of our headquarters near Romsey in Hampshire - is backed by a comprehensive selection of research, design, engineering, testing, quality, training and support services; ensuring the perfect marriage between our products and the applications they serve.
Since our inception in 1948, we have regularly led the way in the research and development of pipe systems, tanks and vessels. Our current range encompasses:
- Pre-insulated Pipe Systems
- Chemical and Hazardous Drainage Systems
- Pressure Pipe Systems
- Custom Extrusions
- Custom Thermoplastic Fabrications
- Design and Engineering Support
Our team of engineers offers a full design service for all of our systems.
From 3D product design, stress analysis and engineering, through to training, on-site testing and installation support - our clients can ensure the very best solution to their application.
With the objective of providing total customer satisfaction, CPV maintains an effective and efficient total quality management system which complies with BS EN ISO 9001. This system is continually reviewed for effectiveness and continual improvement – feedback from which is helping shape company objectives.
At CPV, we strive to minimise our organisation’s impact on the natural environment. All of our waste materials are reprocessed and reused as second-grade raw materials in the manufacture of plastic products. In addition to this, we have been carefully managing the 85-acre site that accommodates our production facility and headquarters – having recently planted 20 acres of mixed woodland to encourage wildlife. It is also our aim to generate our on-site energy requirements from sustainable sources in the coming years – further reducing our carbon emissions.
CPV Limited - Quality Policy
The policy of CPV Ltd is to achieve total customer satisfaction by providing excellent products and service to our customers within agreed timescales, specifications and prices.
We aim to meet our customers’ requirements and deliver our expertise in the field of manufacture of thermoplastic pipes, pipe fittings, custom fabrications and ancillary items by employing continuous improvement techniques, the analysis of quality metrics and implementing effective preventive actions.
CPV maintains an effective and efficient quality management system which complies with BS EN ISO 9001:2008. The quality system is continually reviewed for effectiveness and continual improvement; Company objectives are set and reviewed in order to reflect this policy and the requirements of our customers. We are supported in achieving these goals by our suppliers.
The Management of the Company are committed to progress towards these goals through teamwork and effective communication with its employees. All employees are familiar with the policies and practices defined having received suitable training and accept the QMS system.
The policy is approved by the undersigned and supported by all levels of management within CPV. All employees are guided by the QMS and no deviation shall be permitted.