Safe, responsible plumbing. Always.


  • To promote the water efficiency, health, safety, quality and environmental sustainability of plumbing products while maximizing consumer choice and value in a fair and open marketplace
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of information and industry education
  • To represent openly the members’ interests and advocate for sound environmental and public health policies in the regulatory/legislative processes
  • To strengthen the plumbing industry’s growth and expansion


Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) is the voluntary, not-for-profit association of plumbing product manufacturers. In 2011, PMI launched its current name and identity to reflect its international reach.
 PMI originally began as the Plumbing Brass Institute. The scope of the organization was expanded in 1975 and the name changed to the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute. In 1998, it was reorganized around focus issues, product groups and standing committees.

To learn more, see About Us.

To see the important role PMI has played in this history of plumbing, see this infographic.