The RBV Association (Rohrleitungsbauverband e.V.) was founded in 1949 in Hamburg. The objectives of the RBV are, the perception of the professional interests of the pipeline construction companies;
the cooperation in the relevant technical regulations, especially on DVGW body of rules and regulations; the representation of the technical issues in relation to authorities and other institutions;
and the qualification of members through education, training and further training of their employees.