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Here you can read news from the association life of the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme and current publications in the trade press.

In the press

 

01/23/2020

PVC windows and TiO2

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a naturally occurring white pigment, which is also contained in PVC window profiles, for example, but in solid form. Only the dusty titanium dioxide is threatened with…

PVC window profiles contain TiO2 in solid form. Only the dusty titanium dioxide threatens classification as a hazardous substance. Pictures: Window ©iStock.com/didesign021 / TiO2 powder: iStock.com/Meowcyber

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01/22/2020

The next working group meetings January to March 2020

05.02.2020 EK Systemtechnik | 06.02.2020 BK Systemtechnik | 18.02.2020 AK Profil/Maschinen

01/16/2020

GKFP becomes national member of EPPA

At the beginning of the new year, the Gütegemeinschaft has gone from being a supporting (associated) member to a full member of EPPA.

EPPA is the European trade association for PVC profile houses

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01/07/2020

Gütegemeinschaft and EPPA host the FRONTALE Forum 2020

On 20 March 2020 our Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme is collaborating with EPPA, the European Trade Association of PVC Profile Houses, to host the full “PVC Windows” programme block…

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In the press

 

12/12/2019

Review and outlook of the highlights 2019/20: The circular economy is taking shape

Our participation in the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) was certainly one of the most important topics for the PVC window profile industry this year. In addition, there were other projects that are…

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12/10/2019

Season‘s Greetings and all the Best for 2020

We will be there for you again from 02 January 2020.

11/22/2019

Five good reasons for the sustainable construction product PVC windows

System manufacturers have played a major role in shaping the Vinyl 2010 and VinylPlus® sustainability programmes of the European PVC industry and have become a mainstay of the programme in terms of…

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11/05/2019

Master data export file ready for testin

The Expert Group (EG) Master Data of the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme provides the master data export file as well as an interface description for testing online.

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10/17/2019

Revised RAL-GZ 716 now available

Shortly before publication of the RAL-GZ 716, small corrections were made that entail some changes for system providers particularly with regards to Part 1 of the special quality tests and inspections…

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In the press

 

10/15/2019

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Ganzheitliche Qualitätssicherung bei Haustüren noch nicht erreicht

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In the press

 

09/10/2019

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Gut gesichert aus dem Fenster lehnen

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09/02/2019

Welding Guideline Released in Europe

Surely you are familiar with the GKFP technical guideline for butt-welding, which describes the current state of the art for angled welding of PVC windows.

In the press

 

08/15/2019

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EPPA General meeting in the focus of the Circular Economy

In the press

 

07/01/2019

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bb-Review: General Assembly meeting QKE and GKFP: "Der Zukunft zugewandt"

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06/05/2019

General Assembly meeting 2019 - Save the Date 2020

The General Assembly 2020 will take place on 12 May 2020 in Mannheim. In 2019 the GAM of the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme (GKFP) and the Qualitätsverband Kunststofferzeugnisse…

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05/30/2019

New paper of the greenhouse potential of window frames

The Quality Association for Plastic Products (QKE) publishes a paper on the greenhouse potential of window frames made of PVC, wood and aluminium.

In the press

 

05/15/2019

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"40 Jahre Gütesicherung – Weichenstellen für die Zukunft"

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03/21/2019

Brochure "PVC windows" published in German magazine Familienheim und Garten

Our new brochure "Fenster fürs Leben" has been published as a specialist supplement in the March issue of the magazine "Familienheim und Garten".

In the press

 

03/19/2019

„Fenster fürs Leben“ 2019

"'Fenster fürs Leben': Die Fachbeilage ist erschienen in der Zeitschrift Familienheim und Garten"

In the press

 

03/18/2019

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"Kaschierung von Fensterprofilen"

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