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




The GKFP working group meetings from September to November 2023

10/10/2023|WG Surface Finish|Video Conference | 26/10/2023|online series TechnologieForumZukunft|Karlsruhe (hybrid) | 21/11/2023|WG profil/machines|Bonn | The meetings will take place on site or…


QNG criteria catalog

Please find herewith a letter from EPPA, Vinylplus, and Rewindo to the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs, and Spatial Development.




RAL Quality Assurance as a holistic approach

Consistency as an essential add-on in RAL quality assurance




Review: General Assembly Meeting Gütegemeinschaft and QKE

On May 11, 2023, around 50 members, partners and media representatives gathered at the Dorint Hotel in Halle an der Saale for the joint general meeting of the two associations. In addition, online…


Lead restriction published

The lead restriction has been published and thus entered into force.


Annual report of the DIN Plastics Standards Committee (FNK) available

Take a look at the annual report of the DIN Plastics Standards Committee (FNK) here.


Updated EU Industrial Strategy

The updated EU Industrial Strategy focuses on a rapid green and digital transformation of EU industry and its ecosystems. It foresees collaboration with industry, public authorities, social partners…




Program: General Assembly of GKFP and QKE - May 11, 2023

This year's General Assembly Meeting of the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme and des Qualitätsverband Kunststofferzeugnisse will take place on 11 May 2023 in Halle a.d. Saale.




Annual Report 2022 of GKFP, QKE and EPPA is online

The annual report of the three associations offers a summary review of the past year and provides a preview of 2023. The report is available in German and English.

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Technical appendix available

The new technical appendix to RAL-GZ 716 is now available as PDF.




Reminder: 11 May 2023 - General Assembly Meeting of the GKFP and QKE

The next joint General Assembly Meeting of Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme e.V. (GKFP) and Qualitätsverband Kunststofferzeugnisse e.V. (QKE) will take place on 11 May 2023 in Halle…

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In the press



bauelemente bau article published: Review of the 49th Rosenheim Window Days

In its December issue, BauelementeBau reports on the presentation Gerald Feigenbutz (QKE e.V. Bonn) held at the 49th Rosenheimer Fenstertage. Based on the Green Deal, Feigenbutz refers to the…

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bauelemente bau article published: GKFP invites to the 3rd TechnologieForumZukunft

This month the trade press namely BauelementeBau reported on our webinar “Surface quality of PVC window profiles” that took place on September 29 as 3rd edition of our online platform for PVC window…




Review: TechnologieForumZukunft "Modern surface design for PVC windows" on 29 September 2022

In the proven combination of impulse lectures, video contributions, a panel discussion and Q&A sessions, the focus in the now third part of the GKFP information event was on the PVC window as a modern…




Accompanying brochure to the TechnologieForumZukunft "surface quality" online

A more than 30-page brochure on the subject of "Surface quality and design solutions for quality-assured PVC windows" has been produced to accompany the third online event of our Gütegemeinschaft and…




New information flyer: “PVC windows with a high proportion of recycled PVC (rPVC)"

A cooperation with the city of Düsseldorf

Cover of the German flyer on the subject of PVC windows with a high rPVC content. Image: Schüco Polymer Technologies

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GKFP invites to the online information series TechnologieForumZukunft on 29/9/2022

The topic is "Surface quality – solutions for the surface design of quality-assured PVC windows".

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bauelemente bau article published: GKFP focuses on sustainable development

In the August issue, the Gütegemeinschaft reports on its new sustainability working group and the lecture programme at the Fensterbau Frontale Forum.




Gütegemeinschaft and EPPA live at the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE FORUM

Be there live on site or online: On July 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Lecture program on the topic "PVC window profiles: A contribution and a blueprint for the Green Deal"

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bauelemente bau Review: General Assemblies of EPPA, QKE and GKFP in Karlsruhe

"Industry plays important role in tackling the climate crisis"