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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

 

11/10/2021

Press follow-up reports on the TechnologieForumZukunft "Welding Processes" online

Read about the press response to the GKFP conference here.

The TechnologieForumZukunft was hosted by GKFP Managing Director Gerald Feigenbutz (r.) and Public Relations Officer Claudia Könsgen.

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10/28/2021

GKFP online event "Modern Welding Processes" now available with English subtitle

The TechnologieForumZukunft took place for the second time on 30 September 2021.

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10/20/2021

RAL video "Quality mark PVC window profile systems" online

The ambassador video is intended to end-consumers aiming to show with catchy messages what the RAL Quality Mark PVC Window Profile Systems stands for.

Detail from the RAL Ambassador Video PVC Window Profile Systems: Managing Director Gerald Feigenbutz

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10/12/2021

GKFP expert article on the "pros and cons of priming" published

In the October issue of bauelemente bau, we published an article on the topic of "Pros and cons of priming when bonding glass frame joints".

Image: Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik
10/04/2021

"TechnologieForumZukunft" 2021 – Digital GKFP event series on 30 September 2021

With the topic "Modern welding processes for quality-assured PVC windows – possibilities and challenges", we entered the second round of our interactive online event series.

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09/07/2021

Accompanying brochure to the TechnologieForumZukunft "Modern welding processes" online

A 24-page brochure on the subject of "Modern welding processes for quality-assured PVC windows" has been produced to accompany the second online event of our Gütegemeinschaft and is now available for…

Accompanying brochure to the GKFP specialist event "TechnologyForumFuture: Modern welding processes for quality-assured PVC windows"
08/18/2021

Save the date: general assembly meeting on 12 May 2022

Next year's event will be held in Karlsruhe.

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08/09/2021

Register now for the TechnologieForumZukunft on 30 September

The welding technology for PVC window and door profiles has constantly developed further in recent years. Our quality association also deals intensively with the technical progress in corner welding…

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07/29/2021

News from standardization and technology

DIN EN 17508:2021 published and DIN EN 17410:2021 confirmed by European member states.

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07/22/2021

TechnologieForumZukunft on the topic of "Modern Welding Processes" on 30 September 2021

Our online event series for window manufacturers and interested professionals is going into the next round. You can register online from the beginning of August.

Welding of a PVC window. Picture: Veka

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06/28/2021

Recycling in focus – bauelemente bau follow-up report on the general assembly meeting

For the first time in the history of the industry, the general assembly meetings of the QKE, our Gütegemeinschaft (GKFP) and EPPA were held together.

The majority of the approximately 100 participants followed the General Assembly via web conference. Photo: S. Heuser/GKFP

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06/10/2021

GKFP technical supplement on bonding technology published in GLASWELT

Our brochure "Quality-assured bonding technology", which we implemented on the occasion of the GKFP symposium TechnologieForumZukunft, has now been published as a technical supplement in GLASWELT.

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06/02/2021

GKFP supports RAL “WERTE” (values) campaign

In month of May, RAL launched a PR campaign #ZeichenDesVertrauens (sign of trust) to demonstrate the added value of the RAL quality certification to manufacturers and consumers. We as Gütegemeinschaft…

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05/25/2021

Presentations and pictures of the General Assembly are online

The presentations of the internal members' meeting of GKFP and QKE as well as the public lectures can be found in the password-protected GKFP members' area.

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05/10/2021

Invitation to the General Assembly on 11 May 2021

This year's general assembly meeting of the Quality Association for Plastic Products (QKE), EPPA and our Gütegemeinschaft (GKFP) has to take place digitally according to the situation. We will…

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05/03/2021

New annual report available online

Which projects have EPPA, QKE and our Gütegemeinschaft 2020 advanced, and which have been completed?

Cover page of the Annual Report 2020 published by EPPA, QKE and Gütegemeinschaft

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04/28/2021

Recording TechnologieForumZukunft "Bonding Technology" with English subtitle

The live recording of the event is now also available with English subtitles.

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04/12/2021

Press review of the first TechnologieForumZukunft

The German trade magazines bauelemente bau and Glaswelt report in detail on our online conference.

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04/08/2021

Event tip: "windays" 2021 in online format

On Thursday, 15 April 2021, the tenth edition of "windays", a specialist event for the window and facade industry in Switzerland, will take place.

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04/07/2021

Technical Guide "lamination" in Italian

Revision of the Technical Guide "Reliable lamination of window profiles": Now also available in Italian

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