Here you can read news from the association life of the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme and current publications in the trade press.
In the press
In February 2020, the EU Parliament rejected a draft regulation (REACH) from the Commission to set the limit for lead compounds at 2% for rigid PVC and 1% for soft PVC. This is intended to promote the…
In "Bauen fürs Klima", the magazine in the FamilyHome issue 7-8/2020, the Gütegemeinschaft reports on a double page about "PVC windows as sustainable construction products".
The environmental product declaration (EPD) of QKE and EPPA according to DIN ISO 14025 and EN 15804 is available online.
The documents for the online General Assembly meeting of 12 May 2020 are available in the member area of the Gütegemeinschaft.
A joint brochure of EPPA, Qualitätsverband (QKE), and Gütegemeinschaft, the brochure is written for window manufacturers and their customers. You can download it for free.
In 2019, we were able to both initiate and complete numerous projects.
RAL monitoring for the Gütegemeinschaft is being performed now in order to check that we meet RAL requirements when granting the RAL quality mark.
Easter greetings from the GKFP office and information on parking for meetings in Bonn
Due to the Corona pandemic we have restructured our work. This also has an impact on this year's general assembly meeting. The office remains operational.
The European Association for PVC Window Profile and related Building Products (EPPA), our Gütegemeinschaft as co-exhibitor and their members cancel their participation in this June's Fensterbau…
NürnbergMesse has decided to postpone FENSTERBAU FRONTALE until 16-19 June 2020.
We cordially invite you to our next general assembly meeting in Mannheim.
This is the topic of EPPA's trade fair appearance, this year in cooperation with GKFP, VinylPlus®, CSTB and SNEP.
On Friday we are there for you as usual. We are closed on Rose Monday.
The new RAL brochure on public contract awarding describes methods for purchasers to simplify their contract awarding and ensure they are on the safe side when it comes to legal matters by using RAL…
In addition to the new language version of the Technical Guide "Coloured Profiles", the "Welding" Guide is also available in a slightly revised version.
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…
At the beginning of the new year, the Gütegemeinschaft has gone from being a supporting (associated) member to a full member of EPPA.
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…
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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