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




Recording TechnologieForumZukunft "Adhesive Bonding Technology" online

On 25 February, the first TechnologieForumZukunft took place on the topic of "Quality-assured bonding technology - added value for window manufacturers".




GKFP and QKE 2021 General Assembly Meeting with EPPA

The three associations will be holding this year’s General Assembly Meeting in Mannheim on 11 May.

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New brochure of the GKFP event series TechnologieForumZukunft is available

To accompany the first online event of our quality association, a 34-page brochure on the subject of direct glazing has been produced, which is now available for download free of charge (in German).

Accompanying brochure to the GKFP event "TechnologyForumFuture: Quality-assured bonding technology – added value for window construction"

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Register now for the online event series "TechnologieForumZukunft" on 25/2/21

With the main topic "Quality-assured bonding technology – added value for window manufacture", the Gütegemeinschaft will launch its interactive online event series on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at…




Review of the Film Lamination Guideline: Now Available in English Too

The Film Lamination Expert Group of Gütegemeinschaft undertook an extensive edit and content rework of the guideline.




Merry Holydays and a Happy New Year 2021

We would like to thank our members and partners for the trustful cooperation.


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bauelemente bau annual review and outlook: Despite all adversities ...

This year's dominant topic, Covid-19, also poses the question of how the Gütegemeinschaft has dealt with the pandemic and what may come next.

Most of the meetings and events of the Gütegemeinschaft, here the general assembly meeting, took place digitally this year. Picture: GKFP/Heuser




New GKFP conference 2021 to be held as a multi-day online event series

The event kicks off on February 25, 2021.




EPPA, QKE und GKFP take over social media channels of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE

As one of the partners of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE, EPPA, but also QKE and Gütegemeinschaft would have been closely involved in the trade fair's supporting programme at this year's exhibition. Therefore,…

EPPA, QKE and Gütegemeinschaft are actively involved in the online platform FENSTERBAU FRONTALE connected. Photo: Fensterbau Frontale / NürnbergMesse

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bauelemente bau 11/20: QKE and GKFP push industry projects further

In the follow-up report of bauelemente bau to the digital general assembly meeting of QKE and GKFP, you will receive an overview of past and upcoming industry projects as well as a summary on the…




Triple-glazing EPD: Now in Italian

The environmental product declaration (EPD) of QKE and EPPA according to DIN ISO 14025 and EN 15804 is available online.

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GKFP article on "Cleaning and disinfection of PVC window frames" published

In the October issue of the trade journal bauelemente bau a detailed technical article about the results of our disinfectant test series, which the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme…

It is recommended to apply the cleaning product on a cloth first.




Documents for the public part of GKFP General Assembly meeting online

The documents for the online General Assembly meeting of 22 September 2020 are available in the member area of the Gütegemeinschaft.

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Reminder: GKFP invites to the online General Assembly Meeting

The public part of this year’s General Assembly Meeting of Gütegemeinschaft and Qualitätsverband Kunststofferzeugnisse (QKE) takes place 22 September in the form of a web conference that you are…




New GKFP information sheet "Cleaning PVC Windows – The Right Way to Use Disinfectants"

The information sheet summarises what you should pay attention to when cleaning and disinfecting window handles and PVC window frames.

Tips for cleaning PVC windows and the correct use of disinfectants are given in the new information sheet of the Gütegemeinschaft (GKFP). Photo: Sarah Heuser




The brochure "The RAL Quality Assurance System" available in German and English

The brochure can be downloaded free of charge from the RAL website.




Join in: Programme of Digital Lectures During the General Assembly Meeting

For the public part of this year’s General Assembly Meeting, we are coming to you live from the Dorint Hotel in Mannheim. The event takes place 22 September in the form of a web conference that you…




GKFP is involved in the online exhibition program until Fensterbau Frontale 2022

After the final cancellation of Fensterbau Frontale for this year, the exhibition planners has considered an online concept: #BridgingTheGap. Our RAL Gütegemeinschaft and EPPA will also be represented…

GKFP and EPPA participate in the online program of Fensterbau Frontale #BridgingTheGap. Picture: Fensterbau Frontale/NürnbergMesse




Save the Date: GKFP Conference for Systems and Processing Technology 2021

The Gütegemeinschaft invites you to the Favorite Parkhotel Mainz on 25 February 2021.




Technical Appendix July 2020 Edition Published

The technical appendix to RAL-GZ 716 is still fresh off the press. The edited paper will be available as a PDF file starting 10 July 2020. It is available in German and English. We would like to say a…