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

In the press



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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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.




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…




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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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…




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




Recording TechnologieForumZukunft "Bonding Technology" with English subtitle

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

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Press review of the first TechnologieForumZukunft

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




Technical Guide "lamination" in Italian

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




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"




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.

In the press



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

In the press



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.

In the press



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.