EPPA and GKFP participate in FENSTERBAU FRONTALE FORUM 2020 under the Topic “PVC Windows”


For the first time, the European PVC Window Profile and related Building Products Association (EPPA) and the RAL Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme (RAL Quality Association for PVC Window Profile Systems; GKFP) present an entire programme block “PVC Windows” at the Forum of Fensterbau Frontale. This will take place on Friday, 20 March 2020 from 10:30 to 14:00. During the fair trade there will be a changing daily programme at the joint booth.

In the “PVC Windows” forum, the audience can expect current topics and new developments that are of major importance for the industry in the context of the EU Commission’s Green Deal. Window manufacturers and interested visitors are cordially invited to get informed and to exchange views. These are the presentation topics awaiting the audience in detail:

  • On the way to a Circular Economy – Best practice examples from the PVC window profile industry in the Circular Plastics Alliance and European Stillage Management // Charlotte Röber (EPPA, Brussels) and René Eckel (EPPA Logistics Working Group)

  • VinylPlus® and the VinylPlus® Product Label – An inventory // Stefan Eingärtner (VinylPlus, Brussels)

  • A further step in European quality certification of PVC window systems and windows // Hubert Lagier (Centre scientifique et technique du bâtiment (CSTB), Paris) and Bernhard Elias (GKFP, Bonn)

  • Innovation – Digitisation: The Unit Profile Collection of system houses // Anett Schulze (GKFP Master Data Expert Group)

  • Sustainable Development: The new scope of RAL quality mark (Gütezeichen) for PVC window systems – Long-term usability – Healthy living – Environmentally friendly construction product // Ulrike Quiehl (GKFP, Bonn)

Please read the full press release here. / German Version

The trade fair recommends travelling to Fensterbau Frontale by public transport. With your admission ticket booked/redeemed online or your exhibitor pass you can travel to the fair free of charge by public transport. Further information: https://www.frontale.de/en/exhibition-info/travel/travelinformation