Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

A comparison of the useful lives of different types of flooring

Long-lasting flooring helps to secure the value retention of real estate. In a publication supported by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the German Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) has compared the typical life times of different types of flooring. The three types of flooring with the longest lives were ceramic/stoneware (60 years), […]

PVC Recycling Record Project in Franconia

At the end of October 2017, a construction project that may well be a record-breaker in several respects was officially kicked off. A former US Army garrison in Schweinfurt, that is now owned by the city, is currently being demolished and replaced with a new development. Work on the site, which covers an area of […]

Successful series of events: PVC recyclers meet PVC processors

Last week, the third and last regional meeting of the „PVC recyclers meet PVC processors“ series of events this year was held at REHAU in Erlangen. AGPU and VinylPlus have launched the Network Meetings 2012 to promote PVC recycling in Germany. The meeting in Erlangen was now the tenth event and again achieved good participation […]

Get the new STARKE SEITEN and BLITZ-INFO Autumn 2017 issues

A couple of days ago, around 26,500 copies of the autumn issue of the German magazine STARKE SEITEN are being sent out to readers, mainly to decision-makers from selected target groups and to addressees from the PVC industry and its value chain in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The current issue focuses on PVC health care […]

Europäische PVC-Kabelbranche setzt auf Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit

Lyon, den 27. Oktober 2017. PVC4Cables hat in Lyon, Frankreich, die erste gleichnamige Konferenz zum Thema „Sustainability, Innovation, Market: The new horizons of the PVC cables industry“ veranstaltet, an der mehr als 120 Delegierte aus ganz Europa teilnahmen. Im Fokus der Konferenz standen die bedeutenden Fortschritte der PVC-Kabelbranche in Bezug auf Nachhaltigkeit und Innovation, insbesondere […]

The Latest PVC Trend Report Is Published

The current October issue of the plastics magazine “KUNSTSTOFFE” contains an up-to-date trend report on PVC material produced in cooperation with the AGPU member company Vinnolit. The seven-page-long article focuses on the advanced and sustainable properties of PVC for use in the construction, automotive and consumer goods industries. PVC is a popular material thanks to […]

PVC4Cables: The European PVC Cables Sector Plugs Into Innovation And Sustainability

PVC4Cables hosted last week its first conference ‘Sustainability, Innovation, Market: The new horizons of the PVC cables industry’ in Lyon, France, attracting more than 120 delegates from all over Europe. Focus of the Conference was the significant progress made by the PVC cables industry in terms of sustainability and innovation, particularly thanks to the development […]

PVC Recycling Finder Website Expanded

After the last major update of the PVC Recycling Finder in January, AGPU has now also expanded the services provided by the information platform. One of the main elements of this expansion was the revision of the interactive map containing around 60 of the PVC recycling companies listed in the Finder. Another feature of the […]

The Second Recycling Meeting Was a Complete Success

At the beginning of September 2017, the second regional meeting of the „PVC Recyclers Meet PVC Processors“ series of events held by AGPU and VinylPlus took place in Minden/Porta Westfalica. The meeting attracted a very impressive total of more than 30 participants, who made the most of the opportunity to briefly present their products, services […]