Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

BVSE und AGPU: Positive Entwicklung bei Recyclinglösungen für den Baustoff PVC

Anlässlich des 21. Altkunststofftages in Bad Neuenahr haben der Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung e.V. (bvse) und die Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. (AGPU) eine positive Zwischenbilanz für das Recycling des Baustoffes PVC gezogen. PVC hat zahlreiche langlebige Anwendungen im Baubereich. Hier sind insbesondere bewährte Produkte wie etwa Fenster, Rohre, Bodenbeläge, Dach- und Dichtungsbahnen oder Kabelummantelungen […]

New AGPU member: Benvic Europe GER GmbH

After Polysecure GmbH, AGPU can welcome Benvic Europe GER GmbH from Munich as another new member from the PVC value chain. The company is part of the Benvic Europe Group, which has production sites in France, Italy and Spain and is active in 60 countries including Germany and employs 220 people. According to their information, […]

Register now: VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 in Madrid

In a good two weeks, on 16 and 17 May 2018, the VinylPlus® Sustainability Forum (VSF) will take place in Madrid under the motto „Meeting Societal Needs“. Here you have the opportunity to discuss with decision-makers from politics, the media, industry and NGOs what an important contribution PVC already makes to sustainable development today and […]

KBD: New advertorial on sustainable construction

In the current April issue of Kommunaler Beschaffungsdienst (KBD), the AGPU has published an advertorial (including title page) on the topics of sustainable construction and resource and energy efficiency as part of the VinylPlus communication project on green public procurement. The magazine is aimed in particular at decision-makers in municipal administrations and companies. The AGPU […]

Stable growth expected for the window industry in 2018

Window sales in Germany are expected to increase again in 2018 by 2.8 percent – measured by the number of windows actually installed. This is predicted by the current study of the four leading industry associations, which was prepared in cooperation with the publisher Heinze. This means that around 14.6 million window units could have […]

Presentation of VinylPlus Product Label for PVC window systems

At the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE in Nuremberg, the VinylPlus® Product Label was presented as the new sustainability label for PVC window systems. The product label was developed by VinylPlus in cooperation with the established organisations Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the NGO The Natural Step (TNS). The first four companies, which had successfully verified the high […]

New Spring Issues of STARKE SEITEN and BLITZ-INFO

Over 27,000 copies of the spring issue of our magazine STARKE SEITEN were sent out to readers, mainly to decision-makers from various target groups and to recipients in the PVC industry and its value chain in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. AGPU is distributing some of these copies together with BLITZ-INFO, which is also published three […]

Prowindo Press Conference at FENSTERBAU FRONTALE

Ensuring quality and protecting the environment: These were the key topics at the Prowindo press conference at FENSTERBAU Frontale in Nuremberg on March 22nd. In their presentations, the six Prowindo members presented solutions to meet current and future challenges. These include, for example, the achievement of climate protection targets and new requirements for materials and […]

Programme of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 announced

The programme of the VinylPlus® Sustainability Forum 2018 from 16th to 17th May 2018 in Madrid has been published and is available for download on the VinylPlus website where registration is now open. As national partner of VinylPlus, AGPU sent out an invitation to its member companies and Managing Director Thomas Hülsmann will also attend […]

PVC Recycling Initiative at the 24th Demolition Conference

From 2 to 3 March 2018, the 24th Demolition Conference will take place in Berlin. This year, the German PVC Recycling Initiative (Aktion-PVC-Recycling) is once again present with a joint stand to get in contact with demolition companies and deciders. Beside AGPU the other participating partners are Rewindo, AgPR and Roofcollect. This year, the German […]