Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

AGPU: 30 Jahre für PVC

An der Gründung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. (AGPU) vor 30 Jahren führte kein Weg vorbei. Daran hat sich bis heute nichts geändert, auch wenn die Zeiten, in denen der Werkstoff und Produkte aus PVC besonders in der Kritik standen, der Vergangenheit angehören. Dank des langjährigen Engagements der AGPU-Mitgliedsunternehmen aus der gesamten PVC-Wertschöpfungskette für […]

AGPU with new Chairman of the Management Board

At the general meeting of the AGPU in Bonn two weeks ago, the regular re-election of the management board was also on the agenda. The previous chairman Dr. Axel Bruder (RENOLIT SE) and vice chairman Joachim Eckstein (PolyComply Hoechst GmbH) left the AGPU board after ten and 30 years respectively. At the first constituting meeting […]

Vienna: PVC Material restrictions removed from guidelines

The City of Vienna has implemented its announcement to amend its housing promotion guidelines, as reported a few weeks ago. With the publication of the updated regulations for new buildings and renovations on June 5, 2018, these have now coming into effect. Thus, in addition to many technical criteria, the elimination of the previous minimum […]

Starke Seiten Summer 2018 and Anniversary Edition published

Just in time for the AGPU general meeting, the summer issue of STARKE SEITEN has been published. It has been sent to around 27,000 decision-makers from selected target groups as well as to the PVC industry and its value chain in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. About 6,500 addressees receive the Blitz-Info together with the STARKE […]

AGPU mit neuem Vorstandsvorsitzendem

Bei der Mitgliederversammlung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. (AGPU) stand am vergangenen Freitag in Bonn auch die turnusmäßige Neuwahl des AGPU-Vorstands auf der Agenda. Der bisherige Vorstandsvorsitzende Dr. Axel Bruder (RENOLIT SE) sowie Joachim Eckstein (PolyComply Hoechst GmbH) schieden nach zehn bzw. 30 Jahren im AGPU-Vorstand aus. In der konstituierenden ersten Sitzung des neuen […]

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 […]

VinylPlus Progress Report 2018 released

The new 2018 VinylPlus® Progress Report is now available for download. The most important results were presented at the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Madrid last week by Managing Director Brigitte Dero. Among other results, there were 639,648 tonnes of recycled PVC registered in 2017, almost 80 percent of the aspired goal of 800,000 tonnes by 2020. […]

Vienna revised regulations on PVC windows

In Vienna (Austria), there are concrete plans to revise existing regulations on new construction and renovation measures. In the future, it will be easier for building owners to obtain subsidies despite rising construction costs. According to this, PVC windows will be recently promoted in new buildings and renovations. These were previously excluded from support „for […]

KBD: New special publication on sustainable building

Our advertorial from the April/May issue of Kommunaler Beschaffungsdienst (KBD) is now available as a special reprint. The topic is sustainable building with PVC and the resource and energy efficiency of the material. The advertorial and the special print are part of the joint VinylPlus® communication project for green public procurement. In the past, AGPU has […]