Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

Mit VinylPlus ist die PVC-Branche auf dem Weg in die Kreislaufwirtschaft

Über VinylPlus®, die Freiwillige Selbstverpflichtung der europäischen PVC-Branche zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung, wurden im vergangenen Jahr 771.313 Tonnen PVC recycelt. Das entspricht mehr als 96 Prozent des Ziels von 2020. Die PVC-Branche ist auf einem guten Weg, die immer anspruchsvolleren Recyclingziele von VinylPlus für das Jahr 2025 zu erreichen – und zwar im Einklang mit der […]

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020 wird Webkonferenz

Auch das VinylPlus® Sustainability Forum 2020 am 15. Oktober 2020 wird virtuell als Webkonferenz stattfinden. „Obwohl es sehr schade ist, die Teilnehmer des VSF dieses Mal nicht persönlich treffen zu können, freuen wir uns auf ein weiteres erfolgreiches Nachhaltigkeitsforum“, so VinylPlus® Geschäftsführerin Brigitte Dero. Die Webkonferenz bietet hochkarätige Redner und Vorträge sowie interaktive Diskussionen und Live-Abstimmungen, an […]

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020 goes virtual

The VinylPlus® Sustainability Forum 2020 on 15 October 2020 will take place virtually as a web conference. „While we are saddened not to be able to meet you in person, we are excited to see you all virtually and look forward to another successful Sustainability Forum“, says VinylPlus® Managing Director Brigitte Dero. The web conference […]

Corona Crisis: Vinyl products in the healthcare sector

The AGPU published a detailed report on the benefits of vinyl products in the healthcare sector on its website. They have been used successfully for over 60 years and are indispensable. This is also evident in view of the current COVID-19 pandemic and is demonstrated by the wide range of medical applications, such as pharmaceutical […]

EU: Medical Device Regulation postponed

In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Parliament has postponed the start of the EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) until 26 May 2021. This means that medical devices can still be marketed for another year under the previous regulations. The Medical Devices Regulation was supposed to come into force on 26 May of […]

AGPU trauert um langjähriges Vorstandsmitglied – Nachruf Dr. Rüdiger Baunemann

Vorstand, Geschäftsführung und Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. (AGPU) sind tief betroffen vom Tod von Dr. Rüdiger Baunemann, langjähriger Hauptgeschäftsführer von PlasticsEurope Deutschland, dem Verband der Kunststofferzeuger. Dr. Rüdiger Baunemann, Hauptgeschäftsführer von PlasticsEurope Deutschland und langjähriges Mitglied im Vorstand der AGPU, ist am 17. April 2020 plötzlich und unerwartet verstorben. Dr. Baunemann war […]

PVC products provide vital help

For more than 60 years vinyl products have been successfully used in the healthcare sector and are indispensable to protect life. This is also evident in view of the current corona pandemic and is demonstrated by the wide range of medical applications, such as pharmaceutical blister trays for medicines, infusion tubes, blood bags, respiratory masks […]

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020 postponed

In mid-March, VinylPlus® Managing Director Brigitte Dero announced that the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be postponed to 14-15 October 2020 due to the current pandemic situation. The city and venue will remain the same. Participants who have already paid the registration fee and are unable to attend in October will receive a refund. https://vinylplus.eu/mediaroom/89/55/The-VinylPlus-Sustainability-Forum-2020-Postponed-to-14-15-October

Material flow analysis for plastics: data collection started

The data collection for the current „Material flow analysis for plastics in Germany 2019“ has started. In the coming months, more than 2,000 companies from the plastics production, processing and recycling industries will be surveyed and available statistics and studies evaluated. The plastics material flow analysis enjoys a high reputation among politicians, authorities and experts […]

Keep distance: Vinyl floor mats for office and retail

According to the manufacturer, the new, individually designable „keep distance“ vinyl floor mats from Fotoboden help to further increase safety in the trade against possible infection with the Covid-19 virus for all parties involved. Customers in particular are thus repeatedly reminded when shopping to keep distance to other people as recommended by the health authorities. […]