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  • Felix Miessen

IVK Europe - Elections of Executive Board

General Assembly of IVK Europe e.V. elected its new President and Board members

(PresseBox) (Frankfurt am Main, ) As regularly scheduled the German trade association IVK Europe, Industrieverband Kunststoffbahnen elected its new Executive Board at the occasion of its General Assembly on 24 October 2018 in Deidesheim / Palatinate - in Germany - as for the farewell of the past President Michael Kundel.

The members unanimously elected a new President and two new Board members. Two existing members for the next period of two years from 2018 to 2020 were confirmed in office.

The Executive Board members are Dr. Hans-Hinrich Kruse, Konrad Hornschuch AG, as President, who took over the position after Michael Kundel, Renolit SE. Kundel and Rob van der Valk, Low & Bonar GmbH, remain in the Board. Dr. Frank Kleinert, Klöckner Pentaplast GmbH and Dr. Günther Gradnig, Sattler AG, as new members, make the team complete.

“I am very enthusiastic about this nomination. I am happy to further develop the activities within IVK Europe and to promote the unique value proposition of the European quality of plastics films and sheets. In 2019 we will focus on sustainable solutions for our products including recycling and we are also committed to continue to support activities within the VinylPlus® Sustainability Program 2020”, said Dr. Kruse after his election.

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Industrieverband Kunststoffbahnen e.V.

IVK Europe e.V. (Industrieverband Kunststoffbahnen) represents the interests of European companies producing soft or rigid PVC films and sheets as well as PVC coated fabrics. IVK Europe's 19 company members create an annual turnover of close to 2 billion euro and more than 12,000 jobs. IVK Europe works closely together with VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment for sustainable development of the European PVC industry. More information at or