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7th December 2016, Düsseldorf

German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) elects new board

Following the 2nd International Composites Congress in Düsseldorf on 29 November 2016, the members of the German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) held a members’ meeting at which a new board was elected under AVK’s regular cycle.

Two members are leaving the current board for personal reasons at the end of this year: Heike Wolfangel, Managing Director of Wolfangel GmbH, and Gerd Esswein, PhD, Managing Director of Freudenberg New Technologies SE & Co. KG.

The two new board members are Michael Polotzki, Managing Director of Menzolit S.r.L. and Dirk Punke, Managing Director of BÜFA Composite Systems GmbH & Co. KG.

The re-elected AVK chairman, Michael Effing, PhD.

The following previous board members were re-elected: Chairman Michael Effing, PhD, Managing Director of AMAC GmbH, Deputy Chairman Prof. Jens Ridzewski, Business Development Manager at IMA Materialforschung & Anwendungstechnik GmbH, and Treasurer, Tilman Schultz, PhD, Managing Director of CEMO GmbH

The AVK board members will serve another 3-year term of office from the 2017 financial year onwards.

“I’m looking forward to working with the re-elected board members and also with the two new members, Dirk Punke and Michael Polotzki, who have been giving such active support to our working groups for many years now,” says Elmar Witten, PhD, Managing Director of AVK.

The AVK, as the German professional association for fibre composite plastics/composites, represents the interests of producers and processors of reinforced plastics/composites on a national and a European level. Its services include organisation of task forces, seminars and conferences as well as providing market relevant information.

The AVK is one of the four national pillars of the GKV – Gesamtverband Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie and an international member of the European composites confederation EuCIA – the European Composites Industry Association.

The AVK is a foundation member of Composites Germany.

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