Epwin Windows Systems has been awarded VinylPlus Product Label certification having achieved the necessary requirements of the label scheme. The VinylPlus® Product Label is awarded in recognition of outstanding performance around sustainable development for companies in the PVC window profile industry. The label covers Epwin Windows Systems three leading profile brands – Profile 22’s Optima, Swish Window and Doors Systems’ 24/7 and Spectus’ Elite systems.
The Product Label was presented by VinylPlus chairman Josef Ertl to Lawson Price, Epwin Window Systems’ Technical Manager at Fensterbau Frontale, Nürnberg in March.
Commenting on the achievement, Epwin Window Systems’ Technical Director, Martin Althorpe said: “We were among the first to apply for the VinylPlus label and we are proud we are among the pioneers to receive this recognition. It combines elements from responsible sourcing (largely included in the BES 6001 scheme) and the sustainability aspects of the VinylPlus programme.”
VinylPlus® is the Voluntary Commitment of the European PVC industry. The programme establishes a long-term framework for the sustainable development of the PVC industry by tackling a number of critical challenges in the EU-28, Norway and Switzerland.
The scheme was developed between BRE Global, TNS – The Natural Step, and VinylPlus and is dedicated to PVC products in the building and construction sector.