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Welcome to the German Association of the Plastics Converters (GKV).GKV is the umbrella organisation of the German plastics converting industry.

As an umbrella organisation it brings together and represents the common interests of its member organisations and acts as a voice to politicians and the public.

The German Plastics Converting Industry with an annual turnover of about 60.8 billion Euro and over 317,000 employees in 2,906 enterprises is one of the most important economic sectors in Germany.

The predominantly medium-sized companies of our sector are characterized by high level of innovation and a diverse range of products. Plastics are converted into packaging, builders' ware, technical parts, semi-finished products, consumer goods and many other products.