FSK calls for entries for the 2018 Innovation Award Foamed Plastics

he Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes (FSK) is once again calling for entries for the Innovation Award Foamed Plastics in 2018. The competition is open to young talents and specialists, professionals and companies - to submit innovative ideas, forward-looking concepts and new developments in the field of foam plastics.

FSK invites to the International Specialist Conference Foamed Plastics 2018

Innovations, lectures, contacts and trends - the Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes offers the perfect platform at its annual industry event, the International Foamed Plastics Conference in Papenburg at the end of November. Apply now!

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Dates & Events

FSK – board meeting

FSK internal – On Friday, September 14, 2018, the FSK ...

24th committee meeting of the Working Group Recycling and Recovery

FSK internal - The Recycling and Recovery Working Group will ...

Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes


The Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes (FSK) is an association of the plastics processing industry, representing a total volume of around 9 billion euros in the polyurethane and foamed plastics industry. The FSK is part of a network of numerous associations, such as the ARGE specialist associations for chemicals, plastics and textiles.


Preisträger des FSK-Innovationspreises Polyurethane 2017: v.l. Karl Metz, Erwin Altendorfer (Fill GmbH), Wolfgang Hinz (KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH), Benedikt Kilian (Covestro Deutschland AG), Dr. Alexander W. Strietholt (Dow Deutschland Anlagengesellschaft mbH), Birgit Hengstebeck (Bergischen Universität Wuppertal), Adam Pajonk (FH Münster, Münster School of Architecture), Dorothee Clasen (TH Köln, Köln International School of Design) und Albrecht Manderscheid (Cannon Deutschland GmbH).


Honouring ideas and innovations, supporting the next generation, encouraging with examples, actively shaping the future – these are the tasks to which the FSK Innovation Award is dedicated. New ideas lead to new products …



Materials / Applications

Here you can find initial material information on all foams such as polyethylene, polypropylene, XPS, EPS, melamine resin foam, PVC foam, rubber foam and polyurethane…