Special: Trends in the gypsum industry

Gypsum – a building material prepares for the future

The most important market for gypsum in Germany is the construction sector, where both gypsum and anhydrite are used in large quantities. As with the construction sector, the gypsum sector is also experiencing the consequences of the economic crisis. However, according to the Federal German Association of the Gypsum Industry the situation in the German market has also been difficult in previous years so that certainly not much will change. “On the contrary, there is the chance that the construction sector could experience a near-term recovery due to the governmental business-boosting program”,...

Special: Trends in the gypsum industry

Outlook and new product developments

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Issue 2011-04

Holger Ortleb new managing director

With effect from 1 April 2011 Dipl.-Ing. Holger Ortleb (Fig.) will take over the management of the Federal German Association of the Gypsum Industry and of the Research Association of the Gypsum...

Issue 2010-01

Let gypsum take you to fairyland

The Federal German Association of the Gypsum Industry was founded one hundred and ten years ago. To celebrate this anniversary, the association, in cooperation with “BIG”, the Federal Association...


Ecological questions on the agenda

At the invitation of the Chinese Gypsum Association, a delegation of the Bundesverband der Gipsindustrie e.V. (Association of the German Gypsum Industry) visited China on 13.01.2014. The main...

Issue 2010-7-8

New leaflet concerning the height of light partitions

The industrial group “gypsum boards” within the Federal German Association of the Gypsum Industry published a new instruction card all about the heights of light partitions for the interior. The...

Issue 2020-9 US 2020/0123055 A1

Recycling method of dihydrate gypsum from waste gypsum boards

(22) 22.10.2019 (43) 23.04.2020 (57) Gypsum derived from waste gypsum boards is calcined and converted into gypsum granules including hemihydrate and/ or anhydrous type III gypsum. The calcined gypsum...