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Welcome to the European Association for Panels and Profiles

High-Quality in Metal Lightweight Constructions for Walls and Roofs

European manufacturers of sandwich panels and profiles made out of metal sheets have established a European association to create a representation of the industry on the European level and to ensure building products with good quality.

Association's members with a Quality Label EPAQ enable the building owners to get high valued buildings with a façade and roof that fulfills all requirements of modern building envelopes regarding design, strength, air-tightness, thermal conductivity, reaction to fire and many other aspects.

Congress 2019

Marseille 14th - 15th October

The 13th European congress on sandwich panel and profile technology will be on October 14th and 15th in Marseille, France, organized by PPA-Europe and IFBS.

The annual congress of PPA-Europe and IFBS starts on October  14th at 1.00 p.m. and ends on October 15th at 12.15 p.m. The congress takes place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port.   

The presentations cover a wide field of topics of sandwich and profile technology. You will be informed about European regulations, the digitalization of production and construction process, research and many other topics.

For the programme see the link on the right side. 

For the registration follow this link to the congress.

The registration to the annual congress will be closed beginning of October!


For detailed information please download the programme        





Publication of the 2018 edition of the association EPDs

The revision of the association Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) has been completed. The new edition has been released on 14th September 2018 with a validity of five years. The four EPDs revised are:

  • EPD for double skin steel faced sandwich panels with a core made of mineral wool,
  • EPD for double skin steel faced sandwich panels with a core made of polyurethane,
  • EPD for profiled sheets made of steel for roof, wall, deck and ceiling constructions,
  • EPD for profiled sheets made of aluminium for roof, wall and ceiling constructions.

These are average EPDs based on input data submitted by different manufacturers. On the second page of each EPD there is a list of participating companies.

To view or download the declarations, please click on the pictures below or go to

EPD 2018 MW Panels               EPD 2018 PU Panels               EPD 2018 Steel Profiles               EPD 2018 Aluminium Profiles

Newly published "EPAQ Quality Info" file

The EPAQ Quality Regulations for Panels and Profiles, edition October 2016 were published in a file, so that we can update them in future in an easier way and provide you with all necessary information in a compact manner.

The new “EPAQ Quality Info” file contains three language versions of the EPAQ Quality Regulations for Panels and Profiles and will be supplemented by the EPAQ Testing Rules during 2017 (after revision).

All those interested can contact us, to order free of charge the "EPAQ Quality Info" file.

Front cover of the "EPAQ Quality Info" file

ECO-EPDs for sandwich panels and metallic profiles

During its first official annual conference on 16th October 2014 in Brussels, the ECO Platform (, umbrella organization comprising various (national) EPD program operators in Europe announced the launch of a new EPD logo. The first “ECO-EPDs“ were awarded to declaration owners of the various programs. PPA-Europe got, in the event, the ECO-EPDs for:

  • Sandwich panels with polyurethane core
  • Sandwich panels with mineral wool core
  • Profiled sheets made of steel for roof, wall and deck constructions

Thanks of ECO-EPD, PPA-Europe members can use their sector EPD around almost, all European countries, without an extra cost.

For documents downloading, please click here: ECO-EPD

New EPDs for Sandwich Panels

EPAQ publishes new Environmental Product Declarations - EPDs for:

  • Sandwich Panels with polyurethane core
  • Sandwich Panels with mineral wool core
  • Profiled Sheets made of steel for roof, wall and deck constructions

EPAQ informed about its work at the fair BAU in Munich

EPAQ has been present on the fair BAU for construction products in Munich.

Thousands of EPAQ Quality Regulations about panels and profiles has been distributed to the visitors.

 Bau stand              Logo BAU 2013

Award of new EPAQ Quality Labels

On October 26th new EPAQ Quality Labels for sandwich panels and profiles have been awarded. The companies MAAS, ISOPAN and SAB Profiel got their certificates.

 For more information please look at