European Producers of Laminate Flooring
EPLF Wohlbefinden

Association Structure

The top decision-making body in the Association is the EPLF® Meeting of Members which convenes once a year at an international location. They are responsible for selecting the Executive Board and the chairmen of the EPLF® Working Groups. At the Meeting of Members the Executive Board, the Working Groups and the Executive Unit of the EPLF® members present details of current Association projects and future perspectives for discussion.

The EPLF® Executive Board is responsible for the administration and coordination of all Association activities and for developing Association policy and strategy. It is responsible for contacts with decision-making bodies within and outside the Association and is the client of the Executive Unit.


Who are the members of the Executive Board?

Chairman of the board: 
Max von Tippelskirch (Swiss Krono)

Ruben Desmet (Unilin), Chairman of the Markets + Image Committee

Member of the board:
Eberhard Herrmann (Classen), Chairman of the Technical Committee

Georg Kruse (Windmöller)

The EPLF® has two Working Groups: The Markets + Image Committee and the Technology Committee. Chairman of the Markets + Image Committee is Ruben Desmet (Unilin), and Chairman of the Technology Committee is Eberhard Herrmann (Classen). The work of the Working Groups revolves around the development and realization of projects for the further development of laminate flooring as a product. The Committees have two official meetings each year and also meet on other occasions as and when required.

The Association is managed by Cambre Associates (Brussels, Belgium), which is also where the Brussels Office is located.

The Managing Director of the EPLF® is Feriel Saouli.
Cambre Associates is also responsible for the press office and public relations on behalf of the Association.

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