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50 Years of Research and Testing in the Service of Quality and Safety


To the article of ‘Bayerischer Rundfunk’ on ift Rosenheim

The Insitut für Fenstertechnik e.V. was founded on 10th March 1966. Since then, ift Rosenheim researches and tests on the optimisation of quality, usability and safety of bulding element, building material, wall, floor and ceiling systems. During this period, many new technical developments have been initiated by ift Rosenheim and accompanied to the practical implementation. Many new work ranges were added in these 50 years and now more than 200 employees in a wide range of fields are working for further developments of bulding elements and building materials.



Journey through 50 Years of ift-History

In 2016, the Insitut für Fenstertechnik e.V. (ift Rosenheim) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. According to the motto ‘ift Rosenheim - 50 Years in the Service of the Industry’, the technical development is presented in a ten-part series of articles. The individual articles are reflecting timeframes of 5 years from the founding of the institute. They enable a short glance at the events at that time, take up as a key aspect a pioneering research project at that time, summarize goals, contents as well as results, then illustrate the further development as well as the impact thereof on the industry, and the current state of the art.

The articles will be added below and can be downloaded when the translation is available.


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