Mission statement

VKC-Centexbel offers a dynamic competence centre and test laboratory to the plastics processing industry. All actors involved in the plastics processing value chain - sme's and large companies, plastic processing companies, machine manufacturers, recycling companies, chemical suppliers and suppliers of raw materials - are welcome to the open innovation platform and professional services of VKC-Centexbel.


VKC-Centexbel provides services in the fields of material characterisations, failure analyses, product development, process optimisation and new applications of plastics, virging and recycled polymers, fibre reinforced composites, rubber, coatings,smart materials and biopolymers.


Our strategy is focused on the following key notions: "creation of added value", "curiosity", "professionalism", "confidentiality", "creativity", "service", "punctuality", "closing the cycle", "People, Planet, Profit".


Thanks to its integration in Centexbel, the textile competence centre, VKC-Centexbel guarantees a cross-sector approach in an optimal research environment, where innovation is self-evident.

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  • VKC-Centexbel Kortrijk
    Etienne Sabbelaan 49
    BE- 8500 Kortrijk
    Belgium
  • +32 56 29 27 00
  • +32 56 29 27 01
  • info@vkc.be
  • www.vkc.be

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VKC-CENTEXBEL is a competence centre assisting the industry in all aspects related to plastic processing, including materials, compounding and recycling.

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Get in touch

  • VKC-Centexbel Kortrijk
    Etienne Sabbelaan 49
    BE- 8500 Kortrijk
    Belgium
  • +32 56 29 27 00
  • +32 56 29 27 01
  • info@vkc.be
  • www.vkc.be