pinfa GA addresses the Green Deal

pinfa GA addresses the Green Deal

pinfa members working together on opportunities offered by for PIN flame retardants by the EU Green Deal. 23 representatives of 16 pinfa member companies met in Düsseldorf and online, 24th May 2022, at pinfa’s General Assembly, the first to be held in person for over...
New chairman of pinfa-NA: Carolyn Pressley

New chairman of pinfa-NA: Carolyn Pressley

Pinfa North America has elected Carolyn Pressley, Budenheim USA, as Chairman for 2-year term, from 1st July 2022. She will lead the organization at the start of its second decade since incorporation. Carolyn is Head of Sales Americas-Polymers for Budenheim USA Inc....
Safety by Durability

Safety by Durability

pinfa infographics explain why chemical stability of PIN FRs is key to Green Deal product durability objectives. PIN flame retardants need to be fit for purpose and for a long product lifetime: their stability is a prerequisite to ensure durability and not an obstacle...
Road to Flame Retardant Commercialisation

Road to Flame Retardant Commercialisation

pinfa-NA member, Dr. Anteneh Worku (FR Adviser LLC) presents challenges of FR design and production. pinfa North America (pinfa-NA) was a sponsor of the ACS Fire and Polymers 2022 workshop (June 5-9 Napa, California and asked pinfa-NA member, Dr. Anteneh Worku (FR...
Possible restriction of halogen FRs in E&E

Possible restriction of halogen FRs in E&E

State proposes to restrict all halogenated flame retardants (HFFRs) in E&E enclosures and stands. The proposal from the Washington State Ecology Department takes forward the SAFER “priority products” process (law RCW 70.365, see pinfa Newsletter n°108). All...