This Special Issue of the pinfa Newsletter summarises the 17th Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference 2022 (AMI FRiP) that has taken place in Cologne on 28-30 November 2022. The conference brought together some 150 participants from 22 countries, mainly from industry (flame retardant, synergist and polymer producers, compounders and masterbatchers, plastics formulation and application advisors, equipment manufacturers) and R&D specialists. This Conference is the only flame retardant industry conference in Europe, and a unique networking opportunity. Presentations at FRiP relevant to PIN flame retardants only are summarised here (three presentations on brominated FRs are not covered).For summaries of recent previous editions see pinfa Newsletters n°s 34, 61, 76, 88, 98, 109, 124, 134.
The conference was chaired by Peter Mapleston,
freelance journalist for Compounding World