A completely new PIN flame retardant production site has opened in Europe with FRX Polymers inauguration of its new Antwerp factory, which will produce Nofia® PIN flame retardant polymers for applications including electronics, textile fiber, nonwovens, monofilaments (for synthetic hair and industrial applications), transport vehicles and performance construction materials.
The Nofia® phosphorus (PIN) flame retardants are polymeric in nature and phosphorus-based, offering a favourable toxicological profile and are produced using “green chemistry” principles in that its process is solvent-free, creates no waste by products and has near 100% efficiency”. FRX’s Nofia® innovation and environmental progress has been recognized by awards including AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global, Global Cleantech 100 list in 2012 and 2014, Green Chemistry Challenge Awards, Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award, Flanders Investment of the Year and the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Environmental Merit Award for “making products that reduce risks to human health and reduce environmental damage …providing many industries with a safer solution for their product needs.”
Photos: products using Nofia® PIN flame retardants
Press release “FRX Polymers Nofia®Flame Retardant Now Available for Worldwide Distribution, Antwerp Manufacturing Plant, Producing Nofia FR Plastic for Global Use”, 21st September 2015: www.frxpolymers.com