Established in 1948, France’s professional group for passive fire safety GTFI www.gtfi.org brings together a range of professionals and companies involved in fire safety, including manufacturers, distributers and installers of fire safety products and flame retardants.
The group has elected a new President, Gaétan Fouilhoux of Rockwool France, producer of inherently non-flammable mineral fibre insulation materials. Mr Fouilhoux has 25 years’ experience in the building sector, including with the French small-company builders federation (www.thor.com). The other members of the newly elected Board of GTFI are Pierre Cardin, Thor France (pinfa member www.thor.com), Jean-Baptiste Aurel, Woodenha (timber treatment www.woodenha.com), Hubert Piriou, Promat (non flammable mineral fire-resistant materials https://promat.fr/), Pascal Brocault, Serpib (passive fire protection installation www.serpib.fr), Xavier Schmidt, ACH (fire stop solutions www.ach-fr.com) and Hervé Van Oost, Fibex (wood construction finishing www.fibex.fr).
GTFI Groupement Technique Français contre l’Incendie www.gtfi.org