PINFA-NA Announces New Workshop: “Meeting Fire Safety Requirements in Automotive Design”

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The Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association-North America (PINFA-NA) announces its sixth annual workshop, Meeting Fire Safety Requirements in Automotive Design.

The Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association-North America (PINFA-NA) announces its sixth annual workshop, "Meeting Fire Safety Requirements in Automotive Design,” September 27-28, 2017. This workshop will offer insight into trends in automotive design that will affect the choice of flame retardants and materials in transportation solutions.

Attendees will hear from automobile OEMs and their tier suppliers, and regulatory experts regarding needs in the transportation industry. The presentations will include fire retardants technologies, test methods, environmental and regulatory updates, advanced manufacturing and materials technologies. This conference will include panel discussions on these topics. In addition, a formulator workshop will co-locate with the event. The workshop is also being co-organized by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) and the Society for Plastics Engineers (SPE).

Topics include:

  • Fire Retardants Technologies
  • Test Methods
  • Environmental and Regulatory Updates
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Materials Technologies

Event Information
DATE: September 27-28, 2017
LOCATION: Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, MI
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: OEMs; Designers; Manufacturing; Market Development; Supply Chain; Regulatory, Green Chemistry & Transportation Industry
CONTACT: Access the registration page at: or for immediate information please call Debbie Wagner at 908-832-2207 or email dwagner(at)pinfa-na(dot)org

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
Sponsorship opportunities provide your company visibility to event attendees, Pinfa-NA members and organizers. You’ll be able to engage with prospects, discover opportunities and new technologies, trends and needs in the automotive design arena. Many levels of sponsorship options are available.
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Program Speakers and Presentations Include:
Invited speakers include: U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Ford Motor Company, General Motors, UL Laboratories, TPR2, University of Dayton Research Institute, Bergeson & Campbell PC and other organizations representing stakeholders and manufacturing supply chain.

About Pinfa-NA:
Pinfa-NA (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association - North America) is a non-profit trade organization that brings together manufacturers of flame-retardants plastics, major end users and regulatory organizations for the advancement of green FR technologies. The organization supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxides). Pinfa-NA is the North American sister group of Pinfa (, a Sector Group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council).

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE®) is a global professional member society, that provides information on new materials and processing technology either via conferences, exhibitions, technical forums, publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas.

SPE is the leading technical society for the global plastics industry. It is a community of individuals involved in the technical and commercial aspects of the plastics and polymer industry. It is a place where individuals can interact, learn and develop skills to meet their personal and professional goals. This community fosters technical innovation and industry competitiveness through scientific development and commercialization.

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