17 Oct ABICHAMA sponsors SIPP 2018 – The International Seminar of Passive Protection, in São Paulo
Another edition of SIPP – The International Seminar on Passive Protection took place on August 15 and 16, in São Paulo. The event was attended by national and international experts who debated the current challenges related to fire safety, as well as stimulated the dissemination of knowledge, innovation and technology to the Brazilian market.
Sponsored by ABICHAMA, BSEF’s representative association in Brazil, the initiative is the result of a partnership between the Brazilian Association for Passive Fire Protection (ABPP) and the Technological Research Institute (IPT) through the Fire and Explosion Safety Laboratory / CETAC LSFEx).
The seminar was divided into four major themes: passive fire protection on façades; regulation, standardization and professional performance in passive protection; passive protection applied to the internal fstructure, and passive fire protection of the tructures. At the end of each session ? , a round table discussion was organized with the speakers, who responded to the audience’s questions on the presentations.
The seminar took place at the headquarters of Secovi, the Housing Syndicate in São Paulo and was attended by more than 200 people, surpassing the previous edition of the event. ABICHAMA was represented by the president of the association, Sylvio do Carmo.
The Brazilian Association of Flame Retardant Industries (ABICHAMA) was created in Brazil in 2011, with the mission to increase fire safety in the country. The organization brings together companies that manufacture flame retardants and works to raise awareness among government agencies, the business community and the population about the importance of fire safety. The association is the local representative of BSEF – The International Bromine Council.
In Brazil, ABICHAMA represents Albemarle Corporation, ICL Industrial Products and LANXESS.
For more information, please visit: www.abichama.com.br
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