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AMI is pleased to announce that the 6th edition of Fire Resistance in Plastics will take place from 29 November- 1 December 2011 at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany.The event, which regularly attracts 150 people from the industry, will provide a unique business conference and exhibition for all companies involved in flame retardancy and flame retardant plastics.


This year’s programme has gathered together a panel of international expert speakers which will cover key issues for the industry.

The conference will open with 2 keynote presentations: Prof. Rongjie Yang from the Beijing Institute Of Technology will cover the latest developments of the Chinese flame retardants industry and Dr. Rudolf Pfaendner from the Deutsches Kunststoff-Institut will give a review of (Photo)oxidative degradation and stabilisation of flame retarded polymers.


The rest of the programme will include different session including silicones & glasses (with papers from Bluestar Silicones, Johnson Matthey Colour Technologies, NGF Europe and Fraunhofer IFAM), Flame retardancy of engineering plastics (with papers from ENSCL, University of Bolton and Rhodia Engineering Plastics) nanocomposites (with presentations from Kabelwerk Eupen AG and ITRI Ltd) and industrial flame retardants (with papers from BAS Schweiz AG, Resin (Product and technology) B.V., Georg H. Luh GmbH, Great lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Business, Clariant, ICL-IP Europe B.V., Dow Europe GmbH, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH and Minelco GmbH)


The event is sponsored by Great Lakes Solutions, a Chemtura business, BASF and ICL-IP Europe BV.


FIRE RESISTANCE IN PLASTICS 2011 will be held at the Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany from 29 November-1 December 2011. For further information please go to AMI’s website at or call Adele Brown, Senior Conference Organiser on +44 (0)117 924 9442 or e-mail:


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