In E-Bulletin 32

At the end of November 2018, Hempel opened its new state of the art Passive Fire Protection R&D Centre of Excellence just outside Barcelona, Spain.

The 3,000sqm centre was built to further support Hempel’s commitment to its mission of providing the most trusted coatings solutions to the fire protection market.

During the opening ceremony, Hempel employees and their invited customers had the opportunity to take part in a special technical seminar with some of the world’s most respected cellulosic and hydrocarbon industry experts sharing their knowledge. The guest speakers included;

– John Dunk, Director, PFP Specialists
– Fred Hervey, Global Director – PFP, Underwriters Laboratories (UL),
– Jifeng Yuan MBA, PhD, MEng, Chief Engineer, Warrington Fire Certification.
– Nikola Stoyanov, PhD, Warrington Fire Certification

These speakers covered a variety of topics such as; The Importance of Passive Fire Protection; Specification, Installation & Maintenance of Passive Fire Protection; Developments in Testing Standards and Certification in the Infrastructure and Oil & Gas Markets and Future Research and Trends.

To find out more about Hempel’s latest PFP developments visit: