PINFA-NA Formulating for Fire Safety in Green Electrical/Electronics
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4/30/2019 to 5/1/2019
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Where: Dolce Haynes Mansion
San Jose, California 
United States
Contact: Debbie Wagner
+1 908-832-2207

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PINFA-NA Announces New Workshop: “Design for Fire Safety in Greener Electronics” April 30 - May 1, 2019 in San Jose, California

The Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association North America (PINFA-NA) is excited to announce its sixth annual workshop, “Design for Fire Safety in Greener Electronics,” April 30 - May 1, 2019. This informative workshop will offer important insights into trends in the choice of flame retardants and materials in the development and manufacturing of greener electronics.

“Join your colleagues from the electrical and electronics industry supply chain as you hear experts in the field discuss trends in greener electronics and fire safety. 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. The workshop is also being coorganized 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: April 30 - May 1, 2019

LOCATION: Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Designers & developers of electrical/ electronic components & systems, Materials suppliers, Additives suppliers, Processors, OEMs & product development personnel.

COST: $650.00

CONTACT: Access the registration page at: or for immediate information please call Debbie Wagner at 908-832-2207 or email

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 green electronics design arena. Several levels of sponsorship options are available. See our website at: for more information. 

Program Speakers and Presentations Include:

Speakers include: Alex Morgan of UDRI (Overview of Fire Safety and testing), Kelvin Shen of Rio Tinto Minerals (FR options for Electrical/Electronic Apps), Tom Chapin (invited) of Underwriters Lab/IEEE, Randy Johnson of Solvay, and Roger Tietze of PART Consulting.

Presentations include: Emerging FR requirements in electrical electronic applications; Regulatory, Legislative Overview, Adrian Beard of Clariant; OEM perspectives on Trends that will affect material selection, Ralph Buoniconti of SABIC, Doug Sober of Essex Technologies (CCL and Printed Circuit Boards); Components producers and their challenges to meet the emerging requirements. 


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