Webinar: FR – Your Questions Answered

Do you know when and where you need to use Fire Retardant Textiles? Who is legally responsible and accountable for FR fabrics? What is Trevira?

On Thursday 21st January at 3pm Phil ReynoldsEmily Arch and Dafydd Watkins answered all of your FR questions.

Watch the webinar in full.

Phil Reynolds, Divisional Manager Furniture and Floor coverings at SATRA
Phil has over 19 years’ experience in the furniture industry, specialising in furniture testing, standards and regulation.  Phil is currently chair of British Standards Institute committee, FW0, developing furniture standards, as well the convenor of two European Standards committees for non-domestic furniture and common test methods for furniture. In addition, Phil sits as the UK expert on numerous European and International standards committees covering both structural and fire safety requirements for furniture.

Emily Arch, Contract Design Manager at SMD ILIV Group
Emily manages the Design and Development of all contract fabrics within the Iliv Portfolio.  She has working in the contract soft furnishings industry for 13 years.

Dafydd Watkins, Key Account Manager, London at SMD ILIV Group
Dafydd manages the key Hospitality/A&D accounts in London for ILIV Textiles. He has been in the hospitality design industry for 8 years.

This webinar was supported by SMD ILIV Group.


About Alys Bryan

Alys is a knowledgeable design editor who is focused on instigating conversations, both online and in-person, with industry experts which challenge, educate and advance the commercial interior sector. Her training and 15 years of professional experience as a furniture designer for the commercial sector makes her uniquely placed to lead Design Insider as Editor
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