Jactone is delighted to announce the recent appointment of the company’s Managing Director, Craig Halford to the position of Chair of the Fire Industry Association Extinguishing Council. In turn, the organization is also delighted that as a result of the appointment, Craig Halford assumes his position on the Fire Industry Association’s Board of Directors. Jactone is committed to the work of the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and is particularly interested in contributing to the development of industry standards and the promotion of safe and legal products. FIA Extinguishing Council FIA Extinguishing Council represents the product manufacturers and suppliers of fire extinguishing and fire-fighting equipment The FIA Extinguishing Council represents the product manufacturers and suppliers of fire extinguishing and fire-fighting equipment. This includes gaseous, foam, water mist systems, portable extinguishers, and similar hardware. The Council’s key role is to present the collective views of this sector of the industry, including negotiation and discussion with government and other external bodies. Development of equipment-related standards As well as representing the members’ interests, the FIA Extinguishing Council also monitors and influences the development of equipment-related standards, legislation, and regulations. The Council also commissions research and provides guidance for product-related marketing, communications and training issues.
Jactone announces that they have recently become a member of the Fire Industry Association (FIA). The FIA is a trade association with the aim of promoting the professional status of the UK fire safety industry. Craig Halford, Jactone Managing Director commented: “Jactone are pleased to have been accepted as a Member of the Fire Industry Association. We believe the association reflects the values of Jactone and we hope our support and input to the work of the association will provide a helpful contribution to the creation and development of industry standards and guidelines, a clear objective of both parties. We also value the association's pursuit of industry best practice and its contribution to ensuring only compliant products exist within our market.”