Isola to Particpate at Green Electronics Conference

May 15

Pinfa-NA and HDP User Group Host “Meeting Flame Resistance Requirements for Green Electronics” Workshop

Califon, NJ, February 11, 2013 –  Pinfa-NA and the HDP User Group announces its first North American workshop, “Meeting Flame Resistance Requirements for Greener Electronics” scheduled for April 4, 2013 in San Jose, CA. The conference brings together flame retardant (FR) additive, compounders/formulators and plastics producers together with consumer electronic original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), government regulators and non-governmental organizations to discuss topics critical to the flame retardant plastics industry.

Featured speakers and topics include:

  • A presentation on EPA activities to protect human health and the environment
  • A talk on California’s green chemistry initiative
  • Standards update by INTEL (for iNemi)
  • Industry needs by Intel, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Alcatel-Lucent, Isola, TE Connectivity
  • FR Engineering Plastic Producer response by BASF,  PolyOne and Teknor Apex

In this one day intensive technical program, attendees will be able to listen and contribute to panel discussions from industry participants and decision makers involved in the advancement of the green electronics movement. Marc Lebel, CEO of FRX Polymers and Chairman of Pinfa-NA said, “the importance that flame retardant plastics play in the green electronics initiative is very significant. This conference is great opportunity to learn what the needs are and how they can be met.” Marshall Andrews, Executive Director of HDPUG also noted, “environmental consciousness has become a major part of electronics manufacturing today. This conference and the free exchange of knowledge and ideas during the conference will help ensure that electronics manufacturing is efficient, responsible and sustainable, and the products created are compliant with an environmental friendly future.”

Join us at the beautiful Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California for this one day informative event:

When: April 4, 2013
Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where: Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California
Register at:

For more information please call 908-832-2207, email, or visit

About Pinfa-NA (
Pinfa-NA (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association -North America) is a non-profit trade organization that brings together manufacturers of flame retardants plastics, major end users and regulatory organizations for the advancement of green FR technologies.  The organization  supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxid). Pinfa-NA is the North American sister group of Pinfa (, a Sector Group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council).

About HDP User Group  (
HDP User Group is a global research and development organization based in Scottsdale AZ, dedicated to “reducing the costs and risks for the Electronics Manufacturing industry when using advanced electronic packaging and assembly”. This international industry led group organizes and conducts R&D programs to address the technical issues facing the industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing, electronics assembly, and environmental compliance. HDP User Group maintains additional offices in Austin, Texas; Stockholm, Sweden; and Tokyo, Japan.