We are delighted to have Patrick Cox writing the IFP Comment – titled ‘The fire protection conundrum.’ Patrick looks at the recent events involving high-rise structures around the world, and the inevitable questions these have raised.

This issue features special Show Previews for the NFPA Conference and Expo in Las Vegas and Firex International in London. Both previews provide in depth overviews of the show as well as highlighting many of the companies taking part in the event.

This issue is packed full of in-depth and interesting editorial, from the latest industry news and product announcements as well as technical fire safety feature articles, this issue will not disappoint.

Andras T. Pellar explores ‘A new approach to extinguishing fires on combustible-liquid storage tanks’; Steve Bond looks at ‘Fire-protective glass: An overview’ and Ryan Fogelman questions ‘Is there a fire epidemic facing the waste and recycling industry?’

With further fantastic articles, the NFPA Vision, ASFP Comment as well two profiles and four pages of news you can look forward to a magazine designed teach, inform and entertain.

We hope you enjoy this issue and look forward to seeing you if you are at NFPA in Las Vegas (Booth 606) or Firex (Stand A260) in London.

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Donald Bliss, Steve Bond, Olden Carr, Patrick Cox, Ryan Fogelman, Bob Glendenning, Adrian Pargeter, Andras T. Peller, Niall Rowan, Yechiel Spector, Andy Walsh, Gary Wilson.

International Fire Protection is the only international journal dedicated to fire safety, prevention and protection covering every aspect of the passive and active fire protection market. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focusing on the latest technology and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the world. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make IFP the first choice read for fire safety professionals.

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