22nd International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) – Copenhagen it is!

Today, the IWMA president Are Wendelborg Brandt announced that 22nd International Water Mist Conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference dates will be 11 and 12 October. The conference venue will be the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel. The call…

iMist becomes first company to pass FPA’s UKAS accredited BS 8458 test
Improving fire-safety standards across the built environment is one of the FPA’s key aims and we are proud to be the first UKAS-accredited fire-testing facility in the UK to offer testing on residential and domestic watermist systems to BS 8458:…
IWMA Award 2022 goes to young Australian Scientist
In 2022, the IWMA scientific council had the pleasure to evaluate four master theses dealing with watermist – all of them on a very high level, which made the decision difficult. After a two-month-long evaluation process, council chairman Hong-Zeng Yu…
21st International Water Mist Conference – Conference webpage online
The conference webpage for the 21st International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is online. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 9 and 10 November at…
IWMA and FRIC about to start a Research Project
The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and the Fire Research and Innovation Centre (FRIC) in Norway are about to start a collaborative research project aiming to gather information on the performance of sprinklers in order to quantify the consistency of…
Johnson Controls acquires Xcell Misting Ltd for innovative fire suppression systems
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has announced the acquisition of Xcell Misting Ltd, an expert fire-protection company that designs and installs innovative fire suppression and detection systems. Xcell Misting Ltd specialises in…
Restoration team discovers innovative fire-safety solution for medieval listed building
Restoration specialists facing a last-minute challenge when renovating a historic building in the Midlands discovered an innovative fire-safety solution to save the day. The Historic Coventry Trust was refurbishing a 15th century timber-framed building – 3–5 Priory Row, formerly known…
Innovative watermist fire-suppression business appoints Julian Williams as CEO
International managing director Julian Williams has been appointed as CEO of iMist, the fast-growing Hull-headquartered watermist fire-suppression business. Following a £4.5m investment by private equity firm Foresight Group a year ago, the business has seen rapid growth with demand for…
IWMC 2022: call for papers
The 21st International Water Mist Conference will – for the second time – take place in Madrid, Spain, on 9 and 10 November 2022. The organizer is – as always – the International Water Mist Association (IWMA). The conference venue…
‘Green and Clean’ fire safety options should be top of mind for any business prioritising safety
Ceasefire UK, a manufacturer of fire-safety solutions, believes that many businesses are wise to be seeking ‘green and clean’ products for firefighting, and educating all potential users of them ahead of an incident. Official findings from the Home Office’s online…
State-of-the-art watermist suppression system provides perfect solution for luxury safari lodges
Leading tourist attraction West Midland Safari Park has increased fire protection for its visitors with the installation of innovative watermist suppression system Automist. The safari park has created new exclusive accommodation overlooking the park’s cheetahs, red pandas and African elephants,…
Watermist fire-suppression business invests £500,000 in national operational base
Fast-growing watermist fire-suppression business iMist has made an investment of more than £500,000 to create a new national operational HQ in Kent. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Hull, iMist has developed its own range of high-pressure watermist fire-suppression systems,…

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