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Fire Industry Association set to inaugurate new Northwich facility


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Fire Industry Association’s planned expansion with a new centre of excellence in Northwich

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is poised to officially open its new Northwich facility. This upcoming event was highlighted in a recent announcement made by the FIA.

In addition to the FIA’s existing Hampton office, the Northwich facility is expected to become a national centre of excellence for fire safety.

FIA Northwich: A prospective boost for enhanced fire safety and a northern hub for members

The Northwich facility is strategically planned to cater to a wide range of activities, including fire safety training and hosting industry events.

The state-of-the-art facility is set to serve as a northern hub for FIA members and others in the industry.

What to expect from the official opening event of the FIA Northwich facility

The official opening event is scheduled for the 13th of September 2023.

The planned agenda includes presentations, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and building tours conducted by FIA staff.

During the presentations, Sir Ken Knight will introduce the event and FIA CEO Ian Moore will address the current state of the UK fire industry.

Moore is expected to assert: “FIA Northwich will enhance opportunities to raise the bar of professionalism across the fire safety industry.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with influential figures in the fire industry and learn more about the aims and offerings of the FIA Northwich.

The event is expected to be attended by FIA member representatives, Fire and Rescue Service, National Fire Chiefs Council, DIT – UKDSE’s Mike Dayson, government officials (local and national), among other VIPs.

The anticipated significance of the FIA Northwich facility

The FIA Northwich facility is more than a building; it is a physical embodiment of the FIA’s commitment to enhancing fire safety and professionalism in the industry.

Guests will have the chance to tour the facility, witness live demos, and see examples of member’s fire alarm products.

Being part of the official opening will allow attendees to fully appreciate the extent of resources available at this centre of excellence.

IFSJ Comment

This upcoming development in the fire safety industry signals the FIA’s ongoing commitment to driving up standards and providing excellent training and resources.

With this new facility, fire safety professionals in the north will soon have a dedicated hub to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration in the industry.

About the Fire Industry Association (FIA):

The FIA is a leading trade association with a firm focus on promoting professional standards in the UK fire safety industry.

The anticipated opening of the Northwich facility underscores the association’s commitment to fostering excellence and enhancing the level of professionalism across the industry.

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