Press releases


Premiere: VdS-Approval for infrared fire detection

For the fire protection innovation Pyrosmart from company Orglmeister, an IR system for automatic temperature monitoring, no EN specifications exist. // VdS has now verified the effectiveness and reliability of this system with a...more

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Insurance Europe publishes international guidelines for the planning and installation of gas extinguishing systems

The VdS guidelines VdS 2093, VdS 2380 and VdS 2381 served as a basis.more

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CFPA Europe publishes first European guideline for cybersecurity in SMEs

The “CFPA-E Guideline No 11:2018 S” is based on the German VdS 10000 guideline and is available free of chargemore

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VdS-FireSafety Cologne on December 4 and 5, 2019 at Koelnmesse: Registration of exhibitors is under way!

A renowned industry gathering in the center of Cologne comprising a trade fair, expert conferences, and forums on the topic of preventive fire protection more

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VdS “Sprinkler Bible” CEA 4001en revised

Effective sprinkler systems are often the decisive criterion for immediately stopping the frequent fires from developing their destructive power. // To ensure that these important technologies will always function safely in an...more

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Premiere: First VdS-approved high-expansion foam generator

Less than a year after the publication of the revised VdS-Guidelines for foam extinguishing systems, the first high-expansion foam generator, developed by the Dutch manufacturer InnoVfoam, has now been approved.more

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