FOGTEC - The Smarter Way of Fire Fighting
Fire fighting made in Germany
FOGTEC is an owner-managed company that has been one of the world’s leading providers of special fire protection systems for more than 20 years. FOGTEC fire fighting systems can be used for a wide variety of applications – for instance, for the protection of unique items of architecture, of high-sensitivity IT technology, of industrial systems or of public infrastructure such as rolling stock vehicles, underground stations or cable and underwater tunnels. Its applications are manifold. Our team will be happy to help you to work out an individual solution for the protection for your fire hazards. With our global network comprising more than 45 system partners, our staff are at your service worldwide. Whether for fire protection in rail transport, in tunnel systems, buildings or industry, FOGTEC will help developing the ideal fire protection solution for your needs.
Trade Mission to India
Visit of a German delegation to India in April 2018
FOGTEC was one of the 16 companies who participated in the Trade Mission to India with the main focus on the railway industry. The visit was organized by the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce within the program for market development of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and took place from 23 – 27 April. During the trade mission the participants explored the Indian railway technology market with stops in Chennai, Kolkata and Delhi, where they met representatives from Indian companies and from the Indian Ministry of Railways.
The journey received very positive feedback from both the Indian and the German press. Follow the links below for articles on this Trade Mission:
Handelsblatt: Ruckeliger Aufbruch
Business Line: German firms eye Indian railway projects
The Telegraph India: Berlin U-Bahn lessons for metro
Tunnel Safety Workshop
In line with the Network Project TUSI, the seventh Tunnel Safety workshop took place in Leoben (Austria) in March 2018. FOGTEC contributed with presentations concerning passive fire protection and ventilation, RAMS analysis, water mist systems as compensatory measure for tunnel safety installations as well as alternative fuels and corresponding challenges in terms of fire protection. One of the highlights was a demonstration of the FOGTEC water mist installation in the Tunnel Wald at Schoberpass.
Research and Development in Fire Protection
New Energy Carriers in Vehicles
Current Research Project
The research project "SUVEREN" (Safety of New Energy Carrier Vehicles in Underground Infrastructure Facilities) investigates the influence of new energy carriers (e.g. batteries or hydrogen) on current safety- and fire protection requirements. One main focus is the exposure to needed materials and substances, for example hydrofluric acid, by considering the complete value chain (production, storage, logistics, vehicles in public spaces, infrastructure). With different scenarios the project analyses existing safety concepts and evaluates new risks.
FOGTEC is working with its cooperation partners BAM (Federal Institute for Materials Management) and STUVA e.V. (Research Association for Tunnels and Transportation Facilities).
Associated Partners are DB Service&Station GmbH, the Municipal Fire Brigade of Munich as well as the french research institutes INERIS and CETU.
The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Overview Research Projects
fire protection research
FOGTEC is a key partner when it comes to important research projects in the area of tunnel safety. For instance, FOGTEC is taking part in the research project SUVEREN, sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and has acted as a project partner and made major contributions to the FIT, UPTUN, Eurotunnel, Dartford, SOLIT and SOLIT2 projects.
FOGTEC engineers are worldwide experts for full scale fire tests. Large tests often are required to guarantee reliability of a system.
FOGTEC fire fighting systems in use
FOGTEC fire fighting systems are in use worldwide. We have been involved in major construction projects – ranging from one of the tallest buildings in the world to an outstanding underwater tunnel – for many years now. In addition, FOGTEC ensures fire safety and protection for trains on virtually every continent and has safeguarded against a multitude of demanding risks in various industry sectors. You can find a selection of our references here.
FOGTEC fire safety worldwide
how to find us
With four representative offices and more than 45 system partners, FOGTEC has a truly global presence. All projects are managed and system partners supported from our headquarters in Cologne.
customer service around the clock
For us, the satisfaction of our customers has utmost priority. Do you have questions about maintenance or fixings? FOGTEC provides an around-the-clock service. Our service team is on hand for your queries at all times. In addition, our global network of specially trained, authorised system partners ensures optimum customer support.