MANILA, Philippines – Last March 8, 2019, ANAKO Philippines Corporation conducted a technical symposium in cooperation with one of our long-term business partner, Viking Far East -  Singapore at Marco Polo Ortigas Hotel. During the mentioned technical symposium, our technical speakers were:

  1. Mr. Simon Baratt - Foam Product Manager for Viking EMEA
    He is responsible for the internal organization of sales, marketing, technical support, R&D and certification of Viking’s expanding line of fixed fire protection Foam Products.
    Topic Discussed:
    Viking Foam Based Suppression System: Overview
    - Foam Chemistry Basics
    - Listing and Approvals
    - System Operation Examples
    - Typical System Configurations
    - Application Examples

  2. Mr. James D. Lake - Vice President of Training and Technical Services for the Viking Corporation
    He has served as Staff Liaison to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Automatic Sprinklers, responsible for writing NFPA 13, 13D, 13R (2010 Edition) as well as the Technical Committee on Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Systems responsible for writing NFPA 25 (2011 Edition).
    Topic Discussed:
    Navigating the Requirements in NFPA 13
    - Classify Occupancies and Commodities
    - Identify the characteristics and requirements for fire sprinkler systems
    - Identify the characteristics and requirements for installation of the various types of fire sprinklers
    - Discuss the procedures for determining the water supply requirements for fire sprinkler system
    - Discuss the documentation necessary to ensure system operation and maintenance