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The Fire Safety Event

8 - 10 APRIL 2025

NEC, Birmingham


Fire extinguishers

Mark West

Mark West

Product Qualification Testing, Element Materials Technology

Mark works in Warringtonfire’s Technical Division and is an expert in fenestration testing and certification including burglar resistance, physical security, weathertightness, thermal simulation and mechanical strength testing of doors, windows, industrial garage doors and shutters.

Mark has a degree in mechanical design, materials and manufacturing engineering and prior to working at Element gained experience in design and R&D environments within the fenestration and construction industry. Before his move into Warringtonfire’s technical division in January 2020 he spent 15 years managing Element fenestration testing laboratories in Sheffield, Willenhall and Wednesbury.

Mark focuses on providing certification of products by means of technical evaluation and testing requirements for new scopes and scope additions, as well as expanding and maintaining Warringtonfire’s certification and testing offerings to keep up with changes in standards and legislation. In the wider industry Mark has involvement in industry bodies, trade federations, UK and European technical committees and working groups for the development of BS, EN, ISO and PAS standards.


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