Since 1984, FEPS provides international consultancy and scientific expertise on the fire behaviour of plastics, flame retardants, polymer applications, and environmental aspects. Building & construction, mass transportation, electrical & electronic equipment, wire & cable, as well as upholstered furniture and textiles are covered. In parallel, FEPS offers particularly robust and easy-to-handle flammability testing equipment.

FEPS is owned by Dr. Juergen Troitzsch, who gained his chemistry doctorate from Aachen Technical University and worked for 10 years on flame retardants, fire behavior of polymers and fire testing in R&D for a major chemical company. 

Since, he is working worldwide as an expert with industry, associations, academic institutions, authorities, standard organizations, and is a member of national and international committees.

He has provided many studies and expert opinions, published numerous articles and reviews, and presented worldwide more than 250 papers at conferences on all aspects of fires, fire safety and testing, polymers, flame retardants and the environment. 

He participates in research projects, organizes and chairs international seminars, workshops and conferences, and is editor and one of there authors of the „Plastics Flammability Handbook“.