BEST PASSIVE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS IN THE WORLD NOW AVAILABLE TO THE BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION, MARINE AND PETROCHEM INDUSTRIES IN THE BALTIC STATES

Promat International announces new partnership with Eternit Baltic,UAB and in so doing strengthens its commercial position in the Baltic markets of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. 

Eternit Baltic, UAB is an integral part of the worldwide Etex Group and under the new, official sales representation arrangement, internationally renowned Promat passive fire products and systems will be easier to access for the emerging Baltic economies.

This is a timely move because awareness for fire protection of the built environment in the Baltic countries is expanding rapidly. Builders, developers, architects, engineers, regulatory framework and even end users expect more of the buildings and structures that shape their lives and work.


Experts in the field of fire protection believe that protection of buildings is often “forgotten” or simply overlooked in order to reduce construction costs but with potential disastrous results. It is necessary to think about the legal and moral responsibilities, and this is now gathering widespread acceptance through the region.

According to Linas Kriščiūnas, Promat Project Manager, “Eternit Baltic, UAB now offers industry in the Baltic States unique products and solutions that have been successfully used worldwide, especially in high performance structures that require acceptable levels of fire protection”. 

Promat is a pioneer in the business of passive fire protection and over a period of 60 years it has developed an integrated products and system portfolio that has been tried, tested and proven worldwide. 

Promat brands effectively protect and insulate everything from modern, industrial and historical buildings of considerable heritage value to tunnels and underground structures, ships and marine installations, and a wide variety of strategically important oil and gas facilities.

It is worth noting that all Promat performance benefits meet and often surpass state and building code requirements. The Promat way of passive fire protection integrates the fundamental principles of compartment, scientific and effective fire protection, and the management of fire and smoke spread.