RadiciGroup and Radiflam® at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Estádio Mineirão (Belo Horizonte) – Estádio Nacional de Brasília (Brasília) – Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador) – Estádio Beira-Rio (Porto Alegre) – Estádio das Dunas (Natal) – Arena Corinthians (São Paulo). The seats (and many of their components, such as armrests, bolts and supports) in these important Brazilian stadiums...

... Hosting the 2014 World Cup are made of flame retardant engineering plastics bearing the RadiciGroup Plastics Radiflam® brand name.
The Brazilian market prizes RadiciGroup specialities: the stadium seats in six of the twelve stadiums hosting the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are made of Radiflam® engineering plastics. Indeed, RadiciGroup is the first producer in Brazil to supply certified engineering plastics specifically for the manufacture of stadium seat components. With the nylon 6 flame retardant Radiflam® range, RadiciGroup Plastics can provide its customers with a complete custom solution featuring high levels of quality, technology, performance and safety. Moreover, RadiciGroup continues to strengthen its approach, not only by building on its expertise and experience garnered in Europe and North America, but also by creating a state-of-the-art R&D function in South America at Radici Plastics Ltda to offer more advanced technical development support for local customers.

“Being on the front line with our technology and development know-how at a prestigious sports event like the fast approaching World Cup is a real privilege for our Group,” Jane Campos, managing director of Radici Plastics Ltda, said. “Our efforts in this sector during the past fifteen years of business activity in Brazil have been rewarded. The market has recognized and selected our products because of their superior technology, quality and safety. And this is truly the best stimulus to do even better.” Danilo Micheletti, RadiciGroup Plastics COO for North America, South America and China, also expressed great satisfaction. “Our team that helped us achieve these results,” Mr. Micheletti noted, “successfully carried out extensive development work in order to meet the rigorous requirements imposed not only by FIFA but also by new construction regulations for safety and comfort. The fulfilment of our goals is evidence of our Group’s technical competence and innovative capability.”
More detailed information are available in our PRESS RELEASE (English and Portuguese version).