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IWMA - INTERNATIONAL WATER MIST ASSOCIATION | Internationaler Wasser-Nebel Verband e.V.
Poststraße 33 (Hamburg Business Center)

D-20354 Hamburg

General Management: Bettina McDowell, M.A.

Phone: +49 (0) 40 35085-215
Fax: +49 (0) 40 35085-80
E-Mail: info@iwma.net

Register Court: Amtsgericht Hamburg
Registration Number: VR22036
Registered Office: Hamburg

Sale Tax Identification Number (Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer) DE 305475826

Board of Directors: Ragnar Wighus (chairman), Dirk Sprakel (vice-chairman), Jonathan Carpenter, Luciano Nigro, Henrik Bygbjerg, Erik Christensen, Alex Palle, Markku Vuorisalo, Marco Noordman

Responsible for the content in accordance with §§ 55 paragraph 2 RStV:

Bettina McDowell
General Manager
Poststraße 33 (im HBC)
20354 Hamburg


The IWMA wishes to say thanks to all members who have given their support (ideas, advice, pictures, videos etc. ) during the process of developing this homepage. It was much appreciated!


Sliding pictures … IWMA and VID Fire-Kill // About us: VID Fire-Kill // What we do …: Danfoss Semco // Water Mist Facts: Novenco
Publications/Conference Papers … London 2018: Bettina McDowell / Rome 2017: IWMA/Nicola Ciccarone / Vienna 2016: IWMA/Jasmina Rahmanovic / Amsterdam 2015: IWMA/Marco ter Beek / all others: IWMA //
Publications/Seminar Papers … IWMA Seminars 2018: IWMA / IWMA Seminar in Poland 2017: IWMA / UK 2017: IWMA / UK 2016: IWMA / Sweden 2015: Lund University / Germany 2015: IWMA / Dubai 2014: IWMA / Denmark, France and Dubai 2013: IWMA //
Newsletters … see individual issues //
IWMA Award 2017: IWMA/Nicola Ciccarone / IWMA Award 2016: IWMA/Jasmina Rahmanovic //
Tutorial/Case Studies … Tyco / Video: Fireworks / Danfoss Semco //
Tutorial/The History … picture alliance/dpa, IWMA //
Committees … Board of Directors and Marketing Group: all private, Scientific Council: all private (except Arnaud Breton and Bjarne Husted: IWMA/Marco ter Beek and Joachim Gabran: IWMA/Jasmina Rahmanovic) //
Contact/Press Room and Conference Papers IWMC 2018: Bettina McDowell / Seminars 2018: IWMA / IWMC Rome 2017: IWMA/Nicola Ciccarone / Seminars 2017: IWMA / IWMC Vienna 2016: IWMA/Jasmina Rahmanovic / Seminars 2016: IWMA / IWMC Amsterdam 2015: IWMA/Marco ter Beek / Seminars 2015: IWMA / IWMC Istanbul 2014: IWMA / all others: IWMA / IWMA Research Project: IFAB, pictures general: IWMA / Nicola Ciccarone and IWMA/Jasmina Rahmanovic //
News: Fogtec / Mark Davies, private /  VID Fire-Kill / EMI Controls / IFAB / IWMA/Nicola Ciccarone//
Events: The Grange City Hotel (IWMC 2018) / IWMA (Seminar Dubai) // Member News: Phoenix / Shutterstock

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