Control forest fires with an environmentally friendly solution

Kiilto and PPO-Elektroniikka Oy have combined their expertise and developed an environmentally friendly
fire-fighting chemical for stopping forest and wildfires.

Forest fire in California, USA

PPO ForExt stops the fire and prevents it from spreading

• Mix with water spread on the outer edges of the forest fire.
• Stops fire and prevents it from spreading forward.
• Sprayd from helicopters/aeroplanes/fire trucks into the area.
• Stops the further flow of fire into buildings.

A low cost and sustainable solution – for global use   

• Reduce morbidity and mortality from forest fires and small particles.
• Saves forests – the lungs of the world.
Protects wild animals and valuable, diverse vegetation.
• Prevents considerable damages to property and assets. 

 A healthy forest without fires

Kiilto Oy is responsible for the manufacture of the product and PPO-Elektroniikka Oy for its marketing and the development of the spreading technique.

Kiilto and PPO-Elektroniikka – strong Finnish family businesses  

PPO-Elektroniikka Oy specialises in professional electronics and security technology. The company has been producing tailored technology solutions to improve safety and minimise damage for almost 40 years. Representing the company’s own production, the MEV insulation level monitoring system monitors the electrical safety of operating rooms 24/7. The fifth-generation MEV-8 system is already being exported to 17 countries. The PPO team has been supplying Finnish water mist extinguishing systems to more than a hundred large sites in Russia since the early 2000s. 

Kiilto is a growing Finnish family-owned company with a hundred-year history. The company develops, manufactures and markets chemical industry solutions in four business areas: construction, industrial bonding, professional hygiene and consumer goods. Kiilto develops environmentally friendly fire retardants, for example, for the wood industry and the paper and packaging industry.


PPO Logomerkki          Kiilto logo

More information:

Kiilto, Tomi Takala, Business Director of Industrial Fastening Solutions, tel. 050 382 9208, -

PPO-Elektroniikka Oy, CEO Timo Ohtonen, tel. 0400 420 393, -

PPO ForExt has a flame-retardant effect: puts out the fire and prevents it from spreading forward.

    Flame-retardant effect

PPO Elektroniikka

Kaarelantie 21, 00430 Helsinki

+3589 - 566 09 20

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