At the request of the French Embassy and Business France and after the accident of TULTEPEC, Thierry Hernandez and his team will be present at the France-Mexico forum in order to offer his pyrotechnical security services to the Mexican pyrotechnical institute and SEDENA.
The official business forum site for France-Mexico 2017:
reminder of the terrible tultepec accident in december 2016 in mexico
An explosion at one of the biggest fireworks markets in Mexico killed 42 people and injured 70 on 20 December in Tultepec near Mexico.
Investigators believe a rocket caught fire inside the market setting off a series of multi-coloured explosions which destroyed a large number of stalls and almost totally eliminated the market.
To learn more : article “Le monde” 2017
A flourishing pyrotechnical sector
The pyrotechnical sector is flourishing in Mexico generating almost 50 million dollars per year and employing about 50 000 families.
Half of this activity is concentrated in the State of Mexico, in the towns of Almoloya, Amecameca, Ozumba, Zumpango and Tultepec, according to the Mexican Institute of Pyrotechnics.