Welcome to the Furniture Industry Research Association

The UK’s largest furniture association, the Furniture Industry Research Association was first established in 1949 by the furniture industry for the industry. A recognised centre for technical excellence, it provides a wide range of dedicated knowledge based, technical support to the global furniture supply chain and furniture consumers across all market sectors. Find out more.

Member Only Articles

The latest Standards updates and member only technical articles. Click here to join and gain full access.

View Member Only Articles


The FIRA Gold Certification scheme is a quality mark for a product or its installation within the furniture and kitchen industries and signifies that it has been assessed against specified performance levels through independent tests or evaluation.


Technical Information

This resource comprises hundreds of articles addressing the furniture industry's technical and business issues.

Click here to view all articles

Furniture Industry Jobs

The Furniture Industry Jobs area is a service that allows companies from across the furniture supply chain to post current vacancies

View furniture industry vacancies

Latest tweets from @FIRANews