Furniture flammability course - 20th July 2016

Posted on 24th June, 2016

Training course on flammability regulations for both domestic and contract furniture - If you are a manufacturer, importer, retailer or specifier of upholstered furniture, then you have a responsibility to ensure you are complying with the relevant flammability legislation for both domestic and contract environments.

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Furniture Industry Celebrates at Westminster

Posted on 23rd June, 2016

The reception hosted by the Furniture Industry Research Association and FIRA International, the UK’s largest furniture association and leading furniture technology centre, at the House of Lords on Friday 17th June was a great success.

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​Furniture Makers opens up Sustainability Award to all UK furnishings manufacturers

Posted on 16th June, 2016

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, has announced that for the fist time ever it will be accepting entries for its prestigious Sustainability Award from all UK furnishings manufacturers. Now in its fourth year, the Sustainability Award recognises improvements in sustainability in relation to manufacturing of furniture and furnishings.

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FIRA Gold for Wade Spring

Posted on 15th June, 2016

Leading manufacturer of spring based seating products for the Furniture industry, Wade Spring Ltd has achieved FIRA Gold Product Certification for its Zig Zag Sinuous Springs.

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FIRA Quarterly Standards Update Report - June 2016

Posted on 13th June, 2016

​The end of May heralded the annual CEN standards plenary meeting for furniture where forthcoming work items are agreed and progress on existing European Standards development is assessed. In addition, an International Standards meeting for furniture is scheduled to be held in Denmark.

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​New Standards Meeting Report from Europe

Posted on 27th May, 2016

A meeting of the Standards Committee responsible for producing furniture standards, CEN TC207, was recently held in Paris. The meeting was wide ranging covering current and future development of standards for furniture, as well as an EU approach to developing International Standards (ISO).

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