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.

Technical Information


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

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FIRA Membership

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.

FIRA Gold

Furniture Industry Jobs

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

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Reports and guides on a range of topics and relating to the furniture industry

Reports and Guides

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