About Us


The Furniture Industry Research Association

Established in 1949, the Furniture Industry Research Association is the UK's largest furniture association and the only organisation that provides support to the whole furniture supply train, across all sectors.

The Association is a unique, not-for-profit membership-based organisation, run by the furniture industry for the furniture industry. Click here to find out more about membership.

FIRA International Ltd

FIRA International provides a wide range of independent expert services that are not only dedicated to the global furniture supply chain, but also to furniture consumers, and continues safeguarding the industry through managing the Association's membership activity.

Furniture Testing - our product testing service is a truly comprehensive service for the furniture industry.

FIRA Service Technicians - independent furniture care and repair.

Technical Services and Research - expert help across the whole furniture supply-chain.

The FIRA Certification Schemes and Awards - our certification schemes provide solid reassurance to your customers that your products have attained an excellence independently verified by FIRA International.

FIRA Training and Events - a wide range of industry-specific conferences and training courses.

How to find us - FIRA International, Maxwell Road, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2EW.