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Standards meeting Update

Posted on 19th January, 2018

A meeting of CEN TC207 WG9, the working group tasked with producing test method standards for furniture recently met in Paris. The main topic of the meeting, chaired by FIRA International’s General Manager, Phil Reynolds, was to discuss comments on the revision of the European Stability standard EN 1022 Furniture. Seating. Determination of stability.

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See us at the January Furniture Show

Posted on 17th January, 2018

The Furniture Industry Research Association, and their commercial partner FIRA International, will be at the January Furniture Show. Hertfordshire Trading Standards are also joining us on the Monday.

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Furniture Industry Research Association release latest 'Statistics Digest' - highlighting growth for the industry

Posted on 8th January, 2018

The Furniture Industry Research Association has today (8 January) published its annual ‘Statistics Digest for the UK Furniture Industry’. Acting as a barometer for the furniture industry, the Digest highlights continued growth in demand for furniture and furnishings. Whilst some of this growth has been fed by rising imports, UK manufacturers have also benefited, with 2016 being the latest in five successive years of incremental growth.

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Open Day schedule for 2018

Posted on 3rd January, 2018

Once again FIRA are hosting three Open Days throughout 2018, open to members and non-members. These popular events are a great opportunity to learn more about the work of the Research Association and FIRA International.

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