Archived News Article
Furniture standards meeting report
CEN TC207 is the European Standard Committee responsible for producing furniture standards. It recently held it’s Plenary meeting in Milan, Italy.
At the meeting the delegates received reports from the working groups operating in the Technical Committee.
Key within all the reports was concern regarding the impact of EU directives such as the Machinery Directive on furniture, as electrical and electronic features are consistently being added to furniture. The Technical Committee is looking to produce a guidance document on the subject.
Members of the Furniture Industry Research Association can read a full meeting report below.
Alternatively, a full list of standards meeting reports can be found here