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Standards meeting report – Seating
The International Standards committee ISO TC136 WG1 recently meet in Nuremberg, Germany to discuss the development of International standards for seating Delegates were present from Europe, the US and China.
The key topic for discussion was ISO 7173 Furniture — Chairs and stools — Determination of strength and durability, however it was also agreed to send ISO 24496 Methods of determination of dimensions for revision via DIS enquiry
International standards are key for international trade as they help to provide common requirements across borders.
Knowledge is a key element of Furniture Industry Research Association membership. Full members can read a full meeting report below.