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​Kitchen standard out for comment

Posted on 17th October, 2016

BS 6222-2: 2009 Domestic kitchen equipment. Fitted kitchen units, peninsular units, island units and breakfast bars. Performance requirements and test methods, is currently undergoing an amendment.

Standards Meeting Update - Proposed chain of custody standard

Posted on 6th October, 2016

FIRA international are part of the consultation process for the proposed ISO timber specific chain of custody standard with the UK British Standards Institute Technical Subcommittee. The proposed standard was designed to increase the amount of sustainable forestry under management, encouraging smaller scale forest owners into sustainable forest management, by adopting a country verified chain of custody for timber and timber products.

​FEMB Technical Committee Meeting Report - September 2016

Posted on 22nd September, 2016

On Friday 16th September FIRA took part in the latest FEMB Technical Committee meeting in Milan, on behalf of the BCFA. The European Technical Committee[1] meets regularly as a cross-country team of experts to review European norms and standards and monitors proposed changes in regulation.