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Imperial Office receive FIRA Gold Installation

Posted on 13th October, 2017

To achieve FIRA Gold Installation for Office Furniture, Imperial Office were subject to an in-depth audit to ensure they could demonstrate their installers are suitably qualified, and that all necessary procedures, documentation and quality standards are in place. Furthermore the audit included a review of Imperial Office’s customer service.

European Standards meeting report – Common test methods for furniture

Posted on 6th October, 2017

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.