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​FIRA International invests in customer experience

Posted on 21st March, 2017

FIRA International has invested heavily in moving its Service Technicians web portal from a data centre to the cloud, utilising Amazon Web Services. The move enables some of the biggest furniture players, and their customers, to benefit from the latest software and data security, alongside enhanced reporting capabilities to identify trends and issues quicker, such as product or handling defects.

​DecaBDE Flame Retardant Restrictions​

Posted on 20th February, 2017

On the 10th February 2017 the European Journal published a revision to Regulation [(EC) No. 1907/2006] confirming that decaBDE shall not be manufactured or placed on the market as a substance on its own after 2nd March 2019.