It has been ISO 14001 and FSC Chain-of-Custody certified since 2008, and BIFMA
level certified since 2009.
This study was conducted jointly with a working group of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA
) (1) International, Furniture Emissions Standard (FES) Subcommittee, in support of the development of the BIFMA
Since 1973, BIFMA
has played a leading role in the development of business and institutional furniture standards.
Kimball Office sees this development as delivering big market advantages, assuring furnishings meet BIFMA
voluntary standards for indoor air quality, and providing efficiencies, since the durable finish is instantly ready for the rigors of assembly.
The lab will have BIFMA
testing capabilities and UL customers can test in that location.
7% Source: BIFMA
(2012 figures) Note: Table made from pie chart.
remains optimistic and sees opportunity in these hard times.
who a certified member of BIFMA
for more than ten years and should be following
6% Source: BIFMA
(2013 figures) Note: Table made from pie chart.
The current economic climate continues to provide numerous challenges, with industry shipment volumes down about 30 percent from last year," says Tom Reardon, executive director of BIFMA
The Worship Series chair supports more than 1,000 lbs of static load, safely stacks up to eight chairs high, and durably outperforms BIFMA
In 2006 the BIFMA
and NSF Intl began drafting [BIFMA
e3] with a broad and diverse group of stakeholders following the American National Standards Institute consensus process," Reardon says.