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ANSI/BIFMA X5.4-2012 Lounge and Public Seating Tests Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution

Tuesday, February 7, 2012  
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Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.4 Lounge and Public Seating – Test standard, and copies of the new edition are available from BIFMA immediately.

The BIFMA Chair Subcommittee worked diligently to revise this new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.4 with improvements in test consistency, modifications to test loads, and harmonization as applicable with sections of the 2011 chair standard (X5.1).

Contact Dave Panning at (616) 285-3963 for further information regarding the new edition of BIFMA’s Lounge and Public Seating – Tests. Copies of the new standard may be ordered online.


BIFMA is a not-for-profit organization that provides an effective forum for Members to cooperate and collaborate on appropriate industry issues. As an ANSI accredited standards developer BIFMA develops voluntary product and industry standards that support safe, healthy and sustainable work environments. BIFMA also publishes key industry statistics; advocates for legislation and government regulation that have a direct impact on the health of the industry; and facilitates meaningful dialog and education to support our core services and the industry.


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