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Media contact: Tom Reardon, 616-285-3963.

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News Releases
Monday, July 1, 2013
NSF International and BIFMA Release New Product Category Rule for Office Storage Products »
LEED v4 recognizes the value of PCRs and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) For Immediate Release Contact: B...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
BIFMA Partners with Sustainable Purchasing Council »
For Immediate Release June 26, 2013 Grand Rapids, Mich.  – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufactu...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
New Board of Directors Line-up for BIFMA »
For Immediate Release June 17, 2013 Grand Rapids, MI – On June 12, during its annual membership meeti...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
level Certified Furniture Products to Contribute Towards LEED Points in Pilot Credit »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Brad Miller , 616-285-3963     Chicago,...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BIFMA Furniture Storage PCR Comment Period Open »
For Immediate Release April 2, 2013 Contact: Brad Miller, bmiller@bifma.org BIFMA Furniture Storage PCR Comment...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
BIFMA to Hold Chemicals of Concern Summit April 29-30 in Ann Arbor, Michigan »
For Immediate Release March 20, 2013 BIFMA to Hold Chemicals of Concern Summit April 29-30...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Updated BIFMA Ergonomics Guideline Now Available »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2013 Performance and Comfort of Computer Users in North America is  Enhanc...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
BIFMA and GreenWizard Form Partnership »
0 0 1 530 3026 BIFMA 25 7 3549 14.0 Norma...
Thursday, November 8, 2012
New Version of Furniture Sustainability Standard Adds Point for Lower Formaldehyde Emissions »
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for furnit...
Friday, November 2, 2012
First Educational Seating Standard for Safety and Performance Released by ANSI/BIFMA »
Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and perfor...
Thursday, September 20, 2012
NSF International and BIFMA Announce the Development of the Commercial Storage Product PCR »
ANN ARBOR, MI – NSF International is collaborating with the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Associat...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
BIFMA Supports GSA Recognition of LEED Rating Systems »
Grand Rapids, MI - The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) joined the U.S. Green Build...
Monday, July 23, 2012
X5.9-2012 Storage Units Tests Standard Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution »
Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.9 Sto...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
BIFMA Announces Election of New President and Directors »
Grand Rapids, MI - On June 13, during its annual membership meeting, outgoing BIFMA president Stan Askren, introduced C...
Monday, June 11, 2012
Product Category Rules for Seating Developed »
CHICAGO, IL – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has collaborated with NSF In...
Sunday, June 10, 2012
BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers with level Certified Products »
CHICAGO, IL – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has reported that 41 commercial a...
Friday, May 25, 2012
Furniture Industry Sets Goal to Train 10,000 Industry Professionals on level Program by End of 2013 »
Grand Rapids, MI – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has set a goal to train 10,0...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Contract Furniture Industry Achieves Major Milestone - Over 1,600 Products Certified Under level »
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has reported that more than...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
ANSI/BIFMA X5.3-2007 (R2012) Vertical Files Tests Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution »
Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5....
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
ANSI/BIFMA X5.4-2012 Lounge and Public Seating Tests Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution »
Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.4...
Monday, June 20, 2011
BIFMA Announces New Board of Directors »
Grand Rapids, MI – BIFMA International elected several new Directors and Officers to its Board of Directors. Carol...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
level Certified Products Qualify for LEED Points »
CHICAGO, IL   – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has developed and issued a new Pilot Credit for Certifi...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
ANSI/BIFMA X5.1 2011 General Purpose Chairs Tests Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution »
Grand Rapids, MI - The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.1...
Monday, May 2, 2011
ANSI/BIFMA Furniture Emissions Standards Approved by ANSI and Released for Distribution »
Grand Rapids, MI - The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA M7.1...
Monday, January 3, 2011

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