Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association

(BIFMA)
Organization that creates and manages standards for evaluating the safety, durability, ergonomics, toxicity, and structural adequacy of contract and commercial furniture.
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'After visiting factories in China, I partnered with a company with world-class equipment from Germany and Italy, accredited by the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association, with top clients in the country.
As per the report, MI - A strategic partnership between the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) and the Health Product Declaration (HPD) co-operative would be making standardized chemical identification, assessment and disclosure protocol for office furniture products and components.
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association International's newest office furniture industry forecast predicts an 8% decline in shipments in 2003 to $8.2 billion.
According to the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association, 2002 saw a 20% decline in office-furniture shipments and new office construction will continue to decline through the first half of 2003.
THE BUSINESS and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association lowered its prediction for the value of office furniture shipments this year, now anticipating a 4.4% decline in shipments this year to $12.7 billion.
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