BIFMA launches product registry platform: BIFMA Compliant

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association launched the BIFMA Compliant product registry to provide clarity in the market about products that meet established industry standards.

The Grand Rapids-based nonprofit trade association BIFMA said Monday that it launched BIFMA Compliant, … Read more

SGS : Updated Standard for Occasional Use Seating ANSI/BIFMA X6.4-2021

BIFMA has released an ANSI approved update to ANSI/BIFMA X6.4 – Occasional Use Seating. The 2021 edition is based upon ANSI/BIFMA X5.4-2020 Public & Lounge Seating.

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In January, BIFMA released an update to ANSI/BIFMA X6.4

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BIFMA Introduces New ANSI Occasional-Use Seating Standard

THE AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE (ANSI) has approved the new safety and performance standard: ANSI/BIFMA X6.4-2021, Occasional-Use Seating.

The BIFMA Subcommittee for Seating Standards worked diligently for the past three years to intro- duce this new ANSI standard. The Subcommittee

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HNI Corp. reports ‘solid’ third quarter

HNI Corp. on Monday announced sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 of $507.1 million and net income of $30.7 million. GAAP net income for the quarter was 71 cents per diluted share, down from $1.07 per share in Read more

BIFMA names new CEO, board

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  BIFMA has appointed Deirdre Jimenez as its first president and CEO. She will succeed Tom Reardon, who is retiring after 22 years as executive director of BIFMA, the not for profit trade association for business and … Read more

Deirdre Jimenez Named President & CEO of BIFMA

BIFMA has appointed Deirdre Jimenez as its first president and chief executive officer (CEO).

In the new role as the president and CEO, Jimenez will be responsible for leading BIFMA and partnering with its board of directors, membership (regular, supplier, … Read more

BIFMA Announces Election of New Members to Board of Directors

Grand Rapids, MI –BIFMA announces the election of new industry leaders to its Board of Directors. Kristie Juster, Chief Executive Officer at Kimball International, and Matt Schad, CEO of Nucraft Furniture Company, were elected at the May meeting of … Read more

BIFMA Updates Standard for Office Storage Units – BIFMA X5.9

Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Business Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) released a new version of its storage unit standard – BIFMA X5.9. The updated version replaces the previous 2012 version and is approved by … Read more

BIFMA International – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association


BIFMA is the not‐for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers.

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