What is BIFMA certification?
Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association established in
1973, is the not-for-profit trade association developed by a joint committee of
BIFMA by Unison process described by AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD INSTITUTE
(ANSI). BIFMA Certification is a voluntary standard for business and
institutional furniture manufacturers to administer and develop the furniture
industry. It is generally engaged to lead, design, develop, advocate, advise
and create models for the office and institutional furniture industry.
dependable and durability of office furniture keep offices running. BIFMA
Certification addresses many things like Safety, Sustainability and social
responsibility, Durability and strength, Recyclability and recycled content, Chemical
content and emissions, Reliability, Overall quality, Flammability, and
electrical components, Material, and energy efficiency, environmentally
conscious design, Waste and water management.
On these four criteria, the Manufacturer receives points on
manufacturing facility and organization as a whole.
Level 1 Certification -32-44 points
Level-2 Certification -44-62 points
Level-3 Certification -63-100 points
What is the need for BIFMA Certification?
Now, BIFMA certification is accepted as the
parameter of furniture quality & safety that gives an effectual forum to
achieve greater sustainability attributes. Manufacturers who receive the level
certification mark are verifying that their policies and guidelines of providing
the furniture world apply to BIFMA plans. A voluntary standardization of
sustainable furniture and components are meeting the stringent requirements of
the BIFMA standard. Organizations can choose the level of standard of BIFMA. By
making a consistent improvement on their product an organization can also move
their product to a higher level of conformance. BIFMA establishes certain
furniture mark on the specific scale.
Why BIFMA Certification is important?
with BIFMA Certification have gained the sustainability of their furniture for
years and years by providing safety, durability, reliability, overall quality,
flammability, and environmentally-conscious design and reduction in waste and
What are the benefits of BIFMA Certification?
A high-quality and carefully tested furniture
Ensures the durability and dependability of the
product for many years
Promote a healthy work environment
Decreases work-related injuries
An ongoing improvement in your Organization
Mandates continuous monitoring