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IFMA connects and brings our members additional knowledge and thought leadership from key industry associations.

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Business Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

BIFMA is the recognized source for furniture standards that embody safety, sustainability, and performance.

Providing healthy, comfortable, and human-centered environments requires an infrastructure of engineering and standards to inform specifier and buyer decision-making.

BIFMA supports the furniture industry to:

  • Develop and maintain safety and wellness standards defining product performance
  • Provide sustainability certification and resources to select conforming products
  • Educate stakeholders on the application and importance of standards
  • Advocate for regulatory conditions that enhance value and foster innovation
  • Track market data affecting the industry
  • Convene thought leaders and build a community of advocates
  • Celebrate furniture design and its influence on the built environment
  • Partner with industry groups for the advancement of human spaces
  • Promote the future industry through outreach and learning

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