Press Releases from FIRA International
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REACH training now open for bookings
Dates for our next modular Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) courses are now set
Flammability training schedule - April to June
Flammability training courses, hosted by Steve Cotton, with a focus on the domestic, contract and bed/mattress sectors
Join us on 7 June for tours, technical advice and networking
Why not take this opportunity to come and meet our experts. The afternoon event also includes behind-the-scenes site tours of our 17,000sqft testing facilities and the chance to ask technical questions
Meet our new 'Section Head for Flammability and Upholstery'
We're pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Cotton to the new role of 'Section Head - Flammability and Upholstery'
Sustainability session playback
Learn more about the Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme (FISP) through this session filmed at the January Furniture Show, held at the Birmingham NEC in January 2023
The expertise and experience to help your business
As we enter 2023, we would like to take this opportunity once again to say ‘thank you’ for continuing to choose us as your preferred supplier
Celebrating one year in our new testing laboratory
November 1 saw us mark one year since we opened our new custom-built UKAS-accredited testing laboratory
Incorporating children’s furniture, non-domestic storage and Irish flammability regulations
We've once again been voted 'Best testing / certification provider'
Thank you to all our customers who once again voted for us in the Furniture News Awards
Webinar playback: Flammability regulations and testing for furniture
Topics included the Irish regulations, American Regulations, UK regulations review, before an open Q&A session
UKAS Accreditation to the American flammability standard, TB 117-2013
The cigarette test to TB 117-2013 is vastly different to the UK FFFSR, and is traditionally considered harder to pass