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New UKTR training course, hosted by John Hubbard
Supporting delegates to understand requirements that apply to different categories of operators and traders, and demonstrating compliance
'Best Testing Services / Certification Provider' 2023
The entire team at FIRA International are delighted to have been recognised as 'Best Testing Services / Certification Provider', for the third year running.
Flammability training schedule - September and October
Flammability training courses, hosted by Steve Cotton, with a focus on the domestic, contract and bed/mattress sectors
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