Is your office furniture fit for real life? SGS hosts complimentary webinar about the BIFMA compliant program

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and
certification company, is to host a complimentary webinar on BIFMA Compliant.
It will help commercial furniture manufacturers and importers understand and
benefit from the
and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association’s (BIFMA’s)
new conformance program.

BIFMA’s Compliant Program is a 60-minute webinar that takes place on April 29,
2020. It will address BIFMA’s role in representing the commercial furniture industry
and provide insight into
voluntary program, which
aims to set conformance standards and ensure the easy identification of
safe and durable furniture

The webinar is open
product manufacturers, quality managers, design engineers, research and
development and all stakeholders active in the furniture market.
Participants will discover
they can test their products against BIFMA standards and gain access to
product listings on BIFMA’s registry of compliance.

Matthew McGarrity, Hardlines Technical Manager at SGS will lead the webinar.
Matthew is a Member of BIFMA and ASTM and a specialist in regulatory,
industry requirements and quality testing. He will focus

  • Applicable
  • Program
  • Program
  • Benefits
  • Q&A

With products
entering the commercial furniture market from more sources than ever before, SGS
welcomes the BIFMA Compliant program which is increasing industry-wide
assurance about product safety and reliability.

SGS wants to
equip all stakeholders to take full advantage of the program and Matthew
McGarrity will guide participants through the rule set for conformance and explaining
how, by meeting the specific BIFMA standards, businesses can gain competitive

BIFMA is the US
not-for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture
manufacturers. Since 1973, BIFMA has been the voice for the commercial
furniture industry, serving member and non-member companies to promote
meaningful, market-oriented improvements for all stakeholders.

Register now

The webinar takes place – April 29, 2020. There will
be two sessions.

Session 1

Hong Kong (Hong Kong) – 9:00am

Shanghai (China) – 9:00am

Hanoi (Vietnam) – 8:00am

Register now

Session 2

New York (USA) – 10:00am

London (UK) – 3:00pm

Paris (France) – 4:00pm

Register now

make a live session?

now and receive a complimentary recording after the live event.

further information, please contact:

Silke Hilmer

CRS Global Marketing Manager

Consumer and Retail



About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification,
testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark
for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a
network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

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