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Media contact: Tom Reardon, 616-285-3963.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BIFMA Board of Directors Additions Announced »
Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association  (BIFMA), representing th...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Resource Library (MRL) Connects To The level® Data Platform »
Grand Rapids, Mich. – The creators of MyResourceLibrary.com (MRL), an online design resource for thousands of contrac...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BIFMA Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week »
Grand Rapids, Mich. – Safety should be a priority in all workplaces so that workers everywhere return home to their famil...
Friday, February 17, 2017
"EPA Recommended" Icon Announced By GSA »
New "EPA Recommended" Icon Announced By GSA   level ®  Certified Furniture Products To Be More Eas...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
New Office Chair Standard Approved »
Grand Rapids, MI - An update to the BIFMA office seating safety and performance standard has been approved by the Ameri...
Friday, December 23, 2016
BIFMA level® Program Recommended for Federal Purchasing »
Grand Rapids, Mich. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released  Recommendations of Specifications, St...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
OSHA Sustainability White Paper Released Today With BIFMA Input »
12/20/16 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a white paper this morning entitled...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Indoor Air Quality Today - Meeting LEEDv4, WELL, and EPA’s New Formaldehyde Rule »
SCS Global Services and BIFMA have teamed up to provide a 35-minute presentation on the process required to meet BIFMA’s i...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
BIFMA level® Website Introduces Enhanced Search Capability »
October 5 , 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mail:...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
level® Certified Furniture Products Support LEED Pilot Credit »
level ® Certified Furniture Products Support LEED Pilot Credit   Grand Rapids, Mich. – A new pilot cre...
Monday, June 27, 2016
BIFMA Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors »
June 24, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mail:...
Monday, March 7, 2016
level® Recognized as USGBC Approved Program for MR Credit »
March 3, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mail: ncook@b...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
BIFMA Releases Revised Panel Systems Standard »
Date:   January 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dave Panning Work: 616-285-3963 E-...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
BIFMA To Revise Sustainability Standard with Support from Healthy Materials Expert »
September 8, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mail:...
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
BIFMA Announces Election of New Board President for 2015-2016 »
June 19, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mai...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
BIFMA Announces 2nd Chemicals Summit »
The Future of Green Chemistry Leadership for the Furniture Industry Contact – Tom Reardon Email – treardon@bi...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
BIFMA Releases First "Large Occupant" Office Chair Standard »
We’re Getting Heavier, Test Accordingly Contact - David Panning email- dpanning@bifma.org Grand Rapids, MI&n...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
New BIFMA Report: Life Cycle Assessment - Wonderful Tool, Use With Care »
New Study Reveals How Different Datasets Used by LCA Software Packages Produce Varying Results; Should  Not...
Friday, June 27, 2014
BIFMA Releases New Version of Furniture Sustainability Standard »
For Immediate Release          Contact: Brad Miller E-mail: bmiller@bifma.org BIF...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Contract to Sponsor 9 City level® Tour »
2014 level Roadshow: educating the design community about BIFMA’s sustainability standard and third-party certification pr...
Friday, March 28, 2014
BIFMA and the HPD Collaborative Form Partnership »
For Immediate Release         Contact: Brad Miller E-mail: bmiller@bifma.org BIFMA and the H...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Revised Desk/Table Products Standard for Safety and Performance Released by ANSI/BIFMA »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dave Panning: 616-285-3963 E-mail: dpanning@bifma.org Grand Rapids...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Small Office/Home Office Products Standard Meets the Test »
0 0 1 153 878 BIFMA 7 2 1029 14.0 Normal...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Sir Kenneth Robinson to Headline Industry's Leadership Conference »
Full Speaker Line-Up Revealed for Office Furniture Industry’s Annual Event Grand Rapids, Mich. – BIFMA...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
level Continuing Education Program Approved for AIA Learning Unit Credit »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brad Miller, 616-285-3963 Grand Rapids, Mich. - A&D professionals may now receive o...
Monday, July 1, 2013
NSF International and BIFMA Release New Product Category Rule for Office Storage Products »
LEED v4 recognizes the value of PCRs and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) For Immediate Release Contact: B...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
BIFMA Partners with Sustainable Purchasing Council »
For Immediate Release June 26, 2013 Grand Rapids, Mich.  – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufactu...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
New Board of Directors Line-up for BIFMA »
For Immediate Release June 17, 2013 Grand Rapids, MI – On June 12, during its annual membership meeti...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
level Certified Furniture Products to Contribute Towards LEED Points in Pilot Credit »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Brad Miller , 616-285-3963     Chicago,...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BIFMA Furniture Storage PCR Comment Period Open »
For Immediate Release April 2, 2013 Contact: Brad Miller, bmiller@bifma.org BIFMA Furniture Storage PCR Comment...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
BIFMA to Hold Chemicals of Concern Summit April 29-30 in Ann Arbor, Michigan »
For Immediate Release March 20, 2013 BIFMA to Hold Chemicals of Concern Summit April 29-30...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Updated BIFMA Ergonomics Guideline Now Available »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2013 Performance and Comfort of Computer Users in North America is  Enhanc...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
BIFMA and GreenWizard Form Partnership »
0 0 1 530 3026 BIFMA 25 7 3549 14.0 Norma...
Thursday, November 8, 2012
New Version of Furniture Sustainability Standard Adds Point for Lower Formaldehyde Emissions »
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for furnit...
Friday, November 2, 2012
First Educational Seating Standard for Safety and Performance Released by ANSI/BIFMA »
Grand Rapids, MI – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and perfor...

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