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Prove that your furniture meets rigorous safety and durability standards, providing standout in the marketplace and building trust in your brand, with BIFMA Compliant and its mark.

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More and more people and organizations are rethinking the way they work, and the spaces they work in. The BIFMA Compliant mark denotes office and institutional furniture that has met rigorous tests for safety and durability, making it easy for customers to find and buy quality products with confidence.

As the world’s leading testing and certification company, SGS has the accreditation and expertise to help your products achieve the BIFMA Compliant mark.

What is the BIFMA Compliant mark?

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA) is a U.S. non-profit organization that aims to promote safe working environments. In March 2021 it launched an industry-wide registry of furniture that meets or exceeds rigorous performance standards. These products are awarded the BIFMA Compliant mark as proof of performance, safety and durability.

The BIFMA Compliant registry is open to manufacturers worldwide and to BIFMA members and non-members alike.

What are the benefits of being BIFMA Compliant?

Being BIFMA Compliant offers:

  • Validation of your product’s quality, safety and performance
  • Improved visibility so your product is easier to find
  • Increased buyer confidence
  • Increased trust in your brand
  • Reduced risk of counterfeit claims

Why choose SGS?

SGS is a BIFMA member and an active participant in its technical committees and standards. As such we are perfectly placed to verify your office and institutional furniture products against BIFMA’s standards support your application to the BIFMA Compliant registry.