TITLE

Manufacturing employment down

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;3/6/2009, Issue 5626, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reducing rate of employment in the furniture manufacturing industry in Great Britain. A survey conducted by the association of British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), showed that more than half of the furniture manufacturing industry has been on short with people, with a similar amount to be expected for the coming months. Moreover, the overall manufacturer's cost rose at a rate of 5.8 percent due to the currency market and higher cost of imported materials.
ACCESSION #
37007280

 

Related Articles

  • Legal trade members.  // Furniture/Today;9/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p10 

    Presents the names of the members of the American Furniture Manufacturers Committee for Legal Trade.

  • 'World Furniture Outlook' report for 2008 available.  // Furniture/Today;7/7/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 43, p34 

    The article reports that global research organization CSIL has published the 2008 edition of the report "World Furniture Outlook." It presents an overview of the world furniture industry along with opportunities for furniture exporters to benefit from increase in the openness of the market. It...

  • Office furniture saw jump in 2007; moderate decline seen in 2008. Reardon, Thomas // Wood Digest;Apr2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p23 

    The article provides information related to Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association (BIFMA). BIFMA was established in 1973 and represents over 240 member companies. Approximately 50 percent of those member companies are furniture producers in North America. It is a...

  • Tools of the trade.  // Cabinet Maker;07/14/2000, Issue 5196, p8 

    Features several furniture trade association Web sites. British Retail Consortium's site at www.brc.org.uk; British Furniture Manufacturers' site at www.bfm.org.uk; National Pine Manufacturers Association's Web site at www.npma.co.uk.

  • European fight against low-cost imports.  // Cabinet Maker;11/7/2008, Issue 5613, p7 

    The article reports on the institution of The First Project – Furniture Industry in Restructuring: Solutions and Tools by the British Furniture Manufacturers' Association (BFM) and other specialist furniture organizations in France, Italy, Belgium, and Spain. The said project has been...

  • BFM - A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH ASK IF IT IS.  // Cabinet Maker;11/7/2008, Issue 5613, p20 

    The article focuses on the Association for British Furniture Makers (BFM) of Great Britain. BFM is known to be a founder member of the British Furniture Confederation (BFC) and a full member of the CBI. It has successfully gained the attention from the British government and raised its profile...

  • Industry News.  // Wood & Wood Products;Jul99, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p190 

    Presents information on several American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA) news. Results of an AFMA business survey; Details on the plan of AFMA to expand its membership; Drop in toxic emissions by the furniture industry.

  • British furniture exports - embracing the global economy together.  // Cabinet Maker;9/5/2008, Issue 5602, p24 

    The article points out the areas where manufacturers of furniture for export could be missing opportunities, based on analysis of the study conducted by the British Furniture Manufacturer's (BFM) association in Great Britain. The reasons behind weak sales include the lack of knowledge and...

  • BFM and GMB finalise agreement.  // Cabinet Maker;3/27/2009, Issue 5630, p6 

    The article reports on the finalization of the Wages and Conditions of Employment Agreement for 2009 in Great Britain. It states that the association of British Furniture Manufacturers Ltd. (BFM) has already finalised the agreement with trade union organisation GMB. In connection, the Agreement...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics