- AFMA flammability workshop set for March 9 in Greensboro. // Furniture/Today;12/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p8
Regulatory and industry officials will speak at the American Furniture Manufacturers Association's (AFMA) next Flammability Workshop, set for March 9 in Greensboro, North Carolina. With development of new federal flammability standards under way in Washington; the workshop aims to provide...
- letter to the editor. King, David; Waite, David // Urethanes Technology International;Apr/May2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p8
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on the furniture flammability regulations in Great Britain in the March 24, 2014 issue.
- Fabric makers eye range of issues. Andrews, Susan M. // Furniture/Today;12/25/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p38
Highlights the outlook for furniture fabric makers in the United States in 2001. Continued emphasis on the development of fire-proof sofa; Proliferation of inexpensive imported fabrics; Impact of flame-retarding treatments on fabric texture; Color and design trends.
- Negative buzz: We can do better. // Furniture/Today;11/20/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p2
The article reflects on the need for the furniture industry to improve their credibility over scandals, flammability issues and safety hazards. The author cited an episode of "Inside Edition" that has a negative impact of the image of the industry. According to the author, consumers must also do...
- Bedding execs see twists, turns on flammability. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;12/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p46
Reports on the delay in the enforcement of mattress flammability law in the U.S. that put bedding industry in a catch-22 situation. Reasons for the delay in the enforcement of the law; Propositions by California's Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation concerning flammability test of...
- Flammability workshop set March 5. // Furniture/Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p16
Focuses on the workshop offered by the American Furniture Manufacturers Association about flammability issues, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on March 5, 2002. Features of the workshop; Speakers for the workshop.
- Serta, ISPA at odds on FR. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;1/17/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p4
The article informs that, bedding major Serta Inc., which has resigned from the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), had significant disagreements last year with how ISPA handled the mattress flammability issue. Serta last year became the first national bedding producer to introduce...
- Flammability rules set to get even tougher. // Cabinet Maker;03/16/2001, Issue 5229, p1
Reports on plans to make Great Britain's furniture flammability regulations more stringent, with changes to testing procedures.
- CPSC Chief Says Tougher Upholstered Furniture Fire Standards in Works. // Wood & Wood Products;Aug2004, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p18
Reports that the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission chairman Hal Stratton told the Senate Commerce Committee that the agency staff will have a draft of proposed flammability standards for mattresses and upholstered furniture ready for consideration in fall 2004. Deaths and injuries...