Entries by Alan Boyle

Government’s Latest PRODCOM Data Confirm Furniture Manufacturing’s Strong 2016 Performance

Latest statistics on the production of manufactured goods reveal that the UK furniture industry continued to grow despite a comparatively difficult business environment and increasing competition from overseas. Whilst the total turnover data for 2016 remain provisional, they are not anticipated to change significantly by the time that they are eventually confirmed this time next […]

EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines for Textiles

The Furniture Industry Research Association has published advice for members on how to be compliant with the new EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) guidelines for textiles, which were launched earlier this month. The EU GPP criteria exist to facilitate the inclusion of green requirements in public tender documents. The criteria aims to reach a balance […]

FIRA International Continue to Recognise Ergonomic Excellence

Humanscale’s new range of ‘Trea’ chairs has received FIRA International’s Ergonomic Excellence Award, which recognises companies who design and manufacture ergonomically outstanding products. The award identifies genuine ergonomic excellence in both domestic and workplace furniture products; clearly distinguishing those that are outstanding from other products in the marketplace which do not meet this stringent criteria. […]

Charge Your Device the Smart Way with ABL’s Port-El Range

ABL’s new and improved port-El range is the multi configuration grommet module capable of delivering a range of power and data direct to your desktop. It also includes the popular “smart charge” the most powerful USB charger on the market. This fantastic new power module developed from the original range now features the new and […]

BUILD Modular Shelving / Partition System from BOX15

BUILD can be constructed into an endless variety of configurations and forms. Free-standing or wall mounted, BUILD has countless applications in the home or workplace as pure shelving units, room-dividers, free-standing or as wall mounted shelves. BUILD adapts to your needs. You can get even more creative by giving BUILD new functions. An individual element […]

Wood You Believe it’s Laminate

Wood you believe it’s laminate Traditional wood veneers add style and quality to storage and changing solutions. Take a look at laminates though. Tough, durable and easy to maintain, they look every bit as attractive as wood but with continuity of pattern some specifiers prefer. With so many options on offer, you’re spoilt for choice […]

A Chance to Go With the Flow

A Chance to Go With the Flow Crowded lobbies, corridors and classrooms can make the educational environment a bustling, potentially problematic one for facilities and estate managers. Efficient traffic flow is therefore key to keeping schools and universities pleasing places for students and staff. Crown specialises in delivering secure, space-conscious solutions across education, reducing build-up […]