Bunks and Bean Bags top the list of failures

A further nine furniture product safety recalls were reported to the ACCC this month, with Bunk Beds and Bean Bags heading the list and eBay being amongst the sellers under scrutiny. Retailers have been warned to meet their obligations. Concerns are increasing over...

LUXXBOX BRINGS HOME SWAG OF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

In a major coup for authentic Australian design, AFA Member, Luxxbox, has taken out a number of awards at NeoCon 2019, the world’s leading trade show event for the commercial design industry. Making their NeoCon debut this year, Luxxbox showcased a number of new...

Double win for tree-saving tech

A world-first Australian technology that converts plantation logs into mature hardwood in just a day, has won two Awards at this year’s prestigious Good Design Awards Ceremony. 3RT’s digital production unit won the Engineering Design category for...

Product Recall Insurance a MUST for Furnishing Industry

Product recalls are on the rise as ever increasing consumer protection and new regulations come into play. It does not take much of a defect to fail to meet various legislation and Australian Standards. Australian businesses in the furnishing industry are responsible...

Furnishing Industry Timber Due Diligence Toolkit LAUNCHED

The Australasian Furnishing Association is proud to launch the Furnishing Industry Timber Due Diligence Toolkit. ‘The AFA, together with stakeholder partners and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, has developed the ‘AFA Timber Due Diligence System’ to...