The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute – Furntech-AFRDI is the independent not-for-profit technical organisation providing standards, testing, product certification and research for buyers and sellers of furniture. AFA Members enjoy significant discounts on testing and certification services provided by Furntech-AFRDI.
DID YOU KNOW THAT MANY FURNITURE PRODUCTS ARE REQUIRED TO MEET AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS AND BE TESTED ACCORDINGLY?
The Australasian Furnishing Research & Development Institute (AFRDI), also known as Furntech, is a technical organisation serving the interests of buyers and sellers of furnishings in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.
Furniture displaying the FURNTECH-AFRDI logos and certification marks carries an assurance of quality and high standards often demanded by consumers, retailers and sometimes by law.
WHAT IS FURNTECH-AFRDI?
AFRDI is a Registered Research Agency (RRA) which carries out testing for products in the high-risk development categories. AFRDI services may attract a tax rebate under the Australian government’s Research and Development support program.
WHAT DOES FURNTECH-AFRDI DO?
Furntech-AFRDI provides testing and certification to manufacturers who are required to meet certain standards and provide evidence to their clients. Consumers and wholesale buyers are increasingly seeking out products that can be verified as tested to the highest Australian Standards.
Australasian Furnishing Association Members enjoy significant discounts for AFRDI Testing * conditions apply. The value of AFRDI discounts for AFA Members completely offset or exceed the cost of AFA Membership.
To check if your business is eligible for AFA Members discounts contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute is an independent not-for-profit technical organisation providing standards, testing, product certification and research for buyers and sellers of furniture.