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Golf Tournament Generates Dollars for Scholars

The Solution Partners division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) held its 30th Annual Education Golf Tournament Wednesday, September 29, raising over $26,000 for a scholarship fund that supports the families of industry workers.

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Proposed Rule Requires New Tip-Over Hangtag

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s proposed rule for a mandatory furniture stability standard includes a requirement for a new hangtag that would highlight a product’s performance and technical data for consumers.

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AHFA Has Updated Law Label Guidance

AHFA fields hundreds of inquiries from its member companies every year, and many of them pertain to product labeling requirements.

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Proposed Rule Presents Testing Challenges

AHFA’s Furniture Safety Task Group shipped multiple clothing storage units to the GTCC Conference Center near High Point, N.C., in September for a live demonstration of a new testing protocol proposed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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AHFA Foundation Awards Four Grants for 2021

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation awarded $44,000 in grants for 2021, with a focus on scholarships for training and academic programs to support the industry.

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Changes Proposed for STURDY Act

A surprising coalition jointly submitted proposed changes to the STURDY Act last week for Senate consideration.

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CPSC Releases Proposed Stability Rule

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for a mandatory furniture stability standard on Wednesday, July 14.

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ICFA Awards Gala to Celebrate 2020 and 2021

ICFA will host its annual Awards Gala on Wednesday evening, September 22, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, marking the opportunity to recognize outstanding performances in the current year as well as 2020.

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