via seating tests its chairs & products following the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA) standards.  BIFMA’s mission is “to lead, advocate, inform and develop standards for the North American office and institutional furniture industry.” Every five years, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), which oversees U.S. manufacturing integrity guidelines, reviews these guidelines.

via seating designs and manufactures all of its products in accordance with the ANSI/BIFMA standards.


all via seating manufactured products using in-stock fabrics meet the requirements of CAL-117.  to specify a chair with TB-133 (fire-proofing), there may need to be an upholstered back shell added to the chair. via seating cannot determine the flame-retardant nature of COM/COL fabrics & leathers. more details here.

equal opportunity employer (EEO)

via seating follows the equal opportunity employer (EEO) laws and regulations during the sourcing, interviewing, hiring, training, reviewing, promoting, and firing processes. via seating treats all candidates and employees equally regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. via seating will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

product non-obsolescence

via seating’s commitment is to continue to innovate and provide continuity to our product lines. via seating will commit to a continued supply of product compatible with those purchased today for as long as the original customer owns the products or 12 years in the case of a corporate purchaser.