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    A cross-agency Furniture Commodity Team is developing standard configurations for Office Furniture.
     
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    Last Activity: 9/24/2014 9:13 AM
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    GSA Furniture Expert
     After receiving some feedback on the above Standard Configurations, here are some questions and answers that GSA would like to share: Tables:  Does this category including conference rooms?  If so, shouldn’t longer table sizes...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
     Please see more questions we received and their answers we would like to share:What is considered the base configuration of seating: Upholstered back and upholstered seat? The base configuration for each product is listed in the first column of...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses:I would recommend changing all references on frame and base finishes that currently read “Graphite/Titanium” to “Black/Silver. I think everyone would have the same...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses: Tables: Standard Meeting/Training and Multipurpose: 1.      Are the options included under the standard configurations restrictive? If so, please...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses: 1.     Are the options included under the standard configurations restrictive? If so, please explain why. Depending on the type of procurement vehicle...Read More
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    GSA has had multiple discussions with industry and government on the definition of fabric levels.  It is our understanding that entry level, mid-grade and high level fabrics have different meanings to both industry and government.
     
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    Last Activity: 7/15/2014 11:10 PM
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    • In my opinion, attempting to define price points or groupings of fabrics based on abrasion tests is not a valid course.  Some of the most costly fabrics have very low abrasion resistance numbers and some of the least costly fabrics have...Read More
    rebecca_m
    From my experience, fabric grade is usually tied to fiber content, construction, weave complexity, and price. Wyzenbeek results can be a factor, but usually durability is a product of those other factors and does not determine grade alone.There can be a...Read More
    seatinginc
    In our small manufacturing company, grades are determined by our cost to buy the textile.Textiles that are purchased in rolls from the mill are less expensive than "cuts" which are usually purchased from a secondary supplier.  Cost is also...Read More
    askleis
    I reached out to one of our fabric suppliers to gather more information about fabric grading. Here is the information I obtained from the supplier. Fabric grades relate to the cost of the fabrics and provide manufacturers witha means for determining...Read More
    Maxmg123
    We find that most manufactures have a number or letter grading system. Always starting with 1, 2, 3 or A, B, C for the lowest grades and going up from there. Entry level and mid-grade fabrics are normally direct from Mills and high level fabrics are...Read More
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    GSA Furniture Expert
    The answers to questions submitted by industry participants during the April 15, 2014 GSA FSSI Furniture Virtual Industry Meeting are now available.
     
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    Last Activity: 6/3/2014 10:41 PM
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    BornsteinSong
    Do you have any schedule for future Virtual Industry Day Meetings for FSSI Furniture?
    GSA Furniture Expert
    We do not have any industry meetings scheduled at this time; however, we will continue to communicate with industry and you will be notified through this site on any future industry engagement events as soon as they are planned.
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    GSA Furniture Expert
    PDF File of Questions and Answers from FSSI Furniture Industry Engagement Virtual Event, held on April 15, 2014.
     
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    Last Activity: 5/16/2014 9:59 AM
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    BornsteinSong
    In response to one of the Questions, you indicated that GSA will perform a Small Business Impact Analysis. Various Executive Orders including E.O 13563 issued by the Obama Administration in January 201 require a Cost-Benefit Analysis with special...Read More
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      GSA Response to the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Comments and Questions:
     
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    Last Activity: 5/5/2014 1:28 PM
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    On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 10:00AM  to 12:00PM (EST), GSA will be holding a virtual meeting dedicated to engaging commercial industry to gather their input regarding the development of a government-wide, potential strategic sourcing program related to furniture products and services.  
     
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    Last Activity: 4/30/2014 11:14 AM
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    stoncopt66
    Has the FSSI GSA virtual meeting from April 15th been posted yet?Please advise.
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Our 508 Compliance Team is working on converting the recorded session so it can be available to everyone.  As soon as we have that it will be posted and you will receive an automatic notification when it goes up.
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    Request for Information (RFI) targeted to furniture industry regarding a government-wide program designed to improve the way the federal government sources and manages furniture products and services.
     
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    Last Activity: 4/9/2014 3:32 PM
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    GSA Furniture Expert
    White papers will be reviewed after the first 25 have been received.  One-on-one meetings will be scheduled after the RFI closes as well.  Content of the RFI will be addressed at the Listen to Industry Meeting on Tuesday, April 15.  Find...Read More
    svail
    Will confirmation of submission be provided? My company emailed our response on Thursday 4/3/14 but have not received a read reciept or reply confirming delivery.Thanks.
    GSA Furniture Expert
    White papers will be reviewed after the first 25 have been received.  One-on-one meetings will be scheduled after the RFI closes and confirmation of receipt will be sent out at that time.  Content of the RFI will be addressed at the Listen to...Read More
    obofcfurn
    Hello we are a dealer, not a manufacturer and would like to participate in an opportunity to provide office furniture. Please confirm that dealers will be considered. thank you !
    GSA Furniture Expert
    We are in the early stages and have not addressed an acquisition solution; however, we want/need input from all vendors (both manufacturers and dealers).
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    GSA Furniture Expert
    After receiving feedback on the Request for Information (RFI) and careful consideration, the closing date of the RFI is being extended three weeks to Friday, May 16, 2014.  This date is also one month after the Virtual Listen to Industry Meeting which will clarify any questions regarding the RFI.
     
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    Last Activity: 4/9/2014 2:23 PM
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