School Outfitters’ Chris Lawson Named to BIFMA Educational Consensus Body

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Lawson will tap into his professional background to help shape future regulations on school furniture and equipment.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to join a vast panel representing manufacturing and engineering experts from around the world," said Lawson. “We’ve been asked to share our experience and knowledge to help to set the standards to come.”

Chris Lawson, Senior Industrial Designer of School Outfitters, has been named to represent Cincinnati-based, School Outfitters in the BIFMA Educational Furniture Consensus Body.

BIFMA, a trade association, sponsors the development and refining of safety and performance standards for business and institutional furniture. As a representative, Lawson will tap into his professional background as an educational furniture and user experience designer to help propose and shape future regulations on school furniture and equipment.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to join a vast panel representing manufacturing and engineering experts from around the world," said Lawson. “We’ve been asked to share our experience and knowledge to help to set the standards to come.”

Lawson joined School Outfitters in 2014. He has spearheaded the online retailer and school furniture manufacturer’s own internal testing program that ensures their equipment will meet the rigorous industry standards of certifying organizations.

“At School Outfitters, we’re committed to designing innovative school furniture that serves as the foundation to educate today’s students,” said Lawson. “We believe that by designing and manufacturing furniture that can stand up to tough testing standards, we’re providing schools with the best possible product.”

About School Outfitters
School Outfitters is an industry-leading online retailer and manufacturer of school furniture and equipment. Since 1998, School Outfitters has connected schools with the furniture and equipment they need to create 21st-century learning environments in which students and educators thrive. School Outfitters provides expert support, advanced resources, turnkey solutions, quick, affordable shipping and the best brands at the best prices. For more information visit https://www.schooloutfitters.com/.

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