Grand Rapids, Mich - The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.9 Storage Units. The product has been released for distribution.

The BIFMA File/Storage Subcommittee revised this new edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.9 with changes to unit loads, drawer cycles, door drop cycles, numerous test clarifications for consistency, and several changes that harmonize with other BIFMA standards.

BIFMA is a not-for-profit organization that provides an forum for Members to cooperate and collaborate on industry issues. As an ANSI accredited standards developer BIFMA develops product and industry standards, that support safe, healthy and sustainable work environments. BIFMA also publishes industry statistics; advocates for legislation and government regulation that have a direct impact on the health of the industry; and facilitates dialog and education to support core services and the industry.

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