Overview of Buro
Buro Seating is a leading wholesaler of quality ergonomic seating in NZ and Australia. With over 20 years experience designing, manufacturing and wholesaling commercial seating, Buro has established a reputation for quality products and service.
Buro has offices and showrooms in Auckland, Christchurch and Brisbane.
Our customer proposition includes an extensive range of commercial seating for all business applications. As a seating specialist we are able to offer our customers a range of benefits, including:
- An extensive range covering virtually all commercial seating applications.
- Delivery of ‘ready to assemble’ product within 3-5 days in main cities.
- Specialist Account Managers.
- A dedicated Product Training Manager.
- Ongoing product design, development and manufacturing.
The Buro product range can be purchased from selected Office Furniture, Office Products and Homeware retailers throughout New Zealand and Australia.
Indent purchases (Buro Seating definition)
An “indent purchase” is a Buro manufactured order for a unique product not held in stock by Buro.
Indent purchases (conditions of purchase)
- Subject to availability
- Longer lead times may apply
- Minimum Order Quantities (MOQ’s) may apply
- Pricing by negotiation only
Like you, we’re about doing the job well. That’s why most products in the Buro range are manufactured to conform to stringent international standards, including:
- Australia/New Zealand Standard AS/NZ 4438: 1997
- Approved Code of Practice for the use of VDUs, Dept of Labour, New Zealand
- American National Standard Institute (ANSI)
- The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
- Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute (AFRDI)
All Buro Seating chairs are manufactured in ISO 9001 accredited factories, ensuring each and every component process is thoroughly tested and guaranteed for quality and reliability.
All Buro branded chairs carry either a 6 or 10 year warranty. This includes a return to base service and replacement of faulty components. This covers manufacturing faults when the chair is used in the purpose for which it was designed and intended for. Any damage attributed to negligence is not covered under this warranty. The warranty does not cover fabric or fair wear and tear. For more information please see our Guarantee page.
For additional peace of mind, some of our chairs have AFRDI Blue Tick Certification. For a full list of Buro chairs that carry the AFRDI certification, please see our AFRDI tab under Certifications+Standards.
Buro Ethical Sourcing Statement
Buro Seating LP is a prominent importer & wholesaler of seating throughout Australasia and we strive to uphold this status by conducting sourcing activities at the highest possible standards of responsible, and socially aware business practice. While our primary goal is to ensure our seating and services are produced & delivered ethically, responsibility extends to the act of sourcing goods and services. It also includes the process of closely managing relationships with our factories.
Buro’s policy is to source our seating & services in a ‘responsible way’ in line with Buro’s seating Principles & Philosophies and our company Values. Our seating and services must be produced and delivered under conditions that do not involve the abuse or exploitation of any persons; encompassing the following Social Accountability Requirements:
- Child/forced labour
- Harassment and Abuse
- Conditions of work
- Health and Safety
- Non Discrimination
- Freedom of Association
- Wages & Benefits
- Hours of work/Compensation
- Ethical Standards
- Environmental Impact
Buro’s current Global GreenTag certification status along with those of our participating factories ISO9001, ISO14001 & OHSAS 18001, Social Accountability & Quality Assurance qualifications, further demonstrate Buro’s ongoing solid commitment to our Ethical Sourcing policy.
At Buro Seating we acknowledge our responsibility to develop environmentally sustainable products and business practices, consequently we are committed to growing our range of chairs which are manufactured from recycled and/or recyclable materials. We also have an environmental strategy. The main principles of this strategy are:
- To design products and processes that utilize minimal raw materials
- To design products with a minimum end of life recyclability of 95%
- To reduce, reuse and recycle waste
- To develop an understanding of legislation relating to the environment and affecting the activities of our company
A large selection of Buro chairs now carry GreenTagCert TM, you will find this certification listed under each individual product. A copy of the certificates can also be downloaded from www.globalgreentag.com.
Buro Seating Ltd and its manufacturing partners are committed to responsible life cycle management and the core principles of product stewardship and extended producer responsibility. As a leading importer and wholesaler of seating, Buro Seating Ltd understands that corporate social and environmental responsibility goes beyond the point of sale and warranty periods.
In conjunction with our manufacturing partners and our re-seller customers we will take back all Buro supplied seating products and recycle in accordance to our Lifecycle Management Plan.