Thai Furniture Industry Club was formed in 1978 to represent furniture manufacturer member of The Federation of Thai Industries. Two men were responsible for its formation. They are Mr.Ar-non Changtrakul and the late Executive Director of The Federation of Thai Industries, Mr.Ah-ram Kotikul. The Ex-Chairmen of Thai Furniture Industry Club were

•  The first Chairman, Mr.Ar-non Changtrakul (1978-1979)

•  The second chairman, Mr.Vandi Hutasingha (1980-1981)

•  The third chairman, Mr.Kitti Trakarnsakdikul (1982-1987)

•  The fourth chairman, Mr.Aree Poosomboon (1988-1993)

•  The fifth Chairman, Mr.Decha koopthavonrerk (1994-2003)

•  The sixth Chairman, Mr.Manapol Poosomboon (2004-2007)

•  The seven Chairman, Mr.Vongkot Tangsubkul (2008-2009)

•  The eight Chairman, Mr.Verachai Kunavichavanont (2010-2013)

•  The nine Chairman, Mr.Chaiyong Pongsuthimanus (2013-Present)


Thai Furniture Industry Club was established since the last 36 years, many activities were successfully organized such as Participating in a meeting to prepare for the organization of the World Teak International Conference 2013 under the project “Planting ‘Mahesak' and ‘Sak Siamintra' to Honor HM the King” and supporting the project “Plant Genetic Conservation Project (RSPG)” which was initiated by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Plant Genetic Conservation Project in late January 2013., Serving on a committee to develop National Skills Standards and joining in identifying a draft for Occupational Standards and Skills Testing Level 1 and Level 2 for the Club , Participating in a brainstorming session with ASEAN countries at “The 26 th ASEAN Furniture Industries Council Working Committee Meeting in Indonesia in June 2013 and “ The 27 th ASEAN Furniture Industries Council Working Committee Meeting and Conference 2013” in Vietnam, Joining the Department of International Trade Promotion in organizing the Thailand International Furniture Fair 2013 (TIFF 2013) with the aim of publicizing the potential image of Thailand's furniture to industrialists and leveraging the furniture market to international levels, Organizing “The 9 th TFIC Furniture 2013 (Outlet)” from 25-29 September 2013 as a means to make known to the world the capability of Thai entrepreneurs and to make the Furniture Industry Club more widely recognized. This was in support of members' businesses and help widen the domestic market., Serving on several F.T.I. Committees including committees related to Industrial Works, Technical Bureau, and Labor Affairs.



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ASEAN Furniture Industries Council
Thai Furniture Industry Club The Federation of Thai Industries
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