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West Michigan office furniture makers are talking about electronics this week.
New office chairs and electronic communications technology is behind much of the buzz at NeoCon this year, ranging from an office chair designed for personal mobile device users to built-in electronics in tables and wall panels. Read More
BIFMA, the office furniture manufacturers association, has just updated its Ergonomics Guideline to reflect the increasing size and weight of North American office workers. Read More
Furniture executives are optimistic about future, however.
The Michael A. Dunlap & Associates quarterly survey in January of business activity in the office furniture industry indicates it is still on “a very steady, albeit flat, trend line,” said Michael Dunlap, owner and principal of the business consulting services company. Read More
Haworth announced this morning that its 2012 global sales totaled $1.31 billion. Although it is a decline of 5 percent from 2011 — resulting from the sale of two other companies — Haworth said it is continuing to experience growth around the world. Read More
Knape & Vogt celebrated the New Year by announcing it has acquired companies in Canada, Taiwan and Nevada. Read More
Steelcase, Herman Miller and Kentwood-based Stanley InnerSpace have nailed down sizeable agreements with the health care alliance Premier to supply modular casework, storage systems and mobile carts. Read More
Office furniture maker Herman Miller has reported that net sales for the second quarter ending Dec. 1 were down slightly under 1 percent, compared to the same quarter last year, but new orders were 8.1 percent higher. Read More