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Peter Wege leaves a powerful community legacy

Philanthropic titan’s impact is felt throughout the region.

July 11, 2014
Peter Melvin Wege, a man who embodied the word “generosity” for several generations of West Michigan residents, passed away at home Monday. Read More

Steelcase heir, philanthropist Peter Wege dies

July 8, 2014
| By AP
Peter Wege — heir to the Steelcase fortune whose philanthropy kept much of the office furniture maker's money in Grand Rapids — has died. He was 94. Read More

Furniture makers win Best of NeoCon awards

June 13, 2014
West Michigan office furniture makers brought home several Best of NeoCon awards from Chicago this week for the industry’s best new products. Read More

Steelcase looks to introverts for latest designs

June 6, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In her 2012 TEDx talk, Susan Cain, author of “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking,” noted how today’s offices and classrooms have been designed for extroverts, with a focus on stimulation, leaving introverts at a disadvantage. Read More

Steelcase sells plant site

June 6, 2014
Steelcase has sold an 885,781-square-foot plant in the area to a developer and investment firm with plans for the site. Read More

Furniture maker partners with Staples

May 19, 2014
An office furniture maker will begin selling some of its products at Staples.com and at select Staples stores across the U.S. later this year. Read More

Desk jobs: among the most dangerous in America?

Sedentary employees are prone to greater health risks.

May 9, 2014
Though desk jobs aren’t likely to be found on a list of the most dangerous jobs in America, they probably should be. Read More

Furniture makers tackle renewable energy investments

The Big Three all have made significant strides in the past decade.

May 9, 2014
Grand Rapids furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc. announced it had achieved a big milestone earlier this year: The company’s renewable energy investment is now equivalent to 100 percent of its global electricity consumption. Read More

Furniture maker rates among 'most-trustworthy' companies in US

March 28, 2014
An office furniture maker is one of the most-trustworthy public companies in the nation, according to Forbes. Read More

Furniture maker designs Ford airport visitor area

March 14, 2014
A re-designed visitor information area is greeting travelers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More