Items Tagged with 'furniture'


Furniture industry veterans launch new venture

Executives say there are at least a dozen new products in the pipeline.

March 20, 2015
Three furniture industry veterans are forgoing retirement and teaming up to bring innovative products from concept to market. Read More

CGI firm tells product stories through animation

Much of the work is visuals for products that aren’t even created yet.

June 27, 2014
Even West Michigan’s office furniture is getting a digital makeover these days. Read More

Furniture manufacturers bring offices to life at NeoCon

Environments will include privacy levels and common spaces modeled after residences, coffee shops.

June 6, 2014
West Michigan furniture manufacturers are headed to Chicago this week for The National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, better known as NeoCon, the industry’s biggest design exposition and commercial interiors tradeshow in North America, which is being held at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart June 9-11. 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

Office furniture industry on ‘solid ground’

Executives have their most positive outlook since 2006.

February 7, 2014
The latest survey of the office furniture industry by Michael A. Dunlap & Associates in Holland indicates it is on a “very steady, but improving, trend line.” Read More

FSU sits for furniture expo

October 11, 2013
It should be no surprise that in the land of Furniture City, universities take their furniture seriously. Read More

Office furniture industry increases activity, but growth 'still quite modest'

November 8, 2012
The Michael A. Dunlap & Associates quarterly survey in October of business activity in the office furniture industry shows the highest score since October 2011, although Dunlap cautions that “it is still quite modest.” Read More