Items Tagged with 'Herman Miller'


Talent tops furniture industry wish list

West Michigan’s commercial furniture makers aren’t sitting on their hands waiting for change.

April 20, 2018
Sit across from any furniture executive these days, and you’ll hear about new products, the internet of things and federal actions affecting business — but the talent gap will dominate the dialogue. Read More

Furniture maker CEO retiring

February 6, 2018
The long-time CEO of a furniture maker in the region has announced he will retire this year. Read More

MADA report shows ‘solid’ Q3 for furniture industry

Consulting firm’s quarterly office furniture industry survey shows gross sales are up.

November 17, 2017
A West Michigan consulting firm released the results of its quarterly survey on the health of the office furniture industry, and indicators point to growth in 2017 and a positive 2018. Read More

Report says public firms’ leadership is ‘skewed’

Inforum’s 2017 Michigan Women’s Leadership Report shows gender diversity on boards rising slowly, share of female executive officers is stagnant.

November 6, 2017
Although the share of board seats held by women at the top public companies in Michigan has gone up in the past decade, the ratio of men to women is 85 to 15 — and women’s share of executive officer roles barely has budged since 2007. Read More

Women inclusion cannot improve without zero-tolerance policy on sexual assault, intimidation

November 6, 2017
Grand Rapids Business Journal has been reporting on the biannual Inforum Women’s Leadership Report since 2013. Read More

Young business leaders are shaping GR’s new economy in investments and employment

October 20, 2017
Young business leaders representing more than 18 diverse business categories will be celebrated this week for their successes in those varied industries, and most especially for helping shape and expand the economic foundations of the region, from Battle Creek to Rockford; Holland to Lowell; and most every suburb and city in between. Read More

Furniture maker ranks among 'best' employers for moms

October 3, 2017
A furniture maker in the region has been ranked one of the “100 Best Companies” in the U.S. for working moms. Read More

College to honor furniture maker CEO

September 26, 2017
The CEO of an office furniture maker has been selected as the recipient of an award for professional success and community service. Read More

Street Talk: Kramer’s furniture showdown takedown

Tiny titans

July 28, 2017
Earlier this month, CNBC Mad Money host Jim Kramer took a crack at comparing two of West Michigan’s most notable companies: Steelcase and Herman Miller. Read More

Judge sentences man in scheme to defraud furniture maker

July 21, 2017
A federal judge has sentenced a local man to prison for his role in a vendor invoicing scheme against a furniture maker in the region. Read More