Items Tagged with 'office furniture'


Furniture industry sees Q4 gains

Nine of 10 indicators improved over Q3; executives’ confidence levels reached all-time high.

February 1, 2019
Michael A. Dunlap & Associates’ latest report on the furniture industry shows business finished strong in 2018 and the industry is on solid footing heading into 2019. Read More

2017 tax cuts have run their course for many firms

December 28, 2018
For the West Michigan industrial economy, September was strong, October was stronger and November was our best month of the year. Read More

Furniture maker signs renewable energy deal

September 14, 2018
An office furniture company is offsetting its energy usage at a manufacturing campus in the region via a new renewable energy agreement. 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

Furniture industry needs a breakthrough product

Analyst expects that innovation to arrive shortly, maybe even at this year’s NeoCon.

June 3, 2016
Mike Dunlap is hopeful. Read More

Office furniture industry continues to improve

Analyst predicts 2014 will be the best year in a decade.

August 8, 2014
The latest survey of the office furniture industry by Michael A. Dunlap & Associates in Holland indicates it is on a “very steady and improving trend line.” Read More

NeoCon buzz: accommodating digital technology

West Michigan office furniture makers are talking about electronics this week.

June 7, 2013
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

Furniture manufacturers stretch ergonomic standards for office workers

April 10, 2013
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

Survey indicates office furniture industry is flat but steady

Furniture executives are optimistic about future, however.

February 15, 2013
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 year-end sales dip 5 percent to $1.3 billion

February 8, 2013
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