Items Tagged with 'Herman Miller'


Furniture maker appoints next CEO

August 16, 2018
A furniture maker in the region has selected a longtime retail clothing chain executive as its next CEO. Read More

Technology-embedded office furniture keeps employees healthier

OST is among companies working with manufacturers on ergonomic seating solutions.

July 6, 2018
Sitting in an office chair hunched over a computer screen for 40 hours per week can cause permanent damage to the body’s bone structure. Read More

Chamber honors minority business leaders

June 30, 2018
Three minority business leaders have been honored by a chamber of commerce in the region. Read More

Furniture maker buys stake in Danish company for $66M

June 7, 2018
A furniture maker in the area has spent $66 million to acquire part of a global ancillary furnishings brand. Read More

Furniture maker acquiring stake in $65M Dutch company

June 6, 2018
A furniture maker in the area is acquiring part of a Dutch company that designs and manufactures modular walls. Read More

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