KALAMAZOO — Business leaders and philanthropists gave $6.5 million to Western Michigan University for what’s known as the Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy.
Outdoor workspaces could be a solution to rising real estate costs and the next frontier of wellness in the workplace, experts say.
Office furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. reported an increase in sales for 2018.
A Haworth Inc. policy to avoid sending waste to landfills has put the company in a bind as the recycling industry struggles to react to a glut of materials flooding the market.
Industry headwinds such as steel and aluminum tariffs and new disruptors are forcing many West Michigan office furniture makers to deal with new challenges.
Inside Chicago’s Merchandise Mart at NeoCon earlier this month, office furniture manufacturers displayed new products that both showcased and contradicted the renewed shift to more private office spaces.
Whether via acquisition or partnership agreements, West Michigan’s office furniture makers are looking to fill product holes with their recent spate of deals.
CHICAGO — These days, furniture purchasers likely are interacting with a product virtually before they ever see it in a showroom or store.
A handful of West Michigan executives find that practical business experience can carry over from the boardroom to the classroom.