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With an increasingly mobile workforce and an ever greater need for technology investments, companies and entrepreneurs continue to seek out new designs for their offices.
HOLLAND — Backed by strong growth in the European market and synergies created through its residential business unit, Haworth Inc. closed 2016 with better sales growth than the company had in the prior year.
After a year of modest sales growth, Haworth Inc. today reported annual sales of $1.94 billion for 2016.
In what he describes as a “good year,” Michael Jones was involved in closing 20 transactions in late 2015 and the first half of 2016 that had a collective value of $1.5 billion.
While many pieces still need to be assembled, Michigan’s growing forest products industry remains on track to transform into a robust and sustainable market.
Employers who are increasingly paying attention to the overall well-being of employees are generating opportunity for West Michigan office furniture makers to create the type of workspaces that contribute to workers’ health.
West Michigan office furniture manufacturers could soon be incorporating scrap wood into the production of their products through a new partnership with Michigan Technological University.
BYRON CENTER — West Michigan could become a hub for innovative waste processing companies in the coming years.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 18, 2016:
• M&A: Poltrona Frau Group acquired JANUS et Cie, a Los Angeles-based luxury outdoor furniture manufacturer, according to a statement. Poltrona Frau is a member of the lifestyle design division Haworth Inc., a Holland-based office furniture manufacturer. Executives cited Poltrona Frau’s goal to enter the outdoor furniture market as a driver for the acquisition. JANUS et Cie will maintain its operations in California and executives at the company will retain their positions, according to the statement. The company employs 240 workers throughout its operation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
GRAND RAPIDS — Offering shorter lease terms and increased flexibility to tenants may seem counterintuitive to executives in the office development and property management sector.