Displaying items tagged: Knoll Inc

Sunday, 02 January 2022 18:10

Office furniture manufacturers engage customers to navigate hybrid work future

Ryan Anderson and his team at MillerKnoll Inc. found themselves consulting with customers much more than usual over the past year.

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Thursday, 30 September 2021 16:55

Herman Miller navigates market disruptions amid start of Knoll integration

ZEELAND — Herman Miller Inc. contended with several market disruptions as it worked to integrate the newly acquired Knoll Inc. into its operations during the start of its new fiscal year.

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Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11:57

Herman Miller completes Knoll acquisition, proposes MillerKnoll as new name

ZEELAND — After closing on its transformational $1.8 billion acquisition of Knoll Inc. Monday, furniture maker Herman Miller Inc. has unveiled its new name for the combined companies.

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021 17:03

Despite solid quarterly earnings, Herman Miller’s outlook sends stock tumbling

ZEELAND — Despite solid quarterly earnings for Herman Miller Inc., the contract furniture maker’s share price fell nearly 7 percent in trading Tuesday on the company’s lower-than-expected outlook for the current quarter. 

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Sunday, 20 June 2021 18:55

Public filings shine unusual spotlight on $1.8B Herman Miller-Knoll deal

As a transformational merger between two office furniture giants heads for final approval, the details of their seven-month courtship offer insight into a deal that could change the industry’s landscape.

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Sunday, 25 April 2021 18:25

Blockbuster deal comes amid short-term furniture industry upheaval, long-term optimism

Gilbert Rhode’s vision from nearly a century ago fits today’s changing furniture design landscape as Herman Miller Inc. proposes to buy competitor Knoll Inc.

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Tuesday, 30 June 2020 12:28

Ohio developer buys Knoll manufacturing plant, plans renovations

KENTWOOD — A Cleveland-based developer with properties elsewhere in Michigan has made its first entry into the greater Grand Rapids market with the purchase of an industrial complex from office furniture maker Knoll Inc. 

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 17:16

Knoll to sell off Grand Rapids area manufacturing plant

Office furniture maker Knoll Inc. has entered into a tentative agreement to sell the company’s manufacturing plant in Kentwood. 

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020 13:10

Herman Miller sues online retailer over knock-offs

ZEELAND — Office furniture maker Herman Miller Inc. has filed a federal lawsuit against an online retailer for counterfeiting iconic designs from the company’s Design Within Reach Inc. subsidiary. 

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Friday, 17 January 2020 13:01

Furniture maker Knoll to close Grand Rapids plant

GRAND RAPIDS — Furniture manufacturer Knoll Inc. will close its manufacturing facility in Grand Rapids, resulting in layoffs of approximately 180 hourly and 30 salaried employees.

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