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Haworth eclipses pre-pandemic record with $2.5B in revenues, driven by new product sales
HOLLAND — Furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc.’s global sales reached a record $2.5 billion in 2022, driven in part by new products designed to help employers bring people back to the office and accommodate hybrid and remote work models.
Office furniture dealers see an unlikely resurgence
It’s been nearly three years since the COVID-19 pandemic upended office markets around the country, including in Michigan.
Zeeland furniture startup in ‘launch and accessibility mode’ after $1.5M capital raise
A Zeeland furniture startup that seeks to play into the growing home office trend has secured $1.5 million in capital from investors around Michigan.
Former Herman Miller exec launches ergonomics-focused office furniture products
After serving nearly three decades as director of seating and ergonomics product management for Herman Miller Inc., Keith McRobert has leveraged his knowledge and experience into a new venture.
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.
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.
Leaders of West Michigan’s big three furniture makers forecast the post-pandemic workplace
GRAND RAPIDS — As business leaders across industries grapple with their approach to the workplace in a post-pandemic era, The Economic Club of Grand Rapids provided insight on the topic from some of the most influential players in office furniture.
Steelcase leader Jim Keane to retire; Sara Armbruster named company’s 10th CEO
GRAND RAPIDS — Global furniture maker Steelcase Inc. announced today its timeline for a transition at the company’s top executive role.
Herman Miller to acquire competitor Knoll for $1.8 billion
ZEELAND — Herman Miller Inc. plans to buy competitor Knoll Inc. in a $1.8 billion cash-and-stock deal that will create a new office furniture industry sales leader.
Trendway expands Canada sales presence with two new partnerships
HOLLAND — Furniture maker Trendway Corp. has announced two new partnerships as it continues to bolster its sales operations in Canada.
Cyberattack caused global shutdowns for Steelcase, potential for delayed shipments
GRAND RAPIDS — A recent cyberattack caused global operations for office furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc. to shut down for two weeks, according to new information the company submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.