Steelcase deploys Descartes MacroPoint for shipment visibility

Monday, 28 January, 2019


Steelcase Inc., a shipper-supplier of architecture, furniture and technology products and services, has deployed Descartes MacroPoint for real-time shipment visibility across its U.S. distribution network.

The cloud-based Descartes MacroPoint system gives carriers, brokers, … Read more

Steelcase Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

Monday, 28 January, 2019


Fortune has recognized Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) as one of its 2019 World’s Most Admired Companies in the Home Equipment and Furnishings industry sector. For the first time, Steelcase earned the top spot in the … Read more

Florence Knoll Bassett, designer who transformed corporate offices, dies at 101

Sunday, 27 January, 2019

Florence Knoll Bassett, an enormously influential architect and designer who changed the look and feel of corporate offices with a “total design” concept through open floor plans, spare, straight-edged desks and furnishings and a devotion … Read more

Steelcase to Issue $450.0 Million of Senior Notes

Wednesday, 16 January, 2019

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) announced today that it has agreed to sell $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due January 18, 2029 in an underwritten public offering in which J.P. Morgan Securities LLC … Read more

Contract Furniture Manufacturer Kusch+Co is Taken Over by Market Leader Nowy Styl Group

Tuesday, 15 January, 2019

The third-generation family-run contract furniture manufacturer Kusch+Co from Hallenberg (Sauerland) will become part of the family-owned Polish Nowy Styl Group. In recent years, the Nowy Styl Group has already made three acquisitions in Germany, the … Read more

Almost 200 job losses as North East manufacturer collapses into administration

Thursday, 10 January, 2019

Nearly 200 workers have been made redundant at furniture maker Godfrey Syrett after the company collapsed into administration.

The company, which describes itself as a “true British furniture manufacturer”, entered administration on Tuesday 8 … Read more

Martela’s outlook for 2018

Martela Group lowers its revenue and operating result guidance for 2018. Revenue in the fourth quarter did not develop as previously estimated and this will impact negatively on the … Read more

Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Saturday, 5 January, 2019

Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) by 414.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 267,765 shares … Read more