Herman Miller launches new retail website

Furniture designer and manufacturer Herman Miller rolled out a new online purchasing experience for its customers.

Zeeland-based Herman Miller (Nasdaq: MLHR) earlier this month unveiled a newly renovated retail website tailor-made for customers looking for a supported and seamless purchasing … Read more

Kimball International announces 10 scholarships

Kimball International announced 10 scholarships were awarded to local students pursuing their higher education.

The Kimball International Scholarships Program awards multiple $2,000 scholarships to high-achieving young women and men each year and is funded by the Kimball International-Habig Foundation. Since … Read more

Readers’ Choice Awards: La-Z-Boy Galleries of Toledo

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Toledo was started in 1974 by Don Durocher and continues to be a leader in home furnishings for northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

But La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, a licensee of the national company headquartered in Monroe, … Read more

Dining at Herman Miller goes self-op

Corporate dining may be undergoing challenges but that doesn’t mean some employers don’t continue to value it as an amenity and benefit for their employees. For instance, Herman Miller, the manufacturer of high-quality office furniture based in Michigan, recently … Read more

Michigan lifts workplace rules; Steelcase employees can return to work

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer visited office and contract furniture giant Steelcase to say that employees may return to work. Whitmer also said that vaccinated workers are no longer required to wear masks on the job.

Rules forcing … Read more

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Releases New Investor Presentation

DUBUQUE, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXS) (“Flexsteel” or the “Company”), today posted a new investor presentation on the Company’s website at https://ir.flexsteel.com/events-and-presentations. The presentation outlines key elements of the Corporation’s business model, investment thesis, growth strategies, and financial objectives.… Read more

Longtime furniture company David Edward’s Halethorpe facility to close

The formerly family-owned company was acquired in late 2018 by Kimball, a large, Indiana-based furniture manufacturer.

Kimball International Inc. (NASDAQ: KBAL) filed a Maryland Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification on May 17 notifying the state that the 75-employee office at … Read more

Herman Miller Launches New Online Retail Store Experience

ZEELAND, Mich.May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Herman Miller (NASDAQ: MLHR) has unveiled a newly renovated retail website tailor-made for customers looking for a supported and seamless purchasing experience. Using more than 110 hours of customer research, in-depth feedback,

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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.… Read more

Furniture manufacturers huddle to overcome supply chain challenges

Fragile and inefficient supply chains took center stage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and have furniture OEMs reevaluating the ways to approach this key component of their operations. Read more