NARBUTAS celebrates its 30th anniversary: pandemic didn’t stop business growth

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA, June 30, 2021 / — Office furniture manufacturer NARBUTAS is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The company started its furniture production with a computer desk in 1991 and today offers more than 70 different furniture collections in more than … Read more

Inside the Herman Miller x Knoll merger

In late April, Herman Miller and Knoll announced their forthcoming union. Two months later, the shape of the merger is starting to become clear. Among other key details, we now know that the two have set a date for the … Read more

Kimball International, Inc. Issued Its Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Summary Report

JASPER, Ind., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBAL) today issued its inaugural ESG Summary Report. It includes a comprehensive summary of the Company’s strategy and performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives and introduces … Read more

La-Z-Boy plans plant expansion, request of tax breaks

NEOSHO, Mo. — Officials with La-Z-Boy Inc. plan on expanding the company’s Neosho plant and will request tax breaks to help pay for the new construction.

The Neosho Board of Education on Monday gave approval for Superintendent Jim Cummins to … Read more

BusinessGreen Technology and Investment Forum clean tech showcase: Rype Office

Last month saw 15 of the UK’s most exicting clean tech entrepreneurs pitch their prospective businesses to investors at BusinessGreen’s Technology & Investment Forum, which was hosted online this year in association with Innovate UK.

A vast range of businesses … Read more

Sun European Partners Sells Furniture Group Sharps to Epiris

Sun European Partners has agreed to sell U.K. furniture company Sharps, its second major exit in a matter of weeks.

The private equity firm is selling the group to funds advised by Epiris for an undisclosed amount, according to … Read more

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.

Zeeland-based Herman Miller Inc. in April shocked the industry Read more

Steelcase recognized as 2021 honoree of The Civic 50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has been recognized for its community involvement as a 2021 honoree of The Civic 50, part of the Points of Light volunteer service initiative.

The company was recognized for a number of … Read more

New social innovation platform ensuring equity and wellbeing in education

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way we live, work, play and study. The impact has been particularly disruptive in our teaching and learning environments, with the pandemic highlighting the growing crisis surrounding equity and wellbeing, affecting both teachers … Read more

La-Z-Boy annual, quarterly profits surge

MONROE — La-Z-Boy Inc., one of the nation’s leading furniture makers, on Tuesday reported a fiscal 2021 profit of $106.5 million, or $2.30 a share, as it began restarting then expanding its manufacturing operations to meet increasing demand across … Read more