Flexsteel Launches New Website with MicroD

Friday, 30 July, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 26, 2021 – MicroD, industry leader for furniture website technology, is thrilled to announce that Flexsteel’s new website and digital brand experience has been unveiled. Flexsteel has been an industry leader with its advancing product and approach to the retail channel and digital growth. The furnishings manufacturer aimed to reimagine its existing website to offer more capabilities and compelling content that connects its retailers and consumers for a superior website experience.

Herman Miller and Knoll Move Forward as MillerKnoll

Thursday, 29 July, 2021

Herman Miller (NASDAQ: [MLHR / TICKER]) today announced that, after completing the acquisition of Knoll, Inc. (“Knoll”) on 19 July, 2021, the combined company will move forward as MillerKnoll. Herman Miller and Knoll, along with their legacy brands, will continue forward as part of MillerKnoll. In addition, MillerKnoll will have a new operating model that will ensure strong brand ownership, transforming the industry and redefining modern design.

Cornish office furniture manufacturer MARK Product to build new factory

Wednesday, 28 July, 2021

A manufacturer of office furniture is building a new HQ and factory on the site of an old tin mine in Cornwall.

Contract furniture producer MARK Product’s new base will also house the offices of sister interior design company Hart Miller Design.

Although in a rural setting, MARK Product’s new factory is strategically located at the heart of the firm’s Cornish supply base. Central to the towns of Redruth, Camborne, Helston and Penryn, MARK’s current base, the location ensures most of MARK’s products will only travel a few miles as they progress from raw material to finished furniture.

LA-Z-BOY to Invest in Neosho, MO Manufacturing Campus

Monday, 26 July, 2021

MONROE, Mich., July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB), a global leader in residential furniture, today announced it plans to invest more than $30 million over a two-year period in its Neosho, MO manufacturing facility. The 550,000 square-foot plant, which began operations in 1970 and employs approximately 950 people, makes reclining motion furniture and supports all La-Z-Boy manufacturing operations with metal components and purchased parts.

Former Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker joins Room’s board

Monday, 26 July, 2021

NEW YORK -Adaptive office solutions provider Room has named Brian Walker, former CEO of Herman Miller, to its board of directors.

“Brian’s 14-year tenure at the helm of Herman Miller will be an invaluable asset for us,” said Brian Chen, co-founder and CEO of Room. “We are excited to add Brian’s voice to our board as we chart a new course for how companies can best adapt to the new world of work we are entering.”

Leighton Buzzard firm withdraws Millstream Works homes plan, but remains convinced site is best used for housing

Wednesday, 21 July, 2021

A Leighton Buzzard business has withdrawn its outline planning application for up to 146 homes on land at Millstream Works, Mill Road.

Pledge Office Chairs Limited had submitted proposals to Central Bedfordshire Council because it wished to redevelop the site and relocate its business – currently based on Mill Road – to a “more suitable” location in the town.

Watch our talk with Steelcase and J Mayer H about post-pandemic office design

Wednesday, 21 July, 2021

Dezeen teamed up with office design brand Steelcase and architecture firm J Mayer H to host a live talk exploring the needs of office workers after the pandemic.

Moderated by Dezeen’s chief content officer Benedict Hobson, the panel featured founder Jürgen Mayer H and partner Hans Schneider from Berlin architecture firm J Mayer H.\

AIS promotes Nick Haritos to president, Bruce Platzman to remain as CEO

Tuesday, 20 July, 2021

AIS, a leading national manufacturer of commercial office furniture and seating based in Leominster, announced Nick Haritos has been promoted to president of AIS, effective July 1.

In his new role, Haritos will lead daily operations and sales. Bruce Platzman will remain as CEO, and Arthur Maxwell will continue as chairman of the board.

Herman Miller completes merger with Knoll; becomes MillerKnoll

Tuesday, 20 July, 2021

ZEELAND — After completing its acquisition of furniture designer Knoll, Zeeland-based Herman Miller announced the brands will continue under a new name: MillerKnoll.

“We are excited to introduce MillerKnoll, a collective of dynamic brands coming together to design the world we live in,” said MillerKnoll President and CEO Andi Owen, who formerly held the same title at Herman Miller.

PTI Office Furniture Asset Financing Help Clients Acquire Top of the Range New and Used Office Furniture

Friday, 16 July, 2021

Ridgefield, NJ– Whether it’s new or used office furniture, PTI Office Furniture will furnish the office per the client’s taste. Whether a client is looking at style, budget, or practicability, everyone’s needs will be met. The store stocks top brands, providing a great selection of furniture, in compliance with the clients’ tastes and preferences. With a 25,000 + square foot facility, clients can view as many products as they wish with no restrictions. This freedom, in addition to excellent customer service, makes the PTI Office furniture store stand out.