Workplace Design Show at The Business Design Centre, London – November 2021

The Workplace Design Show was held earlier this month in London, and with great weather and loads of visitors, there was plenty to keep everyone happy.

Our Review of the show is attached which I hope you find useful.  


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Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

This presentation contains “forward-looking” statements based on current expectations regarding future plans, events, outlook, objectives,financial performance, expectations for sales growth, and earnings per diluted share (GAAP and non-GAAP), including statements regarding the expected effects on the Corporation’s business, financial condition … Read more

Bisley Appoints Creative Director

Newport based office furniture manufacturer Bisley has appointed Jeanine Goddard as its new, and first, Creative Director.

Jeanine assumes her new position after four years as Bisley’s Showroom and Interior Designer, where she has been responsible for developing and enhancing … Read more

Inwerk LAB-3 stages the new office world with flexible structures and innovative furniture

Change is at the top of the agenda for many companies. It is now foreseeable that a not inconsiderable number of office workers will also work on mobile devices beyond Corona. The hybrid working world inevitably leads to considerations to … Read more

Sara Armbruster becomes Steelcase president and CEO

Sara Armbruster became the 10th CEO in the 109-year history of Steelcase on Monday, Oct. 4.

Armbruster succeeds Jim Keane, who previously announced his plan to retire in January 2022. Keane will continue at Steelcase as vice chair until his … Read more

Sara Armbruster takes the reins at Steelcase

Sara Armbruster has taken charge as the new president and CEO of Steelcase, which is number two on the FDMC 300 list of largest woodworking manufacturing companies.

Armbruster, 50, replaces Jim Keane, who announced last April he would be … Read more

Employees will own Norwalk Furniture on September 1

NORWALK, Ohio – Norwalk Furniture has entered into an agreement to transition to an employee stock ownership program (ESOP), effective Sept. 1. The custom upholstered furniture manufacturer currently has 275 full-time employees at the 440,000-square-foot facility located in Norwalk, Ohio.… Read more

Steelcase, Kontrol Team Up To Provide Air Quality Monitoring, Viral Detection Technology

Steelcase has formed an exclusive agreement with Kontrol Technologies Corp. to offer customers in the U.S. and Canada access to Kontrol BioCloud® viral detection technology. Kontrol will offer its air quality monitoring device exclusively in the contract furniture market through … Read more

Martela Corporation’s Half Year Report 1 January – 30 June 2021

The January–June 2021 revenue and operating result decreased compared to previous year.

April–June 2021

  • Revenue was EUR 18.6 million (20.6), representing a change of -9.8 %
  • Operating result was EUR -2.0 million (0.0)
  • Operating profit per revenue was -10.6 %
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La-Z-Boy holds groundbreaking for two-year, $30 million investment in Neosho campus

On Aug. 11, leadership from the project and development teams, La-Z-Boy Midwest and corporate gathered at the 550,000 sq. ft. Neosho campus for the official groundbreaking of massive improvements to the facility.

About a year and a half ago, La-Z-BoyRead more