HNI reports brighter outlook

HON brand owner HNI said both sales and profit increased for the office furniture division in the third quarter. On…

Acquisition for Kimball

US furniture manufacturer Kimball is to acquire contract furniture designer David Edward. Headquartered in Baltimore (MD), David Edward specialises in…

Office workers impacted by sitting down

New research has found that 81% of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours a day sitting at…

Senior management appointment for Knoll

Office furniture manufacturer Knoll has announced its new COO and President. In the role, Christopher Baldwin will be responsible for…

Office noise leading cause of inefficiency

Research has suggested that noise from open plan offices and a lack of quiet areas at work disrupt employee productivity.…

HP 2019 financial outlook | Canon Solutions America alliance | Xerox appoints EVP

HP Inc has revealed its fiscal 2019 financial outlook, providing details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth. It…

Acquisition for Office Peeps

US reseller Office Peeps has acquired fellow South Dakota-based furniture and OP firm Central Business Supply. Over the next few…

TC Group partners with FusionPlus Data

UK office furniture supplier TC Group has announced its product file is now available from product content provider FusionPlus Data.…

Turnaround in fortunes for Steelcase

US-based office furniture maker Steelcase has reported sales growth for Q2 2019, marking an improvement on its previous financial year.…

Herman Miller posts strong start to FY2019

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported high single-digit growth for Q1 2019. Total sales for the quarter ended…

UK acquisition for Steelcase

US-based office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has acquired UK furniture company Orangebox. Orangebox’s portfolio offers “high-performance alternatives to traditional seating, patented…

Steelcase broadens Boila relationship

Office furniture vendor Steelcase has expanded its relationship with Danish furniture designer Bolia, entering into new territories. Steelcase will offer…

Connexions powered by IS Contract announces successful event

US-based dealer group Independent Stationers has said its inaugural Connexions powered by IS Contract annual meeting provided a tremendous opportunity for leading manufacturers…

WeWork expands software offering

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has widened its range of enterprise services with its fourth acquisition this year. The company has…

Hon enhances CET Designer

Office furniture brand The HON Company has improved its design and specification tools with the introduction of CET Designer Extension.…

Office Environment Company reveals merger plans

US-based independent dealer Office Environment Company has provided details of an Agreement and Plan of Merger with fellow dealer Kerr…

IOPFDA seeks tariff exclusions

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has spoken to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about US…

UK expansion for BakkerElkhuizen

Netherlands-based manufacturer BakkerElkhuizen has acquired the distribution activities of UK partner Osmond Ergonomics. As of 1 September 2018, BakkerElkhuizen now…

Joan Miller passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that well-known and respected OP icon Joan Miller passed away on 21 August at…

Herman Miller elects new CEO

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has revealed who will succeed CEO Brian Walker. Andi Owen will take over as CEO…

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…