Office furniture shipments keep rising


6 January 2006 – Grand Rapids (MI): A Business and Industrial Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) study found that office furniture shipments saw double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive month last November.

The study showed shipments rising at a rate of 15 per cent on the year to $870 million compared with 13 per cent annual growth recorded in October.


The results follow a decline in the office furniture industry from 2000 to 2003.