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  Today's Date: Saturday December 20, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5910.95 -23.28 (-0.40%) on a volume of 4,785,791 shares. Year to Date Change: + 11.91%
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Herman Miller Reports Strong Sales and Earnings Growth
Thursday December 18, 2014 
The underlying pace of order growth in Miller's North American segment has been impacted by gaps in sales capacity and delays in some new product introductions.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday December 15, 2014 
Since Nemschoff was acquired by Herman Miller, the brands have worked hard to study the relationship between patients and guests.

Friant's Verity
by DARCY VINES  Monday December 15, 2014 
Aside from its basic functionality in the workplace, Verity and its benching system contemporaries are being lauded for the collaborative environment they can create, as well as the capability these systems have of making use of limited space.

Stylex Launches Take-Back Program
Monday December 15, 2014 
Through this program, architectural goods, fixtures, and furniture (including Stylex seating) are transferred to a local charity, extending the product's lifetime and reducing environmental impact.

Former VP of Contract Furniture Supplier accused of Stealing $187K
Monday December 15, 2014 
The former vice president and general manager of contract furniture supplier Source International in Shrewsbury, MA was arraigned last week on charges of stealing about $187,000 from the office furniture maker.

Inscape Announces Second Quarter Sales Rose 8.1%
Thursday December 11, 2014 
Company posts a net loss of $1.1 million or 7 cents per share.

Virco Reports Third Quarter Revenues Climb 5.4%
Wednesday December 10, 2014 
The company reports that multiple indicators confirm a strengthening demand for school furniture. Company names Douglas Virtue President & COO.

Jasper Group has released the long-awaited iXY
Monday December 8, 2014 
The millennials who grew up and entered the workforce in the age of the iPhone are the target audience of iXY, and the inspiration.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday December 8, 2014 
Hotbox products provide a more elegant, uniform way of giving hoteling workers a little more personalization and productivity.

Kewaunee Scientific Reports Sales Climbed 15.9% in the latest Quarter
Wednesday December 3, 2014 
During the quarter, increased project bidding opportunities were experienced in certain geographic areas of the country, although the overall domestic laboratory marketplace remained challenging and pricing very competitive.

Herman Miller Earns Perfect Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index
Monday December 1, 2014 
The company joins the ranks of 366 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

AIS wins Manufacturing Award
by DARCY VINES  Monday December 1, 2014 
AIS was given the gold award for their region -- the highest honor -- on November 25th at a ceremony at the Renaissance Waterfront Hotel in Boston.

50 Years of Resch
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday December 1, 2014 
Love him or hate him, there is a reason why KI's Dick Resch is the longest serving executive in the industry.

LEVEL 4 DESIGNS in Partnership Agreement With Crassevig S.r.l.
Monday December 1, 2014 
LEVEL 4 DESIGNS, has signed a formal Marketing/Distribution Agreement with Italian seating manufacturer Crassevig S.r.l., for the North American market.

Steelcase Pyramid Sold
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Thursday November 27, 2014 
Steelcase's Pyramid building is finally getting a new owner.

Egan Visual Launches Product Catalog with ProjectMatrix
Wednesday November 26, 2014 
The Egan Price and Specification Guide is now live in ProjectMatrix.

MooreCo Offers Online Space Planning for Classrooms and Workspaces
Tuesday November 25, 2014 
MooreCo Inc is now offering free online space planning services, provided through 20-20 Icovia Space Planning, to make the process of designing, selecting and ordering room components simple and intuitive.

West Elm & Inscape Partner to Re-Imagine Office Furniture Experience
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Thursday November 20, 2014 
In Spring 2015, the two brands will launch West Elm Workspace, a collection of more than 50 office products designed by West Elm's in-house design team in collaboration with Inscape and available exclusively with Inscape.

KI Showcases New Products at Healthcare Design 2014
by MMQB STAFF  Wednesday November 19, 2014 
KI healthcare designers showcased new product inspirations, including the Soltice Metal Collection and Valetudo Collection from Pallas Textiles.

Inwood Office Furniture Calls it Quits
Monday November 17, 2014 
Inwood Office Furniture in Jasper says it will close on November 26 and 85 employees will be out of work.

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