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  Today's Date: Sunday January 25, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5752.41 -12.53 (-0.22%) on a volume of 988,414 shares. Year to Date Change: -2.74%
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Manufacturers
Steelcase Opens Plant in Czech Republic
Thursday January 22, 2015 
The new plant will be one of just four Steelcase facilities in Europe.

Excelsior Capital Partners Assumes Majority Ownership in Via Seating
Thursday January 15, 2015 
Balance sheet restructuring enables Via to continue growing through new and innovative product lines.

Lynn Utter to leave Knoll
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday January 14, 2015 
Utter is not leaving the company hanging. She will remain in her position at Knoll until April to give the company plenty of time to find her replacement.

Steelcase, Herman Miller chat with analysts after earnings
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 12, 2015 
For both, the North American segment seem softer than expected, though certainly not on a downward trend.

Focal Confluence brings Standing Height to the Office (and Google)
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 12, 2015 
Instead of being considered an add-on sale for its Locus Workstations, Keen believes Confluence Tables are an entry point for what he calls a standing revolution.

Workrite Ergonomics
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 5, 2015 
In 1998, the company launched its first sit-stand desk, long before many in the industry saw a market for the suddenly popular products.

Seeyond Architectural Solutions brings the "Wow"
by DARCY VINES  Monday January 5, 2015 
One of the major selling points in this design in particular from Seeyond is their ability to mount a wall of this size without any bulky structure or space-stealing supports.

Steelcase Reports Third Quarter Sales Inched up 1.9%
Tuesday December 23, 2014 
Shares of Steelcase Monday night were falling 7.7% to $16.55 after-hours Monday after the office furniture maker missed analysts' estimates for revenue in the fiscal third quarter.

Haworth Opens Factory in India
by MMQB STAFF  Monday December 22, 2014 
Haworth India, part of the Haworth global network, has had full-service offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad starting in 1996.

Ergo Contract
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday December 22, 2014 
Ergo Contract has more than 400 dealers around the U.S. that carry its line and its sales are up 40 percent this year (and expect to be up about the same amount next year as well).

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.

Nemschoff
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.

Hotbox
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.

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