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  Today's Date: Tuesday March 31, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 6167.43 +40.12 (+0.65%) on a volume of 2,265,983 shares. Year to Date Change: + 4.28%
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Manufacturers
idesk
Monday March 30, 2015 
In developing a new brand, Cherryman aims to prove that design does matter in the value segment.

Navetta Design focuses on Auditorium Seating
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 30, 2015 
Navetta is the newest branch in Shuttle's tradition of developing innovative and ergonomic educational furniture.

Indiana Furniture is older than the Hills
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 30, 2015 
"110 years is a testimony to their ability to adapt and remain relevant."

Steelcase Reports Fourth Quarter Sales Fell 3.8%
Tuesday March 24, 2015 
For the year revenue grew 2.4% thanks to a strong showing in Europe.

Nienkamper Named One of Canadas 50 Best Managed Companies
Monday March 23, 2015 
Nienkmper has once again has been named a Gold Club member of Canadas Best Managed Companies.

Indiana Furniture Celebrating 110 Years
Monday March 23, 2015 
"Nothing says success like great relationships. Our vision is to continue to grow our existing and flourish with new relationships by all employees living our mission and vision every day."

Freight disruption on West Coast causes Furniture delays
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 23, 2015 
Added to the shipping problems, East Coast ports, which were used to ease the strike backlog, were quickly clogged by the increase in traffic

AIS Consolidates its Factories
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 23, 2015 
AIS will employ about 400 workers in Leominster, MA once the transition is complete, and that number is expected to continue to increase.

Herman Miller Reports Flat Third Quarter North American Sales
Wednesday March 18, 2015 
Management express disappointment in the momentum of their North American segment, where growth rates have lagged their expectations for the past two quarters.

Furniture Industry Veteran Purchases Flairwood Industries
Monday March 16, 2015 
Flairwood Industries, a West Michigan-based manufacturer and supplier of cabinets and carts for the education, healthcare and contract furniture markets, has been acquired by Wayne Baxter, an experienced leader in office furnishings and product marketing.

9to5 Seating affiliate Made in America Seating Secures Financing for Facility
Monday March 16, 2015 
Made in America Seating Corporation, a manufacturer of ergonomic office seating and an affiliate of 9to5 Seating, announced it has secured nearly $16 million in financing through a loan from SunTrust Bank and New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) equity from SunTrust Community Capital and National New Markets Fund.

Swedish Kinnarps sees "techiture" in the Future
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 16, 2015 
One size does not fit all. In fact, Kinnarps believes one size fits no one in the modern workplace, which is more diverse than ever.

Enwork to Expand Headquarters
Monday March 16, 2015 
The project, expected to be completed this summer, will add 28,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and warehouse space.

OFS is Buying Highmark Seating
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday March 13, 2015 
OFS Brands is adding another company to its fold, this time with the acquisition of Highmark, the California-based seating company that will fills a void in the OFS seating lineup and significantly ups its ability to add seating sales onto projects it's already winning.

National Office Furniture Reshores Hospitality Furniture Production
Thursday March 12, 2015 
Kimball International announced plans to expand its National Office Furniture facility in Fordsville, Kentucky, and bring production of Kimball Hospitality furniture back from Asia.

Inscape Third Quarter Sales Climb 17.3%
Thursday March 12, 2015 
Sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2015 were 17.3% higher than the same quarter of last year resulting from increased volume in the furniture segment, improved realized pricing and higher U.S. currency partially offset by a decline in the Walls division.

Steelcase Plans Learning + Innovation Center in Munich
Wednesday March 11, 2015 
The establishment of the Munich location would represent a further step in the company's implementation in the EMEA segment of various strategic initiatives that have been successful in driving revenue growth in the Americas segment over the past several years.

AIS plunges into Seating with Kees Breeuwsma
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 9, 2015 
Breeuwsma's the kind of guy who would rather the company he work for sell chairs -- a lot of chairs.

Herman Miller Talks to Investors
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 9, 2015 
Herman Miller executives have hit the road over the last 90 days examining where the company is winning projects, where they are losing and trying to figure out why. What they've found is that the industry is shifting from large projects -- the bread and butter for big office furniture makers like Herman Miller -- and moving to more small and mid-sized projects.

Clarus Glassboards in an Equity Recapitalization with Bertram Capital
Monday March 9, 2015 
Quarton Partners announced that Clarus Glassboards, LLC has been recapitalized by Bertram Capital. Clarus Co-Founders Jeremy Rincon and Robby Whites, as well as President Andy Philipp will retain significant ownership in the Company.

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