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  Today's Date: Saturday August 30, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5170.47 +24.10 (+0.47%) on a volume of 977,314 shares. Year to Date Change: -2.11%
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   Kewaunee Scientific Corp.
   Merchandise Mart Properties
   Steelcase Inc.
Kewaunee Scientific Sales Fall in First Quarter
Tuesday August 26, 2014 
The domestic laboratory construction marketplace continued to be challenging during the quarter.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 25, 2014 
In2Design was launched 13 years ago by Serge Silvestri, who has been in the office furniture industry for 35 years.

Egan Visual announces the launch of live Product Knowledge Sessions
Monday August 25, 2014 

Flexsteel Reports Strong Financial Results
Tuesday August 19, 2014 
Due to existing strong order backlog and positive order trends the company expects top line growth will continue into fiscal year 2015.

Mayline's New Chief Looks to Differentiate the Company from the Pack
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 18, 2014 
The company is reaching out to office furniture suppliers for everything from inspiration to innovation.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 18, 2014 
Product development in this industry still happens in the traditional way -- designer comes up with an idea or responds to a request from a manufacturer -- but increasingly, it is happening through sites like Kickstarter, which connects ideas and products with people who are willing to fund their development.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 18, 2014 
Bordley is back at it with TrekDesk II, this time using a Kickstarter campaign to assure the new version can be made in the U.S.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation Opens First Facility in China
Thursday August 14, 2014 
The facility, which will primarily serve customers in the local China market, will be used as an assembly operation for products imported from the company's other factories.

HPFI - Thriving in High Point
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 11, 2014 
HPFI sells everything from casegoods to seating from its two North Carolina factories.

Fritz Hansen - Re-Introducing its Legacy
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 11, 2014 
The goal of Friz Hansen is to always produce timeless pieces -- timeless in the sense of design; products that are not in fashion or out of fashion.

Investors Hear from Herman Miller Brass
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 4, 2014 
The center of the corporate world was shifting and Herman Miller found that the U.S. was no longer going to be the sole hub.

Herman Miller's Plan for DWR Emerges
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 4, 2014 
With $68 million in sales in the profitable consumer business sector, how much could he scale it?

Innovant Enters Its 25th Year of Business
by MMQB STAFF  Monday August 4, 2014 
After opening an office in London in 2008, Innovant recognized that the open plan office strategy would soon take root in the US.

Herman Miller's Locale Earns IDEA Gold Award
Monday August 4, 2014 
Award winners were selected by a panel of 24 international design experts from design consultancies, corporations and universities.

Kimball International Reports Sales Rose 6% in the Fourth Quarter
Friday August 1, 2014 
Fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter net sales in the Furniture segment increased 10% compared to the prior year on increased net sales of both hospitality and office furniture.

Latest Industry Index shows some Improvement
Friday August 1, 2014 
"We maintain the opinion that the industry will continue on its steady growth in mid 2014, then accelerate during late 2014 into early 2015," says Dunlap.

Izzy+ Closing ABCO Plant
Friday July 25, 2014 
Izzy+ announced Friday afternoon it will close its ABCO facility in Florence, Alabama by next summer, eliminating 200 jobs.

Seating Maker HAG Parent Company Acquired by Private Equity Firm
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday July 23, 2014 
Since 2007, the company was owned by Ratos, a Swedish private equity company.

Landscape Forms: Reeder Wayfinding Site Elements
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 21, 2014 
Wayfinding elements are designed to guide, direct and signal people through space while providing product-specific functions, from graphic identity and directions, to delineating pathways and social spaces, to creating places to park a bike.

PolyVision e3 CeramicSteel duo
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 21, 2014 
The new e3 fits right in the middle of PolyVision's offerings in terms of technology.

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