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  Today's Date: Sunday November 23, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5780.30 +41.35 (+0.72%) on a volume of 1,432,691 shares. Year to Date Change: + 9.43%
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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.

Bush Industries Announces Executive Acquisition
Friday November 14, 2014 
A group of senior executives have acquired 100% ownership in the company.

Former Mart Chief now on Knoll's Board
Wednesday November 12, 2014 
Knoll, Inc, Wednesday announced the appointment of Christopher G. Kennedy to its Board of Directors.

Steelcase Recognized for Achievements in Sustainability
Wednesday November 12, 2014 
The company has been recognized by additional third-party organizations to celebrate its achievements in promoting sustainable business practices and fostering a workplace of inclusion.

KI receives recognition as Master In Green Masters Program
Monday November 10, 2014 
The special designation recognizes KI's dedication to integrating principles of sustainability into its operations while pursuing business excellence.

Trendway Plans Grand-Reopening of DC Showroom Thursday
Sunday November 9, 2014 
The space, located at 1201 New York Ave. NW, features a complete product update and a sophisticated new look to complement it.

A NEW HOME IN PHILADELPHIA: Haworth's Newest Showroom
Sunday November 9, 2014 
With a goal of creating both functional and aesthetic capabilities, the design team approached the Philadelphia showroom project through the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) model for construction.

October Furniture Industry Index Moves Higher
Friday November 7, 2014 
Gross Shipments Index soared to 65.85, up almost 4 points compared to 61.96 in July.

Kimball International Posts 10% Sales Gain in Latest Quarter
Friday November 7, 2014 
Fiscal year 2015 first quarter net sales in the Furniture segment increased 2% compared to the prior year.

Kimball closing Major Idaho plant
Thursday November 6, 2014 
The Kimball Office furniture manufacturing plant in Post Falls, Idaho will be shutting down and consolidating with its base operations in Indiana.

Herman Miller Recruiting Additional Employees
Monday November 3, 2014 
"We are looking to fill positions on all shifts," said Christina Penfield, HR consultant, Herman Miller.

Halcon Plans $3 million Facilities Expansion
Monday November 3, 2014 
This new expansion project will add needed administrative space as well as a place to show off Halcon's selection of high-end office furniture to current and prospective customers.

Hotel Resource
Monday November 3, 2014 
Kinetic is brand new and the inaugural collection between two interesting entities.

Ghent's Link: Not just another Whiteboard
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 20, 2014 
Each Link product was designed with a different application in mind, although each fits into the personal dry-erase board category.

Great Openings Receives 2014 OFDA Manufacturer of the Year Award
Monday October 20, 2014 
The Office Furniture Dealers Alliance (OFDA) has named Great Openings Manufacturer of the Year in two separate categories: filing and storage.

Knoll Reports Strong Third Quarter Results
Friday October 17, 2014 
Net sales for the Office segment were $166.8 million during the third quarter of 2014, an increase of $16.3 million, or 10.8%, when compared with the third quarter of 2013.

HNI Reports Strong Sales and Earnings for the Quarter
Wednesday October 15, 2014 
Office Furniture sales increased $22.4 million or 4.8 percent to $488.6 million.

Flexsteel Reports Strongest First Quarter in History
Tuesday October 14, 2014 
The company anticipates sales of commercial products in 2015 will be consistent with fiscal year 2014.

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