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  Today's Date: Thursday April 24, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5329.19 -24.56 (-0.46%) on a volume of 942,464 shares. Year to Date Change: + 0.89%
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   Teknion Inc.
Haworth Ensnared in Political Battle over Furniture Purchase
Monday April 21, 2014 
It is not a surprise that the issue has become political, since the Haworth family has long supported Republican causes.

Teknion Gets More LEED
Monday April 21, 2014 
Atlanta and Chicago mark the fifth and sixth Teknion showrooms, respectively, in the U.S. to attain LEED certification from USGBC.

Haworth Recognizes 2014 Best in Class Dealerships
Monday April 21, 2014 
Each year, Haworth's Best In Class standards become more rigorous. In 2014, the global manufacturer continued to improve its criteria to maintain alignment with its product and sales strategy.

Margin Winner
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 21, 2014 
What would you expect from a chair that as a dealer, you could sell for under $300 and still realize outstanding margins?

Three Story Seating
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 21, 2014 
Three Story Seating lets people chose how and where they want to work in a mixed-height space.

Chromcraft Revington owner completes Restructuring
Monday April 21, 2014 
Chromcraft Revington has completed a restructuring of the company's operations and relocated its corporate offices and distribution center to Senatobia, Miss.

Jofco to join the JSI Brand Portfolio
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Thursday April 17, 2014 
The company said it would merge the Jofco product offering into the JSI brand over the next few months. More than anything, Jasper Group is making the change to make doing business with them easy.

Knoll Reports 14.3% Growth in Sales
Thursday April 17, 2014 
Organically, excluding the impact of HOLLY HUNT, sales increased 5.7% when compared with first quarter of 2013.

Flexsteel Sales Continue at Record Pace
Wednesday April 16, 2014 
The increase in commercial sales for the three months ended March 31, 2014 is primarily from hospitality products.

HNI First Quarter Office Furniture Sales Fell 2%
Wednesday April 16, 2014 
Office furniture sales did however increase in the contract channel.

Intellaspace Acquires Anatome Work Tools from Allseating
Monday April 14, 2014 
Intellaspace announced Monday that it has acquired the entire Anatome Work Tool Inventory from Allseating, effective immediately.

No more Rectangles
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 14, 2014 
Rectangles are inefficient in an office setting. If space planners really want to make the most of space, they need to start planning around triangles.

HNI completes major Reshuffle of its Leadership Team
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 14, 2014 
Lorenger said the company's office furniture business has been pretty strong, but "lumpy."

Icon Modding
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 14, 2014 
The Aeron, of course, was never designed with a headrest and some might consider the idea of attaching one of a chair that is part of MoMA's permanent collection like hanging a pair of fuzzy dice from the rear view mirror of a Rolls Royce.

Kordaris out at Humanscale
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday April 11, 2014 
George Kordaris was tapped last fall as the company's global director of research and design, but he never fit into the corporate structure at Humanscale headquarters in New York.

Haworth Scores $731K Contract
Monday April 7, 2014 
Michigan's top economic development agency has selected Haworth for an office upgrade this spring.

UL Labs Ramps up dedicated Team to help the Office Furniture Industry
by MMQB STAFF  Monday April 7, 2014 
At a seminar at the JW Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids last week, UL introduced its furniture division to an audience of contract furniture manufacturers and BIFMA staff.

Sauder Awarded Contract from Ikea
Monday April 7, 2014 
Sauder and Ikea discussed for seven months the terms for the cabinetry items, which prior to 2007 were completed in Eastern Europe.

Artopex becomes a member of the Club of the Best Managed Companies in Canada
Monday March 31, 2014 
Artopex has achieved Platinum Club member status with Canada's Best Managed Companies program.

Teaching Ergonomics in Hong Kong
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 31, 2014 
The top office furniture makers have been in Hong Kong for some time, but it can be difficult -- at least at first -- to explain why Humanscale products (or Steelcase, Herman Miller, Haworth, Knoll, etc.) cost so much compared to what these interior designers can find from companies just across the border in mainland China.

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