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  Today's Date: Saturday April 25, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 6070.44 +41.98 (+0.70%) on a volume of 1,712,746 shares. Year to Date Change: + 2.64%
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Configura's Partner Meetup
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 23, 2015 
About 50 people attended the Partner Meeting, some coming from the major West Michigan manufacturers and others from far flung parts of the globe.

Partnership Between Rosslyn Analytics and E&I
Monday March 2, 2015 
Rosslyn Analytics, a global big data technology company, announced that it has signed an agreement with E&I Cooperative Services, (E&I) to provide cloud-based spend analytics services to its members via its E&I Consulting Group division.

Configura launches 24-hour global support for CET Designer
Friday February 20, 2015 
Expanded support is in response to a user base that now exceeds 10,000 worldwide and to prepare for growth on multiple continents.

Humanscale Introduces OfficeIQ
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 12, 2015 
OfficeIQ combines the use of integrated sensors and software to monitor workplace activity, such as sitting, standing or time spent away from one's desk.

Configura announces free January CET Designer webinars
Monday January 5, 2015 
Configura, maker of CET Designer software, announced free January webinars.

Configura announces CLEO as new Catalogues customer
Monday January 5, 2015 
Manufacturers control who has access to their products in CET Designer and, when updating products, also can instantly publish without involving Configura.

Configura's CET Designer
Monday October 13, 2014 
Configura's latest move hasn't been within the software, but rather who's using it.

Configura announces call for entries for Best of CET Designer Awards
by MMQB STAFF  Monday September 15, 2014 
Categories include: Best Success Story. Users can submit a success story, Best Video and Best Rendering.

Bockheim buys creative firm Dart Frog Creative
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Sunday September 7, 2014 
Bockheim is now owner of his own creative studio with deep roots in the office furniture industry and he is back in Grand Rapids, his home town.

Configura announces schedule for 7th annual CET Designer User Conference
Monday August 11, 2014 
Th conference unofficially opens the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 21, with a slate of welcome events designed to showcase Grand Rapids.

2020 Rebrands Company, Unveils New Logo and Website
Monday June 23, 2014 
The changes are designed to highlight the integration and breadth of 2020's solutions portfolio and connect more effectively with the 2020 user community.

Starbucks Serving Coffee and Power
Monday June 16, 2014 
The newest flavor being served up at Starbucks is power.

Taking care of business: E-Manage One program changing face of Industry
Monday June 2, 2014 
This program is more than a mere ordering system however; it comes with many more bells and whistles.

NeoCon 2014 Preview: Configura
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday May 19, 2014 
With CET Designer 5.0, Configura takes the Catalogue concept one step further with Catalog Creator.

ECi Software Solutions Acquired by The Carlyle Group
Friday March 14, 2014 
Global alternative asset manager to support ECIs growth, commitment to small and medium size businesses.

ECi Software Solutions and S.P. Richards Company Expand Strategic Alliance
Tuesday December 3, 2013 
Dealer community will benefit from extended alignment throughout supply chain.

Configura Releases CET Designer 4.2
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday November 25, 2013 
Configura is trying to ease the pain of moving to its new CET Designer 4.2, which was released last week with its new Catalogues collection.

CET Designer User Conference
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 14, 2013 
The sold-out conference in Grand Rapids drew 30 percent more attendees than the previous year's conference.

Configura to unveil new Catalogues solution
Monday October 7, 2013 
Configura, maker of CET Designer software, will unveil a brand-new solution - Catalogues - at its sold-out CET Designer User Conference this week in Grand Rapids.

Configura announces complete schedule for 6th CET Designer User Conference
Monday August 26, 2013 
The conference unofficially opens the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 8, with a slate of welcome events designed to showcase Sweden-based Configura's second hometown.

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