Bisley Announces Senior Appointments

Bisley has made three key commercial, financial and strategic appointments to its Group Board, joining Tony Brown, Chairman, John Atkin, Chief Executive Officer and Paul Crutcher, Operations Director. Robin Bayliss – Group…

Ergotron Selects Chad Severson as New CEO

Kimball Announces Key Retirement, New VP of Sales

Kimball, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality products and solutions in the furniture industry,…

KI Board of Directors Appoints Veteran Executive Brian Krenke as CEO

KI’s board of directors is pleased to announce that Brian Krenke will be the company’s…

Herman Miller Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLHR) today announced results for its second quarter ended November 30, 2019. Net sales in the quarter totaled $674.2 million, an increase of 3.3% from the same quarter last fiscal year. New orders in the second quarter…

Gabriel acquired Visiotex GmbH

On 6 November 2019, Gabriel announced the acquisition of German company Visiotex GmbH renowned for its multi-functional knit technology. With the innovative and multi-functional knit technology in the product portfolio, Gabriel now offers tailored upholstery solutions; one-piece knitwear that perfectly…

Profim: Our commitment has not been touched by the fire

On the night of 27th to 28th November, this year a fire broke out in our factory, in Turek, causing tangible and intangible losses. We say intangible because not only were machines destroyed, but also many years of our hard…

Poltrona Frau opens its first Korean mono-brand store in the centre of Seoul

Poltrona Frau further strengthens its presence in the Far East by opening its first mono-brand space in Seoul, run by one of the most prestigious local operators in the furniture industry. A new space of 750 m2 over three floors…

New President and Vice President for FEMB

The FEMB (European Office Furniture Federation) has a new President. Michele Falcone was elected unanimously at the Federation´s General Assembly in Brussels on 5 November 2019. Michele Falcone will be the federation´s president of the coming two years (2020-2021). The…

Trendway names new executive leadership

Trendway Corporation today announced the appointment of Mark Rhoades to President. Rhoades replaces Bill Bundy, who served as Interim President from July to October 2019. Jack Chance, who has been serving as Trendway Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the past…

New CEO for Fritz Hansen

The Danish furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen has appointed Josef Kaiser as the new CEO with effect from 9 December. He succeeds Jacob Holm, who led the company for 22 years and will now join the Board of Directors. Kaiser previously…

König + Neurath takes prizes in two categories at the German Design Award

Trailblazing design, unique design trends, innovative products and projects: every year the German Design Council presents the international premium prize, the German Design Award, to outstanding design projects in the product and communication fields, each blazing their own trail through…

Trim, winner of a German Design Award

The Trim chair, designed by Alegre Design for Actiu, won a German Design Award in the Excellent Product Design – Office Furniture category. This award is recognition of this model´s design qualities, that places well-being above all else, with adjustable…

Major fire hits factory of Polish chair manufacturer Profim

On the night of 26th and 27th of November there was a fire at Profim factory in Turek which resulted in destruction of part of the production hall. This unfortunate accident, for reasons independent of Profim, has been classified as force majeure. Profim: “This occurrence is going to have a temporary impact…