Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 – a review by John Sacks

John Sacks is a well known advisor in the European office furniture industry and chairman of the economic committee of the FEMB. John visited the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 and below you…

    Staples sells Dutch Office Centre Stores to KantoorExpert Groep

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      Knoll Acquires Fully

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      Record net sales for Herman Miller in Q4

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      Design District 2019 – Rotterdam – Netherlands

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      Leesman and Delos Launch Workplace Wellbeing Benchmark

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      Kimball Announces Transformation Plan – Don van Winkle leaves company

      Kimball International, Inc. last week announced that its Board of Directors has approved a transformation plan in alignment with the Company’s recently announced Kimball International Connect strategy. These activities are expected to optimize resources for future growth, improve efficiency and…

      Teknion announces partnership with Wilkhahn

      Teknion Corporation announced last week a new partnership with German office furniture manufacturer Wilkhahn. “We are delighted to partner with Teknion and are confident that this will bring great opportunities to both brands with wider exposure in new areas,” said…

      BIFMA To Launch Branded Conformance Program In 2020

      The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) announced today that it will officially launch BIFMA Compliant, a branded conformance program in October 2020. The voluntary program will create a documented rule set for conformance and provide a registry to…

      Fascinating Elea Chair by Fellowes

      Meet Elea, the new office chair that is different from all other office chairs. It will move you, literally Introducing our patent-pending Omni-Kinetic Suspension Technology™ which inherently moves with your body – allowing for a more active work day. Synchronized…

      Gabriel opened new showroom in Barcelona

      The new Gabriel showroom in Barcelona is now open and the company looks forward to welcoming you in new and beautiful surroundings. Gabriel: “The exhibition space and sales office in Barcelona offers a meeting point where Gabriel’s Spanish sales team…

      Teknion partners with Bene

      Teknion Corporation last week announced a new partnership with the European office furnishings company Bene, and offerte a preview of the Teknion Bene Box during NeoCon. “What initially attracted us to Teknion was the realization that we were partnering with a company…

      European Office Furniture Manufacturers TOP 50

      The FEMB (Federation Européenne du Mobilier de Bureau) recently updated its top 100 sales figures for European office furniture manufacturers. As always, OfficeRepublic gives you an insight into the top 50. Request the full top 100 from the FEMB The…