Rep Huizenga and House Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help Ensure Fair Competition in Federal Market Where Unicor Participates
U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga (MI-02) has recently introduced a bipartisan bill (H.R. 3634) with three original co-sponsors (Reps. Donald Manzullo of IL, Edward Royce of CA, Patrick Tiberi of OH and John Olver of MA) to create a more level competitive playing field in the federal market for office furniture and other products. Huizenga was joined by Reps. Carolyn Maloney of NY, Barney Frank of MA and Jim Sensenbrenner of WI in announcing introduction of the bill.
Phoenix Safe International, LLC Celebrates 10 Years of Business in the United States
Phoenix Safe International, LLC, the American arm of a multinational file and safe company, is proud to announce its 10th anniversary. Phoenix president Jeff McQueen launched the business in 2001 with Janet Pape, vice president of marketing and operations, and Penny Cooper, vice president of sales. Joined by office manager Sharon Maish, the trio still comprises the core of Phoenix and has built one of the nation’s leading suppliers of on-site records protection.
Inscape's Acme 50 Honored with GOOD DESIGN Award
Inscape Corporation announces that its Acme 50 seamless glass wall product has been recognized with a 2011 GOOD DESIGN award. Acme 50 defines space while maximizing daylight. A slim profile coupled with steel construction allows for solid architecture with a minimalist aesthetic. The product’s lines enhance any corporate, creative or architectural environment.
Teknion Received a Pair of Awards in International Good Design Competition
Teknion Corporation announced that its Dossier collection of executive furniture, and MAST monitor arm and accessories designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson, were among the world’s top 2011 designs in the Good Design competition sponsored by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
DARRAN Furniture Industries, Inc receives WBENC Certification
DARRAN Furniture received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Greater Women's Business Council a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Wild for Wheels
With its artistic design featuring an open space in the center of the wheel, CA 52 looks lightweight but is surprisingly strong, holding as much as 170 pounds per caster. In addition to the original CA 52 wheel size of 3-17/32"' Mockett now offers two new versions with 2 5/8 and 4 13/32 wheel diameter each. All have brakes and come in either stem and plate mount (and quick fitting mount as special order), and in three wheel colors - Grey, Black, Orange - and four support finishes - Metallic Aluminum, Polished Chrome, Satin Nickel, and Glossy White.
Steelcase Introduces Collaboration Tools for Active Learning Environments at CES Show
To address the changing needs of students and educators, and to better prepare students for the demands of the 21st century economy, Steelcase recently introduced media:scape mini and media:scape mobile to enhance the classroom collaboration experience at HigherEd TECH, a technology summit for higher education held as part of the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
AIS Launches New Casegoods Line
AIS has launched a new laminate casegoods line called Compete. The line features two edge profile thicknesses, nine laminate finishes and seven handle options and can be used anywhere from reception stations to traditional task stations and private offices.
Junge+Associates Hosts Sales Master Training
Junge+Associates will host a Sales Mastery Training Course on February 8, 9 & 10 for contract furniture and related industries at the Mount Vernon Country Club in Golden, CO. Applicable to seasoned and new salepeople looking for fresh ideas or experiencing slumps; sales manager and dealer principals managing teams; designers; project managers involved in qualifying and sales process; dealers, manufacturers, service compannies and other sellers calling on end-users, the course will allow attendees to become valuable consultants and trusted advisors to the market.
ECi Announces Locations and Dates for Connect Regional 2012
Ecommerce Industries has announced the locations and dates for Connect Regional 2012. These meetings will be for users of the Advantage, RockSolid, Britannia, DDMS, M1, TeamDesign, Acsellerate and FMAudit solutions.
Configura Announces January Webinars and 2012 CET Designer Academy Classes
Configura, maker of CET Designer software, announces free January webinars for everyone, whether a beginner or advanced user.