OSI Furniture Auctions Big Equipment

By Bill Esler | Posted: 12/04/2012 10:55AM


OSI-Furniture-404-Wood Chair DES PLAINES, IL -  OSI Furniture, the high end custom contract furniture manufacturer, begins auctioning excess equipment at its Des Plaines, IL plant next week, as it closes unneeded lines. A high-profile exhibitor at NeoCon, OSI Furniture is offering dozens of items for sale, including a 2011 Anderson America Exxact Plus/TC+D CNC Router, which auctioneer Dovebids says has only 52 hours of service on it.

Also for sale:

• Holzher CA803200 panel saw and 1425 edgebander

• Timesaver 352-2 wide belt sander 

• SCMI SC900 Bandsaw

• A Costa m/n OK5B37112 double end tenoner

• Weinig Unimat 17A moulder

• Global Finishing Systems paint booths

• Saws (Table, Pull, Chop, Band & Rip)

• Presses - 2006 Joos HP120 hot press, also mini and glue

OSI Furniture serves GSA contracts and also claims fame as the home for the original 40/4 chair designed by David Rowland. The stackable chair has been awarded nine international design awards. Originally produced by GF furniture, a massive 17,000 chair order was sold to the prestigious University of Chicago for $16 per chair in 1964.  


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Bill Esler, Woodworking Network, WMS

Bill Esler

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