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BIFMA working on new and updated standards

At the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association's annual Breakfast meeting on June 16, the final day of the NeoCon show, association president and CEO Dierdre Jimenez updated its membership on new standards being considered and other guidelines and standards being revamped.

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Basketball legend Vinnie Johnson winds down furniture business

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Vinnie Johnson, a legendary basketball player who helped lead the Detroit Pistons to two NBA championships and later established a multi-billion dollar business, has shuttered his Michigan-based office furniture dealership. The decision was made earlier this month to close Airea Inc., which is one of the companies in Johnson’s Piston Group LLC holding company. While no reason was given for the decision, Johnson confirmed Airea’s pending closure on the company website: