The CEO of North America's largest contract furniture manufacturer has announced his retirement.
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer visited office and contract furniture giant Steelcase to say that employees may return to work.
Steelcase, the largest contract furniture in North America, announced that 300 salaried employees - or 8 percent of its total workforce - will leave the company through "early retirements, voluntary separations, and involuntary separations."
Office furniture giant Steelcase reports it has achieved carbon neutrality for its own operations - with goals to be carbon negative by 2030.
Ford Motor Co, announced that Jim Hackett, president and CEO, will retire effective Oct. 1.
An Italian furniture brand and manufacturer, Mattiazzi specializes in combining traditional craft with state-of-the-art machinery and an environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient infrastructure.
As government-mandated restrictions begin to lessen, contract furniture giant Steelcase is recalling most of its furloughed manufacturing employees.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Steelcase has announced it has already started and continues to manufacture and deploy critical equipment supplies for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the battle against the COVID-19 global pandemic. Among the supplies Steelcase is producing are masks for use in clinical environments; facial shields for clinicians in direct contact with patients; and social screens, desktop and floor mounted, for screening and communicating with visitors at safe social distances.
In a response to state orders, office furniture giant Steelcase has temporarily laid off nearly all of its hourly manufacturing and distributing employees in Michigan.