Steelcase earns green award for packaging programDETROIT -- Steelcase Inc. received a state environmental award for its EcoCradle bio-based packaging program.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recognized Steelcase (NYSE:SCS), a global office furniture manufacturer, as a Michigan Green Leader on behalf of the Detroit Free Press.

"More than 600 nominations have been received during the two years of the program, and have been evaluated by independent judges," said Randy Essex, deputy managing editor, Detroit Free Press, and director of the awards program. "The judges were impressed by Steelcase's thorough efforts to conserve resources, particularly the new EcoCradle packaging made from crop byproducts, as well as the company's thoughtfulness in working with customers, such as finding ways to reuse or recycle old furniture."

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