Midland, MI (November 7, 2011) – Case Systems Inc., a nationally recognized leading manufacturer of laminate casework and steel height-adjustable workstations for the educational, healthcare and laboratory markets, has announced that CIF Lab Solutions, L.P. has purchased the assets of CIF Lab Casework Solutions, Inc. and will maintain operations in Vaughan Ontario, Canada. The purchase is a joint venture between Case Systems Inc. and Northeast Interior Systems Inc.

CiF is a manufacturer of the highest quality wood casework for the university, college, research, government and healthcare laboratory environment, as well as, the K-12 institutional market segment; in the United States and Canada.

“Case Systems has a strong established position in the K-12 market segment – by purchasing the assets of CiF, we can offer additional value to our customers with a more robust portfolio through the combination of premium plastic laminate casework from Case Systems and premium wood casework from CiF Lab Solutions,” said Richard Vander Weele, President and CEO of Case Systems.

“In addition, we now have a more solid platform of premium wood casework, premium plastic laminate casework, table systems and overhead distribution systems for the higher education teaching and R&D laboratory market segment. And, with our best-in-class dealer network, we will continue to offer excellent service so our customers’ projects are complete, correct and on-time.”

“We are excited to announce another “Best in Class” offering to our customers with the addition of CiF to our companies”, says Robert Bowden, Chairman of the Board for Case Systems. “For thirty-four years we have continued to build organizations focused on customer needs, excellence of product and flawless execution. We accomplished this by starting at the foundation, directly serving our customers through our expanding dealerships of Northeast Interior Systems, Inc. and others. To better serve our customers we added manufacturing companies including Case Systems Inc, BOSTONtec and Artisan Millwork LLC. With our combined synergies and resources we were able to control our quality and service, develop innovative products, and in all ways enhance our customer’s experience.”

“The addition of CiF will allow us to further integrate and expand our offerings, bringing the confidence of financial stability, best in class quality products, on time and complete delivery, dependable service, product esthetics and innovation that have always been the core of our companies.”

For More Information

If interested in learning more about Case Systems, Northeast Interior Systems, CiF Lab Solutions, or the purchase, please contact Jeff Schultz at 989.496.0519 or jeff.schultz@casesystems.com. In addition, you may visit our websites for further company details at www.casesystems.com, www.neis.cc and www.cifsolutions.com.

About Case Systems, Inc.

Case Systems is a leading designer and manufacturer of durable, versatile, laminate casework systems for the healthcare, education and laboratory markets. Case Systems purchased BOSTONtec, a former supplier, to produce high quality, steel furniture for industrial and technical environments. All Case Systems and BOSTONtec products are designed and fabricated in Midland, Michigan, and sold throughout North America.

About Northeast Interior Systems, Inc. (NEIS) Northeast Interior Systems (NEIS) is a full service dealer organization that works with architects, engineering firms, construction managers, general contractors and owners to provide specification assistance, budget considerations, owner programming and total project delivery for the primary education (k-12), higher education / research laboratory and healthcare market segments.


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