MUSCATINE, IA – The HON Company, which just made its first appearance at The Office Exhibition in Dubai, is returning with official recognition from the annual show’s Middle East Office & Hospitality Product Design Competition. Nucleus, one of the manufacturer’s premier seating solutions, received Honorable Mention in the Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task Category, cited for excellence and innovation in product design by the IIDA judges who managed the awards program.

“This is a tremendous honor for us,” said Mark Roumfort, vice president, product management and development for The HON Company. “We’re certainly proud of our product portfolio, and this international recognition really underscores HON’s core values of practical design, reliable performance, and understanding the needs of our customers. These values are embedded in the integrity of Nucleus, and it is a solution that fully represents how we provide form, function, innovation and design to today’s workplace.”

Nucleus, designed by Marcus Koepke, offers a slim, contemporary look that delivers a personalized comfort to the user. The construction incorporates high-tech materials in the seat and back that help deliver exceptional support in a very slender profile.

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About The HON Company

Inspired by practicality and invested in understanding the needs of its customers, The HON Company strives to establish meaningful connections resulting in product solutions and customer support that exceed market demands. As a leading designer and manufacturer of workplace furniture including chairs, storage, panel systems, tables and desks, HON’s commitment to serving its customers is rooted in reliable performance and a member culture that is approachable, confident, smart, and ready to serve. Headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, The HON Company has numerous manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the United States, and markets its products through a nationwide network of loyal dealers and retailers. The HON Company is an operating company of HNI Corporation (formerly HON INDUSTRIES). For more information, visit

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