OFM announces ‘New Year, New Office’ winner

Holly Springs, NC – OFM, one of the nation’s leading office and school furniture manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers, announced today the winner off its “New Year, New Office” contest, which was held earlier this year to kick off 2011. The Economic Development Investment Fund (EDIF), a nonprofit organization based in Sarasota, Fla. was named the winner of the competition and won a stylish modular OFM conference room setup to help furnish its new office space.

“OFM is excited to help a growing organization as part of the contest,” said Blake Zalcberg, chief operating officer for OFM who organized the competition. “We received a lot of good submissions from small businesses around the country, but felt the Economic Development Investment Fund made the best case to our judges about why they deserve the new office furniture.”

Contestants who own or work at a small business registered in the United States with fifty employees were encouraged to enter the OFM “New Year, New Office” contest, which kicked off in January, by submitting a photo of their current office and a brief description of why they deserve a makeover.

EDIF is a nonprofit business-lending organization and since 2008 has helped nearly 200 Florida businesses with funding, job creation and retention. They organization is planning a grand opening party soon and will showcase the new OFM furniture to small business partners around the state.

“We are honored to be named the winner of OFM’s nationwide contest and are very excited about our new office furniture,” said Brian Caswell, president of EDIF. “OFM manufactures beautiful furniture that can transform any office into a comfortable work environment and we feel very lucky to have won the contest over other participants from around the country.”

About OFM, Inc.

Founded in 1995, OFM is one of the nation’s leading office and school furniture manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers with headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C. and operations in Phoenix, Ariz., and Taiwan. OFM contracts with manufacturers in Mexico, Taiwan and China to design furniture and products that meet the highest industry standards. It specializes in providing affordable, quality furniture through a dealer network to businesses, government offices, health care and educational facilities. OFM products are sold through a variety of retailers, mail-order catalogs and online dealers including Officefurniture.com, Corporate Express, and National Business Furniture.


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