HNI Corp Supplies Furniture for Interior Office Design with Social Responsibility in Mind

HNI Corp is the parent company of a number of furniture suppliers that interior designers use in their projects including Hon and Allsteel. HNI is a leading global provider and designer of office furniture and the leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products. The company sells one of the largest selections of quality office furniture solutions available on the market, and an extensive variety to meet the needs of every customer. The company has an extensive portfolio of well-known and trusted brands.

One of the primary differentiators of this line of furniture is they assist interior office designers with achieving environmentally sustainable interiors through their socially responsible furniture.  HNI Corp designs core elements of their business to minimize the use of natural resources and to protect the environment. This includes:

  • A commitment to Lean Manufacturing
  • Reduction of material waste and emission
  • Environmentally-conscious product development
  • Responsible sourcing and distribution

These are key features interior office designers look for in a furniture supplier when sustainable design is at the core of their goals and values. Furthermore HNI Corp donates to worthy causes throughout their communities, and are constantly trying to make their product better for the environment, while making their presence in the communities they serve more purposeful.

Latest News for HNI Corp

As of October, 2016 the company released their earnings for the third quarter fiscal year, and have now released their financial forecast for investors. There were some overall decreases in GAAP and non-GAAP income but the President of HNI, Stan Askren has made the following statement,

“Our markets continue to be dynamic in an uncertain economic environment. We are responding to these near-term challenges while maintaining focus on the long-term. Subsequent to the end of the quarter we announced the closure of an office furniture manufacturing facility in Orleans, Indiana. The closure will result in $6.7M of cash expenses and cash savings of $6.9M annually once completed. This is another step toward our previously announced plan to drive $35 to $40 million of structural costs savings by 2018. Our investments are generating strong financial returns and we continue to invest for long-term profitable growth,” said Stan Askren, HNI Corporation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

The company is thriving despite the changing economic forecast and they continue to put investments and plans into motion that drive their company forward.

The employees (the company calls them members) of HNI Corporation, are dedicated to creating long-term value for all of their stakeholders through providing high quality office furniture that exceeds their customers’ expectations, and making their company a place that members want to work and thrive. This is a company that is known for treating their staff, customers, suppliers, shareholders and community with respect and fairness, and those are likeminded values we share as an interior office design Toronto firm. We are proud of our partnership with HNI Corp and look forward to their advancement, growth and new lines of furniture that we can use to design and delight our clients.

WDI Group is an Interior Office Design Toronto team that has sustainability at the heart of their firm’s values. WDI is familiar with LEED, SCS Indoor Advantage™ Certification, and other environmental standards. The firm works with product that meets BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard, Level Certification, and Cradle to Cradle Certification wherever possible. WDI Group is constantly training to keep ahead of the constant development in this field and is committed to ongoing research and staff education. The team purchases furniture from Hon and Allsteel. To learn more about services and suppliers contact, 1-888-304-3114.