Steelcase Inc. is a global company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States that develops and manufactures furniture products and services for workplaces. With more than 50 locations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, Steelcase specializes in furniture, interior architecture and technology products and services for corporate offices. Through its brands, it also has products for small businesses, healthcare, higher education, and environments for mobile workers.
The company markets it products and services worldwide primarily through approximately 650 independent and company-owned dealers, and markets through a few retail and web-based channels. The company has approximately 11,000 employees worldwide.
Steelcase has been recognized for its future-focused research into work, workers and workplaces. It is also credited with breakthroughs as a sustainability leader: In 2001, Steelcase’s wood furniture factory became the world’s first manufacturing plant to receive LEED Certification for Environmental Excellence by the U.S. Green Building Council and Steelcase has the largest portfolio of products to receive McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry’s Cradle-to-Cradle certification for sustainable products. In 2012 Steelcase Inc. was recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine's "Most Admired Companies."
James P. Hackett has been president and CEO since 1994. He joined the company in 1981.
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