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Rockwell Automation Earns Coolest Office Award

Rockwell Automation has earned the title as one of Milwaukee’s Coolest Offices in this year’s Milwaukee Business Journal workplace design award program. This storied company has pushed the boundaries when it comes to workplace design. Most notably their Customer Experience Center and C-Suite Center have made a mark on the map in Milwaukee as exceptional…

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Pathways High Awarded Active Learning Classroom

    PATHWAYS HIGH AWARDED NEW ACTIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM BY STEELCASE® EDUCATION Fifth annual grant program provides 12 schools and universities new classrooms to improve student engagement Milwaukee, WI, March 28, 2019 – Forrer Business Interiors is excited to announce Pathways High of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been awarded an active learning classroom through Steelcase’s Active Learning…

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Ballistic Door Barrier – School Security Solution

Door Barrier by EverWhite School Security Solution – Classroom Door Barrier Solutions for school security is a top priority for educational institutions everywhere. That’s why teachers, district administrators and education leaders are asking for more security solutions that create safer environments and protect students and faculty from the unexpected. Whether it’s a tornado warning, an…

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West Elm Work Collection Milwaukee

West Elm Work Collection Milwaukee, WI Introducing the West Elm Work Collection – a portfolio of co-developed products inspired by residential design and made to withstand the wear and tear of the office. Companies from coast to coast are incorporating a more residential vibe within their office or work environment to bring a sense of…

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Office Design – How to Get Started

Getting started on an office design renovation or project can seem like a complicated process, especially when you have a lot of employees, but it doesn’t have to be. This article will help give you a better understanding of what questions to ask yourself and your team and how to best plan for your office…

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Competing for Talent: The work environment becomes a differentiator for recruiting, engaging and retaining talent

Demand driven growth and historically low unemployment are intensifying the competition for talent. As the leverage shifts from employers to employees, organizations are finding that people are looking for work environments that promote flexibility, creativity and collaboration. The Milwaukee Business Journal recently sat down at a live event at Forrer Business Interiors with experts to…

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Forrer Business Interiors celebrates 70th anniversary with surprise classroom transformation at Messmer High School

  Milwaukee, WI — (October 5, 2018) Local Steelcase dealer, Forrer Business Interiors surprised students and teachers at Messmer High School on Friday with a complete classroom transformation ‘while they were out’. Each year Forrer Business Interiors, located in Glendale, Wisconsin, takes a day off to bring all the employees together for team-building, personal development,…

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Radical Collaboration at InSinkErator’s New HQ

InSinkErator’s New HQ If you have a garbage disposal at home, odds are you have an InSinkErator one. That’s because for the last 80 years, Insinkerator has dominated the market both nationally and globally with creating and manufacturing state-of-the-art food waste disposals. Insinkerator was founded in Racine, Wisconsin by John W. Hammes who also invented…

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Don’t Wait for the Perfect Solution

The Last Word by BizTimes Staff June 11, 2018, 4:03 AM During his time on a submarine in the U.S. Navy, Forrer Business Interiors president Pat Koppa was taught to get enough information to make a reasonably intelligent decision or the opportunity will pass you by, he says. “During my time in the U.S. Navy’s Silent…

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Steelcase Acquires Smith System

Steelcase Acquires Smith System, Industry Leader in pre-K-12 Education Market GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 8, 2018 – Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Smith System Manufacturing Company, a Texas-based manufacturer of high quality furniture for the pre-K-12 education market designed to inspire better learning and improve outcomes…

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