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As a transformational merger between two office furniture giants heads for final approval, the details of their seven-month courtship offer insight into a deal that could change the industry’s landscape. The pending deal, which is up for shareholder votes at both companies on July 13, was the result of back-and-forth proposals that began in December …

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Office furniture specialist Kimball has signed a definitive agreement to acquire David Edward, the family-owned manufacturer of upholstery and furniture targeting the corporate, health care, education and hospitality markets. “We were inspired by the employees’ commitment to quality and their incredible tailoring skills,” says Kimball president Mike Wagner. “We will further invest in David Edward and build their brand …

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Whether via acquisition or partnership agreements, West Michigan’s office furniture makers are looking to fill product holes with their recent spate of deals. In the span of about six months, Grand Rapids-based Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) and Zeeland-based Herman Miller Inc. (Nasdaq: MLHR) announced nearly $286 million in acquisitions. The deals signaled to industry watchers …

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