Regional Industries

Office Furniture Manufacturing

Since the early 1800s, Grand Rapids and West Michigan have been the epicenter for furniture craftsmanship, design, and innovation. That heritage of craftsmanship is still alive and well with 130+ establishments, 225 suppliers and more than16,500 jobs in the region.

Greater Grand Rapids is a premier design center with many of the world’s leading office furniture designers graduating from Grand Rapids-based Kendall College of Art and Design and other local universities.

Our region hosts one of the most diverse material manufacturing supply chains in the U.S. From plastics and composite materials to exotic metals and embedded electronics, the region’s manufacturing community offers everything your company needs to succeed.

Notable Furniture Manufacturing Companies

Company
Community
Employees
Company
Herman Miller, Inc.
Community
Zeeland
Employees
3,621
Company
Steelcase, Inc.
Community
Grand Rapids
Employees
3,500
Company
Haworth, Inc.
Community
Holland
Employees
2,000
Company
Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Co.
Community
Grand Rapids
Employees
750
Company
Work Furniture Group
Community
Kentwood
Employees
450
Company
Nucraft
Community
Comstock Park
Employees
370
Company
Irwin Seating Company
Community
Walker
Employees
300
Company
Structural Concepts Corporation
Community
Muskegon
Employees
293
Company
Genesis Seating
Community
Cascade Township
Employees
287
Company
Davidson Plyforms
Community
Grand Rapids
Employees
250
Company
American Seating Company
Community
Grand Rapids
Employees
250
Company
Comfort Research
Community
Grand Rapids
Employees
220

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Brent Case

Vice President, Business Attraction

Brent works to recruit new business investment and jobs to the region. He also assists West Michigan companies during the decision-making portion of the expansion process to outline the benefits of growing locally as opposed to out-of-state.

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