Posted in Architectural on November 04, 2010
American Seating can now provide curved wood backs with FSC certified products with no urea formaldehyde.
American Seating’s Curved Wood Back Seats First to Combine FSC Certification with No Added Urea Formaldehyde Resins
In what is believed to be an industry first, American Seating can now provide chairs with curved plywood backs as FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) Certified products with no added urea formaldehyde (NAUF). Until now, seating products featuring a curved plywood back could not achieve these combined options.
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.—March 17, 2010—American Seating, an innovative seating solutions provider for more than 120 years, is pleased to announce Leslie Cummings as the newly appointed Chief Financial Officer.
By Nancy Crawley | The Grand Rapids Press
April 04, 2010, 6:19AM
Some Michigan manufacturers are rethinking whether the march toward Chinese outsourcing really is inevitable.
American Seating Inc., the Grand Rapids producer of stadium and mass-transit seating, has been sending work to China since the ’90s.
But lately, not so much. “We are finding if we do the right things here, our work force is competitive,” said Victor Laing, vice president for manufacturing operations who calculates the cost of “here vs. there” with each new project.Originally posted in Grand Rapids Press on April 3, 2010
American Seating was recently recognized as a Green Initiative Champion by Corp! Magazine. The magazine solicited nominations for Michigan based businesses to recognize those who are making changes in their operations that will reduce their affects on the enviroment by becoming more sustainable.