01/01/2014 to 01/01/2016 – Nightingale 1st participation at the TC GROUP ROADSHOWS

Nightingale Corp, an innovative ISO 9002 and 14001:2004 manufacturer of Contract Office Seating since 1928, today announced that it will be participating in three road shows around the U.K.  Featuring the CXO Series, WXO Series and IC2 series. Manchester, June 9th. Birmingham, June 10th and London, June 11th.

Why you might ask? Well, in our opinion we wouldn’t be here without you. So we thought what better opportunity to understand you and your business than to invite you for lunch, see if there is anything we can help you with, and whilst we’re together we’ve got some great new initiatives and product that we would like your feedback on. Said Andrew Morgan, Group Commercial Manager at TCGROUP

For the CXO series Nightingale will demonstrate the ergonomic features of the 6200D that is rated for 22 Stones (300Lb-137Kg) in its standard version and the Heavy Duty Version Rated for 32 Stones (450Lb – 204Kg).

The WXO Series 5800 will be demonstrated in Ergonomic Task chair the perfect working chair. It has a refined sleek profile with ultra-comfort and ergonomic support. And in a visitor version, perfect companion for the CXO in the office.

Nightingale introduced a new seating solution for the U.K. The Ic2 that is not only satisfying the technical aspects require for this market. Also offering configuration versatility and sublime design to configure the office space” says Luis Garfias, International Sales Manager.

Our reputation of good quality and excellent client satisfaction given by our flagship chair the CXO speaks loud of Nightingale arrival as one of the main players in the international market and especially in the U.K. 

Nightingale’s history of employee participation and ownership and technological innovation has long roots and continues to grow. Nightingale has always worked hard to be serious about both people and business. It looks upon its primary goal as to creating comfortable and pleasant places to work.


01/24/2014 – Nightingale Transitions Cassandra McDougall Into Role of Liaison Manager - US

Nightingale is please to announce that Cassandra MacDougall has transitioned into the role of Liaison Manager - US, effective immediately.  Her responsibilities include supporting Nightingales's dealer distribution, as well as the independent sales organization. MacDougall will report to Brad Armacost, Executive Vice President - US Operations.

MacDougall has been employed with the Nightingale Team since November 2011 and originally occupied a role in Customer Care.  Following her tenure in Customer Care, MacDougall transitioned into the position of Sales Coordinator - Canada and therefore has extensive knowledge to ensure the needs of US Operations are met.

MacDougall, is very excited to begin her new role and developing relationships in the U.S.A.


01/24/2014 – Nightingale Hires Brad Armacost as Executive Vice President of US Operations

Nightingale announces the addition of Brad Armacost to the Nightingale Team.  Armacost will hold the title of Executive Vice President-US Operations, effective immediately. Armacost will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Nightingale's efforts in the US focusing on the Sales Team, Distribution Channels and other National Initiatives.

Armacost most recently served as Executive Vice President at AIS, a leading manufacturer of commercial office furniture.  During his career with AIS, Armacost spent most of his time overseeing their National Accounts, Marketing efforts and other Strategic Initiatives.

I'am determined to find a way to dramatically increase Nightingale's presence in the U.S.A. and hiring an industry veteran Brad Armacost will help us get there.  Brad is known for his uncanny ability to friend people and has full support of Nightingale to make a significant impact on market share in the U.S.A." Ed Breen COO - Nightingale

Prior to joining AIS in 2011 Armacost held the position of President at Office Furniture USA / Chordus Inc. and various other senior management positions within the company for 14 years.  Armacost focused on growth and development within the office furniture industry, resulting in distribution that spanned 44 US sates, Mexico and Guam.

Nightingale looks forward to Armacost's experience and relationships with assisting Nightingale with significant market share in the US market.


07/26/2012 – Nightingale Annnounces it's ANSI / BIFMA e3 Level 1 Certification

Nightingale is proud to announce that we are officially ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard – level one certified!  In 2009, BIFM International and NSF International released an open, consensus based method to evaluate the sustainable attributes of furniture products.  BIFMA e3 is a voluntary standard providing a pathway towards sustainability by establishing measurable criteria for levels of achievement and/or performance.  By assessing a company’s social actions, energy usage, material selection and human and ecosystem health impacts, level addresses how a product is sustainable 
from multiple perspectives.  Level verifies conformance to the first fully transparent, multi-attribute furniture sustainability standard addressing material utilization, energy and atmosphere impact, human and ecosystem health social responsibility.  All of Nightingale’s products are now included on the Level Certification Program website located at http://levelcertified.org

Nightingale’s Accomplishments: 

  • A baseline for energy and natural gas consumption
  • Functional optimization of parts at new concept development
  • Continuously monitoring supply chain by certificate of analysis submissions for each lot.
  • Dissecting content of each part by obtaining pre and post-consumer recycling rate 
  • ISO 14001:2004 registration in June 2011
  • Bifma e3 sustainability standard level one in June 2012.
  • GreenGuard Certified on all Nightingale products
     

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