Press Releases

10/08/2015 – Nightingale New Nightingale launches re-designed website

The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing customers to access detailed product information and videos with the option to share information across all major social networking sites.

The site includes extensive product information to help customers understand Nightingale’s complete range of seating solutions.  Created with the user experience firmly in mind, the website has been designed using the latest technology so the site is compatible with today's browsers and mobile devices - without the need for Adobe® Flash to view it. 

In addition, helping to make Nightingale's portfolio of seating products easy to browse the site automatically updates new details so users can always access the latest technical information, view product images and download up to date technical data sheets. 

The new website means that customers can now benefit from richer online content that is easier to navigate and share with others, assisting the specification process. This is a result of talking with customers and gaining valuable feedback. 

On the Nightingale website, visitors can also stay informed with the latest news of the company, and the whole office furniture industry. The News and Events section features the latest announcements, product inventions and opinion pieces from industry experts. 

Furthermore, the new website allows users to share products and pages that interest them with others across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Visit the new website and why not give us your feedback on the new website by posting a comment on our social media pages. 

 


09/03/2015 – Nightingale Announces Changes to Sales Organization

Nightingale has appointed Jon Cohan and Rob Cason with MVK Group to be the local Nightingale Sales Representative for North and South Carolina.  MVK Group has represented office solutions to the Southeast for the past 30 years. 

In addition, Nightingale has appointed Laura Carlson with Blue Sky Contract Furniture to be the local Nightingale Sales Representative for Nevada and Arizona.  Laura Carlson has over 16 years of experience in high-end commercial furnishings with exceptional design-expertise and project management to hospitality, healthcare and office environments.

“We are extremely proud to have MVK and Blue Sky Contract Furniture joining our sales organization.  Both groups bring a tremendous amount of experience to bring awareness and excitement about Nightingale to our distribution partners.” said Brad Armacost, EVP of US Operations. 


07/01/2015 – John Crawford New Territory Manager for the Greater Toronto Area

 

Nightingale announces that John Crawford has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of dealer and designer accounts. John Crawford comes with a wealth of experience within the Industry, having spent many  years at both the dealer and manufacturing level and as an agent himself where John was instrumental in acquiring numerous large corporate accounts. 

John joins Nightingale as Territory Sales Manager to continue Nightingale’s success in providing dealer services to many of the top office furniture companies in Toronto. John comments “I am excited to start a new challenge within Nightingale and look forward to working with the dealer and design community to further develop their already extensive product offering. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on top quality products and service.”

Ed Breen, Nightingale’s CEO said “John’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a key addition to the Nightingale family. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being the leading seating company in our industry. Our new innovations in chair design and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for an addition to our team who will fit in with our ethos of innovation and exceptional service, and it is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of John’s caliber to fulfill this role. I’m confident that John will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality office seating solutions for our clients.”

John can be reached by phone at 416-605-7819 or by email at jcrawford@nightingalechairs.com.


05/22/2014 – Nightingale Upgrades to Permanent NEOCON Showroom

Nightingale is more than tripling it's permanent showroom size.  Our new showroom is much larger and overlooks the Chicago river and inspirational skyline.  The expanded size and premium location will allow Nightingale to showcase it's four new product introductions for 2014.  The new showroom features a design that will foster discussion and the sharing of ideas in a welcoming environment.

"From the very beginning we wanted a showroom that would celebrate Nightingale design.  Our goal was to create the showroom that supports and enhances our seating products.  We wanted designers and architects to able to clearly visualize how they can emphasize their projects with Nightingale products.  The showroom also had to repersent simplicity, function and unification of design.  We are excited to meet with customers, understand their needs, share our expertise and reveal a wide range of seating solutions.  This guidance should help inspire clients to create elegant, flexible, sucsessfull environments for business, government, healthcare and educational markets." Ed Breen COO - Nightingale

Nightingale's grand opening of our new designer showroom will take place during NeoCon 2014 June 9th - 11th.

"We are very pleased to welcome our distribution partners, sales organization and industry friends into our new Chicago home.  Our dedicated team will work tirelessly to assure we ready for the important event of NeoCon.  Now that Nightingale has national sales coverage and representation in 17 states, we are positioned to take full advantage of our new showroom." Brad Armacost EVP of US Operations - Nightingale 


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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