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.

05/18/2015 to 05/21/2015 – To Exhibit at WORKSPACE, Dubai 2015

Nightingale Corp, an innovative ISO 9002 and 14001:2004 manufacturer of Contract Office Seating since 1928, today announced that it participation at WORKSPACE / INDEX  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18-21, 2015.

Nightingale will be displayed in Za'abeel Hall 2, of the Dubai World Trade Centre, Campus SS3 A07.

INDEX and workspace at INDEX exhibitions combined form the MENA region’s largest and most-attended business-to-business platform for the architecture and interior design industries.

Nightingale will feature, the very successful IC2, Our unique leather chairs; Khroma, Presider and Manno and finally our XO collection including the new OXO, EXO and the always popular CXO.

The unique upholstery technique and high quality of our leather is always well received here. Sais Luis Garfias

Our reputation of good quality and excellent client satisfaction given by our flag chair the CXO and now the IC2 still speaks loud of Nightingale as one of the main players in all the MENA Region. Our commitment to operational excellence is a reflection of our strongly held values and Nightingale's history of innovation. Our customers' needs are not confined to the work environment alone, but focus also on the processes that support their design, specification, manufacturing, delivery, installation and ongoing service.

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 

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.

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