Press Releases

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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