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In New Year, Take a Stand for Better Health
In New Year, Take a Stand for Better Health  Oklahoman | December 31, 2016

To ring in the new year, many of us will have a few cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, stay out well past our bedtimes - and vow to start eating right and exercising more in 2017.

 

35 firms Honored as 'Green Masters'
35 firms Honored as 'Green Masters'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | December 9, 2016

The greenest companies in Wisconsin this year are a varied mix, from large manufacturers and multinationals to small consulting firms and even a laser tag and game center on Milwaukee's south side.

 

Class Warriors Don’t Create Jobs in State
Class Warriors Don’t Create Jobs in State  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | November 20, 2016

Last week, Wisconsinites delivered a resounding message at the ballot box. They're not buying the class warfare that the Democratic political establishment is selling.

 

Better-Designed Schools, Better-Educated Students
Better-Designed Schools, Better-Educated Students  Green Bay Press-Gazette | November 12, 2016

Green Bay Area Public School District officials are working on a master plan to revamp our city's schools. They may finish as soon as this November.

 

Modular Wall Systems Provide Dynamic Options in Health Care Facilities
Modular Wall Systems Provide Dynamic Options in Health Care Facilities  Health Facilities Management | November 2, 2016

Prefabricated solutions help to improve flexibility, infection prevention and patient privacy.

 

KI Celebrates Dōni in Style
KI Celebrates Dōni in Style  The Business of the Furniture | October 26, 2016

KI recently hosted a spectacular evening in Miami Beach at Hotel Astor with local designers and customers to celebrate the launch of its Dōni seating collection.

 

Is Sitting Really the New Smoking? An In-Depth Discussion with the Experts
Is Sitting Really the New Smoking? An In-Depth Discussion with the Experts  TechRepublic | October 7, 2016

A new advisory from the American Heart Association reveals that anyone who sits for hours each day is at risk of developing a variety of health issues. Find out just how dangerous it can be.

 

Lead Letter: Wellness Programs at Work Produce Results if Well Crafted
Lead Letter: Wellness Programs at Work Produce Results if Well Crafted  The Florida Times-Union | September 30, 2016

Employers can save themselves millions through wellness programs. They just nee to find ways to boost workers' low participation rates.

 

NEW Realities Bring Students to Manufacturing
NEW Realities Bring Students to Manufacturing  Industrial Equipment News | September 23, 2016

Programs and promotions focused on well-paying, high-tech careers has helped the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance generate a 285 percent increase in industrial degrees and improve position fill rates by 45 percent.

 

The Payoffs of Rewarding Employees for Being Healthy
The Payoffs of Rewarding Employees for Being Healthy  Monster | September 9, 2016

Rather than demand that workers be healthy, KI offers financial incentives and workplace supports to boost healthy behaviors that are integrated into the company culture.

Student Wing Reopens With New Technology, Improved Classrooms
Student Wing Reopens With New Technology, Improved Classrooms  Pipe Dream | September 2, 2016

After almost two years of construction, the Student Wing has reopened its doors to reveal a completely revamped set of classrooms, lounge spaces and technology resources.

 

Nextep Takes Active Design Seriously
Nextep Takes Active Design Seriously  The Business of Furniture | July 27, 2016

For Webb and his team, the key component to active design is mobility among employees. Nextep embraced the concept and asked KI to take it further.

 

Nudging Employees to Better Health is Good Business
Nudging Employees to Better Health is Good Business  The Health Journal | July 19, 2016

In order for a business to survive for years -or even generations-that heart has to be strong and healthy. Many companies understand this and have long offered a wide range of benefits to keep their employees healthy and productive.

 

Workplaces of the Future Defined at NeoCon
Workplaces of the Future Defined at NeoCon  Workplaces Magazine | July 2016

NeoCon is one of the largest gatherings of workplace experts in the world. Held annually at Chicago's cavernous Merchandise Mart, the event outlines trends that will affect the workplace for years to come.

 

Going for the (NeoCon) Gold
Going for the (NeoCon) Gold  Interiors & Sources | July 8, 2016

KI's VP of Design and Product Marketing, Shawn Green, walks Interiors & Sources through the showroom at NeoCon 2016.

 

Employers: Put a Ring on It
Employers: Put a Ring on It  Investor's Business Daily | June 20, 2016

Spring and summer are the seasons for betrothals and weddings. CEO Dick Resch says companies should think about getting engaged with their own workers, making it clear that they're valued and tying them to the company to boost productivity.

 

Open-Plan, Color Among Office Design Trends
Open-Plan, Color Among Office Design Trends  The Times of Northwestern Indiana | June 16, 2016

Open-office designs, lounge settings and sit-stand desks were among some of the trends on display this week at the NeoCon design exposition in the Merchandise Mart.

 

WGN-TV Chicago Tours KI's Showroom During NeoCon 2016
WGN-TV Chicago Tours KI's Showroom During NeoCon 2016  WGN-TV Chicago | June 16, 2016

As seen on the LESHOCK VALUE: Marcus Leshock tried out furniture from KI that makes the office a more comfortable environment with WGN Morning News.

 

What You Should See on the Last Day of NeoCon
What You Should See on the Last Day of NeoCon  Business of Furniture | June 15, 2016

Worry no more. The Business of Furniture team was hard at work over the last two days scouring showrooms high and low for the coolest, most innovative and generally awesome products at NeoCon.

 

Expert Manufacturing; Exacting Design Highlight KI Doni
Expert Manufacturing; Exacting Design Highlight KI Doni  Business of Furniture | May 25, 2016

KI's latest product, the Doni chair, blends the best of both design and manufacturing prowess into one of the company's most comprehensive seating collections to date.

 

Area Businesses Named Green Masters
Area Businesses Named Green Masters  Green Bay Press-Gazette | January 28, 2016

Eleven Northeastern Wisconsin companies have been named “Green Masters” for their continuing efforts to embrace sustainability.

 

Solving the Workforce Shortage
Solving the Workforce Shortage  IndustryWeek | January 26, 2016

When Jamie Williams was choosing a college major a dozen years ago, she had no grand plans for a career in manufacturing.

 

Is the Design of Our Hospitals Making People Sick?
Is the Design of Our Hospitals Making People Sick?  Newsweek | January 20, 2016

No fewer than 600 studies have shown that health care design has a significant impact on medical outcomes.

New Technologies Are Making It Easier for Businesses to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
New Technologies Are Making It Easier for Businesses to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints  Environmental Leader | January 19, 2016

Employers and builders must think about going green the moment they decide to construct a new office - or renovate an old one. New technologies and building techniques can empower them to do so.

Employers Aim to Appeal to Millennials
Employers Aim to Appeal to Millennials  The Topeka Capital-Journal | January 2, 2016

Attracting and retaining excellent employees makes the top 10 list of the most difficult tasks for most business leaders.