We've posted answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our program. If your question is not answered below, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax your question(s) to 616 654 5117. We will make every effort to answer as quickly as possible.
Is Herman Miller an 8(a), -minority, or woman-owned business enterprise?
Is Herman Miller a member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and/or Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)?
We are a national corporate member of NMSDC, and a regional corporate membe of WBENC's Women's Business Enterprise Council—Great Lakes.
Does my company have to be an 8(a) or similarly classified company to work with Herman Miller?
No. Herman Miller works with all types of suppliers. However, it is our policy, through our Supplier Diversity Program to maximize participation with minority- and women-owned businesses by developing mutually beneficial business relationships with them. We also support doing business with small, small disadvantaged, veteran, service-disabled veteran, HUBZone, and LGBT-owned businesses.
- What is Herman Miller's policy regarding Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises?
What commodities does Herman Miller purchase?
Please view our supplier needs list on the Becoming a Diversity Supplier page of our website.
Does Herman Miller participate in a mentoring or management training program for diverse suppliers?
Yes, we have a mentoring program. Its purpose is to mentor and develop the capabilities of a diverse supplier to do business with Herman Miller and others.
What awards and/or recognition has the Herman Miller Supplier Diversity Program achieved?
Please view recognitions listed on the Awards and Recognition page of our Inclusiveness & Diversity section.