November 30, 2012
Herman Miller Wins Contract with U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance
Herman Miller, Inc. has been awarded the new U.S. Communities Office Furniture contract. The four-year contract (with a renewal option), issued by lead public agency the County of Fairfax, VA will allow eligible government entities to save time and resources by avoiding the bidding process through a previously negotiated best-price agreement. In total, 16 companies submitted for the award.
U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is a government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide. U.S. Communities provides procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education, and nonprofits.
About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.7 billion in revenue in fiscal 2012. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. A past recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt "National Design Award,” in 2012, Herman Miller again received the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s top rating in its annual Corporate Equality Index and was also named, for the ninth consecutive year, to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.