Founded in 1912 as the Metal Office Furniture Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Steelcase is over 105 years old. The Steelcase innovation legacy began in 1914 when they received their first patent for the manufacturing process developed to make a strong, durable, low-cost fireproof wastebasket – a major innovation at that time.
Looking back, it’s clear Steelcase has always been about looking forward. The past, present and future are all about turning insights into innovations that unlock the promise of people at work and make the world a better place.
- For over 105 years, Steelcase Inc. has helped create great experiences for the world’s leading organizations, across industries.
- Steelcase offers a comprehensive portfolio of architecture, furniture and technology products and services designed to unlock human promise and support social, economic and environmental sustainability.
- Steelcase is globally accessible through a network of channels, including over 800 dealer locations. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading and publicly traded company with fiscal 2017 revenue of $3.0 billion.
- Steelcase demonstrates all this through their family of brands – including Steelcase, Coalesse, Designtex, PolyVision and turnstone.