Profile: HNI Corp (HNI)
22 May 2019
HNI Corporation, incorporated on January 10, 1944, is a provider of office furniture and hearth products. The Company's office furniture products include panel-based and freestanding furniture systems, seating, storage and tables. The Company's segments include office furniture and hearth products. The office furniture segment manufactures and markets a line of metal and wood commercial and home office furniture, which includes storage products, desks, credenzas, chairs, tables, bookcases, freestanding office partitions, and panel systems and other related products. The hearth products segment manufactures and markets a line of gas, electric, wood and biomass burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings and accessories, principally for the home. The Company's products are sold primarily through a national system of dealers, wholesalers and office product distributors but also directly to end user customers, and federal, state and local governments.
The Company designs, manufactures and markets a range of office furniture systems and seating across a range of price points. The Company's portfolio includes panel-based and freestanding furniture systems and complementary products, such as seating, storage, tables and relocatable architectural walls. The Company offers a range of storage options designed either to be integrated into its office systems products or to function as freestanding furniture in office applications. The Company's seating line includes chairs designed for all types of office work. The chairs are available in a range of frame colors, coverings and a range of price points. The Company's products are sold under various private labels, as well its brands, such as HON, Allsteel, Maxon, Gunlocke,HBF, OFM, basyx by HON, Lamex and ERGO. The Company manufactures office furniture in Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, China and India.
The Company is a manufacturer and marketer of prefabricated fireplaces, hearth stoves and related products. The Company's hearth products are primarily for the home. The Company's line of hearth products includes an array of gas, wood and pellet burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings and accessories. The Company also offers direct vent fireplaces. The Company offers its hearth products under various brands, such as Heatilator, Heat & Glo, Majestic, Monessen, Quadra-Fire, Harman Stove, Vermont Castings and PelPro. The Company manufactures hearth products in Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Washington.
The Company competes with Steelcase Inc., Haworth, Inc., Herman Miller, Inc., Knoll, Inc., The Global Group, Kimball International, Inc., Krueger International Inc., Teknion Corporation, Travis Industries Inc., Innovative Hearth Products, Wolf Steel Ltd. and FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd.
600 E Second St
PO Box 1109
MUSCATINE IA 52761-0071