MooreCo Inc, headquartered in Temple, Texas, has completed its acquisition of VanerumStelter LLC, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
VanerumStelter, specializing in innovative and ergonomic educational furniture, joins the MooreCo family of brands along with Balt and Best-Rite. This brand expansion allows MooreCo to provide a full product range for any learning environment, from the most traditional of needs, to the latest in STEM, STEAM, makerspaces, and other high impact environments.
“The VanerumStelter brand represents a perfect fit for MooreCo to fulfill our strategy of offering the optimum solutions for every active learning environment. We will now be able to utilize the best of both the VanerumStelter and MooreCo distribution networks to better serve the needs of all our customers. With others in the industry exiting either for strategic or financial reasons, we have chosen to invest and to be the best at supporting all the needs of the marketplace”, said Greg Moore, CEO of MooreCo Inc.
Jim Meier, General Manager of VanerumStelter states, “Our greatest assets have always been our people and our innovative product offerings. By joining forces, we have augmented the quality of those assets. Our entire team is excited to join MooreCo to continue to support the transformation in learning today, supporting the evolution to more collaborative and interactive learning environments. The combined dealer, design, and end user networks will have many more options when specifying and making purchasing decisions to meet all client needs.”
Project management services, products, and customer service will be fully supported by the MooreCo state-of-the-art facilities, headquartered in Temple, Texas. VanerumStelter products will also be incorporated into the flagship MooreCo showroom located in Austin, Texas.
MooreCo’s new line of Shapes Soft Seating has earned a spot as a finalist in the furniture category for the 2016 North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA).
Featuring a unique shape perfect for configurable pods or lounge settings, as well as an extensive grade-in fabric program, the Shapes Soft Seating has been a hit in commercial and educational markets alike.
Vote for the Shapes Modular Soft Seating now by texting 122489 to 650 600 9016. Winners will be announced at EXPO trade show on July 21st.
MooreCo Inc. and Vanerum Stelter, LLC unite forces to offer the most comprehensive offering of educational and commercial furniture, visual communications tools and technology products available. Leveraging the strengths of both companies and expanding the combined vision for the future, this exclusive alliance will allow for full featured solutions and create targeted opportunities for customers of both companies. This also creates an expansive, solution-based product line, custom design capabilities and a proven domestic and international dealer and distribution network.
Jim Meier, General Manager of Vanerum Stelter, states, “One of our greatest assets has always been our people, and by joining forces we have augmented the quality of that asset. With our new arrangement, you can rely on the same personal working relationships that you have had in the past and you can depend on the product quality that you are accustomed to. In addition, our combined networks will have many more options when specifying and making purchasing decisions to meet clients’ needs.”
Greg Moore, CEO of MooreCo, Inc., adds, “The alliance will ensure a more comprehensive infrastructure with faster response times. We look forward to an exciting and successful rollout and are confident that this will be a smooth and seamless transition for all.”
MooreCo, Inc. is interested in employing Veterans and qualified Individuals in the community. If you are interested in finding out about their great opportunities, please attend the event. Plant and Hiring Managers will be on site to answer any questions and conduct on the spot interviews. Compensation based on experience and qualifications. Please pre-register for this event at the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/H8jgOy2eA6
Seasonal & Full Time Available Openings Include:
Assembly & Production Workers
Product Assembly & Installation Administrator
Warehouse & Shipping Workers
Time and location of event:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
MooreCo Corporate Office & Manufacturing Plant
2885 Lorraine Ave, Temple, TX 76501
Food and Soft Drinks will be provided
For more information please contact:
David Quintana Jr: (254) 778-4727 ext 300 or
Robert Hetzel: (254) 742-4450 or
MooreCo, Inc. is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
Temple, TX December 2015 — MooreCo announced that Mr. Mikel Briggs, President, will be retiring in December after being with the company since 2013. Greg Moore, Chief Executive Officer, will be assuming both roles of CEO and President.
“We would like to express our gratitude to Mike for his time spent with us, and we wish him all the best in all his future endeavors. ” said Mr. Moore. “In light of this, and as we confront our future challenges, we will be making strategic organizational changes to improve upon our strengths and overcome any deficiencies.”
Mr. Moore adds, “MooreCo will utilize its diverse and experienced executive team, skilled at managing complex operations and driving innovation, creativity and growth, all of which are prerequisites for our and our customers’ future success. This team combined with the new category-focused and consumer-centric structure are all expected to play key roles in making MooreCo a strong leader and challenger in the channels we serve.”
Temple, TX — MooreCo has named Chris Facchini as Vice President of Operations. Facchini brings over 20 years of industry manufacturing and operations leadership experience with an in-depth understanding of how to drive profitability improvement, operational excellence, and overall customer satisfaction.
“As part of the senior management team, Chris will be instrumental in overseeing and guiding our future strategies and efficiencies,” says Greg Moore, MooreCo Inc. CEO. He adds, “Chris is a proven leader and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to MooreCo to implement operational best practices in all areas of our business.”
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with an executive team that understands the importance of operational excellence within a fast growing company,” said Facchini. “I am looking forward to collaborating with the team and building new programs, processes, and tools to ensure the achievement of MooreCo’s goals for future growth.”
Vote for the Cloud 9 Configurable Table & Desking System in the NAOPA 2015 Office Product Awards instantly by texting 171244 to 22333.
The Cloud 9 Table & Desking System makes it simple to create a flexible training room. Easily arrange and rearrange the Cloud 9 into a wide variety of collaborative pods and groups to promote interaction and creativity.
MooreCo Inc. is pleased to announce that it has begun offering online space planning services, provided through 20-20 Icovia Space Planning, to make the process of designing, selecting and ordering all your room components simple and intuitive.
“This easy-to-use interface offers 360 degree product models, presented in your choice of customizable rooms. A simple but powerful system like this takes the guesswork out of the planning process, so that anyone can achieve an expert result,” said Jeanne Swift, Senior Vice President of Sales. “The product offerings on moorecoeducation.com, including award-winning furniture, technology and visual communication products, can now be easily visualized in your future classroom or training space.”
“With modern classrooms facing a growing number of students per square foot of space, this tool is more important than ever. Classrooms have to accommodate not only the furniture, but also products such as tablet charging carts and mobile interactive flat panel displays, all of which are using valuable floor space,” adds Ms. Swift.
OPI Magazine’s North American Office Product Awards (NAOPA) winners were announced today, including two categories won by MooreCo products.
Shapes Configurable Desks and Sharewall Magnetic Full-Wall Whiteboard both took home awards, with Shapes winning the “Furniture Products” category and Sharewall winning the “Core Office Products” category.
The competition’s judges remarked on Sharewall’s simple installation, flexibility on curved walls, diverse surface compatibility, and superior whiteboard performance. Steve Hilleard, CEO of OPI and Resourcing Revenue, referred to the Sharewall as, “an oustanding product that is transforming the traditional category.”
This is the fifth year for the NAOPA competition, originally launched in 2010 by Office Products International (OPI) magazine. Winners were announced at SP Richards’ ABC show in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 12th.