MooreCo Inc And Vanerum Stelter LLC Enter Into A Strategic Alliance

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 Announces President Mikel Briggs to Retire

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.”

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Chris Facchini Joins MooreCo Inc as Vice President of Operations

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.”

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MooreCo Inc. Offers Online Space Planning for Classrooms and Workspaces

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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.

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MooreCo® Launches Resource Site for Education-Oriented Dealer Channels at moorecoeducation.com

MooreCo® Inc. announced today that it is launching www.moorecoeducation.com as a support tool for its early education, grade school, and higher education dealer channels.

The website launch coincides with recent educational-market product launch announcements from MooreCo, including their Up-Rite student sit to stand desks and Shapes configurable student desks.

“Demand from school administrators and educational dealers is for mobility in everything, from technology to flexible student and teacher desking,” commented Greg Moore, CEO of MooreCo Inc., ”Because our educational dealers and their customers have growing needs, we wanted to give them a resource that focuses solely on our educational offerings. This will be an invaluable tool for understanding the real possibilities in the classroom environment.”

MooreCo has been focused on classroom communication and technology support for decades. The addition of the iTeach® lines of tablet syncing and charging, OneBoard® interactive technology, Up-Rite sit to stand desks, and Shapes configurable student desks takes the company to the next level of the 21st century classroom. MooreCo intends for this website to be an important part of continuing that successful strategy.

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New Glass Dry Erase Whiteboard Line and Website from MooreCo Features Corning® Gorilla® Glass

MooreCo® Inc. announced today that it will begin offering the next generation of durable and lightweight glass dry erase products featuring Corning® Gorilla® Glass.

The first public samples of these glass whiteboards are being displayed at the Corning booth inside the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, January 7th through January 10th. Corning will be giving a number of the boards away as prizes throughout the show. The new line of glass whiteboards will also feature prominently on www.glassboards.com, another MooreCo Inc. project launching today. The new website, located and accessible now at www.glassboards.com, focuses on serving the expanding needs of the glass whiteboard and custom glass dry erase marketplaces.

Glass whiteboards have been growing in popularity over the last few years, with consumers increasingly favoring their unique texture and excellent writing surface. Previously, most glass whiteboards available on the market had been heavier than their traditional porcelain whiteboard alternatives. With this development between Corning and MooreCo, consumers and institutions now have access to a uniquely durable, lightweight, and attractive glass whiteboard product.

“Our Visionary, Insight, and Enlighten lines have been very popular within their markets, so we are definitely excited to be able to offer this new line of boards,” commented Greg Moore, CEO of MooreCo, ”Corning Gorilla Glass has earned an excellent reputation and we are confident that our customers will benefit from this collaboration. The minimal weight, thinner profile, and increased durability of this glass will enable them to find new and even more creative uses to give their spaces that ‘Wow’ factor. Coupled with our outstanding custom printing and color options on these products, we are sure to see some very innovative uses for these boards.”

“We see advanced glass as an essential material in enabling a world with enhanced communication tools.  MooreCo Inc. with its well-known brands Best-Rite and Balt has a reputation for delivering quality commercial and education products,” said David Loeber, Corning Large Cover Glass business director. “Gorilla Glass is an advanced solution that can be cleaned repeatedly with a microfiber cloth, and its non-staining surface will remain optically-clear to promote legibility and longevity. We are pleased that an established company such as MooreCo Inc. has recognized the quality and reliability that Gorilla Glass can add to the end product.”

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MooreCo Inc. appoints Mike Briggs as President and Chief Operating Officer

MooreCo Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mike Briggs as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective May 20, 2013. Mike joins the leadership team at MooreCo to support and implement the company’s strategic initiatives. Mr. Greg Moore, formerly in the positions of both President and CEO, will continue on in his role as CEO and work closely with Mike and the leadership team toward MooreCo’s continued success.

Mr. Briggs brings over 34 years of extensive industry experience to MooreCo including 17 years with Bretford Mfg., over 10 of those years serving as President.

“We are proud to welcome a professional of Mike’s caliber to join the MooreCo team,” said Greg Moore, CEO of MooreCo Inc. “As a hands-on leader, Mike brings exceptional industry experience to the organization, assuring a smooth transition. We are confident his successful track record and proven leadership will help advance MooreCo’s objectives and ensure the Company’s long-term prosperity. In meeting these critical objectives, Mike has the full support of our entire Board of Directors, management team and sales force.”