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  • What Is ANSI/BIFMA-Compliant Furniture?
    by Weber Knapp on April 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    Distributors and dealers of ergonomic products and office furniture often look for proof that what they buy backs up its claims. They want their own customers to have that level of trust, too.

  • Retail Store Ergonomics for Maximizing Efficiency & Safety
    by Weber Knapp on April 7, 2021 at 12:54 pm

    While it might not seem like ergonomics has a place in the retail setting, you’d be surprised. No matter the industry, investing in your workers’ ergonomic comfort can improve your workplace.  When your employees are operating in a safe, comfortable environment with the proper ergonomic accessories and practices in play, you can increase ROI and avoid expensive insurance claims.

  • Are You Using the Best Ergonomic Furniture Manufacturer?
    by Weber Knapp on March 19, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    The key to a successful business is being surrounded by competent people, whether that’s your employees or your third-party partners. 

  • Exciting Changes Are Coming to ANSI/BIFMA Standards
    by Weber Knapp on March 16, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    When you're talking about office furniture, comfort and durability are as important for a workplace as safety and security. Staff members in many industries spend a large portion of their lives using supplied furniture, and ensuring their health and productivity increases ROI while reducing worker’s comp claims. 

  • GSA-Approved Office Furniture Is the Best of the Best
    by Weber Knapp on March 1, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Furnishing your office is a big decision. There are a lot of factors to consider, like your team's comfort and health, an appealing aesthetic, cost, and durability. 

  • 5 Benefits of Ergonomics in the Medical Field
    by Weber Knapp on February 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    When most people think of workplace ergonomics, they think of the office worker who sits 8 hours a day in front of a computer. And as studies show, ergonomics is very important in this type of office setting, both for reducing strain and improving productivity. While the 9-5 office worker is the poster child for the importance of ergonomics, what about those on their feet most of the day? And what about their customers?

  • Standard or Heavy-Duty Industrial Hinges: Is It Time to Upgrade?
    by Weber Knapp on February 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Engineers and designers often ponder over what type of hinges to use on their product. “Should we go with standard hinges or invest in heavy-duty industrial hinges?” In most situations, a standard hinge is a cost-effective motion control method that will perform acceptably. However, if you’re looking for that next level of efficiency and safety, upgrading to a heavy-duty industrial hinge solution is the way to go. 

  • Design Guide for Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Marine Hinges
    by Weber Knapp on January 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    No matter where you live, work, or play, there are hinges around. Cabinets, fridges, grills, cars, and airplanes all have hinges that we interact with on the day-to-day. 

  • Where to Purchase Ergonomics Office Furniture: How to Find a Supplier
    by Weber Knapp on January 4, 2021 at 7:27 pm

    So you’ve read up on the benefits of ergonomic office products. You’ve heard rave reviews about the top ergonomic office chairs, ergonomic computer solutions (i.e. advanced keyboard mechanisms and adjustable monitor arms), and desktop components for training desks. 

  • Weber Knapp Employee Spotlight: Director of Manufacturing Engineering
    by Weber Knapp on December 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    When people think of the term engineering, things like rockets or skyscrapers come to mind. But not all engineering is about building massive structures or traveling into space.  Some engineers focus on the little details that take a customer’s product from ho-hum to high-end. We spoke with Erik Dahlgren, the Director of Manufacturing Engineering at Weber Knapp, to find out how those little details can be a game-changer for a customer’s product.