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The facilities manager's guide to NeoCon[R]: June 11-13, 2007: The Merchandise Mart * Chicago.

The contract furnishing industry's premier event and North America's largest conference and exhibition of contract furnishings for the design and management of the built environment--NeoCon[R] World's Trade Fair--returns to Chicago's Merchandise Mart on June 11-13, 2007. Now in its 39th year, NeoCon World's Trade Fair offers trade professionals the opportunity to see the very latest product introductions from hundreds of the world's top manufacturers in a variety of fields, including office, healthcare, hospitality, residential, institutional, and government environments.

More than 1,200 companies from around the globe will roll out hundreds of new products and their latest introductions to an estimated 50,000 attendees. Product introductions span a wide range of categories, including architectural products, artwork and accessories, building products and services, fabric, floorcoverings, furnishings, furniture, lighting, outdoor furniture, stone and tile, sustainable products, technology, textiles, wallcoverings, and more.

"NeoCon World's Trade Fair is the must-attend contract furnishings event of the year," says Mark Falanga, senior vice president, Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI). "Thousands of cutting-edge products and solutions are unveiled at NeoCon each year, making it a 'can't miss' event for design professionals in a variety of industries."

Facilities managers, architects, and designers from throughout the world will have the opportunity to not only discover the newest trends and techniques in the contract furnishings industry, but to also take part in insightful keynote presentations from speakers Zaha Hadid, Tim Brown, and Nadja Swarovski. In addition, more than 130 CEU-accredited seminars, tours, educational programs, and networking events will also be featured throughout the 3-day event.

Show components include The Buildings Show, OfficeExpo, TechnoCon[TM], NEWHospitality, Fine Design Residential Furnishings Show[TM], The Architectural Stone Ceramic Tile Exposition, and a newly expanded and enhanced Greenlife[TM] component. Featuring products, presentations, resources, networking events, and educational programs focusing on sustainable environments, Greenlife will showcase the best and brightest in green design.

NeoCon World's Trade Fair is open to trade professionals only; register online at (www.neocon.com) to attend. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Don't Miss ...

The 12th Annual Product Innovations Program, sponsored by Buildings magazine, honors products and services from exhibitors at NeoCon World's Trade Fair based on how well they solve today's facilities challenges in commercial, institutional, and industrial markets. Citation of Excellence recipients in eight categories will be judged on-site during NeoCon; a Grand Prize Winner in each category will be announced at The Buildings Awards reception Monday afternoon in the Buildings Cafe. Products/services receiving Citations of Excellence and Grand Prizes will be featured in the October 2007 issue of Buildings magazine. Categories in the Product Innovations program spotlight solutions that address computer/software/automation, energy efficiency, environmental sensitivity, product performance and ease of use, safety and accessibility, workplace aesthetics, workplace flexibility, and workplace performance.

Educational Programs

The Buildings Show

A variety of educational tracks during NeoCon World's Trade Fair offer something for every professional. Of particular interest to facilities managers are the three tracks featured in The Buildings Show: Facilities Construction (FC), Facilities Management (FM), and Facilities Technology (FT). All seminar sessions are 60 minutes in length, accredited for continuing education credits, and rated by three skill levels: Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced. Specifics on The Buildings Show tracks follow:

Monday, June 11

* Steps to Soundproof Flooring [M0931, 8-9 a.m. (FC, Basic Level). Gain a working understanding of how to build a quiet floor. This session covers the costs, warranties, and long-term performance of soundproof flooring, as well as different sound-control strategies for use on multiple-level residential and commercial buildings. Speaker: Kurt Moehlmann, AIA, CSI, ALA, owner, RPI LLC, Barrington, IL.

* Generations in the Workplace [M1081, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (FM, Intermediate Level). Discover the four generations currently in the workplace, what makes them tick, and why. This session shows what workers of different generations want and what they have to contribute as groups. Speaker: Terri Maurer, FASID, ASID, CIDLO, principal, Maurer Consulting Group, Akron, OH.

* Double-Duty--A Must for Commercial Carpet: Sustainability and Performance [M109], 9:30-10:30 a.m. (FT, Basic Level). Learn to evaluate a carpet's environmental impact, performance, life-cycle costs, and total cost of ownership as crucial data for selection. Discover the best ways to compare carpets that seem similar in performance and sustainability, and determine the benefits of sustainable, high-performance carpet. Speaker: Henning Bloech, AIA, TFM, USGBC, Southface Energy Institute, manager of environmental initiatives for INVISTA's commercial division, Kennesaw, GA.

* Introducing the New ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) [M121], 11 a.m.-noon (FC, Intermediate Level). Don't miss your chance to get a detailed review of the significant changes in the new Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines and how those changes affect the design, construction, and furnishing of buildings and interior spaces. Speaker: Gerald Morgan, AIA, architect and construction project manager, University of Missouri Campus Facilities, Columbia, MO.

* Ergonomics and the Essence of Knowledge [M1221, 11 a.m.-noon (FM, Intermediate Level). Learn how to most effectively minimize ergonomic risk and discomfort in the workspace. Get the results of research showing that an employee's working knowledge of the products they utilize is the most important factor in reducing discomfort and associated ergonomic risks. Speaker: Drew Bossen, vice president, Atlas Ergonomics, Iowa City, IA.

* Communications Problem Solving for Facility Planners/Managers [M136], 1-2 p.m. (FM, Intermediate-Advanced Levels). Get those crucial client communication lines open and keep them open from project inception through completion. Learn to navigate smoothly through projects by maintaining rapport and using effective communication at each step. Speakers: Elise Friedman Shapiro, IIDA, senior facility planner, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA; Jennifer Barnes, IIDA, CREW, CID, principal, RTKL Associates Inc., Baltimore; and Thomas Powers, AIA, principal in charge, Chicago office of Interior Architects.

* Understanding Nanotechnology in High-Performance Textiles in Commercial Applications [M137], 1-2 p.m. WT, Intermediate Level). Find out how nanotechnology was introduced in interior textiles and what impact it has on commercial applications. This discussion includes an explanation of "nano-whiskers" and how they are attached to fabrics, stain resistance, and their impact on the environment; and how treated fabrics are evaluated with regard to cleaning agents, disinfectants, fluid barriers, and flammability. Speaker: Marty Gurian, AIA Allied Member, IFMA Associate Member, director of engineering resources and technical education, Designtex, New York City.

* Process Design [M149] 2:30-3:30 p.m. (FC, Intermediate Level). Discover the simple techniques that produce efficient planning, effective design, and economical delivery of space. Discussion includes how to plan so that both processes and space can be redesigned to support an organization's mission. Speaker: Christopher Budd, principal, STUDIOS Architecture, Washington, D.C.

* Location, Location, Location: Locations that Affect Profitability [M150], 2:30-3:30 p.m. (FM, Intermediate Level). Learn to weigh all the factors when selecting a location for your business. Gain an understanding of the factors that affect business continuity and the ability to retain the best employees, in addition to finding a profitable location. Speaker: Charles Carpenter, CFM, CFMJ (IFMA), office services manager, Texas State University, Austin, TX.

* The AutoCAD Tool Belt [M165], 4-5 p.m. (FT, Intermediate Level). Learn how to customize AutoCAD 2006 and use 3-D visualization. Find out how to back-up, create, and restore custom toolbars; populate custom tool palettes with blocks, hatches, commands, and macros; and how to transfer a palette to other computers. Also, this is an appropriate review for those with AutoCAD 2007 or higher. Speaker: Michael Beall, owner, AutoCAD Trainer Guy LLC, Shelbyville, KY.

Tuesday, June 12

* Code Guidelines for Interior Architects and Facility Planners [T207], 9:30-10:30 a.m. (FC, Intermediate Level). Obtain an overall understanding of the building codes and standards that affect the interior build-out during the "test fit" and programming process. Includes specific building code information for interior architecture, as well as an education on all codes that affect the interior environment. Speaker: Kevin Sneed, AIA, IIDA, director of architecture, American Institute of Architects--Interiors Knowledge Community, Washington, D.C.

* The Less Stress Workplace [T221], 11 a.m.-noon WC, Intermediate Level). Identify workplace stressors and explore coping strategies and opportunities for stress reduction. Learn how aspects of the physical workspace can be adapted to ease the stress on employees, employers, and customers. Speaker: Charles Carpenter, CFM, CFMJ (IFMA), office services manager, Texas State University, Austin, TX.

* Currency Check: Is Your Facilities Management Program Current with Today's Needs? [T222], 11 a.m.-noon (FM, Intermediate Level). See the value and promise of a totally integrated workspace. Learn about the importance of at least 32 stakeholders and how to integrate them to design, construct, occupy, and operate a high-performance workplace. Speaker: Daniel Brathal, IFMA, AIIM, president, The Workplace Design Consortium, Hudson, WI.

* Strategies for Achieving Climate-Neutral Goals [T237], 1-2 p.m. (FT, Basic Level). Get the basic strategies for reducing environmental impact and helping companies become climate-neutral. This session covers product options, life-cycle analysis, offsets, and carbon trading. Speakers: Erin Meezan, manager, Interface Inc., Atlanta; Michael Walsh, senior vice president, Chicago Climate Exchange, Chicago; and Stephen Lane, director of capital projects, Citigroup Realty Services, Chicago.

* High Performance in New and Existing Buildings [T249], 2:30-3:30 p.m. WC, Intermediate Level). Get a working definition of "high performance" and learn the elements that improve buildings' maintenance efficiencies and occupants' health, comfort, and productivity. Speakers: Dan Tryles, AIA, project director; Adams Hopkins, architectural designer; and Sylvia Kowalk, interior designer, Kingscott Associates Inc., Kalamazoo, MI.

* Leveraging Your Facilities' Assets [T250], 2:30-3:30 p.m. (FM, Intermediate Level). This session covers how facility managers can use technology to track and analyze asset utilization, ensure equipment and other resources are available and allocated effectively, centralize information, and more. Speaker: John Anderson, president and CEO, PeopleCube, Waltham, MA.

* Good Design for Audiovisual Systems [T265], 4-5 p.m. (FT, Intermediate Level). This session will detail how to execute a proper audiovisual solution based upon the mission of the client with a given space. Learn the simple step-by-step method that provides solutions that support clients' needs and integrates properly into the architecture. Speaker: Kirk Grimshaw, NSCA, ICIA, CTS, CEO, and founder, Intaglio LLC, Grand Rapids, MI.

Wednesday, June 13

* Design Thinking--The New Competitive Edge [W308], 9:30-10:30 a.m. (FM, Intermediate Level). Consumers are driving businesses to change their focus from engineering and technology to innovation, creativity, and customer satisfaction. Learn the new approach of "design thinking" and how this hot trend in business culture applies to our profession. Speakers: Barbara Dunn, IIDA, principal, Gensler, Santa Monica, CA; and Jan Belson, president, Design Arts Group Inc., Playa del Rey, CA.

* Wire Management and the Modern Building [W309], 9:30-10:30 a.m. (FT, Basic Level). Get a practical comparison of three new low-profile systems for wire management: traditional, tall-raised, and access floor construction. The ROI and life-cycle benefits, as well as the environmental advantages, are highlighted. Speaker: Earl Geertgens, president, FreeAxez USA, Burlington, NJ.

* Universal Design in Principles and Pictures [W3211, 11 a.m.-noon (FC, Basic-Intermediate Levels). Learn to incorporate universal design into all your projects. This session reviews the seven principles of universal design and what the Americans with Disabilities Act really covers. Speaker: Donna Vining, FASID, IIDA, co-founder, Seminars by Design, Houston.

* Is It About Culture or is It About "Work Lifestyle?" [W322], 11 a.m.-noon (FM, Basic Level). Organizations that acknowledge the importance of a healthy "work lifestyle" have an easier time attracting and keeping workers. Learn to design workplaces that are respectful of what it takes to lead a happy, healthy, balanced life. Speakers: Patricia Algiers, ASID, corporate studio strategy director, and John Chapman, AIA, principal, Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc., Milwaukee, WI.

* Clearing the Air on IAQ [W337], 1-2 p.m. (FT, Basic Level). This presentation illustrates design and specification strategies to improve indoor air quality (IAQ), including how to incorporate them into LEED and other green building programs. Speaker: Melissa Haunson, marketing outreach manager, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, Marietta, GA.
NeoCon 2007 Exhibitors A-Z

Temporary showroom space on the 7th and 8th floors, as well as permanent
showrooms on the 3th, 10th, and 11th floors, offers a variety of
interior products and services sure to catch the eye of any discerning
facilities manager.

                                                         Showroom/
                                                Floor        Space

2/90 Sign Systems                                  11        1119A
20-20 Technologies Inc.                             7         7030
3form Inc.                                          7         4094
3M Workspace Solutions                              7        3130C
9 to 5 Seating                                      8         2030

A

ABCO Office Furniture                              11         1140
ABET Laminati                                       8         4129
Absecon/Douglass                                    7         3081
Aceray LLC                                          8         2020
Acolyte                                             7         8103
Acosma Industry Co. Ltd.                            7         1095
Acubi Building Materials                            7         2114
Acubi Office Space Systems                          7         1094
Adden Furniture                                    10         1050
ADI                                                 8         2110
AICO Office Systems                                 8        9106A
Aidata USA Co. Ltd.                                 7         1083
AIS Inc.                                           10         1082
ALCO Intl. Ltd. Japan                               7         2082
Aleluia Ceramicas SA                                7         9037
All Granite and Marble Corp.                        7         8065
Allermuir Ltd.                                      8         6094
Alloc Inc.                                          8         6056
Allseating Corp.                                    3          394
Allsteel Inc.                                      11         1120
Allyn Bank Equipment Co.                           10        1067A
Alphapelli Ltd.                                     8        3132F
Altus                                               8         1008
Aluglass                                            8         2033
American Institute of Architects                   10        1049D
American Marazzi Tile                               7         8080
American Seating Co.                                8         1022
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and
  Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc.                   8        3139G
Amorim Flooring NA                                  7         4097
Amtab Mfg.                                         11         1170
Amtico Intl.                                        8         7054
Anji Grand Orient Furniture
  Co. Ltd.                                          7         1109
Anthro Corp.                                        8         1071
Anthron                                            10       10-111
APCO Sign Systems                                   8         1077
Applied Coatings                                    7         1078
Aqua Fil USA                                        8         8106
Arakawa Hanging Systems                             8         1012
ARC-COM Fabrics                                    11         1155
Arcadia                                             3          340
Arch Deco Glass                                     8         1095
Architex                                            8         4072
ARCONAS                                             8         8073
Armstrong Ceiling Systems                           8         1094
Armstrong                                           8         1102
ARPA USA                                            8         8033
Art Holdings.                                       7         2049
ART.COM & Allposters                                7         1120
Artco-Bell Corp.                                    8         9109
ASID National                                       8        9074A
Astek Wallcoverings Inc.                            8         8040
Atlas Carpet Mills                                 11       11-122
AVA Furniture Group                                 8         3068
Award Hardwood Floors                               7         3118
AWP Butcher Block                                   7         8042
Azrock by Tarkett                                   7         2118

B

B. Dalton Bookseller                                7         1137
Babette Holland                                     8         8065
Baker Mfg.                                          8        9048A
BALT/Best Rite/Trinity                              8         1130
Bansbach easylift GmbH                              7         8129
basyx                                               7         4050
Beaufurn (BFP Inc.)                                 8         8067
Beaulieu Commercial                                11         1167
Bellacor.com                                        7         4065
Benchmark Design Group                              3          345
Benithem Sdn. Bhd.                                  7         2110
Benjamin Moore & Co.                                8         7030
Bentley Prince Street                              10         1060
Berco Industries                                   11         1170
Bernhardt Design                                    3          300
Bernhardt Textiles                                  3          301
BIFMA                                               8        3008B
Big Moon                                            8         8071
Blue Ridge Commercial Carpet                      110       10-160
Bolyu Contract                                     11         1167
Bon Tempo                                           7         1118
Boss Office Products                                8         1106
Boyd Lighting                                      10        1040A
BR-111 Exotic Hardwood Flooring                     7         2086
Bradford Systems                                    3        3-107
Brandrud Furniture                                 11       11-112
Brayton Intl.                                      11       11-114
Bretford                                            3          330
BriteObjects                                        7         8048
Brunschwig & Fils                                   8         3050
Buddy Products                                      7         1067
Buildings magazine &
  ARCHI-TECH magazine                               8         8140
Burke Flooring                                      8        3033A
Burotime Co. Ltd.                                   7         6046
Burtco Enterprises Inc.                             8         1063

C

CF Stinson Inc.                                     8         4067
Cabot Wrenn                                        10       10-116
CAF (Canadian Atlas Furniture)                      3          345
Cambridge Commercial                               11         1167
Cambridge Sound Management                          7         2051
Campbell Contract                                   3         310A
Cape Contract                                       3          345
Cape Furniture                                      8         6072
Carl Stahl DecorCable                               7         7066
Carnegie Fabrics                                   11        1123A
Carolina Business Furniture                        11       11-124
Carpin Mfg. Inc.                                    7         7118
Cartwright                                          3          336
Carved Stone Creations Inc.                         7         8074
CCN Intl.                                          10       10-150
CENS Furniture (TAIWAN)                             7         1079
Centiva by Intl. Floors
  of America Inc.                                   8         4102
Century Tile Distributors                           7         8068
Ceramic Tiles of Italy                              7         8086
Ceres Natural Floors                                8         3129
CHAIR MATS by Anji Mountain Bamboo Office
  Chair Mat Co.                                     7         8040
Chairmasters Inc.                                  11         1170
Chairworks America Ltd.                            11      11-117A
Chemetal/Treefrog                                   8         1079
Chen Chi Furniture Co. Ltd.                         7         2036
Cherry Man Industries Inc.                          8         2114
Chicago Center for
  Green Technology                                  8        3139E
Chief Mfg.                                          8         1010
Chilewich LLC                                       8         6030
Choice Industries Corp.                             7         1053
Chromcraft Contract Furniture                      10         1078
Chuan Hsing Chemical Industry
  Co. Ltd.                                          8         3006
Chueng Shine Co. Ltd.                               7         7086
Claridge Products
  and Equipment Inc.                                7         1045
Classique Intl.                                     8         3114
CO.FE.MO America LLC                                8         3118
Coaster Office Furniture                            8         8094
Colebrook Bosson Sounders                           8         3086
Colorado Aggregate Co.                              7         9035
Columbia Forest Products                            8         3133
Comfordy Co. Ltd.                                   7         7042
ComforTek Seating Inc.                              8         1017
Compatico                                           7         7038
Compel Office Furniture                             8         1000
Compliance Cabinet Co.                              7         1084
Compression Tech                                    8         1131
Concealite Life Safety Products                     7         8043
Concept Seating Inc.                                7         1071
Configura Inc.                                      7         7046
connectrac                                          7         4083
Constantine Product Concepts                        8        9084A
Contract Interiors                                  7         1117
Contract magazine                                   8         8118
Coral Fabrics                                      11         1170
Coral Fabrics                                       8         4061
CORE Business System                                7         3084
Correll Inc.                                        7        3094B
Cort Furniture Rental                               7         8046
COSCO/Samsonite
  Home + Office Products                            7         8030
Cranberry Clouds                                    7         1081
CPFilms                                             8         1019
Cramer Inc.                                         8         7112
Creative Wood                                      10       10-128
Crossville Inc.                                     8        9090A
Crypton Fabrics                                     8         7110
CSPS Metal Co. Ltd.                                 7         3050
CUBE in-a-Box                                       7         2044
CUSP Office Products                                7         4102
Custom Accents                                      7         4075

D

DL Couch Wallcovering                               8         7036
Dacasso                                             7         3054
Dani Leather USA Inc.                               7         8049
Daniel Paul Chairs                                 10       10-124
Datum Filing Systems Inc.                           8         8102
Dauphin North America                               3          393
Davies Office Refurbishing Inc.                     8         3016
Davis Furniture                                     3        3-115
DDMS/ECI2                                           8          368
Decca Contract                                     11       11-106
DeepStream Designs                                  8         7070
Delta Institute                                     8         3139
Design Options                                      3          345
Designtex                                           3        3-121
Designweave                                         8         2044
Details                                            11         1112
Diamond Teak                                        7         2066
DMI Office Furniture                                8         1076
Doherty Associates                                 11         1172
Doug Mockett & Co.                                  8         8042
Draper Inc.                                         7        3030B
Duoback Korea Co. Ltd.                              7         2130
DuraCase                                           11         1170
DuraFrame by Kwalu                                 11         1170
Durkan Commercial                                   3          377
Durkan Patterned Carpet                             3          377
Duron Paints & Wallcoverings                        7         2081
Dynasound Inc. (Soundmasking + Eavesdropping
  Protection Divisions)                             8         1059

E

ECA                                                 8         3122
ECOsurfaces Commercial Flooring                     7         7070
Edelman Leather                                     8         6050
Egan Visual                                        10         1079
Ekitta                                              3          347
EKO                                                 8         2011
Eliason Easy Swing Doors                            7         4033
EmilCeramica/Ergon                                  7         9097
emuamericas LLC                                     7         4061
Encore Seating                                      8         4018
EOC/Executive Office Concepts                      11         1170
Epic                                               11       11-111
ERG Intl                                           10       10-105
Ergo Star Inc.                                      8         3018
ErgoGenesis LLC                                     8         9062
Ergoing Corp.                                       7         4043
Ergonomic Concepts                                  7         6114
Ergonomic Solutions Inc.                            3          345
Eubiq Pte Ltd.                                      7        9122A
Eurotech Seating/
  The Raynor Group                                  7         4078
Evolve Furniture Group                             10       10-142
Excel Dryer                                         7         1080
EXPANKO Inc.                                        8         2134

F

Fairfield Chair Co.                                 7         1030
Falcon Products/The Falcon Cos.                    11       11-111
Fallshaw Wheels & Casters                           7         4109
FCI Inc.                                           10       10-109
Felters Group, The                                  7         7104
Fiberoptic Studio Corp.                             7         1077
FireKing Intl. Inc.                                 8         8093
Fixtures Furniture                                 11         1140
FLEXCO                                              8         2098
Florense                                            8         8062
Fluidconcept and Design Inc.                        7         4098
Forbo Flooring                                      8         7129
Formcase Inc.                                      11         1169
Fortune Contract Inc.                              11         1135
Foxxman                                             8         4068
Free Axez USA                                       7         4093
Fry Reglet Corp.                                    7         6082
Furniture Lab, The                                  8         6034
Furniture Sales Innovations                         7         4045

G

Gammapar-Nydree                                     7         6094
GAR Products                                       11         1170
Garrett Leather Corp.                               8         6086
Gauss Furniture LLC                                 8         1023
GB Roberts Contract                                 8        9042A
Gentry Collection, The                              7         4110
Gerak Hahir Snd Bhd                                 7         1072
GF Office Furniture Ltd.                            3          316
Gianni                                             10       10-154
Giant World Enterprises Co.                         7         1036
Gibraltar Inc.                                      7         7050
Girsberger Office Seating                          10       10-109
Gispen Intl.                                        7         8120
Global                                             10         1035
Godrej Interior                                     7         1038
Grand Rapids Chair Co.                              8         1014
Great American Art                                  8         1055
Gressco Ltd.                                        8         7094
Gross Stabil Corp.                                  7         3070
Group Dekko/Pent                                    8        3050C
Groupe LaCasse                                     10         1042
GSA National Furniture Center                       8         1107
Guangdong Yopye Furniture
  Co. Ltd.                                          7         7130
Guard Wallcovering/Vertical
  Wall Solutions                                    8         7046
Gunlocke                                           11         1126

H

H&H Asia Ltd.                                       7         3075
Hafele America Co.                                  7         7100
Halcon Corp.                                        3          355
Hale Mfg.                                           8         1083
Halo Floors                                         7         4022
Harden Contract                                    10       10-164
Harrington College of Design                        7         3130
Harter                                             11         1140
Harvest Link Intl. Pte Ltd.                         7         2038
Haworth Inc.                                        3          312
Haworth Staff                                       3        3-100
Hayashi Table Base Co.                              7         4107
HBF & HBF Textiles                                  3          387
Hekman Contract                                     8         7078
Heller                                              3         324A
Herman Miller                                       3          321
High Point Furniture Industries                     8         2062
HighMark                                           10       10-110
Hill-Rom Co. Inc.                                   8         9039
Hirsch Glass Corp.                                  7         8102
Hirsh Industries                                    8        9036A
Hirshfield's Commercial
  Wallcoverings                                     8         6046
HLC-Hickory Leather Co.                            10         1099
Holga                                              11         1172
HON Company, The                                   11         1130
Hong Qiao Furniture Co. Ltd.                        7         2105
Hoolin Research Co. Ltd.                            7         1042
Howe Furniture                                     11       11-111
H-Plan Industries Sdn Bhd                           7         2075
Humanscale                                          3          351

I

i4 design media LLC                                 7         1131
IALD-Intl. Assn. of
  Lighting Designers                                7         1049
ICE                                                 8         4098
ICF Group                                           3          365
ICI Paints                                          8         8082
idea@WORK                                          10       10-100
IFMA/Chicago Chapter                                9        9-104
In2 Design Solutions Inc.                           8         4053
Indiana Furniture                                  10       1054-A
Infinite Furniture Solutions/
  Royal Seating Ltd.                                7         7106
Inline Systems                                      8         4106
Innoplan Technology Pte Ltd                         7         4114
Innovations in Wallcoverings                       10       10-148
Innovative Office Products Inc.                     7         4037
Inscape                                            10         1095
Instyle Contract Textiles Inc.                      8         6080
Integra                                             3          345
Intellaspace                                        8         8030
Intensa Inc                                         8         1047
Interface Flooring Systems                         10       10-140
Interiors & Sources magazine                        8         3139
Interlam Inc.                                       7         7094
Interna                                             7         4069
Intl. Assn. of Lighting Designers                   9        9-104
Intl. Interior Design Assn.
  Headquarters                                     13       13-500
Intl. Interior Design Assn.-
  IL Chapter                                        9        9-104
Interstuhl Buromobel GmbH
  & Co. KG                                          8        9054A
Intertek ETL SEMKO                                  7         3066
Intrex                                             11         1170
Inwood Office Environments                         10       10-146
IOA Healthcare Furniture                            8         7118
IOU JIA Industrial Co. Ltd.                         7         1051
Ironwood Mfg. Inc.                                  8         1093
ISE Inc.                                            8         1120
IVARS SPA                                           7         4118
izzydesign                                         11         1150

J

J&J/Invision                                       10       10-118
J. Ennis Fabrics Ltd.                               8         4033
Jane Hamley Wells                                   8         7066
Jasper Desk Co.                                     8         1031
JOS Intl. SPA                                       8         3080
Jesper Office Inc.                                  8         1030
Jesse Kalisher Gallery                              8         8045
Jetway Hi-Tech Inc.                                 7         7082
Joel Berman Glass Studios
  (US) Inc.                                        11         1173
JOFCO                                              11         1132
John Strauss Furniture
  Design Ltd.                                       7         3051
Johnson Tables                                     11       11-111
Johnsonite                                          8         4080
Jonti-Craft Inc.                                    8         7106
JSI                                                 8         2008
June Tailor Inc.                                    7         2033

K

Karastan Contract                                   3          377
Karndean Intl. LLC                                  8        9080A
Keilhauer                                           3          373
Ketterer Corp.                                      7         1073
Key Equipment Finance                               7        3094A
KFI Seating                                         7         3113
KI & Cos.                                          11         1181
Kinc Inc.                                           7         4047
King Slide                                          7         2054
Kittinger Furniture Co. Inc.                        8         6120
Knoll                                              11         1111
Korea Gas Spring Co. Ltd.                           8         3010
Koroseal/Vicrtex Wallcoverings                      8         7086
Kraus Floors with More                              7         1086
Kravet Contract Fabrics                             8         3054
Krug                                                3          333
KT Furniture Inc.                                   8         7074
Kwalu LLC                                           8         4073
Kwik-File                                          11         1147

L

Laminam SPA                                         7         8062
Lamin-Art                                           7         4030
Laminate Works Inc.                                 8         9081
Lamitech/Patrick Industries                         8         4101
Lamps Plus Professionals                            7         3073
Lasentiu                                            7         2034
La-Z-Boy Contract Furniture                        10       10-135
LEA North America                                   7         8082
Leda Contract                                       7         1066
Lees Carpets                                        3        3-101
Legacy Furniture Group Inc.                         8         8114
Leland Intl.                                        8         4030
Lesro Industries                                    7         1057
LG Floors                                           8         8086
Light Corp.                                         8         1007
Lightolier                                          7         7099
Lijiang Seating Co. Ltd. (IJL Intl.)                7         2074
LINAK                                               7         4072
Ling Tao Furniture Industrial
  Co. Ltd.                                          7        4123A
Lintec of America                                   8         1099
Loewenstein Contract                                3        3-111
LOGICDATA                                           7         4101
LogiSon Acoustic Network                            7         7061
Lonseal Flooring                                    7         4086
Loomsource                                         10       10-147
LSI North America                                   8         9073
LSI Wallcovering                                    8        3130C
Lumicor                                             7         4021
Luna Textiles                                      10       10-106
Lutron                                              8         3046
LUXO Corp.                                          8         4105
LV Wood Floors                                      7         3085

L

Madix Inc.                                          7         4073
Magna Design Inc.                                   8         2070
Magnuson Group                                     10         1054
Magnuson Group                                      8         2036
Maharani                                           11         1188
Mannington Commercial                              10         1039
Margaritelli USA                                    7         1034
Markant USA Inc.                                    8         4085
Marquis Custom Seating                              8         4079
MARQUIS Intl.                                       8         1034
Martin Brattrud                                     3          347
Marvel Group Inc., The                              7         3098
Masland Contract                                   10       10-102
Master Caster Co.                                  11      11-114B
Master Caster Co.                                   7         1061
Material Connexion                                  7         1017
Mats Inc.                                           7         6086
Maxon Furniture Inc.                                3          367
Mayer Fabrics                                       8         6038
Mayline Group, The                                 11         1147
MDC Wallcoverings                                  10       10-155
MechoShade Systems Inc.                             8         2130
Medallion Depot                                     7         8050
MegaStar Systems                                    7         4077
Meltdown Glass Art & Design LLC                     7         3086
Metal Work Intl.                                    8         4117
Metallic Arts                                       7         1050
Metro                                              11         1118
MetroArtworks                                       8         4121
Michael Trayler Designs                             7         1039
Midwest Folding Products                            8         8110
Miller Office Furniture                             3          337
Milliken Carpets                                   10       10-115
Mirage                                              7         1029
Modernsolid Industrial Co. Ltd.                     7         7078
Modular Intl. Inc.                                  7         4066
Mohawk Commercial Carpet                            3          377
Molo                                                7         2117
Momentum Group                                      3          345
Montel Inc.-The Intelligent Use
  of Space                                          7         4042
Montisa-Flexible Furniture                          7         6062
Moroso                                              8         2034
Murals Your Way by
  Environmental Graphics                            8         7077

N

Nanjing Foreign Economic and
  Trade Development Co. Ltd.                        7         2077
Natural Stone Veneers Intl.                         7         7033
NatureMaker                                         8         1103
NCIDQ                                               7         8140
NCS-Natural Color System                            7         6034
Nemschoff                                           8         4062
NEOFLOOR by Lees                                    7         4062
New Spec Inc.                                       7         4081
NEWH                                                8         7034
Nightingale                                         8         4040
Nood Fashion                                        8         4112
Northwood Proline                                   7         8117
Norus Office Furniture                              7         6118
NOVA Solutions Inc.                                 7         6140
Novawall Systems Inc.                              10        1048A
Novikoff Furniture                                  7         3094
Nucraft Furniture Co.                              11         1166

O

Oberflex                                            7         4129
OFDA                                                7         6030
Office Chairs Inc.                                  8         1018
Office Furniture Group                              8         1038
Office Star Products                                8         1042
Offices to Go-a division of Global                  8         7062
Ofisworld Co. Ltd.                                  7         2030
OFS                                                 3          399
Okin America LLC                                    7         3022
OMT-Veyhl America                                   7         2062
One Source                                          3          347
OSP Furniture/Div. of Office Star
  Products                                          8         2050

P

P&P Artec Inc.                                      8         2018
Pacificrest Mills                                   8         4093
Panelite                                            7         2094
Panolam Industries                                  8         3062
Paoli                                               3        3-123
Paoli                                               3          380
Parterre Flooring Systems                           7         3064
Patcraft Commercial Carpet                          8         3094
Patrician Furniture                                11       11-118
Patriot Seating                                     7         6078
Paul Brayton Designs                                8         1087
Pegasus Intl.                                       7         7062
Penn-Elcom Inc.                                     7         2078

Peter Pepper Products                              10         1094
Peterson Picture Frame                              8         3017
Pioneer Woodworking magazine                        7         8097
Prints Unlimited Galleries                          8         8069
Prismatique Designs Ltd.                            8         4094
ProjectMatrix                                       7         7054
Protech Powder Coating/Oxyplas                      7         2098
PT Karya Mega Kencana                               7         8109

Q

Quadrifoglio                                        7         6106
Quaker Furniture                                    8         3014

R

RK Witt & Associates                                3          345
Randers                                             3          345
Rebelle Architectural Lighting                      8         7072
Rehau Inc.                                          7         8115
Responsive Flooring                                 7         4085
RFM Preferred Seating                              11         1170
Richard Winter Associates                          11         1170
Richelieu Office                                    7         4121
Richter USA Inc.                                    7         1093
Right Angle Products/
  K&A Mfg. Inc.                                     7         4029
Rigid Industries FZE                                7         4046
Rising Star Top Co. Ltd.                            7         1052
Riviera                                             3          341
Robert Allen Group, The                             8         4109
Roca Tile Group                                     7         9090
Rocada Group                                        7         1121
ROL ERGO                                            7         8105
Roman Architectural Finishes                        8         9101
Roppe Corp.                                         8         1004
Rosemount Office Systems Inc.                      11         1144
RPC Software LLC                                    7         3082
Rudnick                                             7         6038
Ruihua Furniture Fittings Co. Ltd.                  7         2111

S

SAFCO Products Co.                                  3          331
Sandler Seating Inc.                                8         6114
Sandusky Lee Corp.                                  8         1049
Sanitas/Metro Wallcoverings                         8         6082
SBIC                                                8         2140
Schluter Systems LP                                 7         8041
Schukra, a Leggett & Platt Co.                      8         1115
Schwab Corp.                                        8         1119
Scientific Certification Systems                    7         3068
Seatability-Sit with Us                             7         6110
Sedia Systems                                       7         1062
Senator                                             8         8130
Shaw Specified Commercial                          10       10-167
Shelby Williams                                    11       11-111
Sheridan Contract                                  10         1042
Sherwin-Williams                                    7        3056A
Shiang Ye Industrial Co. Ltd.                       7         1063
Shoto Corp.                                         3          345
SIBU Design                                         7         3049
Sidiz Inc.                                          7         4034
Silent Glass                                        7         1043
SIS-USA Inc.                                       10         1098
Sitmatic                                            8         6062
SitOnlt Seating                                    11         1157
SitOnlt Seating                                     7         2070
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP                    8        3010A
Skyfold Ltd.                                        8         1111
Skyline Design                                      8         6106
Smith McDonald Corp.                                3         318A
Smith System                                        7         8036
SOFTCARE/NUTURE                                     8         2102
Solutia Inc.                                       10       10-130
Source Intl.                                        8         4116
Southern Hemisphere Collection                      7         7044
Southern Metal Industries                          10        1043A
Southern Metal Industries                           7         1099
Space Intl.                                         7         1046
Spacefile Intl.                                     7         4049
Spacesaver Corp.                                    8         6110
Spec                                                8         4048
St. Timothy Chair                                  10         1052
Star Quality                                        8         7102
Steelcase Inc. Sales Office                        11       11-100
Steelcase Inc.                                     10         1032
Stern Professional Search                           7        3030A
Stimex                                              8         7130
Stirling Contract Group                             7         1105
Stone Source                                        7         8094
Stylex                                              3          346
Sugatsune America Inc.                              7         8077
Sunburst Furniture Co. Ltd.                         7         7098
Superior Art Building Material                      7         9101
Surface Technologies Inc.                           8        3134C
SurfaceWorks                                        7         6100
SUSPA                                               7         7114
Suzhou Huaying/Everglow                             8         1105
Symbiote                                            8         1053
Symphony Tables                                     7        3086A
Synergy Installation Solutions LLC                  8         1011

T

TABU/WTP Corp.                                      8         1015
Takeform Architectural Graphics                     8         7042
Tana-Tex Inc.                                       8         6044
Tandus Group-C&A Floorcoverings,
  Crossley, Monterey Carpets                        3          391
Tayco PaneLink Ltd.                                11         1149
TCT Group Co. Ltd.                                  7         4117
Team Systems LLC                                    7         4122
Technical Glass Products                            7         8113
TECNO Seating                                       7         3097
Teknion LLC                                        10         1048
Tella                                              11         1193
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Cos.                       7         8098
Textile Rubber & Chemical Co.,
  Freelay Backing Technology                        8         3005
Textus                                             10       10-147
Thonet                                             11       11-111
Three H Furniture Systems                           3          339
Three H Furniture Systems                           3          345
Thybony Wallcoverings                               8         4123
TMC Furniture                                       8         6100
Toli Intl.                                          7        3062B
Tools of the Trade LLC                              7         8044
Topstar GMBH                                        7         6068
Tosunogullari Co. Inc.                              7         7045
Total Door, an Openings Cos.                        7         7068
TREMAIN/MARCATREV                                   8        3030A
Tricycle                                            8         4110
Trinity Furniture Inc.                              8         2094
Trumove Design                                      7         3122
Tuff-Edge Inc.                                      8         4029
Tuohy Furniture                                    10       10-132
Twin Rivers                                        11         1170

U

U.S. Green Building Council                         8        2139A
UNICOR/Federal Prison Industries                    8         3001
Uniroyal Engineered Plastics LLC                    8         1067
United Chair Co.                                   10         1042
United Stationers/Alera                             7         1100
United Stationers/Direct Access                     7         1104
Urbanscape Furniture                                7         8121
USGBC-Chicago Chapter                               8        3139D

V

Valley Design                                       8         7050
Valore Furniture                                    8         9077
Vanguard Interiors Pte Ltd.                         7         2099
Vantage Point                                       8         2106
VDS Intl.                                           8         1114
Vecta                                               3          303
Vekter Inc.                                         7         1054
Veritas                                             7         6052
Versteel                                           10         1093
VIA Inc.                                            8         1062
Victor Innovatex                                    8         5129
VIFAH Mfg. Co.                                      7         1087
Villi Glas USA                                      7         9034
Viscusi Career Center                               8         1129

W

Waddell Display Case                                7         1122
Well-Jet Furniture Parts/
  Wowtech Intl.                                     7         4035
Well-Run Technology Co. Ltd.                        7        3029A
Weller Group USA, The                               7         2050
Wieland                                             8        9098A
Wilde + Spieth USA                                  7        3035A
Willow Tex                                          7         7122
Willy Steel Sdn Bhd                                 7         3078
Wilsonart Intl. Inc.                                7         4051
Winona Lighting                                     7        3033A
Winvale Group-, The
  GSA Consulting                                    8         7099
Wolf-Gordon Vescom                                 10       10-161
Woodtronics                                        10       10-168
WorkRite Ergonomics                                10       10-152

Y

YB Woodwork Industry
  (M) Sdn Bhd                                       7         8073
Yison Interior Textiles Co. Ltd.                    7        3062A
Yu Bee Chair System Sdn Bhd                         7         1076
Yun Liang Machinery Co. Ltd.                        7         1089

Z

Zaijian Mosaics Co. Ltd.                            7         9038
Zerocaster                                          7        3032A
Zhejiang UE Furniture Co. Ltd.
  CCPIT Fujian                                      7         2102
Zhejiang Zhongwei Machinery
  and Electronic Co. Ltd.                           7        3132E
Zhong Shan Zhaoye Furniture
  Mfg. Co. Ltd.                                     7        3134C
Zoom Seating (a Jami Inc. Co.)                     11         1140
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Title Annotation:furnishing industrys trade shows
Comment:The facilities manager's guide to NeoCon[R]: June 11-13, 2007: The Merchandise Mart * Chicago.(furnishing industrys trade shows)
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Article Type:Company overview
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2007
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