Steelcase to Acquire Education Leader Smith System

July 31, 2018

Steelcase to Acquire Education Leader Smith System

Steelcase today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Smith System Manufacturing Company. The Texas-based company manufactures high quality furniture for the pre-K-12 education market designed to inspire better learning and improve outcomes for students. The acquisition is expected to give customers easy access to more choices for pre-K-12 solutions by extending Smith Systems’ reach through authorized Steelcase dealers, in addition to the existing Smith System dealer network.

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