Herman Miller Inc has announced that it has negotiated an international strategic alliance agreement with Hong Kong's Posh Office Systems.
Posh designs, manufactures and markets office systems across the Asia Pacific region. With a design office in Hong Kong, and ISO 9001/14001 accredited manufacturing facilities in China, Posh design and produce seating, systems furniture, and storage solutions for business and home environments. The company sells through a substantial franchise network across China, and through a number of international distributors in Asia.
The agreement, which comes into effect on October 1, 2008, allows Herman Miller and Posh access to each others' product portfolio and distribution network.
The alliance brings the strengths of both businesses together, developing a capability which creates significant growth opportunities for both companies and enables them to offer their customers a wider product offering and a greater choice of solutions.
John Portlock, president of Herman Miller's international business, stated that they had found the best partner to accelerate their progress in Greater China and Asia.
Eric Yim, Posh president and CEO of Posh, added that the alliance will not only provide broader capacity and capability in distribution and servicing their customers, but would also improve the value proposition of the two companies' combined portfolios in the Asia Pacific region.