Knoll acquires DatesWeiser

|By:, SA News Editor

Knoll (NYSE:KNL) acquired the Buffalo-based designer and manufacturer of contemporary wood conference and meeting room furniture through an acquisition of the DatesWeiser business.

The acquisition further advances the Knoll strategy of building its global capability as a constellation of go-to resources for high-design workplaces and homes, including the commercial contract, decorator to-the-trade and consumer markets.

Andrew Cogan, Knoll President and CEO, stated, "DatesWeiser plays an integral role in the design of inspiring high performance workplaces. Its sophisticated meeting and conference tables and credenzas set a standard for design, quality and technology integration. We look forward to adding the DatesWeiser products to the Knoll arsenal of `ancillary` offerings."