Herman Miller

Herman Miller is an office furniture manufacturing company, established in 1923, and headquartered in the town of Zeeland in southwestern Michigan. In addition to manufacturing furniture and office products, it also provides design services to help clients more efficiently organize their office space. While its best-known product is the ergonomic Aeron chair, it has also been consistently recognized as a leader in green manufacturing and design. (This company is not to be confused with Howard Miller, the clock-making company that was spun off in the 1930s from Herman Miller and is also headquartered in Zeeland.)

There are three main reasons for Herman Miller to be highlighted in a compendium on green business. First, most of its products are certified under third-party organizations that designate products with ...

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