• Fellowes Brands acquires Trendway Corporation

        • Fellowes Brands has acquired Trendway Corporation, of Holland, Michigan. Trendway is an expert in office furniture systems, movable walls, and seating that helps create effective work environments.

          Fellowes Brands first expanded into contract furniture through its acquisition of ESI in November 2017. The addition of Trendway to Fellowes portfolio creates a broader offering to this channel, under a trusted 50-year-old brand. The acquisition will also provide Fellowes with a 500,000 sq. ft US furniture manufacturing capability, which will complement its BANKERS BOX factory in Itasca, IL.

          John Fellowes, President & CEO of Fellowes Brands said, “we are excited to announce that the Trendway family is now a part of the Fellowes family. The Heeringa family has built Trendway through a commitment to strong values, good people, responsiveness to customers and care for those around him – which aligns with our own family’s values and approach. Over the past few months, we have spent time with both Don Heeringa and Bill Bundy to learn the historical culture of Trendway, and we plan to lead this business into its next chapter with a similar spirit to its deep roots – while bringing greater capabilities and competitiveness to its future efforts.”

          Founded in 1968, Trendway was purchased by the Heeringa family in 1973 and has been under the leadership of Don Heeringa who has served employees, dealers and the customers of Trendway for 46 years.  

          Don Heeringa, former Chairman of Trendway added, “we credit our lasting success of over 50 years to our incredibly talented and passionate employees and their unwavering commitment to our customers. We are pleased we have found a partner like Fellowes, a 4-generation family company, with common values and entrepreneurial spirit. As I approached retirement, my desire was to find a way to ensure the future growth and success of Trendway.  I take great comfort in knowing that Trendway along with Fellowes ownership, will ensure the positive future of the company.”  With the acquisition, Don Heeringa will be announcing his retirement from the company. Trendway will continue to operate from Holland, Michigan, under the leadership of Bill Bundy, Trendway’s current President.

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE Channel Info online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the Channel Info app

        • Related Articles

        • Staples.co.uk makes donation to Help a Child to Learn Campaign

          Staples.co.uk makes donation to Help a Child to Learn Campaign

          Tuesday 2nd Mar 2021
          Staples.co.uk, which is now part of the EVO Group of Companies, delivered over £22k of school and stationery supplies to support the Help a Child to Learn campaign. The delivery included a range of stationery and educational supplies from pens,...Read More...
          Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner

          Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner

          Wednesday 24th Feb 2021
          Keypoint Intelligence, an independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, has recognised the Kodak S3000 Series Scanner with its Buyers Lab (BLI) Winter 2021 Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner. The aw...Read More...
          Kaspersky appoints new General Manager, UK&I

          Kaspersky appoints new General Manager, UK&I

          Tuesday 23rd Feb 2021
          Christopher Hurst has joined Kaspersky as General Manager of UK and Ireland. Chris will use his 34 years’ experience in the trade to drive continued enterprise and channel growth in the region.   Chris has a proven track record in th...Read More...
                • About Us

                  Channel Info is the leading source of business news and information for the office dealer and reseller market. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, supplements, website, digital editions, apps, newsletters and bespoke communications with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the team behind Channel Info has over 60 years experience collectively in the office products, furniture, equipment and technology markets Channel Info continues to develop and adapt in order to meet the changing information needs of its readers.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue