Alison Beckwith, Media Relations
Today's home office is increasingly looking and feeling more like home than the workplace. OFM's President Blake Zalcberg talks about this new home-office trend.
OFM recently announced it has officially launched its new Essentials by OFM line, expanding its everyday furniture offerings with over 100 new desks, chairs, and tables.
OFM’s Essential Task Chair should fit right in your computer lab with a mesh back and the ability to seat anything from a 60-pound middle-schooler to a 200-pound senior.
OFM of Holly Springs, an office and school furniture manufacturer and distributor, recently launched its new furniture line, Essentials by OFM.
The new Essentials by OFM line includes many of the products end-users need on an everyday basis.
OFM says the new line dramatically expands its everyday furniture offering, with over 100 new desks, chairs, and tables, all being introduced over a two-year span.
In move to broaden its business in the consumer sector and support its dealers, OFM is officially launching its new Essentials by OFM line.
The new Essentials by OFM Line includes many of the products end users need on an everyday basis.
OFM has officially launched its new Essentials by OFM line, dramatically expanding its everyday furniture with over 100 new desks, chairs, and tables, all being introduced over a two-year span.
OFM announced it has officially launched its new Essentials by OFM line, dramatically expanding its everyday furniture with over 100 new desks, chairs, and tables, all being introduced over a two-year span.
The design of your office isn’t just about aesthetics. In many industries, it’s now key to your success.
OFM says the desktop riser is just the beginning of what’s to come and that dealers and end-users alike can expect to see several new OFM products in the coming year all aimed at making the workday less taxing on the body.
Blake Zalcberg, president of OFM, hopes to add nine employees to his 58-person company, including graphic artists, photographers and sales staff. He expects sales to grow by a third next year.
OFM has unveiled a new sit-to-stand office desktop riser that easily transfers any existing work surface into a standing desk.
As the industry grows and larger companies begin to adopt flexible work options, workspace owners and managers will need to attract and win over the companies as well as its employees.
Congratulations is in order for Blake Zalcberg who was honored by Woodworking Network.
By almost every measure, America’s workplaces are becoming more informal. OFM President Blake Zalcberg explores why.
By almost every measure, America’s workplaces are becoming more informal.
OFM has expanded its upholstery options through five partnerships with leading fabric companies.
OFM has partnered with five leading fabric companies to expand its upholstery options. It renewed its existing program to help better meet the needs of customers wanting more design options beyond OFM’s current selection.
President of OFM, Blake Zalcberg, was named among a select group making a large impact on the wood products manufacturing industry in North America.
OFM recently announced the winners of its Office Throwback Contest on Instagram where office workers around the country were asked to share the oldest item in their workplace.
OFM's Blake Zalcberg talks about how a growing number of schools are designing their classrooms and libraries with a modern-day office feel.
OFM won Best Product Video of the Year in the 2016 Internet Retailer Excellence Awards and was honored at the recent Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition.
OFM's Blake Zalcberg talks about how homes have changed and the demands for the types of home office furniture have changed, which is impacting the market for office furniture.
OFM was selected as a finalist in this year's Internet Retailer Excellence Awards for its innovative product video.
OFM is inviting office workers around the country to enter to win its Office Throwback Contest by sharing the oldest item in their office on Instagram.
OFM's Blake Zalcberg writes about what educational settings could look like in the future.
Educational and office furniture manufacturer OFM has launched three new versatile modular stools to it’s already popular collection.
The day of the upright desk and classroom chair have long since passed and OFM has a better idea: how about comfy padded stools that can be arranged in many different ways.
A conversation with Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, on how the furniture in a workspace can send a message to potential clients.
The oval-shaped and interlocking Jupiter stools can be used for standalone seating or configured into a variety of groupings, offering flexibility in classroom arrangements.
Ever wonder why (almost) every office today feels like a tech start-up? OFM's Blake Zalcberg provides a short overview of the back story.
OFM has unveiled three new versatile, interlocking stools that dramatically increase office and school design options.
OFM has unveiled three new versatile, interlocking stools that increase office and school design options.
You have a whole range of furnishings that a company has to provide. That’s where OFM comes in. Continuing the family-owned tradition, Blake Zalcberg sits as CEO of the company.
These additional locations now offer same-day shipping and faster deliver to OFM's dealer network.
Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, wrote that being tied to a physical location doesn't always meet the demands of our modern workforce. Instead, companies should focus more on creating work spaces tailored for different kinds of work.
OFM marked its 20th anniversary by collaborating with local artisans and startups in the Raleigh-Durham Metro area to highlight the different ways Americans work in today’s constantly changing economy.
Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, talks about the office of the future and what the workplace might look like in 2045.
OFM has announced that it has contracted with a national third-party logistics provider (3PL) to house additional inventory in three new strategic locations nationwide.
North Carolina-based office and school furniture manufacturer OFM has contracted with a national third-party logistics provider (3PL) to house additional inventory in three new strategic locations.
OFM's Blake Zalcberg shares a few of his outlandish ideas on what the office of the future will look like in 2045.
BMX pro Daniel Dhers and his sports complex are featured in a new documentary series by OFM, in honor of its 20th anniversary, which explores the relationship between individuals and their work spaces.
OFM will now distribute its products from five locations around the country as part of a new business development effort to support its continued growth over the next 20 years.
OFM is showcasing its new product offerings for the education market and reintroducing older seating and tables to show the breadth of its products to enhance student learning.
OFM is 20 years old, and the company can look over two decades of development in office furniture with a specialist understanding of how it has evolved and where it’s going.
One of the biggest trends in the industry right now is making everyday furniture more compatible with technology.
Now, office furniture is finally catching up. One of the biggest trends in the industry right now is making everyday furniture more compatible with technology.
Morph is cool because it's "both," not "either-or." It is both a soft seating, lounge product and it is a seat that offers the user privacy when needed.
To mark its 20th anniversary, OFM is collaborating with local artisans and startups to highlight the different ways Americans work in today’s constantly changing economy.
OFM’s Endure series of tables take school furniture into the 21-st century with power to spare.
Our technology has dramatically changed the way we approach our jobs, but our terminology still lags behind.
OFM debuted this week at NeoCon 2015 a new lounge chair that comes with a built-in electric panel featuring USB ports and 110V outlets that can be used to charge a laptop, cell phone, iPad, or other electronic devices.
We need to rethink the purpose of the physical office, the place where we all meet to do work.
OFM's new Morph Series features an innovative flip-up privacy wall designed to make it easy for people to create a private work environment when they need it.
Add a POP of color to your classroom with the OFM giveaway of the Jupiter Series Stool.
OFM announced it’s unveiling a new soft-seating series designed with a built-in, flip-up privacy wall and an easily accessible electronic panel that can be used to charge a laptop, cell phone, iPad, or other device.
Not that long ago, work was a place. Now, it's a state of mind.
To get the latest information on the open office layout, Elaine Quayle spoke with Blake Zalcberg on whether this office design is a one-size-fits-all.
OFM's new Jupiter Stool wins the ADEX (Awards for Design Excellence) Award for its retro-futuristic design.
OFM announces its new Jupiter Stool has won the 2014-2015 ADEX Awards.
A Q & A with OFM's Chief Executive Officer Blake Zalcberg on the open-office layout and whether its the right design for your workplace.
It seems like every week there's a new thinkpiece arguing that the trend towards more open- office layouts in American businesses is bad. Not just bad. Terrible. Literally, the worst thing ever. Enough is enough! OFM's Blake Zalcberg settles the war against the open office once and for all.
Office and school furniture brand OFM is enabling its customers to sell its products more easily on the road with a new business-to-business mobile site, suggesting that more sales companies can benefit from providing a competitive mobile edge to their employees.
Look around your desk. Do you see chaos and clutter? Or do you see organization and cleanliness? What does your desk say about you? OFM recently held a contest to see just that; what your desk says about you.
OFM announced the winners of the “My Desk Says” social media contest, which asked office workers to share photos on Twitter of their desks along with a brief description of what their desk said about them and their work.
There’s just one week left to enter into OFM’s My Desk Says contest, where it is asking office workers to share what their desk says about them.
OFM recently launched the “My Desk Says” contest asking office workers to share what their desk says about them.
Fame and fortune (or at least a free chair) awaits you and your desk when you enter OFM‘s “My Desk Says” contest. The Holly Springs, North Carolina-based furniture maker is searching for the best desks in three categories.
OFM explains how its recent introduction of three new soft-seating series reflects a growing demand for furniture that can be used by workers who are collaborating away from their traditional offices and cubicles and need more comfortable seating arrangements.
OFM reports that "soft seating" is gaining popularity in a number of commercial and educational settings nationwide.
OFM is kicking off a brand new back-to-school giveaway aimed at teachers and other educational staffers
Imagine 20 beautiful new Rico Student Stack Chairs welcoming students to your classroom come the start of the 2014-2015 school year. OFM is going to make that come true for one teacher through its new "Sit Down and Learn Giveaway."
OFM's new 5000 soft-seating series features chrome legs and a laminate table, and comes fully assembled with an electrical recharge push/flip up/hidden panel with 1 AC outlet and 2 USB ports.
OFM says that “soft seating” is gaining popularity in a variety of commercial and educational settings nationwide. At NeoCon, it introduced three new soft seating series, including tables and electrification features, both modular and with casters.
The bow-front design of OFM's ADA-compliant desk creates ample knee space, which allows for wheelchair accessibility. The station can be attached to other models of OFM reception stations.
Staples sells an array of OFM RiZe cubicles. Each option varies in size and shape. In regards to colors, businesses can choose either gray vinyl panels with cherry work surfaces or beige vinyl panels with maple work surfaces.
Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, found a different way to be transparent through establishing an internal “university program.”
OFM is kicking off spring by giving away an indoor/outdoor NET Series Chair and matching table through its “Work Inside, Work Outside Office Giveaway”.
Butter up your home office with the comfortable OFM High-Back Executive Chair from the Vision Series.
North Carolina furniture source OFM releases ORO office chair series designed around how executives work in digital age, with better back support and padded arms.
OFM recently released a new ORO Series designed and built around ways modern executives actually work in the digital age.
OFM, an office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler, is giving away a chair to boost its social media efforts.
OFM is holding an office chair giveaway. For a chance to win it, you need to like the OFM Facebook page and then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “I want to win!” in the subject line.
Most companies cross-train by having selected employees do stints in different departments. OFM, a school and office furniture maker in North Carolina, does that, too.
OFM together with Quartet, a unit of ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO) and the world's largest supplier of whiteboards, recently announced the winners of the “Do You Doodle?” contest.
OFM showcased several new product designs at the annual EdSpaces show held in early December that appeals to facilities managers within and outside of educational facilities in need of new furniture products.
OFM announced it will showcase several new product designs at the annual EdSpaces international trade show, which highlights the most innovative furniture, fixtures, and equipment in the educational marketplace.
Blake Zalcberg talks with WPTF's Josh Zach about the search for whiteboard masterpieces from offices around the country.
OFM together with “Quartet,” a unit of ACCO Brands Corporation and the world's largest supplier of whiteboards, launched the “Do You Doodle?” art contest in search of the best whiteboard art from offices around the country.
OFM's Blake Zalcberg says the resounding number of customers he talks with feel the open office is great for some, but not for all.
OFM recently launched the “Do You Doodle?” contest in search of the best whiteboard art from offices around the country. The contest runs through Nov. 30, 2013, and is being held on the OFM Facebook page.
Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, an office furnishings company based in North Carolina, has a different take on the open-office layout.
Most companies cross-train by having selected employees do stints in different departments. OFM, a school and office furniture maker in North Carolina, does that, too.
The ORO Series is a line of executive seating featuring a 14 x 9 1/2 adjustable position, tuck away tablet with slip-resistant coating, padded arms, gas lift seat height adjustment, and casters.
An example of one manufacturer who has seen success expanding their education resources is office and school furniture maker and distributor OFM. Their OFM University program allows every employee in the company to learn and more directly coordinate with their coworkers.
There’s no doubt about it, the open office is the hottest trend in the American workplace. From Manhattan to Silicon Valley, even well-established businesses want to borrow a little of that start-up mentality with open workstations and shared space. But it’s not right for everybody.
OFM has identified 10 workplace trends that can be seen in today’s office furniture. The way desks, chairs, cubicles, and other furniture have changed in recent years tells important things about broader shifts in how we work.
Create your own contemporary lounge with the OFM UNO Series Lounge Seating. Combine UNO Lounge Chairs with pillow back chairs that have round tube cushioning, backless seats that double as lounge ottomans, and wedge seats that allow you to make curves and turns in your configuration.
At this year's NeoCon, OFM will introduce several new contemporary furniture products for the “new-age office,” including high-end executive chairs, a rugged stool series, and soft seating.
Customers looking to purchase OFM furniture directly from its website can place their order at http://store.ofminc.com and have it sent to the closest OFM dealer, their home, or workplace. All orders ship free and are filled by OFM dealers.
In an effort to compete with the big boys, mid-market furniture producer OFM has placed its entire product line on 20-20 Technologies office design software.
Color--in the form of bright chairs--can help combat the winter doldrums and encourage productivity during the darkest months of the year, according to OFM.
The 20-20 Technologies office design software, which uses 2D and 3D imagery, allows architects and design teams to see how furniture might fit in a particular office space or educational setting.
OFM has taken a big step towards competing with major furniture manufacturers. Its products are now available on the 20-20 Technologies office design software.
What’s the solution for beating the office winter blues? A splash of color. That's the recommendation from experts at OFM. The company has long offered an array of bright colors and bold patterns for its office chairs to accommodate workers who want a little more flair. But brighter colors can benefit everyone.
OFM President Blake Zalcberg says during the winter months it helps to have furniture in brighter shades such as green, yellow or blue. Some people find these colors help them stay motivated and productive during the darkest days of the year.
Swingline and OFM, an office furniture distributor, partnered to host the Hands Off My Stapler Contest. Entrants in the contest were asked to submit photos and descriptions of the methods they used to keep their stapler safe. We received many creative and thoughtful entries, and the panel of judges has now named the winners.
Blake Zalcberg is our guest blogger today. He’s the president and CEO of OFM, Inc., a vendor for National Business Furniture. He gives good advice for fitting a chair to your unique requirements.
OFM and Swingline, makers of the iconic red Swingline stapler, announce the winners of the Hands Off My Stapler Contest.
OFM is among the winners of the brochure and collateral category for the 2012 American Inhouse Design Awards for both its Elements and 2011 New Product Introductions brochures.
Contestants can win a new desk and shiny red stapler by submitting a photo and description about how they secure their stapler on their desk.
OFM is hooking up with Swingline, makers of the Red Swingline Stapler, to launch the Hands Off My Stapler Contest.
OFM recently unveiled QR codes with its 2012 product catalog to provide interactive capabilities to the customer.
Using cutting-edge technology, OFM now gives potential customers a way to see each of its 125 chairs online in a 360-degree view with three different levels of viewing height as well.
Using cutting-edge technology, OFM is the first company in its industry to allow consumers to take every one of its chairs for a virtual “spin” online.
Atypical best describes OFM, Inc. At a time when zero product inventory is the norm, the office and educational furniture supplier instead maintains more than $4 million in finished goods inventory, ready to be drop shipped the next day to customers throughout North America.
Another successful strategy is that of Holly Springs, N.C.-based OFM, a supplier of office and educational furniture. Founded in 1995 by Abel and Barbara Zalcberg, OFM has had 17 years of continuous growth contracting with OEMs in Taiwan, China, Mexico — and just recently OEMs in North Carolina.
The Model 821 Chair from the Interplay Social Seating Series is the wave of the future for how people work, meet and study.
When office and school furniture manufacturer OFM wanted a way to make employees more efficient, it turned to its own resources for internal cross-training.
OFM, a furniture manufacturer based in Holly Springs, N.C. recently launched OFM University in order to make its team more productive.
OFM takes pride in offering innovative, functional office furniture that is customizable. The company’s Vision Executive Chair, an executive standard task chair, comes in eight different removable machine-washable mesh covers in all colors.
A North Carolina furniture manufacturer has created its own “University,” but it’s done on company grounds under the same roof, without the ivy-covered buildings.
OFM recently launched a new program called “OFM University” that offers cross-training opportunities through classes and lectures to every employee within the company on how the business operates.
OFM, an office and school furniture manufacturer and distributor, is sharing five tips to help workers make the most out of Leap Day, by getting organized and becoming more productive.
OFM shares five tips on how to make the most out of Leap Day—Wednesday, February 29—by encouraging employees to use the day to create a more productive workspace.
OFM is featured among several case studies about its ongoing work in Taiwan in a new book by Jan Yager, “Grow Global: Using International Protocol to Expand Your Business Worldwide.” Get the Book
The catalog, which is distributed to the OFM’s dealers, this year contains QR, or quick response, codes that lead buyers to additional information about a particular product.
Highly successful in the office and educational furniture market, OFM co-founders Abel and Barbara Zalcberg have set their sights on another arena — hockey.
If you are shopping for a serious ergonomic chair with value pricing, the OFM 247 or the OFM 247 VAM may make a great choice
Nine of the 10 investors have a base of operations in N.C. including Abel and Barbara Zalcberg who are co-founders of OFM, Inc., a family-owned importer and distributer of office furniture to the trade located in Holly Springs, N.C. and Phoenix, Ariz.
The Canes said Thursday that nine of the 10 new partners are based in North Carolina including Hurricanes Investment, LLC (Abel Zalcberg, Barbara Zalcberg, who are co-founders of office furniture distributor OFM Inc.)
Wake County companies like OFM focus on the environment.
With sustainability at the forefront, woodworkers continue to seek new ways to lower their emissions, green their products, and reduce their carbon footprint.
This month office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler OFM is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the 250-kilowatt solar farm it installed on the rooftop of its headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C. with plans to expand.
This month office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler OFM is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the 250-kilowatt solar farm it installed on the rooftop of its headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C. last August.
Office and school furniture producer and distributor OFM plans an August 1 to September 22 contest that will encourage workers to take time off from their jobs.
OFM, a Holly Springs-based office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor, and wholesaler, has announced a contest from Aug. 1 through Sept. 22 to encourage workers to take time off from work.
North Carolina-based OFM predicts public-sector buyers will push harder for lower prices this year. That will mean a shift to affordable furniture options.
Office and school furniture manufacturer OFM predicts an overall 5 percent decline in spending on public sector furniture sales, with buyers spending more time looking at alternative suppliers and different product lines.
OFM predicts that public-sector buyers will push harder for lower prices this year due to the ongoing recession and fights over federal, state and local spending.
Zalcberg thinks it’s great that an organization that is giving a helping hand to others won the competition. This was the first year the Holly Springs, N.C.-based company has done an office makeover.
EDIF, a nonprofit organization based in Sarasota, Fla., was named the winner of the competition and won a modular OFM conference room setup to help furnish its new office space.
Sarasota's Economic Development Investment Fund (www.edif.us), a nonprofit business lending organization, has won a new conference room setup from OFM’s national “New Year, New Office” contest.
OFM introduces Elements, an in-stock fabric program for its office and school furniture.
OFM kicked off its "New Year, New Office" contest for small businesses.
OFM, one of the nation’s leading office and school furniture manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers is holding a “New Year, New Office” contest.
OFM recently kicked off its New Year, New Office contest for small businesses.
Do you need an office makeover? Holly Springs furniture company OFM is giving one away!
The U.S.'s economic relationship with China is complicated. Here's what some CEOs, including Abel Zalcberg of OFM, are doing to fine tune their strategy.
OFM has upgraded upholstery options on its most popular chairs with fabric and vinyl in bolder, richer colors and striking patterns and textures
OFM among top contenders for the International/National B2B Manufacturers category.
Recent studies confirm a more vibrant environment can boost how workers act
OFM has has dedicated a new section of its website to highlighting its environmentally-friendly initiatives called the “The Green Room.”
OFM announced it has dedicated a new section of its Website to highlighting its environmentally friendly initiatives.
OFM's 250 kilowatt facility generates enough electricity to power about 150 homes at peak output, or about 50 homes when nighttime and cloudy days are factored in.
Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton plans to visit office and school furniture manufacturer OFM's Holly Springs headquarters on Wednesday.
OFM announced it will offer a new line of indoor/outdoor furniture called the Net Series Chairs beginning in Winter 2010.
OFM is financing a new project that will help make its headquarters completely carbon neutral.
OFM has completed the first phase of its solar farm initiative.
OFM just completed the first phase of its solar farm by installing mounting brackets on the roof of its company headquarters in Holly Springs.
OFM announced today it has completed the first phase of its solar farm initiative.
Something strange happens at night at school and office furniture manufacturer, Holly Springs, N.C.-based OFM, which turns into a dance club and shows that the chairs not only provide stability, but can also bust a serious move.
The Elements program consists of an assortment of upgraded fabric and vinyls upholstered onto many of OFM’s best selling chairs.
How an office furniture company increased sales and decreased return rates using online videos.
A Holly Springs furniture company is going green in a big way, and getting some national attention for it.
Abel Zalcberg, founder of OFM Inc., a furniture manufacturer in Holly Springs, N.C., says the company recently secured a loan covering 100% of the cost of a 250-kilowatt solar-panel system for its rooftop.
Office furniture wholesaler OFM is installing a 250-kilowatt solar panel system on the roof of its Holly Springs headquarters.
As the founder and CEO of OFM Inc., a family-owned office and school furniture manufacturer and distributor in North Carolina, I figured online videos could help showcase some of our products.
OFM, Inc., a leading office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor, and wholesaler, reports that returns of furniture featured on YouTube are being returned at half the rate of furniture not available for preview on YouTube.
Offering product videos on YouTube has reduced the rate of product returns for OFM Inc., a distributor of office furniture that sells to online retailers and other merchants.
Audrey Barnhill comes to OFM with over 10 years experience working in residential and commercial design and previously owned her own consulting firm.
OFM says its new product informational videos on YouTube turned out to be more popular than expected.
OFM announces that Audrey Barnhill has joined its sales team as the new architect and design sales manager.
The OFM YouTube channel offers 87 videos featuring more than 300 products. The videos have been collectively viewed more than 17,000 times during the last seven months.
In an exclusive interview, Blake Zalcberg, Chief Operations Officer of OFM in Holly Springs, North Carolina, explained how his company is helping web-based retailers increase revenues without capital expense.
Though the chairs are inexpensive, they still have the high-quality standards for commercial use that customers have learned to expect the company said in a press release.
The chairs have high-quality standards and are cheap. Blake Zalcberg, COO of OFM said about this new series that it was created to make people sit in a stylish chair even at the time of market slowdown. It is called as Stimulus Series named for the efforts to restart the US economy…
OFM announced today its own “stimulus plan”—a new product line of low-priced, high-quality faux leather office chairs called the Stimulus Series named for the efforts to restart the U.S. economy.
OFM has been on the cutting edge of the office/school furniture industry since Abel and Barbara Zalcberg founded it in 1995. Abel, the CEO, had been working in the industry for years.
Even a well–established company might want to tread carefully. Take Abel Zalcberg, who runs OFM, a 26-employee furniture distributor in Holly Springs, NC, who has built two facilities over the past seven years.
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