Holland’s Haworth gets new California partner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Systems Source Inc., a West Coast contract interiors firm and the former largest global distributor of products from Knoll Inc., announced a new partnership with Holland-based Haworth Inc.

SSI works with some of the largest organizations in the world, and said in a news release it chose Haworth because of its “incredible investment and commitment to future looking modern design, diversity of products and laser focus on the needs of today’s business and institutional markets aligned with SSI’s design and client-centric culture.”

“This once-in-a-generation realignment of manufacturer and distribution will provide our clients with exciting new design choices, streamlined interior planning and purchasing,” said SSI CEO Rosemarie Smith. “We know our clients and design partners will benefit tremendously from our new partnership. It’s an exciting time to be in the commercial interiors industry and we look forward to introducing even better solutions for our customers and design partners in the coming months and years.”

Added Franco Bianchi, Haworth president and CEO: “Rosemarie built a team and a culture to provide great experiences for their clients. I am truly impressed by System Sources’ innovation, growth and bold decisions. Haworth is excited to welcome our newest dealer, Systems Source, as we continue to deliver design solutions for all of our customers.”

The Systems Source Headquarters is located at 4685 MacArthur Court, Suite 100 in Newport Beach, Calif. For more information, please visit www.systemsource.com.

In the photo above, Matthew Haworth (left) meets with Smith and Bianchi.

Founded in 1948 by a Holland High School teacher, Haworth remains family owned, with 7,500 employees, sales of $2 billion and a network of 650 dealers.

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