2018

70th anniversary celebration of Haworth’s history of craft, innovation, 400 patents, and inspiring spaces around the the world.

2017

7,500 members, 650 dealers, and global sales reaching $2.04 billion.

2017

Haworth Collection partners with Pablo Designs and GAN rugs to improve and support collaborative environments.

2017

The company’s headquarters are given a refresh by Patricia Urquiola.

2016

Haworth acquires JANUS et Cie for premium contemporary outdoor and interior furniture.

2014

Haworth acquires the Poltrona Frau Group, including iconic Italian design brands Cappellini, Cassina, and Poltrona Frau.

2013

Bluescape is launched to support virtual work and visual collaboration.

2009

Dick Haworth steps aside. His son, Matthew, 40, becomes chairman of the privately held, family-owned corporation.

2009

First company in the industry to achieve zero waste to landfill in all U.S. manufacturing facilities.

2009

The American Society of Interior Designers awards Haworth its Patron’s Prize for exemplifying the value of interior design.

2008

New corporate headquarters, an LEED-NC Gold–certified facility, opens as a living lab.

2006

Beloved founder of the company G.W. Haworth passes away at the age of 95.

2004

Organic Workspace strategy launches to take a comprehensive view of entire floor plates and all types of spaces. The Chicago showroom, Haworth’s LEED-CI Gold certified building, becomes the showcase for these adaptable workspaces.

2000

Haworth acquires architectural interior companies to bring to market raised-access floors and movable walls.

1997

Manufacturing expands with production at the Shanghai plant; over ten years, the company acquires 25 companies in Europe, North America, and Asia.

1995

30 percent of sales derives from overseas.

1995

Ideation Group is formed, applying user-based research to breakthrough concepts and products such as Crossings, Irrigator, Flo, Eddy, Drift, and Wake.

1992

First office furniture manufacturer to achieve ISO 9001 certification.

1992

Matthew Haworth formally joins the team as a dealer associate.

1991

The company reorganizes into regions: 1) North America, 2) Europe, 3) Middle East/Africa, 4) Asia Pacifi c & Central America/South America.