December 21, 2021 – With companies navigating the new normal, Haworth is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mikomax. With the intended investment into the company based in Lodz, Poland, Haworth adds another strong partner to Haworth Collection that will offer high quality acoustic pod solutions to customers and dealers. Mikomax continues to serve existing non-Haworth distribution as an open line brand.
Mikomax, a family-owned manufacturer of acoustic pod solutions, has become a significant player in the acoustics market. Their signature brand, “Hushoffice,” consists of 10 product lines and is currently present in 50 countries worldwide.
“We are excited to partner with a company that shares the same values as Haworth and complements the Haworth collection portfolio in North America,” said Matthew Haworth, Chairman of Haworth.
“With our new partner we are confident that we have an answer to the growing demand for acoustic pod solutions. Hush has built a strong brand reputation in Europe and we know that the high-quality standards of the product range will meet the high expectations of Haworth’s customers and dealers,” adds Franco Bianchi, President and CEO.
“Haworth brings a strong distribution network outside of our core markets into the partnership. That will help us to grow and expand our presence so that we can support customers and dealers with high quality acoustic pods,” said Maciej Mikołajczyk, Mikomax Smart Office Management Board Member, who is part of the second generation to manage the company after his father, Janusz Mikołajczyk, Mikomax Management Board President. Janusz Mikołajczyk adds: “I am happy and proud that the company I have created from scratch and have been running for more than 30 years is gaining such a strong business partner. We look forward to continuing to manage the company also in the future and drive our success story even further.”
The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory authorities.
Mikomax is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers for acoustic pod solutions located in Lodz, Poland. After being founded by Janusz Mikołajczyk, the company is continuously growing and now managed by Maciej Mikołajczyk, son of Janus and his wife Anna. Mikomax is successfully distributing their flagship brand Hushoffice, offering acoustic pods for telephone conversations, videoconferences, focus work and meetings. Mikomax continues to invest in innovation, not only regarding their products but also their production, being the first in Europe to introduce laser banding technology in all colours and shapes.
Globally, Haworth enriches spaces with award-winning furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions to help create beautiful rooms and achieve business goals by supporting collaboration and innovation. Research, knowledge and design are at the center of the company's strategy and foster a deep understanding of built environments, culture transformations and agile workplace needs. With a strong history of craft, innovation and 400 patents, Haworth is committed to protecting and restoring the environment; creating economic value; and supporting and strengthening communities. Founded in 1948, Haworth remains family-owned, serving markets in more than 120 countries through a global network of 650 dealers and 7,500 employees. Headquartered in Holland, Michigan, U.S.A, the company has net sales of $2 billion USD.