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Bill and Evelyn Davies featured in RemanWorld April 2017 issue

On the heals of a major win for the remanufacturing sector, RemanWorld features Bill and Evelyn Davies, owners of Davies Office, on their April 2017 issue cover. The story highlights the five decade commitment the Davies’ have made pioneering the office furniture remanufacturing sector from their headquarters in Albany NY. The article speaks to the value of the remanufacturing process – reusing furniture assets to remanufacture office furniture instead of throwing away the old assets and purchasing new furniture. Remanufactured office … Continue reading

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Davies to Speak at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit

Bill Davies, President of Davies Office will join Mark Buckley, Vice President, Environmental Affairs of Staples and Jennifer Russell, PhD Student & Research Assistant at Rochester Institute of Technology to present at the 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit. The session is called Furniture Transformed: Circular Economy Models in Action and will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Denver, Co. More about the session: Furniture Transformed: Circular Economy Models in Action As a vision for the future, the circular … Continue reading

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RemanWorld Features Bill Davies, RIC Chairman and Davies Office President

American National Standard for Remanufacturing Approved A set of definitions, standards and processing specifications for remanufacturing has received the stamp of approval as an American National Standard. The standard, developed by the Remanufacturing Industries Council, RIC, received final approval this month by the ANSI Board of Standards Review, the U.S. authority on voluntary industry standards. Developing a universal standard has been a holy grail for the industry for years. In 2012, a U.S. International Trade Commission investigation concluded that the lack … Continue reading

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2017 Tradeshows Announced

Davies Office announces 2017 Tradeshows. See below for the full list of shows Davies Office will be attending over the coming year. And be sure to stop by the booth or call us at (518) 449-2040 in advance to schedule a meeting. ——————————————————————————————————————— NFM&T National Facility Management and Technology Show March 7-9, 2017 Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore, MD Booth # 2209 Exhibit Hours: Tuesday 12:00-4:00, Wednesday 11:00-3:00, Thursday 11:00-2:00 ——————————————————————————————————————— A.I.A Conference on Architecture April 27-29, 2017 Orlando Convention Center … Continue reading

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Energy Department Launches New Manufacturing USA Institute Focused on Recycling and Reusing Materials

The Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance will Lead $140 million Institute in Rochester, New York to Improve Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the Manufacturing USA initiative, today the Energy Department announced its new Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, which will be headquartered in Rochester, New York and led by the Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance.  REMADE will leverage up to $70 million in federal funding, subject to appropriations, and will be matched by $70 million … Continue reading

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