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Digitalisation is producing the most dramatic change in our working environments since the industrial revolution. Established concepts are being turned upside down, customised work zones are evolving: modern workplaces offer both private and communicative spaces. But even in these turbulent times, the classic workstation remains the core element of any office environment – the place to concentrate and reflect on a task. Bene’s extensive Workplace Portfolio offers a complete design concept for structuring, zoning and furnishing office spaces to maximise success.
The effect of colours on well-being is often underestimated. Many important characteristics such as concentration, aggression, communication and clear thinking are strongly influenced by colours. Bene has utilised these insights and developed four new colour concepts for its material and colour range, based on the latest social trends: Bene Spectrum.
White-collar workers spend around 55,000 hours of their working lives sitting down. This has several health-related consequences, such as tension, back and neck pain, reduced performance, fatigue, and lack of concentration and motivation. The causes of such problems are frequently a lack of movement and sitting for long periods of time. To counter this lack of movement, the international office furniture specialist Bene offers height-adjustable tables and flexible office environments, to help workers keep their bodies and minds moving.
Society, politics, economics and thus our entire working lives are changing rapidly. The current trends and their impact on the working environment, their practical implementation options and approaches to satisfy the growing need for simplification were the topics discussed by the international office furniture specialist Bene last night during an exclusive event in the Bene Showroom in Wallisellen. The event was spearheaded by Patrick Benz, who became Bene’s Country Manager this May.
As never before, rapid change is globally affecting every aspect of our society, politics, economy and consequently also our working lives. As part of a large-scale study, Bene has conducted interviews and discussions with more than 40 international experts in order to identify current trends, give brief descriptions of them, and present an overview of their potential impact on working environments. Bene recently published the results of this research project as the Future of Work Report 2018 and discussed them last week as part of an exclusive event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with around 50 invited designers and consultants.
Following the iF DESIGN AWARD in March 2018, STUDIO by Bene has now also been awarded the Red Dot Award, the renowned German design prize. The latest workplace system from the Bene think tank convinced the international expert jury with its carefully thought-out and innovative design. This means that, as of today, STUDIO by Bene bears the winning label “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018”.
Bene, one of the leading companies in the European office furniture industry, achieved very pleasing results in the 2017 financial year, with an EBIT of EUR 7.3 million and an EBIT margin of 5.4%. The company’s equity ratio rose to 42.7% as at 31 December 2017, reflecting the robust capital structure these international office furniture experts have established. Bene expects this strong performance to be maintained in 2018.
Effective immediately, the international office furniture expert Bene is supporting a project which aims to give children and young people a playful introduction to the topic of digitalisation: Otelo futurespace – the digital playground. The project’s opening week launches on 4 April 2018 at the ARS Electronica Center in Linz, followed by a two-week tour of schools in Upper Austria, beginning on 9 April 2018. As funding partner, Bene is providing the project with a total of 120 PIXEL modules.