News: Category: Corporate

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Slow the Spread: Cleaning + Disinfecting

5/20/2020 7:21 PM by PolyVision

In a time with viruses like COVID-19, it’s just as important to disinfect surfaces to reduce the spread of infection.

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A Healthy Outlook on Remote Work

4/17/2020 8:37 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

With recent events pushing many employees to their homes to work while “real life” happens around them, these expectations have been challenged and people have been forced to find new meaning in the term “work-life balance.”

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Collaboration from a Distance

3/25/2020 12:49 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

How do coworkers maintain productivity and effective teamwork from their individual locations? We’ve put together a few tips to pave the way to positive, productive collaboration for remote work.

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PolyVision Acquired by Industrial Opportunity Partners

2/24/2020 2:00 PM by PolyVision

PolyVision announces its acquisition by Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP)an Illinois-based private equity firmEffective February 21IOP assumed ownership of PolyVision from Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS). 

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For the Love of Productivity

2/12/2020 9:41 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Productivity may mean different things to different individuals, companies and industries, but it always hinges on the effective work of people to bring about a favorable result.

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How to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year

1/22/2020 9:26 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Organizations aiming to instill a sense of stability and faith in their customers have integrated blue tones in their spaces with a variety of methods, but what if there was a functional way to incorporate it for daily use?

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New in EMEA: Collaborative Worktools on pCon.planning

11/12/2019 6:39 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

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Better Connections through Collaboration

10/22/2019 2:36 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

As technology changes the way we create connections with our coworkers, it’s becoming more challenging to develop the necessary relationships for collaborative teamwork.

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A Case for Color

9/30/2019 7:10 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

By offering accented edge colors on many of our whiteboards, we can add a more integrated and cohesive look to any space while providing the same collaborative canvas.

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Dynamic and Durable. PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. Introduce PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers

9/30/2019 5:31 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today introduced PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers.

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Designing for Collaboration: Integrating Collaborative Worktools into your Workspace

7/5/2019 6:52 PM by PolyVision

For teams to produce their best work, collaborative workspaces need to be designed with the worktools to enhance communication, spark creativity and foster innovation.

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Adaptive Collaboration in the Modern Workplace

6/24/2019 7:34 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision’s a3 CeramicSteel Mobile whiteboard was designed to meet the growing demand for moveable workstations and support how people work together regardless of place.

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PolyVision and Gordon Inc. Announce Plans to Partner

6/3/2019 1:29 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today announce plans to combine their expertise to provide highly durable architectural wall panels and systems for the North American market.

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Discover CeramicSteel at AIA ’19

5/7/2019 3:17 PM by PolyVision

Experience a3 CeramicSteel at A’19 and discover why it is a key component for building better cities.

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4 Fresh Space Design Trends

4/26/2019 1:40 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Discover four key office design trends we’ve been seeing in the industry and what we’ve been up to lately in response to them.

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PolyVision Motif™ Receives Red Dot Design Award in International Design Competition

3/29/2019 6:27 PM by PolyVision

PolyVision, a Steelcase Inc. company, today announced that its product Motif™ — a modular collaborative wall panel system — received the distinction for Product Design through the annual Red Dot Design Awards, an international communications and product design competition.

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An Inside Perspective

3/27/2019 5:33 PM by PolyVision

A longtime PolyVision employee shares his experience and insights on what made PolyVision the company it is today.

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PolyVision celebrating 65 years of innovation
Small Things

3/6/2019 1:41 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

Just as frits creates a durable surface, small moments created PolyVision 65 years ago.

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The Vast Versatility of CeramicSteel

1/22/2019 4:30 PM by Ed La Selva, Architectural Product Development Manager

From interior design to exterior building cladding, from workplace collaboration to large-scale public art projects, CeramicSteel provides a material that lends itself to any environment.

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PolyVision Celebrates Good Design™ Award for Innovative Collaborative Panel System

1/15/2019 6:24 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Atlanta — The prestigious Chicago Athenaeum has announced the winners of their annual Good Design Awards after months of deliberation. PolyVision’s Motif is one of the recipients of the 2018 Good Design Award for Office Products.

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Case Study: CeramicSteel vs Whiteboard Paint

12/17/2018 9:30 AM by PolyVision

Enter a quick web search and you will find an overwhelming selection of writing surfaces for use
in offices, classrooms and homes. For a decision that requires a significant investment, it’s
important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of each surface type.

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6 Tricks and Tips to Keep a Whiteboard Clean

11/14/2018 4:12 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Follow these six tips and tricks to keep your board looking brand new or transform one that has seen better days back to its original shine.

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Understanding Your Options

8/29/2018 2:48 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Glass vs CeramicSteel Markerboards

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The Value of Writing in the Digital Age

8/15/2018 12:53 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Hear from Bill Livengood, a director of surface sales for PolyVision, on why writing remains relevant.

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5 Ways to Foster Collaboration in the Workplace

7/25/2018 3:06 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Creativity at work is needed now more than ever. The complexity of a globally interconnected world linked by ever-evolving technology has shifted the nature of work from streamlined individual processes to creative and collaborative cross-functional innovation.

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Q&A: Creating Collaborative Spaces with Motif Writable Wall Panels

7/16/2018 3:58 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The importance of collaboration continues to grow as workplace dynamics face a global revolution. Dedicated to providing effective solutions for this shift, PolyVision remains hard at work creating innovative products to meet an entirely new need. Kim Allen, architectural product manager for PolyVision, sat down with us to discuss the launch of a new writable wall surface, Motif™. Previewed at NeoCon and AIA, Motif’s unique design and application is expected to meet the demand for aesthetically appealing collaborative surfaces.

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PolyVision Introduces Motif™: An Innovative Collaborative Panel System

6/11/2018 9:00 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

As the need for collaboration grows, teams need more functional spaces to work. Explore ways to personalize your vertical surface through Motif, a new high performance collaborative panel system

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Advantages of Analog Tools in the Digital Age

1/31/2018 6:57 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Are analog tools still relevant in the age of rapid technological advancement?

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New Tools for a New Future
New Tools for a New Future

5/12/2016 6:05 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

India has been straining for years after an ambitious goal of educating all of its children, but is still struggling with low engagement in the classroom and a high dropout rate. Resources and ideas from countries with similar goals could help.

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PolyVision Survey Reveals That 97% Teachers Believe Writing on Boards Is an Essential Tool to Increase Learning

5/6/2016 10:43 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The leading CeramicSteel manufacturer conducted a pan India survey along with partners Whitemark and Teach for India to measure the impact on student learning depending on the quality of writing boards used.

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PolyVision CeramicSteel Panels Provide Gateway to Vital New Infrastructure for 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

2/17/2014 11:38 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision partnered with Bautrade and Front Engineering to provide smooth, durable wall panels for the main road tunnel of the new traffic corridor built for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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