Tuesday, July 06, 2004

bfi Welcomes Marjorie S. Dorin as Business Development Manager for NY Region

ELIZABETH, NJ, JULY 6, 2004— Business Furniture, Inc. (bfi), one of the New York Metropolitan area’s largest office furniture dealerships, announced Marjorie S. Dorin has joined the company as business development manager, NY Markets-Real Estate. Marjorie will be based at the company’s Manhattan office.

“We are pleased to welcome Marjorie S. Dorin to our talented team of professionals at bfi,” stated Dan Morley, president, bfi. “Her expertise and experience in the business facilities sector will be a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to grow in the marketplace.”

A former vice president of Citigroup Corporate Realty Services, Marjorie S. Dorin is a business development professional with over 20 years of experience serving the New York marketplace. Most recently she represented NYU’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies in the opening of a 93,000-square-foot facility at the Woolworth building in New York City. Ms. Dorin is an adjunct assistant professor at NYU Real Estate Institute where she teaches facilities management courses.

For over 50 years, Business Furniture, Inc. (bfi), has been a leader in furniture specification and furniture project management market. With offices in Elizabeth, Cranbury and Parsippany NJ; New York City and Melville, Long Island, bfi is a nationwide organization offering product and service procurement, delivery and installation, furniture inventory and reconfiguration services and 24/7 on-line customer service. Representing over 200 office furniture manufacturers and recognized as one of America’s largest Herman Miller, Inc. dealerships, bfi employs over 150 professionals serving a diverse customer base in the corporate, governmental, architectural and design and real estate sectors.

For more information, contact bfi’s Elizabeth, New Jersey headquarters at 908-355-3400 or visit www.bfionline.com.

bfi Assists with Redesign of BP Castrol's 55,000-Square-Foot Wayne, NJ Location

WAYNE, NJ, JULY 6, 2004 – As a final component to BP Castrol’s corporate rebranding initiative, bfi has provided the leading oil, gas and energy company its expertise in office furniture procurement, furnishing the redesigned, open work environment with Herman Miller Ethospace systems furniture. bfi provided a smart furniture solution which also included 36 group and conference/huddle areas within the Wayne, New Jersey location.

“BP Castrol’s corporate culture of an open-space collaborative environment eliminates the need for private offices for its 280 employees. As a result, the company needed new furniture to complete the redesign,” said Dan Morley, president, bfi. “We are proud to have worked closely with BP Castrol to provide a furniture solution of Herman Miller Ethospace, which reflects their new work space strategy and supports the aesthetics and flexibility of their design and branding culture.”

For over 50 years, Business Furniture, Inc. (bfi) has been a leader in furniture specification and furniture project management markets. With offices in Elizabeth, Cranbury and Parsippany, New Jersey, New York City and Melville, Long Island, bfi is a nationwide organization offering product and service procurement, delivery and installation, furniture inventory and reconfiguration services and 24/7 on-line customer service. Representing over 200 office furniture manufacturers and recognized as one of America’s largest Herman Miller, Inc. dealerships, bfi employs over 150 professionals serving a diverse customer base in the corporate, governmental, architectural and design and real estate sectors.

For more information, contact bfi’s Elizabeth, New Jersey headquarters at 908-355-3400 or visit www.bfionline.com.