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Introduction to Herman Miller   Herman Miller founded in 1905 as Michigan Star Furniture Company.

In 1923, the company was purchased by D.J De Pree who along with his two sons Hugh and Max grew the company into an internationally famous furniture design house. Herman Miller adopted triple-bottom-line philosophy of financial, environmental and social responsibility performance by which it became an environmental leader in the industry. In 1970, it became a publically traded company and achieved a growth of sales upto $1.5 billion in 2002. In 1977, the company initiated a project to evaluate a number of environmental protocols including C2C protocol which could help it in achieving environmental sustainability.

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