WElCOME TO BRETFORD
HEADqUARTERED IN FRANKLIN PARK, IL, BRETFORD, INC. IS THE LEADING SUPPLIER OF
DEPENDABLE FURNITURE PRODUCTS THAT ARE BUILT TO LAST FOR DECADES AND
IMPROVE HOW PEOPLE WORK AND LEARN. FOUNDED IN 1948, BRETFORD HOLDS MORE THAN
SIX DECADES OF EXPERTISE DEDICATED SOLELY TO THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE OF
OVER 144 UNIqUE PRODUCT GROUPS, CONSISTING OF OVER 6,000 MODEL NUMBERS.
TODAY WE HAVE NEARLY 400 EMPLOYEES, 450,000 SqUARE FEET OF PRODUCTION SPACE,
OVER 50 PATENTS, AND WE PUT OUR PRODUCTS THROUGH SOME OF THE MOST STRINGENT
CERTIFICATION STANDARDS, SUCH AS UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES (UL). BRETFORD’S
PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES ARE PART OF ONE OF THE SAFEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE
FURNITURE SOLUTION LINE-UPS AVAILABLE FROM A SINGLE MANUFACTURER. BY
OFFERING INTELLIGENT FURNITURE DESIGNS THAT SUPPORT EVOLVING TECHNOLOGY,
BRETFORD HAS ENABLED CORPORATE, EDUCATIONAL, AND GOVERNMENT ORGANIzATIONS
ALIKE TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY. BRETFORD’S SUPERIOR WORKMANSHIP AND
ENVIRONMENTALLY COMPLIANT MANUFACTURING AND OPERATION PRACTICES ENSURE
DEPENDABLE PRODUCTS, MANY OF WHICH ARE GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR qUALITY CERTIFIED. FOR
ADDED PEACE-OF-MIND, OUR PRODUCTS ARE BACKED BY A 12-YEAR STANDARD WARRANTY AND
THE INDUSTRY’S BEST 20-YEAR STANDARD WARRANTY FOR LIBRARY FURNITURE.
ThE BRETFORD COMMiTMEnT TaBlE OF COnTEnTs
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When Bretford first opened it doors in 1948, we were committed to offering the best solutions in beehive
hair dryers and barbeque smokers. Although our products have changed over the years, and we’ve focused
our business on furniture solutions, our promise has not. At Bretford we strive to offer the most dependable PRODucTs REsOuRcEs sTaTEmEnTs OF assuRancE
furniture products and solutions for your needs. Because we know that without you, Bretford would have
P6 Working P28 Customer Service P32 Greenguard Certification
never made it this far.
P10 Meeting & Learning P28 Bretford Commons P32 New Tabletop Options
P16 Technology P28 Merchandise Mart P33 Product Warranty
P22 Library P29 Programs
a plaCE OF WORk BRings pEOplE TOgEThER TO gET Things
DOnE. WhEThER ThaT MEans pulling an all-nighTER in ThE
COnFEREnCE ROOM OR WORking TO gET ThaT REpORT TuRnED
in FROM yOuR DEsk, DiFFEREnT pEOplE havE DiFFEREnT nEEDs.
ThOsE nEEDs MusT BE MET WiThin a shaRED EnviROnMEnT
WhERE CluTTER is ManagED, sTORagE is Easy, anD MOBiliTy
is EFFORTlEss. BRETFORD’s ExpERTly DEsignED FuRniTuRE
FOR WORk Can hElp TO gET yOu ThERE.
WORKSTATIONS PRIVACY SCREENS
a degree of privacy is beneficial to any successful office configuration. bretford’s freestanding, mobile screens
provide the privacy and separation of a panel system without the heavy divider walls of a cubicle. Whether
BRETFORD’s WORKsTaTIOn sOLuTIOns aRE DEsIGnED TO
you chose our fabric or your own for your screens, you can be assured you’ll get the privacy you need.
aDaPT. sOME aRE MOBilE anD OThERs aRE aDjusTaBlE,
sO ThEy Can aCCOMMODaTE a vaRiETy OF EquipMEnT
anD inDiviDuals DEpEnDing On yOuR nEEDs. OuR
WORksTaTiOns alsO pROviDE ThE uTMOsT in FlExiBiliTy,
DEsign, COMFORT anD ThE aBiliTy TO aDapT TO ThE
laTEsT TEChnOlOgy. ThEy FunCTiOn in any WORking
EnviROnMEnT TO hElp yOu BE pRODuCTivE.
POWER AND DATA
adding power and data to a cart, table or workstation is made simple with bretford’s electrical and data compo-
nents. our power and data Parrot clamps easily to any surface and makes connecting laptops, printers and other
equipment a snap. the byrne interlink® Power System allows us to build mobile power right into our rhombii
tables. With built in power you can easily change the configuration of any room or nest and store effortlessly.
WhEThER iT’s a ClassROOM OR a BOaRDROOM, COllaBORaTiOn
is CRuCial. pEOplE nEED ThE FREEDOM anD MOBiliTy TO
lEaRn anD MakE DECisiOns On ThEiR OWn, as WEll as
WiTh ThE hElp OF ThEiR pEERs. BRETFORD’s linE OF MEETing
anD lEaRning FuRniTuRE MakEs iT Easy TO sEEk OuT ThaT
nExT Big iDEa, BuilD a RElaTiOnship WiTh a nEW CliEnT, OR
EvEn lEaRn yOuR sTaTE CapiTals. anD OuR pRODuCTs aRE
saFE. By MEETing all BiFMa WEighT anD sTREngTh TEsTs anD
MOsT sTRingEnT ul, Tuv anD/OR 3RD paRTy CERTiFiCaTiOn
sTanDaRDs, OuR pRODuCTs aRE DEsignED TO pROTECT pEOplE,
TRAINING TAbles CONFERENCE TABLES
When your meeting needs power and data you need a table that is as much about function as it is
about form. bretford’s tru conference tables outfit your meeting spaces with both power and style.
BRETFORD Has a WIDE RanGE OF TaBLEs TO suPPORT
Flip-up doors reveal instant access to connections and hidden channels handle the most demanding
yOuR TRaInInG nEEDs. WiTh TaBlETOp, MOBiliTy, anD communication systems.
hEighT-aDjusTaBlE OpTiOns, OuR TRaining TaBlEs
MakE iT Easy TO OuTFiT any pERsOn OR EnviROnMEnT.
all OF BRETFORD’s TRaining TaBlEs aRE MaDE
TO lasT, sO nO MaTTER hOW MuCh ThE WORkplaCE
ChangEs, OuR TaBlEs Will ChangE WiTh iT.
Bretford’s Tru Crendenzas blend hospitality and audio/visual capabilities to make for a complete
extension of the kitchen and the a/v closet. a stainless steel utensil organizer in the drawer and
ample space for a small refrigerator highlights the social credenza. a frosted glass door that allows
for the transmission of infrared signals to equipment highlights our media credenza.
SEATING MObIle bOARDs AND eAsels
Bretford offers a wide variety of wood chair styles and luxurious soft seating options for work, Designed to accommodate the needs of today’s meeting areas, Bretford’s easel and board systems
school, or library environments. Choose from four-leg, sled-based, or stacking wood chairs. We allow for flexible, seamless delivery of any idea. Freestanding easels are offered in stationary and
also offer soft plus™ seating, which incorporates proBax® to improve the natural postural position. mobile options with dry erase and flip chart capabilities. Board systems are also offered in freestanding
plus combines the beauty of seamless curves with the support and performance of premium foam and mobile options, as well as a rail system affixed to a wall. Whichever you chose, you can be sure our
and tailored upholstery. Bretford also offers coordinating upholstered soft seating for our ithaca board and easel options will help you to work they way you like.
The importance of a resilient, high-quality desk in a classroom cannot be overstated. That’s why
Bretford’s desks aim not only to give students an area to work, but also an area to work more efficiently.
Our desks adjust to the height of students and are available with casters and leveling guides to assist
collaboration. a modesty panel secures technology out of sight and welded book bag hooks on
each leg keep bags off the floor and out of the way.
TEChnOlOgy is quiCkly BECOMing ThE plaTFORM upOn WhiCh
all gOOD lEaRning anD WORking EnviROnMEnTs ExisT.
BRETFORD’s TEChnOlOgy BasED FuRniTuRE siMpliFiEs ThE
OFTEn DaunTing Tasks OF ORganizing, sTORing, sECuRing,
anD MainTaining yOuR EssEnTial TEChnOlOgy sO ThaT ThE
FOCus isn’T On hOW TO gET ThaT TEChnOlOgy WORking, BuT
RaThER WhaT yOu Can DO WiTh iT. This siMpliFiCaTiOn Will
inCREasE pRODuCTiviTy anD EFFiCiEnCy in any ClassROOM
OR BOaRDROOM. anD WhO DOEsn’T WanT ThaT?
lApTOp CARTs FLAT PANEL CARTS AND
Finding a cart that meets your needs has never been easier. Bretford’s wide line of flat panel and
BRETFORD’s LaPTOP caRTs maKE BRInGInG THE cOmPuTER
audio/visual carts can hold anything from a projector to a 61” flat screen to an overhead document
LaB TO THE cLassROOm cOnvEnIEnT. OuR lapTOp camera. The 19” rack mount assemblies can be found in a variety of our carts and our retro-fit kits
CaRTs Can BE Easily MOvED BETWEEn ROOMs anD convert your old Bretford carts so they can support flat panel monitors or include pull-out shelves for
laptops. Carts are constructed of steel to withstand years of use.
shaRED aMOng ClassEs, anD WhEn nOT in usE, ThE
uniTs lOCk TO pROTECT yOuR valuaBlE COMpuTER
EquipMEnT. ChaRgE 15-, 18-, 20-, 24-, OR 30- lapTOps OR
32- nETBOOks aT OnCE FROM a singlE plug. BRETFORD
is ThE inDusTRy lEaDER in lapTOp CaRT TEChnOlOgy
anD WiTh ul CERTiFiCaTiOn, WE’RE alsO ThE saFEsT.
since 1957, Bretford has been making durable, safe, multimedia carts to support technology in
classrooms, libraries, computer labs, or even conference rooms. With unique features, such as
pull-out shelves and lockable cabinets, we assure you’re getting the smartest, safest solution
that makes learning and teaching easier.
Bretford’s stands are the ideal solution for offices, waiting rooms, classrooms, and libraries. We offer With a Bretford lectern, your materials are right where they need to be: front and center. Mobile
digital kiosks with a mounted monitor, keyboard, and Cpu that adjusts for optimal positioning, as Multimedia, stationary standing, height-adjustable, and Tabletop lecterns guarantee you’ll have
well as printer and fax machine stands that are constructed of sturdy steel to safely hold the heaviest everything within reach. pull-out shelves hold document cameras and an angled work surface with
equipment and to provide years of dependability. a retention lip makes sure your papers stay in place. When all eyes are on you, you can trust that
Bretfords’s lecterns will help you present without a hitch.
Mounts can be the perfect solution for working, learning, or meeting environments. Bretford offers
a wide variety of mounts that can be hung on walls, ceilings, or attached to workstations or carts.
Our mounts include projection, flat screen, walk-up kiosks, and CRT television mounts.
Bretford’s projection screens offer a versatile viewing experience in both the largest auditorium
and smallest classroom. Our wall mounted projection screens come in a variety of sizes, large
enough to ensure even people in the back can see. and when your presentation is on the move,
Bretford offers free standing and tabletop screens. Wherever your presentation happens,
Bretford has a reliable display solution.
liBRaRiEs aRE ThE hEaRT OF EvERy gREaT lEaRning
EnviROnMEnT. WiTh ThE RighT FuRniTuRE a liBRaRy Can
FunCTiOn as a sTuDy aREa, REsEaRCh huB, quiET hangOuT,
anD sO MuCh MORE. WiTh OuTDaTED FuRniTuRE, a liBRaRy
sERvEs TO gET in ThE Way OF ThE vERy pEOplE WhO nEED
iT MOsT. BRETFORD’s aRRay OF slEEk liBRaRy FuRniTuRE
Can EnsuRE ThaT yOuR BOOks sTay On ThE shElvEs,
yOuR COMpuTERs On ThE DEsks, anD yOuR MinDs On ThE
BOOK TRUCKS CIRCULATION DESKS
create a custom setup with bretford’s circulation desks. our library components allow you to design
the ideal circulation or reference desk by selecting from a variety of work surface shapes, upright
BRETFORD’s LInE OF BOOK TRucKs aRE vERsaTILE, mOBILE, panels, corner pieces, and accessories. We’ll help you make your library the resource it promises to be.
FuncTIOnaL, anD RELIaBLE. Many OF OuR MODEls
aRE shippaBlE via ups sO DElivERy is TROuBlE-FREE.
OuR BOOk TRuCks FEaTuRE BOTh slanTED anD FlaT
shElvEs, as WEll as Bins, pROviDing aMplE spaCE FOR
BOOks, BinDERs, anD OThER MEDia. ThEy alsO FEaTuRE
Easy-ROlling CasTERs anD COME in an aRRay OF sTylEs
anD COlORs TO MaTCh ThE lOOk OF any liBRaRy.
bretford’s shelving options can help you design a library that is aesthetically pleasing, versatile, and
most importantly, durable. We offer shelving styles that acccommodate different types of media, such
as books, newspapers, and DVDs.
bretford’s carrels make library study and reference easy with our patron access stations, and study,
computer, and technology carrels. adding power allows users to easily connect their computers and other
types of media. our technology carrels allow for the addition of power and data in a secured setting.
Size and style options allow you to make your library the ideal study location.
BRETFORD is hERE TO hElp MakE yOuR visiOn a REaliTy. WE
OFFER DEpEnDaBlE sOluTiOns ThaT inspiRE inTERaCTiOn in
WORking, lEaRning, anD MEETing EnviROnMEnTs. OuR piECEs
WORk TOgEThER sO pEOplE Can BRing ThEiR iDEas TO liFE.
havE a visiOn? WE’ll hElp yOuR iDEas TakE FORM.
CUSTOMER SERVICE AND GRADE-IN PROGRAM
PROJECT SUPPORT TEAM
Bretford’s grade-in program has been designed to offer a host of benefits for all Bretford plus™
Customer service and Bretford project support Team can help you and your cusomters with and ithaca™ series soft seating and hERE™ and liquid™ series mobile boards and panels. Bretford
questions pertaining to orders, delivery, ordering sales literature, warranty claims, product has partnered with Momentum and herman Miller (hMi) fabrics and greenhides leather to offer
information, finish samples, missing parts or manuals, and technical support. hundreds of options that are now graded into Bretford’s price list. you simply pick a graded fabric,
vinyl or leather pattern, grade and color, place an order with Bretford and we will take care of
phOnE: 800.521.9614 everything else. Material testing is no longer required. upholstery pricing for the grade-in program
Fax: 800.343.1779 is available on Bretford.com. Color options and samples can be viewed and ordered through the
E-Mail: email@example.com Momentum group’s website at themomgroup.com for fabric and vinyl samples, through greenhides
for leather samples at greenhides.com, or through Bretford.com for hMi fabric samples. Customer
Bretford also offers project support. if your project entails an entire Bretford solution and you are in Owned Material (COM) and Customer Owned leather (COl) orders are still welcome without testing.
need of project layout support, contact your Bretford sales Representative for further information
and assistance. The Bretford project support Team can assist you with CaD drawings and an entire
QUICK SHIP PROGRAM
bill of materials for your specific project.
BRETFORDCOMMONS Bretford’s quick ship program provides partners an exclusive opportunity to purchase many top-
selling tables and plus soft seating models, and to receive an expedited lead-time at no additional
cost. Order a quick ship product and receive a 10-business day shipping commitment from Bretford.
BretfordCommons is a site tailored for our partners, giving them confidential access to everything
For more information on program terms and conditions, contact Bretford’s Customer service.
from order information and tracking to training tools. visit www.BretfordCommons.com to register
Want to sit in one of our plus™ chairs? Want to see how easy it is to nest a Rhombii table? Bretford’s
showroom is located in the historic Chicago Merchandise Mart. Contact your local Bretford sales
associate to set up a tour.
showroom at the Merchandise Mart
222 Merchandise Mart plaza
suite #330 (showroom 3rd Floor)
Chicago, illinois 60654
sinCE 1948, BRETFORD has BEEn COMMiTTED TO pRODuCing
high-qualiTy pRODuCTs ThaT aDD valuE TO pEOplE’s WORk
anD sChOOl ExpERiEnCEs. FROM ThE sTaRT, WE’vE WORkED
TO MiniMizE WasTE ThROughOuT ThE pRODuCT liFE CyClE
anD havE MaDE a COnsCiOus DECisiOn TO ManuFaCTuRE
pRODuCTs ThaT Will lasT.
sTaTEmEnTs OF assuRancE
sTaTEmEnTs OF assuRancE
Bretford has earned gREEnguaRD Certification for many of its tables and accessories used in
commercial business and education facilities. Through this designation and in partnership with
facilities managers, designers, architects, and dealers, Bretford is helping to create healthier learning,
Bretford warrants that all products it manufactures are – at date of shipment –
meeting, and working environments, particularly for children. By specifying or installing Bretford’s
free from defects in material or workmanship. any product which under normal
gREEnguaRD Certified products, institutions are closer to achieving valuable lEED Certification, the
use, regardless of the number of shifts during which the product is in use, fails
nationally accepted benchmark towards the design, construction and operation of green buildings.
to functions within the time periods specified below, and found defective in
material or workmanship by Bretford’s inspection, will be repaired without
charge to the buyer, or, at the elections of Bretford, a credit will be allowed up
to the invoice purchase price of the product.
This warranty is inapplicable where, in the judgment of Bretford, the defect is
attributable to abnormal wear, misapplication, abnormal use, misuse, modification
or damage after shipment, including damage caused by the buyer’s failure to
NEW TABLETOP OPTIONS
properly maintain the item, or other similar cause.
Bretford Basics and contract Furniture • Twelve (12) years
in an effort to make a larger impact on the overall health of our planet and to offer our customers
Three (3) shift facilities, from date of shipment, labor included (excluding fabric)
the widest variety of furniture solutions, we are excited to offer several green options for many of
our tables and library end panels. With an increased emphasis on indoor air quality we have begun
Bretford Library Furniture • Twenty (20) years
offering the option for some of our products to be manufactured with no added urea Formaldehyde
From date of shipment, labor included (excluding fabric)
(nauF) and have sought the option of FsC certification to ensure the smallest carbon footprint
possible. as a rapidly renewable material that is harder and lighter than most hardwoods, our new
sTanDaRD WaRRanTy ExCEpTiOns apply
bamboo option is as durable as it is environmentally friendly. Contact your local Bretford sales
associate to find out more about our nauF, FsC and bamboo options. Bretford Wood library Chairs • Five (5) years from date of shipment
projection screens • One (1) year from date of shipment
Electrical Data assemblies/Components • One (1) year from date of shipment
speakers • One (1) year from date of shipment
smartDeck and Flat panel gas shock • One (1) year from date of shipment
soft seating Fabric • One (1) year from date of shipment provided normal
usage applies. Warranty is dictated by the fabric manufacturer and passed