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  • ©2009 BRETFORD MANUFACTURING, INC. L09WOBHMI WWW.BRETFORD.COM THE WORLD OF BRETFORD Working 11000 SEYMOUR AVENUE FRANKLIN PARK, ILLINOIS 60131 USA TOLL FREE PHONE 800-521-9614 Meeting & Learning PHONE 847-678-2545 TOLL FREE FAX 800-343-1779 FAX 847-678-0852 technoLogy 2 ETONGATE 110 WINDSOR ROAD, SLOUGH BERKSHIRE SL1 2JA ENGLAND PHONE 011 44 17 5353 9955 Library FAX 011 44 17 5353 9478 bretForD anD b DeSign are traDeMarkS or regiStereD MarkS oF bretForD, inc. Patent PenDing. aLL right reSerVeD.
  • 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 1 2 3 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
  • WORKInG 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. View slide
  • 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 WORKInG 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.  View slide
  • mEETInG & LEaRnInG 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, EspECially ChilDREn.
  • TRAINING TAbles CONFERENCE TABLES mEETInG & LEaRnInG 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. CREDENZAS 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. 13
  • SEATING MObIle bOARDs AND eAsels mEETInG & LEaRnInG mEETInG & LEaRnInG 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. library collection. DesKs 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. 15
  • TEcHnOLOGy 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 RETRO-FIT KITS TEcHnOLOGy 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. CARTS 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. 1
  • STANDS leCTeRNs 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 TEcHnOLOGy TEcHnOLOGy 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 PROJECTION SCREENS 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. 21
  • LIBRaRy 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 RighT TRaCk.
  • 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 LIBRaRy 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. SHELVING 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. CARRELS 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. 25
  • REsOuRcEs 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™ REsOuRcEs REsOuRcEs 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: customerservice@bretford.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 today. MERCHANDISE MART 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 phOnE: 312.321.0146 Fax: 312.321.1850 2
  • sTaTEmEnTs OF assuRancE 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.
  • GREENGUARD CERTIFICATION 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 PRODUCT WARRANTY 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 on accordingly. 33