Ekornes appoints Tine Hammernes Leopold as new CEO
Ekornes, a leading furniture producer founded in Norway and renowned for brands like Ekornes®, Stressless®, Svane®, and IMG, has appointed Tine Hammernes Leopold, an experienced branded consumer goods leader, as the new chief executive officer.
Headquartered in Sykkylven, Norway, with more than 2,600 employees and production facilities in Norway, USA, Thailand and Lithuania, Ekornes provides q
Ekornes introduces first Stressless® mattress in North America
Stressless® Sky is the first-ever mattress released under the iconic Stressless® brand in the American market.
DB Schenker and Ekornes start long-haul transport route on biogas
DB Schenker and Ekornes have ambitious environmental strategies and are working together towards cleaner transport. They have now established a new long-haul transport route between the Ekornes warehouse in Sykkylven and The Port of Oslo.
It will be served by semi-trolleys with export goods from Ekornes and imported goods for the production in Sykkylven. This environmental initiative will ensur
Ekornes QM Holding – Operational update
Ekornes QM Holding today provides an operational update regarding group initiatives to adapt to the current market development and protect the group’s resilience to ensure competitiveness in markets across the world. The group is rightsizing operations in Norway, restructuring activities in Asia, and implementing further measures to manage cost and margin development.
Ekornes is the largest
DB Schenker plans to run Zero-emission Autonomous Coastal Container Feeder for Ekornes AS in Norway
The vessel will be first of its kind • Prestudy agreement signed • Strong partner network provides innovative solution for sustainable, cost-effective shipping.
Oslo, May 5th, 2022 – DB Schenker has revealed its plans to run an innovative, zero-emission coastal container feeder between Ikornnes quay and the Port of Ålesund in Norway. The fully electric vessel includes a unique design, m
New: Stressless® Rome - a redefined sitting experience
Designed to fit the body and please the eye
The human body and its need for movement, variation and proper support while sitting is the inspiration behind the Stressless® Rome series by Norwegian furniture brand Stressless®. It speaks to a modern and design-conscious audience with its generous and invitingly soft design.
The Stressless® Rome series has been developed and designed in close c
Styropor® Ccycled™ for Stressless® packaging: proven material with reduced carbon footprint for high-end design furniture
First project in Scandinavia: contributing to the sustainability strategy of all companies by using protection packaging based on chemically recycled plastic waste
High-quality EPS packaging for high-quality design furniture
Styropor®Ccycled™ offers the same properties as virgin material whilst contributing to reduce the consumption of fossil raw materials
As of November 2021, Ekornes, a Norw
Ekornes receives award for diversity
Ekornes may have set a Norwegian record in inclusive recruitment. The employees have backgrounds from more than 30 nations.
On Thursday 9 September it became clear that Ekornes has been awarded the regional Diversity Prize in Møre og Romsdal, for "their conscious work on exploiting the potential of diversity – for the benefit of both the business and employees with multicultural backgrounds" (