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Bill Macleod

Director of Business and Sales Development

Irwin Seating Company Inc

Direct Phone: (616) ***-****       

Email: m***@***.com

Irwin Seating Company Inc

3251 Fruit Ridge Nw

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544

United States

Company Description

Irwin Seating Company was founded in Grand Rapids almost 100 years ago under the name of the Steel Furniture Company. The Company was started by 5 investors that included three Irwin brothers; Earle, Eber and Robert. During this time the Company manufactu ... more

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Bill MacLeod, director of ...

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Bill MacLeod, director of Business Development for the Grand Rapids, MI-based Irwin Seating Company - a manufacturer of fixed seating, such as that used in auditoriums and lecture rooms - said, "There are all kinds of different standards for durability.

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Also related to durability is fire resistance, said MacLeod. He explained there are two basic fire standards - one common to all the states; and the second, which can vary from state to state (California, for example, being more stringent than others).
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"Different natural fibers, such as wool and cotton, as well as different petrochemical materials like nylon and polyester, have different wear/cleanability characteristics, all of which have an impact on costs," said MacLeod.
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"The trend is to use more material that is recycled or is recyclable," added MacLeod, "particularly those that can help result in a LEED certification.
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MacLeod, as a manufacturer, said he likes to be included in the decision, since he's aware of quality and delivery issues in ways that the jobber may not. The advantage of a jobber, on the other hand, is that he is not limited to a single manufacturer.


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Bill MacLeod, director of Business Development for the Grand Rapids, MI-based Irwin Seating Company - a manufacturer of fixed seating, such as that used in auditoriums and lecture rooms - said, "There are all kinds of different standards for durability.

...
Also related to durability is fire resistance, said MacLeod. He explained there are two basic fire standards - one common to all the states; and the second, which can vary from state to state (California, for example, being more stringent than others).
...
"Different natural fibers, such as wool and cotton, as well as different petrochemical materials like nylon and polyester, have different wear/cleanability characteristics, all of which have an impact on costs," said MacLeod.
...
"The trend is to use more material that is recycled or is recyclable," added MacLeod, "particularly those that can help result in a LEED certification.
...
MacLeod, as a manufacturer, said he likes to be included in the decision, since he's aware of quality and delivery issues in ways that the jobber may not. The advantage of a jobber, on the other hand, is that he is not limited to a single manufacturer.


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Eighteen inches wide used to be the norm for movie theater and arena seats, said Bill MacLeod, director of business development for Irwin Seating, which makes chairs for AMC Theatres.Now, "no one makes an 18-inch chair," he said.


CONTINUUM | Right idea. Real results

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Eighteen inches wide used to be the norm for movie theater and arena seats, said Bill MacLeod, director of business development for Irwin Seating, which makes chairs for AMC Theatres.Now, "no one makes an 18-inch chair," he said.


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And Irwin Seating, a Michigan company that manufacturers chairs for AMC Theatres and other cinemas, has been fielding requests for wider seating, said Bill MacLeod, director of business development.Twenty- to 22-inch seats are hot right now, instead of the old standard of 19 inches.

Don't forget about cup holders, either.Those also have become bigger to accommodate bigger drinks, MacLeod said.

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