Leveraging Sustainable Remanufacturing Solutions in Today’s Marketplace


The EPA has estimated that approximately 3 million tons of office furniture and furnishings are discarded each year. The market for remanufactured furniture is growing, but trends in office furniture are changing. See how this office furniture remanufacturer is staying on top of the changing trends and take away some lessons that can apply to all remanufacturing sectors.

Learning Objectives

  1. Know your Market
  2. Provide Solutions
  3. Validate with Third-Party Metrics
  4. Celebrate and Share your Wins


Bill Davies

Davies Office


A nationally recognized leader in green remanufacturing and an expert in sustainable office furniture solutions, Bill has not only made Davies a pioneer and leader in its field, but he also expanded opportunities for organizations industry wide. Under Bill’s direction, Davies has grown to be the nation’s largest office furniture remanufacturer and was the first remanufacturer to earn level® sustainability certification from the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA). Bill was instrumental in creating standards that allow remanufactured furniture to contribute points to the LEED certification process, and he is often called upon to speak at industry events, write for industry publications and represent the industry before the U.S. Trade Commission.

Bill is also a legacy member of the U.S. Green Building Council and a BIFMA member. When he can spare an hour or two, Bill enjoys fly fishing. He earned a marketing degree from Siena College.

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