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Herman Miller, Inc.

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In 1905, the Star Furniture Company is founded in Zeeland, Michigan. It is renamed the Michigan Star Furniture Company in 1909. In 1923 it becomes Herman Miller Furniture Company. In 1960, the company incorporates and is renamed Herman Miller, Inc. The Herman Miller Clock Company is formed in 1927 and is renamed the Howard Miller Clock Company in 1937. In 1952, the Herman Miller Textile Division is formed under the direction of Alexander Girard.