Building Schools for the Future
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Educational furniture and furnishings can be broadly divided into categories, including educational furniture and educational furnishings. Educational furniture can further be categorized into classroom furniture, shelves and storage furniture, laboratory furniture, library furniture, computer lab furniture, upholstered chairs, among others. Educational furnishings can be further categorized into window coverings such as blinds and curtains, and floor coverings such as vinyl, linoleum, carpets, ceramic floor tiles, and wood and laminated wood floorings.
The UK government’s effort to encourage and promote education led to growth of the educational furniture and furnishings market in the UK, as stated by the new market research report on Educational Furniture and Furnishings. Major growth drivers include the prosperity of education sector due to various education-focused programs, including "Building Schools for the Future", greater control of school funds, and improving teaching technologies in schools and other educational institutions.
While factors such as durability and aesthetics have been more prominent in the UK educational furniture market, ease of maintenance and lifecycle costing continue to remain major requirements in the educational furnishings market. All in all, both educational furniture and furnishings segments are witnessing demand growth for products that present good "value for money" proposition and are suitable for the purpose.
Classroom furniture forms an integral part of the basic infrastructure of any school, college, or other educational institution. Desks/tables represent primary component of classroom furniture, and are primarily designed to offer maximum comfort to students. Computer lab furniture basically comprises of computer desks and chairs, as well as CPU holders, keyboard arms, LCD monitor arms and mouse drawers. With modernization, computer lab furniture designs have evolved, such as modular computer tables/desks.
Key players analyzed include ABC Desks, Ballen Panels Ltd., British Thornton ESF Ltd., Caledonian Furniture Manufacturing Ltd., CDF Office & Educational Furniture, Certwood Ltd., Crossbrook Furniture Ltd., Daleman, Ed-Solutions Direct, eme Furniture, Emmerich (Berlon) Ltd., ESA McIntosh Ltd., Gopak Ltd., Gratnells Ltd., InterFocus Ltd., Interform Contract Furniture, KM Furniture Ltd., EFM Chesterfield, Latham Jenkins, Metalliform Holdings Ltd., MML Educational Furniture, Nortek Educational Furniture & Equipment Ltd., Papworth Furniture Limited, Sico Europe Ltd., Stage Systems, UK Education Suppliers.
The report titled “Educational Furniture and Furnishings: A UK Market Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a review of the market, trends, recent industry activity and coverage on select market participants. The study analyzes market data and analytics for the sales of educational furniture and fixtures in the UK market in terms of dollar sales.
For more details about this market research report, please visit – http://www.strategyr.com/Educational_Furniture_and_Furnishings_Market_Report.asp
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