The HON Company’s Flagship® Side-Access Pedestal Provides the Ideal Organization Solution for Today’s Evolving Office Environment

New Online Animation Enables Users to Witness its Unique Features and Benefits

Muscatine, IA – How does today’s modern office worker neatly accommodate the wide variety of items into their increasingly shrinking office footprint?  The HON Company’s Flagship Side-Access Pedestal, provides the industry’s first storage pedestal of its kind that’s designed to accommodate the wide variety of storage demands in today’s ever evolving office environment.  HON has introduced a new online animation, available at www.sideaccessped.hon.com, to ensure the customer’s understanding of it’s unique benefits by illustrating the wide variety of configurations possible with the Side-Access Pedestal.

“The Side-Access Pedestal came to fruition as a product based on improving the productivity of an employee’s active work zone through efficient arrangement of daily projects and thoughtful storage,” explained Mark Roumfort, Vice President of Product Development for The HON Company.  “In addition to the versatility within the product, the ease of purchase and distinct customization allows for a consistent aesthetic throughout an office space.”

Roumfort continued, “To truly see the unique benefits of the Side-Access Pedestal, you really need to see it in action.  That’s why we created our online animation.  At a glance, it allows customers to virtually ‘kick its tires’ – and determine how they would like to configure the pedestal so it works best for their individual work environment.”

The Flagship Side-Access Pedestal provides individuals with the ability to customize their storage solutions through a broad range of options and SecureFit accessories, which include a piling shelf, CD/DVD holder, folder bin, binder storage, file tub and pencil tray.  And for added versatility, the SecureFit accessories can also be used with HON’s Abound™ frame and tile system and Vicinity™ work storage.

Adding further customization and personalization, the Side-Access Pedestal is now available in eight core, two metallic and 32 industry-standard colors; or customers may specify any custom-matched color they choose through HON’s ColorCorrect® program.

“Through this exciting partnership we can match any color you like -- from wall paint to artwork, or even your favorite t-shirt,” added Roumfort. “If you want one Side-Access Pedestal in a custom color, or 100 Pedestals, we can create your customized paint color for any quantity.”

Finally, for environmentally conscious offices, the Side-Access Pedestal is certified Indoor Advantage™ Gold by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) to be in compliance with specific indoor air quality emission requirements.

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About The HON Company
The HON Company is a leader in the design and manufacturing of workplace furniture including chairs, storage, panel systems, tables and desks. Headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, The HON Company has numerous manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the United States, and markets its products through a nationwide network of dealers and retailers. The HON Company is an operating company of HNI Corporation (formerly HON INDUSTRIES).