Featherlite: Creating a Healthier & Functional Workplace with its Ergonomic Office Furniture Solution

(L-R)DhirenGopal, JawaharGopal& Manohar Gopal,,     Co-FoundersWorking in an office typically involves spending a great deal of time sitting in an office chair – a position that adds stress to the structures in the spine. Therefore, to avoid developing or compounding back problems, it’s important to have an office chair that’s ergonomic, supports the lower back, and promotes good posture. Offering the same is Featherlite, India’s first and finest leading office furniture manufacturing company. This Bangalore-based organization has been striving towards creating a better, more functional and healthier workplace from the last 50 years.

Ergonomic, Innovative & Cost-Effective Products
Featherlite’s core expertise lies in manufacturing and marketing extremely innovative and cost-effective customized office furniture, including modular work stations, chairs, partitions, desks, highend conference tables, educational, office sofa sets, and more. However, the company excels in its office chair segment. The ergonomic form and high functionality of the office chairs offered by Featherlite provide highly comfortable seating
experience to its users. The design approach is aimed at giving end users a tool to help them cultivate innovation through creative collaboration in today’s modern and agile workplace. The company understands that workspace is supposed to be minimally distracting, conducive to the health, and intuitively practical to use so that the productivity at work is optimal. It achieves this diverse functionality in its office furniture products through continuous innovation with ergonomic & health factors in mind and also offers complete customization options that help cater its products towards the specific needs of its clients.

The design approach is aimed at giving end users a tool to help them cultivate innovation through creative collaboration in today’s modern and agile workplace

Featherlite offers a wide range of products under its office chair segment, out of which the Optima, Helix and Liberate models top the chart. With unparalleled levels of comfort and support, Optima is another step towards ergonomics and material innovation. Crafted for the way we work today, Helix sets a new benchmark for task chairs, while Liberate re-imagines the multi-functionality and adaptability possibilities and pushes the boundaries of modern ergonomics. Featherlite’s recent venture Genesis is its recent addition to office furniture segment. The company is a gateway to the elements of productivity, and the convergence
of privacy, focus and collaboration. The Genesis design approach is one of duality, a demonstration of harmony between key standards – body & space, straight forward & inconspicuous, relentless yet delicate, and cosy yet open. The space respects individuality while strengthening teamwork.

Featherlite has its Green Certified factory space equipped with automated machines and production line, spread in an area of three lakh sq.ft. that is capable of manufacturing 30,000 chairs and 8000 workstations per month. Apart from this, the company also have a Solar Rooftop to emit zero carbon foot prints. Featherlite completely supports the ‘Make in India’ campaign by providing quality ergonomically designed office furniture to a growing market. The company has never compromised with the quality of the products. Right from the raw material procurement to its packaging, it ensures that the process flows through a stringent quality test. Also, it is one of the very first furniture organisationsto acquire quality certification such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 in the country.

Since its inception, Featherlite has installed over six million chairs and 10 lakh workstations, while fitting over 50 million sq.ft. of office space across India, and sells through Amazon and IndiaMart. With such dedicated products and services, the company has already bagged over 1,00,000 esteemed customers PAN India, including giants like Cognizant, Mercedes, Hindustan Unilever, and Caterpillar, to name a few. No wonder, Featherlite has crossed Rs.450 crore as group turnover, and expects to grow 15-20 percent year-on-year.