LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 23, 2018) — Office Resources Inc., an authorized Steelcase dealer and platinum partner headquartered in Louisville, Ky., has acquired IDS, Tennessee, dba DeKalb Office in Nashville effective July 9, 2018. ORI has purchased substantially all of DeKalb Office’s assets.
ORI also has offices in Lexington and Bowling Green.
The combined resources and capabilities of both companies create the most comprehensive offering of contract furniture and services available in Kentucky and Tennessee, including expanded architectural and technology solutions.
“This is truly meaningful for our customers, who depend on us to help them create high performing work environments that enhance human performance and improve lives,” said George R. Bell, president and CEO of ORI.
John Rasper, president of DeKalb Office said, “I am confident that our clients will benefit from this strategic change as we intensify and expand our offering and continue to provide the highest level of customer experience in Tennessee.”
Moving forward, John Rasper and DeKalb will remain focused on their Atlanta and Birmingham markets.
“The Nashville market is a great fit for us,” said Bell. “We will leverage our expertise, infrastructure and strong customer orientation to deliver the most extensive portfolio of contract furniture and services available in the commonwealth and Tennessee. It is truly an honor to continue the great tradition that DeKalb has established in Nashville providing ‘best-in-class’ relationships with their customers.”