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SOURCE Ergotron, Inc.
Sleek new models underscore increased desire for standing desks and height adjustable work environments
ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As more individuals and companies realize the health, comfort and productivity implications of sitting at desks during working hours, the demand for standing desks has increased enormously. Now, Apple® users have a sit-stand desk solution specifically designed to work with Mac® computers.
Ergotron, Inc., a Nortek Company (Nasdaq: NTK), a leader in the sit-stand movement and global provider of ergonomic work and lifestyle products, announced today the launch of its newest sit-stand solutions, the WorkFit-A and WorkFit-P workstations with aluminum construction designed specifically to complement Apple desktop and laptop products. Consumers are seeking flexible workstation options that adjust easily to fit their body type and their Apple equipment, but also to complement their personal style. Ergotron's new height-adjustable workstations are the first sit-stand workstations to align with the sleek design Apple users have come to know and expect.
Ergotron is unveiling two WorkFit™ for Apple model units. Key product details include:
WorkFit-A Sit-Stand Workstation, for Apple®
This unit mounts the latest iMac® computer on an height-adjustable arm and clamps to the back edge of an existing desk up to 31.5 inches (800 mm) deep; a grommet hole-mount base option is also included. It has fluid, one-touch motion with patented Constant Force technology, sit-stand height adjustment and a separate keyboard tray with tilt.
WorkFit-P Sit-Stand Workstation, for Apple®
This unit is ideal for MacBook Pro® and MacBook Air®. The WorkFit-P attaches to the side or rear of an existing desk to create an adjustable sit-to-stand workstation; a grommet hole-mount base option is included as well. The unit holds up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg), and has a height adjustment range of 20 inches (51 cm). The generous worksurface is ideal for use with a laptop computer or for other activities like drawing, and has fluid, one-touch motion with patented Constant Force technology.
"We are thrilled to be offering new alternatives that embrace the Apple consumer to our long-standing, industry leading WorkFit product line," said Pete Segar, group president, Display Mount Solutions (DMS). "Since one size does not fit all, these workstations give the design-minded consumer products that can be integrated both at work and in the home, offering an easy way to stand more without giving up the well-beloved aesthetics of the Apple experience."
These new WorkFit Sit-Stand workstations are available for pre-sale now and will be released in the United States and Canada in late October 2013 through Apple Authorized resellers. To learn about these workstations and other products suitable for Apple products visit Ergotron.com/apple. To learn more about Ergotron and its entire product line, visit www.ergotron.com or call 800-888-8458.
More about the Sit-Stand Movement
Ergotron has been manufacturing sit-stand computing products for more than a decade to encourage healthier movement throughout the workday. To extend the message about the importance of moving more Ergotron launched JustStand™ in 2010 and is now annually releasing the JustStand Index to measure the awareness of sitting disease and the dangers of sitting for prolonged periods of time.
Ergotron, Inc. is a global manufacturer of leading digital display mounting, furniture, and mobility products that have been improving the human interface with digital displays for over 30 years. This history of innovation and passion for differentiation is evidenced in over 70 patents and a growing portfolio of award winning brands-OmniMount®, StyleView®, TeachWell®, WorkFit™ and Neo-Flex®-for computer monitors, notebooks, tablets, flat panel displays and TVs. Ergotron's products incorporate patented CF lift and pivot motion technology to achieve less effort and more ergonomic motion for a healthier and more interactive user experience when viewing any digital display. Whether to enhance computing wellness or entertainment excitement, improve workplace productivity or create business process efficiencies, Ergotron's products are positioning your digital world. Ergotron is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with sales efforts in Phoenix, Amersfoort, London, Tokyo, and Singapore. Ergotron is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc.(Nasdaq: NTK), a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekinc.com for more information.
Ergotron® and WorkFit™ are trademarks of Ergotron, Inc. Apple®, MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, and iMac® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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