GREENGUARD Environmental Institute to Exhibit ORGATEC 2010

Oct 19, 2010, 18:42 ET from GREENGUARD Environmental Institute

COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute announced today that it will, for the first time, exhibit at ORGATEC, one of the world's leading international trade fairs for modern office and facility design. GREENGUARD will share a booth with its European technical partner, TUV Rheinland/LGA, and provide visitors the opportunity to learn about the value that the GREENGUARD Certification Program℠ creates for its participating manufacturers.



"This is such an exciting opportunity for us, especially given our recent international expansion," says Henning Bloech, executive director of the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute.  "We look forward to meeting and engaging new manufacturers, as well as supporting our existing participating manufacturers, many of whom will also be exhibiting at ORGATEC."

Some of those existing participating manufacturers include EURO, Haworth, Herman Miller, Humanscale, Nightingale Corp., Okamura, Unifor Spa, USM Modular Furniture, Vitra, VS, and Wilkhahn.  

"A growing number of international manufacturers are already recognizing the inherent value of GREENGUARD Certification, and I am confident that our presence at ORGATEC alongside TUV Rheinland/LGA will enable us to communicate this value to even more manufacturers," Bloech says.

The ORGATEC 2010 trade fair runs Oct. 26 through Oct. 30 at the Cologne Exhibition Center.  The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute will be located in Exhibit Hall 06.1 in Booth C090.

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About GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI)

The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute aims to protect human health and improve quality of life by enhancing indoor air quality and reducing people's exposure to chemicals and other pollutants.  As an ISO-IEC Guide 65:1996 accredited, third-party organization, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute certifies products and materials for low chemical emissions and provides a resource for choosing healthier products and materials for indoor environments.  All certified products must meet stringent chemical emissions standards based on established criteria from key public health agencies. GREENGUARD Certification is broadly recognized and accepted by sustainable building programs and building codes worldwide.  For more information and a complete listing of certified products, visit

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