Ergotron’s mission is to enhance the human-technology interface, not only to improve productivity while using tech, but also to promote better health and general wellness. To further this mission, we are launching a new series of podcasts by Ergotron experts and guests covering meaningful conversations on healthcare, wellness, education, and ergonomic related topics.
Our first three-part series is by Betsey Banker, CWWPM, CWWS, Ergotron Wellness Vertical Manager, presenting: Embracing Movement at Work. The series covers the dangers of excessive sitting, the science supporting standing, and the value of adopting a movement-friendly workstyle.
Enjoy these short, bite-size segments whenever it’s convenient — either listen here now or download them to your device for later:
Once the wrapping paper is gone and the holiday decorations are stored away, only one question remains…What are you going to do with all that tech?
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For decades, Ergotron has been helping computer users like you have a healthier, more active workday. And now our joint passion for wellness can impact future generations. When you purchase WorkFit® or ErgotronHome™ Lift 35 products, Ergotron donates LearnFit® Adjustable Standing Desks to schools across the country. Together, we can give our children the life-changing benefits of active learning, decrease sedentary time in the classroom and set our youth on a course of lifetime wellness.
Betsey Banker, Ergotron’s Vertical Marketing Manager for Wellness, explains how you can be a part of paying “fit” forward:
“It’s inspiring to see so many organizations taking a stand foremployee wellness with products like WorkFit. Most haveread the research about the many benefits of standing up while working and now they’re seeingthe difference in their employees. It makes sense that other sedentary places, like classrooms, could benefit from these same discoveries. That’s what makes FitForward so great.Doing something good for yourself,your coworkersor your employeesis helpingdeliverthe same benefits to students.”
In the coming weeks, we’ll feature profiles of some of the students, teachers and schools this new program is influencing towards a healthier learning environment.
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During the classroom session, Michael and Governor Raimondo discussed the importance of building a healthier generation of students – which begins in the classroom and can be further championed with the use of adjustable standing desks – as well as the key role they will play in fueling the future Rhode Island economy. The Governor also impressed upon the students how collaboration plays a major role in both government and business.
In his own words, Michael relayed, “Our LearnFit desks allow students and teachers to create an atmosphere of collaboration and engagement that you can’t do with traditional desks. We donated the desks because we want to invest in the next generation of Rhode Island’s future. The kids in high school today are the employees we will need tomorrow – and we want them to be smart, healthy and productive. LearnFit desks help on all those fronts.”
Are you interested in bringing standing desks to your school? Learn how your school or district can turn its standing-desk wishes into reality for more active classrooms by accessing grants for K-12 programs. Visit Ergotron’s Resources for Educators to find information to get you started, along with details about the LearnFit desk. You can also hear directly from teachers, administrators and students about their experience at other Ergotron spotlight schools or by following #schoolsthatmove on Twitter.
“We share similar cultures and our employees put customers first in everything they do,” said Pete Segar, Ergotron President and CEO. “This shared passion and energy will drive new innovations that not only support our mission of delivering the kinds of solutions that promote healthier and more productive environments, but also strategically prepare us for future trends.”
By uniting the strengths and resources of Ergotron and Anthro, our combined organization is positioned to better serve the growing global demand for high-quality and affordable digital life and workstyle products. We are excited to welcome Anthro employees aboard today!
Santa may have lots of tech in store for you…here’s hoping. Finding ways to store, charge and mount that tech is your job. Thankfully, whether you are bringing new tech home for the holidays, or trying to add new dazzle to your existing TVs, Ergotron’s OmniMount brand has a little something for every room in the house. Scan the Look Book, or match up your brand to the right product in the mount finder. Tech that good deserves to be viewed from any angle. Just saying.