Category: Public Safety

RockSmart™ – The Coolest Rocking Chair You’ll Ever See

What would you call a rocking chair that was partially inspired by surfboards and comes in colors like “Graphite,” “Sea Spray” and “Mango”? Well, we think…


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Safe Environments 2014: Our Top Blog Posts from the Past Year

We took a jackhammer to one of our lounge chairs. We provided you with a white paper that outlines the proper furnishings and design elements for…

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About GREENGUARD Certification

This guest blog post was written by Sarah Wilson, Marketing Manager for UL Environment’s Furniture business division. Sarah  has worked in the marketing of products and…

3 Must-Haves in Your Public Beam Seating

It’s no secret. Furniture that is installed in airports, waiting rooms, car washes, court houses and other public settings take a lot of abuse. Day in…

Case Study: At-Risk Youth Academy Renovation Includes Installation of 176 Norix Beds

A community-based program that leads, trains and mentors at-risk youth in the District of Columbia recently underwent renovations to its two dormitories in an effort to…

Video: Norix’s DuraVision™ Mirrors Win Durability Test Against Baseball Bat, 2.6 Ton Machine

We here at Norix Furniture believe the proof is in the proverbial pudding. We offer intensive-use commercial furniture and correctional products that we have tested and…

Design-Build Institute Awards Recently Opened New Hampshire Correctional Facility

The Design-Build Institute of America has named the Federal Correctional Institution in Berlin, New Hampshire as the winner of a National Design-Build Award in the Corrections…

Norix Furniture Featured on the Set of NBC’s Chicago Fire TV Show

Fans of the popular NBC-TV show Chicago Fire will be glad to know that the network has just ordered another episode of the new drama series,…

Detention Center Expansion Requires Big-Building Project Know-How

A recent article in AMERICAN Jails points out that most municipalities or county agencies are unprepared for the experience of undertaking a mega-building project such as…

Video Visitation Technology – Jail System Counts the Benefits

Corrections officers working in jails that utilize the new video visitation systems have high praise for the technology which benefits both staff and inmates, but in…