Leominster, MA – November 24, 2020 – AIS, a leading manufacturer of commercial office furniture and seating, welcomes Megan Knust as its new senior application specialist. Knust joins AIS with nearly fifteen years of design and product experience as well as a strong background of dealer experience.
“I’m excited to start the next chapter of my career at AIS supporting our dealer network and our product development teams. I look forward to continuing to do what I love,” said Knust.
In her previous roles Knust led an applications-based design team where she used application insights and workplace knowledge to deliver relevant solutions to dealers. She coached design teams in creating successful workplaces solutions for competitive opportunities and worked extensively in the competitive and value engineering arenas.
“Megan’s skill set as a solutions-oriented design and application leader will be an asset to the AIS team as we grow our laminate product portfolio and prepare to launch the Calibrate Community™ line,” said AIS Executive Vice President of Sales and Distribution Nick Haritos. “We are thrilled to have her on board and welcome her knowledge of design processes and product introductions,” said Haritos.
Knust is a graduate of High Point University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interior design.
AIS, headquartered in Leominster, Massachusetts, is a leading manufacturer of commercial office furniture and boasts one of the most impressive stories of growth and success in the furniture industry. Founded in 1989, the company is known for offering market-relevant, feature-rich product lines that entice designers and support the diverse needs of end-users while offering exceptional value. AIS is an innovator that leads the industry in sustainable, lean manufacturing, lead-time performance and manufacturing flexibility. The Boston Business Journal has twice recognized AIS – in 2019 and 2020 - with its Corporate Citizenship Award. AIS has permanent showrooms at its Leominster headquarters and also in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. With locations across the U.S., AIS has more than 800 employees and over 1 million square feet of office, showroom and factory space. Sales for 2019 were $225 million. For more information, visit www.ais-inc.com.