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Benzinga  Sep 16  Comment 
Below are highlights from Benzinga's daily coverage of small cap and microcap securities making big moves: Virco Shares of Virco (NASDAQ: VIRC), the Torrance, CA manufacturer and supplier of furniture and equipment for K-12 schools, rose...
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Virco Mfg. Corp. (Nasdaq: VIRC) 100.9% HIGHER; reported Q2 EPS of $0.49, 20 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.29. Revenue for the quarter came in at $62.82 million versus the consensus estimate of $60.93 million. BioFuel Energy...
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Virco Mfg. Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes furniture and educational equipment to a diverse family of customers. Additionally, Virco has worked with accomplished designers — such as Peter Glass, Richard Holbrook, and Bob Mills — to develop additional products for contemporary applications. These include the best-selling ZUMA® and recently introduced Sage™ classroom furniture collection, as well as I.Q.® Series items for educational settings; Ph.D.® and Ph.D. Executive seating lines; and the wide-ranging Plateau® Series. In 2007, the Company introduced its newest classroom furniture lines: Telos™ and Metaphor™.

Virco employs approximately 1,250 people nationwide with two major operational spaces: its 560,000 square-foot Torrance, California headquarters that features a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, and its Conway, Arkansas location, which has over 2,000,000 square feet of operational space. The large distribution centers in Torrance and Conway facilitate in quick, efficient shipment of Virco products.

History

Virco was incorporated in California in February 1950, and reincorporated in Delaware in April 1984. Though Virco started as a local supplier of chairs and desks for Los Angeles-area schools, over the years, Virco has become the largest manufacturer of moveable educational furniture and equipment for the preschool through 12th grade market in the United States.

Business Overview

Virco’s principal manufactured products include:

  • Seating — Virco offers a variety of chairs designed with differing degrees of ergonomics, comfort, recyclability, and stackability.
  • Tables — Virco offers tables for the learning environment and hospitality settings. Virco also carries traditional folding and banquet tables, activity tables and office tables, as well as computer tables and mobile tables described below.
  • Computer Furniture — Computer tables come with an integral wire management panel and all rectangular models have a smooth, post-formed front and rear edge. The tables can be equipped with Virco’s functional computing accessories, such as keyboard mouse trays, CPU holders and support columns for optional elevated shelves. For administrative settings, the Plateau Office Solutions collection offers desks and workstations with technology-support capabilities, while the Plateau Library/Technology Solutions line has specialty tables and other products for computing applications.
  • Desks/Chair Desks — Virco's student desks and traditional chair desks are found in thousands of schools.
  • Mobile Furniture — Virco's mobile furniture can be found in school cafeterias while mobile cabinets can be found in classrooms that need storage capacity.
  • Storage Equipment — Virco carries a wide range of handling and storage equipment for moving Virco chairs and folding tables. For convention center, arena, and auditorium customers, Virco manufactures stackable storage trucks that work with Virco upholstered stack chairs, folding chairs and folding tables.




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