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Applied Ergonomics

Phone: (847) 679-5148 Fax: (847) 933-0018 View Additional Phone Numbers 7366 N Lincoln Ave Ste 403, Lincolnwood, IL 60712 View Additional Web Addresses

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Applied Ergonomics is an office furniture dealership and ergonomic products company which sells general office furniture, ergonomically designed office furniture, seating and ergonomic accessories to commercial customers, including offices, schools, healthcare and industrial clients. They also sell to individuals for home office use. They provide turnkey solutions including installation, electrical and cabling services. Located in Lincolnwood, IL, this company serves the greater Chicagoland area, including Chicago, Evanston, Skokie, Morton Grove, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Norwood Park, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Mt Prospect, Northbrook, Golf, O'Hare, Norridge, Edison Park, Prospect Heights, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield, Highland Park, Deerfield, Highwood, Bannockburn, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods, Wheeling, Buffalo Grove, Niles, Elk Grove Village, Rosemont, Wood Dale, Bensenville, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, Rolling Meadows, Burr Ridge, Naperville, Lisle and Oakbrook. This company also provides products and services to clients across the country, and ergonomic consulting services to clients in other countries.

The company has been in business since 1992 and has worked with such firms as Boston Market, Einstein Brothers Bagels, Harris & Harris, Northwestern University, Empire Today, Automattic, McHenry County College, and many car dealership groups. Their clients come from a variety of fields, including hospitals, car dealerships, schools, nursing homes, funeral homes, medical offices, dental offices, manufacturing plants, call centers, small businesses, law firms, and trading firms. Their products include seating, cubicles and open plan workstations, desks, filing systems, tables, moveable wall systems, lunch room and dining room furniture, computer ergonomics, reception and lounge furniture, conference room furniture, and mailroom furniture. The company also provides industry-specific furniture, such as healthcare furniture, assisted living furniture, nursing home furniture, education furniture, manufacturing furniture, and trading firm furniture. Applied Ergonomics provides a variety of environmentally-friendly solutions, including reusing their shipping boxes.

Visit the website for Applied Ergonomics to learn more about the company, read about their environmentally-friendly methods, and shop for ergonomic office furniture.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Applied Ergonomics meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Applied Ergonomics include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Applied Ergonomics
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 16, 2006 Business started: 05/01/1992 Business started locally: 05/01/1992 Business incorporated 05/18/1982 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Jeffrey K. Meltzer, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Jeffrey K. Meltzer, President
Business Category

Ergonomic Products & Services School Furniture & Equipment Computers - Furniture Floors - Hardwood Stools Table Suppliers Desk Pads & Accessories Filing Equipment, Systems & Supplies Office Furniture & Equipment Organic/Green Products Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS: 423450)

Products & Services

Applied Ergonomics sells the following brand(s): AIS, Allseating, Artopex, Groupe Lacasse, Hag, Indiana Furniture, Inscape, Izzy, JSI, Krug, Mobilia, Sit on It, Tayco, Trendway, Via Seating

Applied Ergonomics offers the following product(s): Benching , Chair mats, Chairs, Conference room furniture, Cubicles, Desks, Educational furniture, Filing, Healthcare furniture, Height adjustable desks, Industrial furniture, Office furniture, Open plan systems, Panel systems, Shelving, Signage, Sound masking, Touch screen TV's

Method(s) of Payment
Applied Ergonomics accepts checks, purchase orders, Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover.
Refund and Exchange Policy
Almost all new furniture that Applied Ergonomics sells is built to order and thus not returnable. Accessories and seating are returnable if in resalable condition and approved by Applied Ergonomics.
Alternate Business Names
JKM Design, Inc.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.